Microsoft’s Halo-themed Xbox Series X — one of theto come out of Gamescom Opening Night Live — is set to arrive on November 15th, nearly a month before the on December 8th. Preorders for the $549.99, limited-edition bundle went and on Wednesday, with initial preorder stock selling out in a matter of minutes. Thankfully, if you weren’t able to snag the Infinite-ready console earlier, is giving you another chance Wednesday, August 25th, at 8:30PM ET / 5:30PM PT, according to a Walmart spokesperson who .
Like with all next-gen console restocks, we suggest signing in to Walmart and updating your address and payment information before the preorders go live. You might also have better luck securing a console through Walmart’s mobile app, if you’re struggling to do so using your browser.for the bundle as well, but we haven’t received any indication as to when the preorders would go live.
As for the console, the limited-edition model is designed to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Halo, with gold accents, metallic plating, and a starry exterior that takes a cue from the franchise’s celestial setting. The console also comes with a downloadable copy of Halo Infinite (upon its release), a matching controller, and blue accents on the top vent instead of green. It even powers on and off with custom, Halo-themed sounds.
In addition to the limited-edition bundle, Microsoft announced a Halo-themed Xbox Elite 2 controller with a design that differs slightly from its bundled counterpart. The Halo Infinite Limited Edition Elite Series 2, as it is known, dons a green, Master Chief-inspired exterior, as well as a custom case and a gold D-pad. It launches on November 15th for $199.99, though initial preorders have already sold out at the.