Xbox Series S is on sale for $50 off
The latest batch of game consoles has not been easy to find in stock. That only changed recently, and only really for the Xbox Series S and Nintendo Switch OLED, which can often be found in stock at various retailers. But right now, for the first time, you can grab an Xbox Series S on sale for $249.99, $50 off MSRP. The deal is live at Woot, and it’s only available today while supplies last. If you could use one, now is the time to grab it. It’s the best Xbox Series S deal we’ve seen to date.
Xbox Series S: Save $50
Woot is owned by Amazon, and Amazon Prime members get free shipping on the offer (you can sign up here). Otherwise, shipping is $6, which still puts it comfortably in “the best Xbox Series S deal we’ve ever seen” territory.
The Xbox Series S is the digital-only model of Microsoft’s latest generation console. It can run all the same games the Series X can run, but it does so at a lower resolution, making it a good choice for people who aren’t planning on upgrading to a 4K TV anytime soon. It also makes a good second console for anyone who may not have access to their main TV all the time (Thank youroommates/children/etc.).
Being a digital-only console, the Series S doesn’t have a disc drive, which means you can only play downloadable games on it. That’s great for a lot of people, especially if you subscribe to Xbox Game Pass, which gives you access to a huge library of Xbox games, including all first-party titles from day one. That means you can play games like Halo Infinite and Forza Horizon 5, plus tons of indie games and third-party titles like The Sims 4 and Back 4 Blood (and other games, potentially even those without the number four in the title).
It’s by far the best deal we’ve ever seen on a next-gen console. In fact, it’s one of only deals we’ve seen yet. So if you want it, take it. He’s not likely to stay long.
You can check out our full Xbox Series S review for more information.
Chris Reed is a business expert and commerce editor for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @_chrislreed.