Xbox Series X or S stock in France: where to buy the console?

Is Microsoft’s Xbox Series X in stock? Available since Tuesday, November 10, 2020, it is currently difficult to find the console in stock at all the merchants who offer it for sale.

Xbox Series X and S pre-order

💰Where to buy the Xbox Series X on the internet?

Buying an Xbox Series X since the day it was released is proving to be difficult. Indeed, even if all the brands that offer it all have a dedicated page, Microsoft’s console has been a regular victim of its success since its pre-order and its launch date. Main competitor of the Sony PS5, the Xbox Series X is the subject of the same enthusiasm as its Japanese antagonist and remains for the time being at break, whether on the side of Amazon, Auchan, Boulanger, Cdiscount, Darty, the Fnac or even on Micromania. The starting price of the console is set at 499.99 euros.

Important : only the online brands of Darty, Fnac and Micromania offer the means to create an alert for an Xbox Series X or S stock return. Simply enter your email address in the field provided for this purpose.

💰Where to buy the Xbox Series S on the internet?

Like its “big sister”, the Xbox Series S is hard to find. For the moment, only the online brands Amazon, Cdiscount and Fnac have it in stock. The starting price for this Microsoft console is set at 299.99 euros.

🔎The Xbox Series X datasheet?

The Xbox Series X is a home gaming console that combines power, speed and compatibility. It ensures a backward compatible with thousands of games from previous generation consoles Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Original Xbox. Among the major novelties, there is the support of the ray-tracing, technology for rendering reflections and refraction of light to obtain breathtaking graphics of realism.

To give you an idea, Microsoft announces that the The console’s AMD CPU is 4x more powerful than that of the Xbox One X and its Navi GPU is twice that of the previous console, providing up to 12 TFLOPS of power. On the connector side, the console is equipped with an optical audio jack, an HDMI out port, two USB-A ports (3.2), a USB-A port on the front panel, an Ethernet port and ‘a power port. Other technological innovations and features include:

  • Variable Fresh Rate (VRR) : it will constantly optimize the refresh rate of moving images in order to improve their sharpness
  • Variable Rate Shading (VRS) : It allows developers to use the power of the GPU in a smarter way by reducing the shading rate in areas of images where it will not affect visual quality
  • Ray tracing : for better rendering of light effects
  • Quick Resume, a function allowing to restart a part which has been paused. And this even after a restart of the console
  • Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) and Dynamic Latency Input (DLI) : two features to minimize latency to improve display speed.

3.8 GHz AMD Ryzen Zen 2 8-core CPU

GPU AMD Navi RDNA 2 – 12.15 Tflops – 52 CU at 1.825 GHz
RAM bandwidth – 10 GB at 560 Gb / s – 6 GB at 336 Gb / s
Storage 1 TB SSD – NVME
SSD transfer speed 2.4 Gb / s – 4.8 Gb / s with data compression
Optical drive 4K UHD Blu-Ray
Definition 8K
Maximum framerate 4K in 120 FPS
Cloud Service Microsoft xCloud
Backward compatibility Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Xbox
Release date November 10, 2020
Price € 499

The Xbox Series X controller has also been revised and improved. Its size and shape have been refined to accommodate a larger number of players. We find on the latter a new button dedicated to content sharing (captures, video). Finally, the directional cross has also been revised and is very much inspired by that found on the Xbox Elite Series 2 wireless controller. It is compatible with the Xbox One, but also with Windows 10 for players on PC. .

🎮What games are expected on the Xbox Series X and Series S?

During the Xbox Games Showcase we had a presentation on the future series of games to come for the Xbox Series X console. Among the most anticipated games, there are titles already very popular on the previous generation of Microsoft consoles: Halo, Fable, Flight Simulator, Forza…, But also totally new titles like Everwild, Grounded

The Xbox Series X is also entitled to exclusive titles, developed only for the latter. The list is quite extensive Bright Memory Infinite, DIRT 5, Scorn, Chorus, Vampire The Masquerade Bloodlines, Call of the Sea, The Ascent, The Medium, Scarlet Nexus, Second Extinction, Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Halo Infinity.

Another good news: the exclusive games will be available on computer via a Game Pass subscription (currently 4 euros), which allows you to download all the titles in the catalog at no additional cost or limit. It is indeed possible to play the games of many Xbox Games Studios without going through the acquisition of the new console.

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These prices were updated on 01/22/2021 by All4affiliates. They are listed in ascending order and excluding delivery costs. Only the prices displayed at the merchants are valid.

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These prices were updated on 01/22/2021 by All4affiliates. They are listed in ascending order and excluding delivery costs. Only the prices displayed at the merchants are valid.