Microsoft has recently detailed Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X global pre-order information, including the date and time you can expect to pre-order a console alongside a list of participating retailers.
Australian Xbox Series S & X pre-orders
Here in Australia, pre-orders will be accepted from 8.00 am AEST on 22 September, or:
- Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, ACT: 8.00 am (AEST)
- South Australia, Northern Territory: 7.30 am (ACST)
- Western Australia: 6.00 am (AWST)
Participating retailers include the Microsoft Store, JB Hi-fi, EB Games, Telstra, Harvey Norman, Big W and others.
The consoles are also available via Xbox All Access via Telstra from the same time(s) listed above.
The Xbox Series S is priced at $499 AUD outright, or $33 AUD/month for 24 months via Xbox All Access. The Xbox Series X is $749 AUD outright, or $46 AUD/month for 24 months via Xbox All Access. We compared outright pricing to All Access here, finding the finance program cheaper in the long run.
New Zealand Xbox Series S & X pre-orders
New Zealand pre-orders will be accepted from 8.00 am NZST via the Microsoft Store, JB Hi-Fi, EB Games, Spark, and other participating retailers.
Xbox All Access via Spark pre-orders will also be accepted at that same time.
Global Xbox Series S & X pre-orders
- United States (8AM PT): Microsoft Store, Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Walmart, Target, Sam’s Club, Newegg, and other participating retailers
- Canada (8AM PT): Microsoft Store, Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, EB Games, The Source, and other participating retailers
- UK (8AM BST): Microsoft Store, GAME, Amazon, Dixons, Currys PC World, Argos, John Lewis, Smyths Toys, VERY, AO, Tesco, Simply Game, Shopto and other participating retailers
- Denmark (9AM CEST): Elgiganten (Xbox All Access)
- Finland (9AM CEST): Gigantti (Xbox All Access)
- Norway (9AM CEST): Elkjøp (Xbox All Access)
- Sweden (9AM CEST): Elgiganten (Xbox All Access)
Are you looking to pre-order an Xbox Series S or X next week? Which one, if so?
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