Xbox Series X is USD 499, out November 10th, and brings ALL of EA Play games for free to Xbox All Access

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As expected from the recent leaks, Microsoft has now confirmed that Xbox Series X will be priced at $499 USD / £449 / $749 AUD, and that it is releasing alongside the cheaper “Xbox Series S” on November 10. Pre-orders for both consoles begin on September 22, and financing options are available in 12 countries.

Xbox Series X is USD 499, out November 10th, and brings ALL of EA Play games for free to Xbox All Access

  • Xbox Series X, our most powerful console ever made, and Xbox Series S, next-generation performance in our smallest console ever built at a more affordable price, launch globally November 10, pre-orders start September 22.
  • The expansion of Xbox All Access to 12 countries, offering you a next generation Xbox and 24 months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate starting at $24.99 a month, with no upfront costs.
  • EA Play Comes to Xbox Game Pass at no additional cost.



In addition to confirming launch date and pricing, there’s the surprising and incredibly good value reveal of EA play membership rolling into Xbox All Access, which is a financing option that bundles console and “Xbox Game Pass” for $34.99 USD / £28.99 a month, and Series S at $24.99 USD / £20.99.

  • Australia at Telstra
  • Canada at EB Games
  • Denmark at Elgiganten
  • Finland at Gigantti
  • France at FNAC
  • New Zealand at Spark
  • Norway at Elkjøp
  • Poland at Media Expert
  • South Korea at SK Telecom
  • Sweden at Elgiganten
  • UK at GAME and Smyths Toys
  • United States at Best Buy, GameStop, Target, Microsoft Store, and Walmart

Xbox Series X Specs

The primary difference between Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S is in resolution. This is, apparently, because framerate is prioritized by the fanbase.

The technical highlights of Series X

  • Custom-designed AMD Zen 2 and RDNA 2 processor
  • A “patented form” of variable rate shading (VRS)
  • DirectX raytracing (hardware accelerated)
  • SSD storage
  • HDMI 2.1
  • 120fps support
The technical specs of the smaller Series S

  • Xbox Series S delivers 4x the processing power of an Xbox One console and supports experiences
  • Up to 120fps
  • Hardware-accelerated DirectX Raytracing and Variable Rate Shading.
  • 512GB of custom SSD storage
  • Powered by the Xbox Velocity Architecture, delivering more than 40x the I/O bandwidth of an Xbox One resulting in faster loading times, steadier frame rates and Quick Resume for multiple titles.



Given the November 10th release window, rumors are now intensifying regarding the Playstation 5 release date, which was rumored to be coming on November 5th, and is speculated to be bringing the hyped Demons Souls Remake as a launch title.

The internet is aflame with speculation right now, but keep an eye on Fextralife as we’ll have more news to share as information becomes known! Also remember that, whatever happens, you’ll get to upgrade your Witcher 3 to next gen.

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