The Xbox Series X is sometimes a little easier to buy than Sony’s PlayStation 5, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy undertaking. The good news is that Best Buy has stock of the flagship Xbox Series X consoles at the usual price of $499.99† The bad news is that this stock round is limited to subscribers to Best Buy’s Totaltech, which costs $199.99 per year†
That’s a hefty price tag if you’re in the market for a new Xbox, although Totaltech offers additional tech support, including installation services and comprehensive product protection – in addition to paying your way to the front of the line. Even as a Totaltech subscriber, you’re not guaranteed to get an Xbox today, but you have better chances.
For the best chances of this replenishment, be sure to sign into your account in advance and get a seat in line on the Best Buy site by clicking the Add to Cart button. You may be asked to verify your account when your turn is approaching, and then you will be shown nearby stores that have stock in stock. Keep trying even if there are no nearby locations because sometimes the stock comes online in waves. It’s not over until the offer turns into a gray Sold Out button.
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However, for anyone who doesn’t want to pay the Totaltech tax, Newegg has also made available a number of bundles on its site: