We’ve been protecting an eye fixed out for end-of-year next-generation console drops in the US, and regardless of exceptions like a current PlayStation 5 sale from Walmart that went on for an hour, they’ve remained as arduous to get as ever. Things could also be completely different on the opposite aspect of the Atlantic Ocean, nonetheless, the place Amazon UK has had a on the market signal posted subsequent to Microsoft’s £449.99 Xbox Series X — full with same-day supply — for over 12 hours with no finish in sight.
The cheaper Xbox Series S has been a lot simpler to search out, however gross sales for both of the 2 flagship 4K gaming consoles by no means go on for this lengthy. In a reply to our reporter Tom Warren on Twitter, one individual experiences related sightings in France this week, so it’s doable the continent is only a bit oversupplied with new Xboxes for the time being, even when we aren’t in the US.
That’s chilly consolation to anybody attempting to purchase one earlier than Christmas or the New Year, however hopefully, each one in every of you’ll keep secure and wholesome and discover what you’re on the lookout for quickly. If you’re nonetheless on the hunt, regulate our web page and the @Verge Twitter for updates, and keep in mind, you’re most likely in the identical scenario as Eddy Cue.