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Xbox Series S

Released alongside the Xbox Series X, the Xbox Series S is Microsoft's budget option for the ninth console generation. Designed exclusively for digital gaming, the Series S can run the same games as the Series X, albeit at a potentially lower resolution and frame rate.

Original Release Date:
November 10, 2020
Hardware Versions:
Xbox Series S
Original MSRP (USD):
4.25 LBS
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latest Xbox Series S Articles

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Four player games can turn hanging out with friends into a wild party, and these games are the best ice breakers around.

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Fortnite: Chapter 4 Season 2 Upgrade Bench Locations

In Fortnite, players can upgrade their weapons at an Upgrade Bench - here is where to find them and how to use them.

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Fortnite: How to Place Seismographs on Fault Lines

As part of Week 12's quests, Fortnite players will have to place seismographs on fault lines - here's where to find them and how to place them.

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Street Fighter 6 Has Set a High Bar For Mortal Kombat 1 and Tekken 8

Early impressions of Capcom's Street Fighter 6 seem to confirm that its main rivals, Tekken and Mortal Kombat, have their work cut out for them.

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Assassin’s Creed Mirage Is Coming to Ubisoft+ on Day One

With months away from release, Ubisoft is offering Assassin's Creed Mirage on day one via its Ubisoft+ subscription service.

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Diablo 4 PC Pre-Load Available Now

The long-awaited Diablo 4 is launching in just over a week, but those who have pre-purchased the game will be able to pre-load it right now.

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2023 is Ironically a Big Year for the Far Cry Franchise

Far Cry used to be a major series, and though it probably won't get a new game this year, that makes 2023 quite a big year for the franchise.

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The Argument For Hollow Knight: Silksong to Feature Its Own Leg Eater

The NPC Leg Eater turned out to be the focus of one of the most surprising sidequests in the original Hollow Knight, and Silksong should take notes.

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All Hope is Not Lost For Starfield's Multiplayer

Although the game is set to release without multiplayer, Starfield still has the opportunity to include the option in the near future.

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What To Expect of Rainbow Six Siege's Upcoming Frost Rework

One of Rainbow Six Siege's earlier operators from Year 1 Season 1, Frost, will be getting a controversial rework in the next seasonal update.

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Controversial FPS Game Six Days in Fallujah Announces Early Access Date

Six Days in Fallujah is being revived following its cancellation from a number of years ago and also has an early access date.

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Fortnite: Excavation Camp Locations

There are several excavation camps on the Fortnite battle royale island, and here is where players can go to find them.

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Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater Should Fix One Core Component Of The Original Game

Metal Gear Solid Delta: Snake Eater has a chance to improve upon many of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater's dated core stealth gameplay elements.

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Lessons Mortal Kombat 1 Can Learn from MKX and MK11

Mortal Kombat X and Mortal Kombat 11 are two of the best-selling fighting games ever, and that means they have a lot to teach Mortal Kombat 1.

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Valheim Update Ends in Disaster for One Player's Base

A Valheim player's base is destroyed following an unfortunate update to the survival game which altered the landscape the base was built on.

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Diablo 4 Interview: Devs Talk Endgame Systems, Dungeon Design, and More

Game Rant sits down with Associate Game Director Joe Piepiora and Dungeons Producer Ash Sweetring Vickey for a chat on the eve of Diablo 4's launch.

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The Best Diablo 4 Builds to Use on Launch

The official release of Diablo 4 is right around the corner, and these builds are the best options for each class come launch day.

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Assassin's Creed Mirage: 5 Biggest Changes Compared To Valhalla (Based On Gameplay Trailer)

With the highly anticipated release of Assassin's Creed Mirage edging closer, its new gameplay trailer has lifted the lid on details.

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Overwatch 2's Pride Event is Banned in Some Countries

Overwatch 2 reveals the game's upcoming Pride Month event will not be available in all countries, with the intent of protecting players.

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Konami Is Open to Remaking Other Metal Gear Games

Konami talks about its long-term plans for the Metal Gear franchise, including the fact that MGS Delta: Snake Eater might be followed by more remakes.