Xbox Series S and Series X Might Be In Limited Supply at GameStop

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According to a report from Jeff Grubb, the Xbox Series S and Series X are rumored to be in short supply at GameStop for when pre-orders go live tomorrow morning.

We’ve seen and heard reports that console supply chains and manufacturers across the industry have seen setbacks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While rumors suggested that Sony would be suffering more from shortages and limitations than Xbox, reports are coming out that suggest that Microsoft’s console would suffer a similar shortage on store shelves this holiday, especially with pre-orders on the horizon.

According to a report from Jeff Grubb at GamesBeat, both the Xbox Series X and the Series S will see supply constraints at GameStop during pre-orders, which officially kick off tomorrow, September 22. According to the report, most stores will see “between 5-to-10 Xbox Series X consoles and only 2-to-4 Xbox Series S systems,” which is, based on what we’ve seen from PlayStation 5 pre-orders, less than the number of consoles that Sony gave to many GameStop locations.

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Other sources, like Twitter user Wario64 (@Wario64), are giving different estimates about the amount of Series X consoles available to different GameStop locations. According to sources he’s spoken with, GameStop is likely to have between 6 and 12 Series X consoles and 2 to 4 Series S consoles.

Meanwhile, our own reporter, Cameron Hawkins, has spoken with a source at a GameStop who reported only one Series S and nine Series X consoles at a store near him.

To many, this supply ratio could mean trouble for Microsoft. Following mass praise of the low, accessible price point for the Series S, seeing the sought-after device being potentially hard to find is worrying for many. That said, considering this is just a report about GameStop, these numbers could be different in different stores, especially since GameStop is likely to suffer from the rise of all-digital consoles, like the Series S and the all-digital version of the PlayStation 5.

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