You can see what Amazon looks like for those trying to get an Xbox Series X ordered today in the screenshot above. The site is no longer selling it from its own warehouses, but third-party sellers are still selling the console there. They are, of course, free to make the price whatever they want, which is why we’re seeing prices as high as $1693.
Amazon is not unique in this dilemma — the console is listed at $800 and higher on eBay, though prices on the latter retail site haven’t gone as high as Amazon’s second-hand pricing just yet.Meanwhile, Xbox and retailers have confirmed that more units will become available at launch and in the weeks to come. Here’s where to preorder the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S when they come back online. Here’s how to find an Xbox Series X or Series S in stock at launch. In other unfortunate Series X news, we learned today that Amazon is telling buyers that some Xbox Series X preorders won’t arrive until the end of December.
Wesley LeBlanc is a freelance news writer and guide maker for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.