Xbox Series X stock – live: Latest UK restock news from Game, Argos, Asda and more

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After a slow start into 2022, Xbox restocks are picking up pace

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Update: Xbox Series X is in stock for customers at EE. Read on for more details.

Xbox Series X is over a year old, but global supply chain issues triggered by component shortages are gone MicrosoftThe next-gen console has been constantly out of stock since launch.

As last year drew to a close, UK retailers released thousands of stock consoles to meet consumer demand, with the likes of Very, Smyths Toys, Game, Argos, Asda and Amazon sell the Xbox Series X in droves. But January has been a drier affair so far, with only a handful of retailers receiving additional stock.

When it appears, the Xbox Series X sells out in minutes, as customers pick up available units as soon as they arrive. That’s why we’ve launched our Xbox Stock Tracker live blog, where we follow all UK retailers at once to bring you live stock alerts as they happen.

We’ll also bring you tips and advice for beating the crowds to buy an Xbox Series X, including where to pay attention, where Xbox might restock next, and how to register your interest in new consoles before they go on sale. .

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Which UK retailers stock the Xbox Series X?


How to Buy an Xbox Series X Online

While there are no new restocks to report, let’s go over some basic tips when it comes to securing a console. Preparation is the key to success, and there are plenty of things you can do right now to make sure you’re ready for the next restock.

  • Create an account and save your payment information at each of the retailers that stock Xbox Series X. They are listed in the main article above.
  • Are you a BT customer or do you know someone who is? Register your interest on the BT site to get exclusive access to BT’s next delivery
  • Download each retailer’s app (if it has one) and add Xbox Series X to your wishlist or “save for later” list
  • When the console drops, use the link in your wishlist to add the Xbox to your cart – this usually has a higher success rate than browsing the website
  • Note the package prices to ensure you get a good deal. In summary, the console itself is £450, controllers are £50, the official headset is £90 and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is £11 per month. The newly released game costs £60, but retailers usually bundle older games with the console
  • Pay-as-you-go Xbox All Access program is great value, as long as you don’t already have a Game Pass subscription

Alistair CharltonJanuary 20, 2022 9:50 a.m.


And the curries? Can I buy an Xbox from Currys?

No, sorry. Your local store may have the odd console in stock if you’re very lucky, but curries has been out of stock online since December 22. When it is in stock, we advise you to add the console to your wishlist and try to complete your purchase via the Currys app.

Alistair CharltonJanuary 20, 2022 9:30 a.m.


Can you buy an Xbox from Microsoft?

Yes, but guess what? He’s worn out. The Microsoft Store last had Xbox Series X stock on December 21. But, as always, the consoles sold out quickly and we haven’t seen one since. Hopefully Microsoft will have a restock before the end of January.

Alistair CharltonJanuary 20, 2022 9:10 a.m.


When will the Xbox be available again from Amazon?

Amazon last restocked the Xbox Series X on January 4, although supply was so limited that the console was only on sale for about two minutes. While Amazon limits sales of Sony’s next-gen console to First customers, Xbox has no such protection. As such, it is exposed to automated bots and unscrupulous dealers and sells out in the blink of an eye.

Alistair CharltonJanuary 20, 2022 08:50


Where to buy an Xbox Series X today

We start the day with good news, once again. Both EE and Asda have consoles in stock and available to buy right now.

However, it’s not about handing over your money and receiving your console. Instead, these two are seeing the Xbox Series X offered as part of a monthly deal. For Asda, it’s the Xbox All Access scheme, which costs £28.99 a month for two years. For EE, existing Phone Network customers can add an Xbox Series X to their bill for £31 a month, after two years.

Alistair CharltonJanuary 20, 2022 8:35 a.m.



Hello Xbox hunters and welcome to another day of IndyBest live blogging.

The console is always available for EE customers, and via Xbox All Access at Asda. Stay tuned to this live blog for all the latest information on Xbox restocks across the UK.

Alistair CharltonJanuary 20, 2022 8:23 a.m.


Xbox Inventory Tracking, Closing

Well, that’s it for us for Wednesday. It’s been an uneventful day of Xbox stock tracking in the UK, with this EE Bundle still floating around and AsdaXbox All Access is still available for anyone who likes to fill out forms.

There are more Xbox consoles to come, we’re sure. Yesterday’s spectacular restocking at Very was proof enough, and we expect heavy hitters like Amazon and Game to return to the Xbox restocking fun before the end of the month. To be the first to know when the next drop is, join us tomorrow when we resume the search.

Until then, we are out. You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here.

Steve HogartyJanuary 19, 2022 4:53 p.m.


Read our review of the new Nintendo Switch OLED

If handheld gaming is more your thing, check out our review of the new Nintendo Switch OLED. The console features an OLED display for the first time, which is larger than before and produces more vivid colors and deeper blacks. There’s also a redesigned kickstand and double the internal storage of its predecessor.

Our reviewer said of the £309.99 console: “The bigger screen is fantastic and playing games in handheld mode is an absolute joy. The kickstand is so sturdy and makes us never want to look at that little rocker on the back of the original Switch again…it’s absolutely the best version of the console yet.

Steve HogartyJanuary 19, 2022 4:27 p.m.


Can you install a VPN on an Xbox?

If you stream Netflix on your Xbox, a virtual private network lets you spoof your location and access movies and TV shows that aren’t normally available in your country.

You can’t install a VPN directly on an Xbox Series X, but you can install one on your laptop and route your console’s internet connection there. You can also install VPNs on routers to cover all your devices at once.

The best VPN for every type of device

The best VPN services on your iPhone, Firestick, Android and more in the UK for Netflix and streaming, including ProtonVPN, ExpressVPN, NordVPN and CyberGhost

Steve HogartyJanuary 19, 2022 3:27 p.m.


‘Elden Ring’: Release date and how to pre-order

Ring of Elden is one of the most anticipated games of 2022 and with a February 25th release date, it’s fast approaching.

The action RPG was developed in collaboration with George RR Martin and from the first appearances of the game it promises to be just as demanding as previous FromSoftware titles such as dark souls and Transmitted by blood.

Ring of Elden will be released on Xbox series X, Playstation 5, Xbox one, Playstation 4 and PC.

Steve HogartyJanuary 19, 2022 2:28 p.m.

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