The Xbox Series S sells over the Series X, the PlayStation 5 on Black Friday

  • Microsoft’s $ 300 Xbox console, the Xbox Series S, has a great Black Friday.
  • Unlike the popular PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles, the Series S is actually available for purchase.
  • The Series S costs just $ 300 and plays all the games the Xbox Series X does, though it’s less powerful.

The unlikely video game console dominates sales as one of the biggest buying days of the year: Microsoft’s $ 300 Xbox Series S console, according to the Adobe Digital Economy Index.

While Sony’s PlayStation 5, Microsoft’s Xbox Series X, and Nintendo’s Switch OLED models are still the most sought-after consoles, chip shortages and high demand have made it nearly impossible to find them.

The Xbox Series S, on the other hand, is readily available from several retailers right now – from GameStop to Best Buy.

Among the “over a trillion visits to U.S. retail sites” measured by Adobe, the Xbox Series S was among the best-selling products to date.


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It really doesn’t hurt that the Series S is only $ 300 (at least $ 100 less than a competitor and in some cases $ 200 less), and will be able to play some of this holiday’s biggest games: “Forza Horizon 5,” “Halo Infinite,” and “Call of Duty Vanguard “.

Like Sony’s PlayStation 5, which is available in two versions, the Xbox Series S is a “fully digital” console, which means it doesn’t have a Blu-ray Disc drive to play games. The only way to buy games is digitally, through the Xbox digital store, and they run out of consoles


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The Series S is significantly smaller than the $ 500 Xbox Series X and is designed to be an entry-level Xbox console.

Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S

$ 500 Xbox Series X on the left and $ 300 Xbox Series S on the right.

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Together with Microsoft’s wildly popular Game Pass subscription service, the Series S is one of the most affordable options for people who want to use some of the most popular modern games.

The fact that the console does not use extreme technology has been a barrier to console sales last year among the first users of the latest generation of PlayStation and Xbox consoles. Now, this shortcoming seems to be an advantage for Black Friday buyers.

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