Xbox Series X consoles are available to Best Buy Totaltech members

The Xbox Series X is sometimes a little easier to buy than Sony’s PlayStation 5, but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy undertaking. The good news is that Best Buy is stocking the flagship Xbox Series X consoles for the usual price of $499.99. The bad news is that this round of inventory is limited to subscribers to Best Buy’s Totaltech, which costs $199.99 per year.

That’s a hefty price tag if you’re in the market for a new Xbox, although Totaltech offers additional tech support, including installation services and comprehensive product protection – in addition to paying your way to the front of the line. Even as a Totaltech subscriber, you’re not guaranteed to get an Xbox today, but you have better chances.

For the best chances of this replenishment, be sure to sign into your account in advance and get a seat in line on the Best Buy site by clicking the Add to Cart button. You may be asked to verify your account when your turn is approaching, and then you will be shown nearby stores that have stock in stock. Keep trying even if there are no nearby locations because sometimes the stock comes online in waves. It’s not over until the offer turns into a gray Sold Out button.

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However, for anyone who doesn’t want to pay the Totaltech tax, Newegg has also made available a number of bundles on its site:

Microsoft Xbox Series X

The Xbox Series X is Microsoft’s flagship console and serves as its most powerful (and largest) option. While the Series S is focused on smooth 1440p performance and takes a discless approach, the $500 Series X is focused on fast 4K gameplay.

Some essential extras for your Xbox Series X

Xbox Wireless Controller

The official Xbox Wireless Controller has a dedicated share button to save clips and screenshots and share them online, Bluetooth support and a USB-C port for charging Microsoft’s rechargeable battery.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate (3-month subscription)

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate provides access to over 100 titles, including disaster Hadesand Halo Infinite, which you can play on multiple devices. The pass also gives subscribers access to exclusive deals, online multiplayer and Microsoft’s cloud gaming service, Xbox Cloud Gaming.

Forza Horizon 5

Forza Horizon 5 is the latest of the long-running open-world racing game developed by Playground Games. It is an Xbox exclusive title, playable on both Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One consoles. The new episode is set in a lusciously detailed Mexico landscape and features over 500 cars at launch.

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