Couldn’t get a PS5? Xbox Series X pre-orders start next week in the UK and US


MICROSOFT has revealed exactly when you’ll be able to pre-order an Xbox Series X and S at the end of this month.

You can put your name down for a console on September 22 but where you are in the world will determine what time you can order.

You’ll be able to pre-order the new Xbox consoles at the end of this month

In the UK, you can pre-order the consoles at 8am BST from participating retailers.

These retailers include the Microsoft Store, GAME, Amazon, Currys, Dixons, John Lewis and others.

In the US, pre-orders for the Xbox Series X and S will start at 11am ET / 8am PT.

Stockist will include Amazon, Target, Walmart, Gamestop, Costco and more.

They’ll be able to pre-order from September 22

The Xbox Series X is priced at £449 in the UK and $499 in the US.

The Xbox Series S will cost you £249 in the UK, or $299 in the US.

The Series S is cheaper because it’s an all-digital console with no disc tray – keeping costs down.

It’s not clear how many consoles will be avaliable to pre-order.

Microsoft has said supplies are limited so you’ll need to be quick.

Microsoft said: “Across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, you can pre-order online starting at 9AM CEST at Microsoft Store, Amazon, MediaMarkt, GameStop, FNAC, Elkjøp/Elgiganten, and other participating retailers. Retailers and availability may differ by country.”

In other gaming news, Sony revealed the price and release date of its PlayStation 5.

PS5 listings have already begun to pop up on sites like eBay for as much as £250 above the asking price.

And, PS4 gamers can try the new Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War this weekend.

Have you pre-ordered the PlayStation 5? Let us know in the comments…