Argos now accepting pre-orders for Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console

Argos now accepting pre-orders for Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console


London, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eager Xbox fans can place pre-orders for the hotly anticipated new Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console on from today (22 August 2017), the retailer has announced.

Fans now have the chance to secure an Xbox One X, previously known as Project Scorpio ahead of the launch on Tuesday 7 November 2017 at a retail price of £449.99.

With six teraflops of graphical processing power allowing it to support 4K gaming, Xbox One X is the world’s most powerful games console and is guaranteed to be a big hit with those looking for a next-generation gaming experience.

Also available on pre-order on the Argos website is the Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft edition. Priced at £349.99, the console goes on sale from Tuesday 3 October 2017 exclusively at Argos and Sainsbury’s. Complete with pre-installed Minecraft and a custom design, the Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft edition is a must-have for any fans of this gaming phenomenon.

To place pre-orders, customers simply need to visit

James Cooke, video games buying manager at Argos, said: “The race really is on for gamers to get their hands on the widely-anticipated Xbox One X which is one of 2017’s most exciting moments for gaming fans. We expect high demand for the world’s most powerful games console and are delighted to announce we’ll be offering pre-orders so that fans can secure this in-demand product before Christmas.

“We are also thrilled to be bringing the Xbox One S Minecraft edition to the UK exclusively through Argos and Sainsburys which will be a top limited edition purchase for families and Minecraft fans.  Customers can place pre-orders at from today, before the console goes on sale exclusively at Argos and Sainsbury’s on Tuesday 3 October 2017.”

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GameStop kicks off nationwide pre-orders for Xbox One X

GameStop kicks off nationwide pre-orders for world’s most powerful system

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, the world’s largest gaming retailer, is giving power to the players by offering fans the first chance to experience Xbox One X, as part of a multimillion dollar campaign to support the new system. Today (Aug. 20, 2017), gamers can also pre-order their own Xbox One X—Microsoft’s debut 4K UHD console—at GameStop locations nationwide or online at

Every year, fans from around the country travel to GameStop Expo to check out the newest games, consoles and exclusive collectibles. On Aug. 27, it will also be the only place they can get their hands on Xbox One X—long before the system becomes available on Nov. 7. Additionally, GameStop associates get plenty of time to explore the new system at Expo, so by the time they get back to their home store, they can talk in detail about the features that make this console a must-have for all gamers.

“The best place to pick up Microsoft’s most anticipated Xbox isn’t a big box,” said Bob Puzon, senior vice president of merchandising at GameStop. “Our associates are serious gamers themselves, making GameStop the only place players can get unparalleled expertise on the system and its most popular titles.”

As always, GameStop boosting affordability with special trade-in guarantees for PowerUp Rewards members, when used toward the purchase of an Xbox One X system. Upgraded trade-in values will be available for these consoles from Nov. 7 – 19.

  • Nintendo Switch, PS4 Pro: $200
  • Xbox One S, PS4 (Original or Slim): $150
  • Xbox One Original: $100

About GameStop Corp.
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GameStop Corp.
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Source: GameStop Corp./globenewswire