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    The Under-rated lesser god of the pantheon

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    A great console that unfortunately signals the death of an era. The console works as advertised, 60 frames or more at 1440p for any games that have been updated with such support. This console is in very few ways inferior to the Series X. It has no disc drive and less internal SSD space, but in the era of digital games external drives are so easy to come by and cheap too. Considering most TVs can't even support the power of the Series X, the Series S is the console to buy unless you already own a huge TV, or one that is over 4K. With the X you will be able to generate 4K content, or 60+ frames with a lower resolution. The S is optimal for most people I would argue, because likely if you own a 4K TV you probably don't have one that is high end with a fast refresh rate. But if your TV is huge you will see a definite lost of clarity in the picture. Overall this console is a lot easier to get a hold of and it's a true next gen experience little different from the Series X. With each update to the OS the previous Xbox One editions get slower and become forcibly more obsolete. Quick resume and the more enhanced always-on are amazing features that bring you to gaming faster than ever. And the sheer amount of frames in comp multiplayer games like Rocket League and R6S are a huge advantage. The Series S is a good place to start if you don't know whether or not you want to upgrade your home entertainment suite and whether or not a better console will actually have effect at all on your current home entertainment suite. And it is also the right console to buy if you're on a budget. Right noe there aren't too many games and next gen experiences but considering that these consoles are being given priority to their previous gen brethren, which are being slowly left behind as we speak, if you game at all then an upgrade is what you need.

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    • Brand response from MicrosoftOutreachTeam
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      Hi Adam,

      Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts and experience with us. We are so happy to hear you are enjoying the Xbox Series S and all of its awesome features.

      Happy Gaming,
      Katie
      Xbox Customer Care Microsoft

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    A New Beginning

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    I’ll start by saying that up until purchasing this console, I’ve owned everything but an Xbox. There’s been N64, GameBoy Advance, GameCube, PS2, Wii, PS2, PS3, and PS4. Never an Xbox. For the longest time having grown up on the influence of console wars, I’ve always ignorantly thought PS was the better console and Xbox has nothing to offer. I’ve played the 360 a few times and had no experience with the XB1. Coming from the PS4 it’s the smoothest and most satisfying console I’ve played. Transitions between games are seamless including the Quick Resume feature which essentially allows you to have multiple games open just by switching between them. The selection is always mocked because of PS’ well known exclusives, although Xbox has great ones of their own. Some including Gears of War, Halo, Forza, Sea of Thieves, and now their exclusivity deal with Bethesda to launch their future titles on Microsoft platforms. Aside from the games, as I previously stated the transitions are seamless thanks to the SSD (be prepared to buy storage expansion). The UI is extremely convenient once you get used to it, Game Pass is great value for what you’re paying, the performance can hang with the Series X (especially if you don’t have an HDR/4K capable TV), the recording/streaming quality is an upgrade along with the speed that it saves your clips at being very quick (again coming from a PS4). All in all, I’ve only owned this console for one day and I can see myself using it for a thousand more. Highly recommend if you’re looking to try out an Xbox or if you’re looking to upgrade from a One/One S, it could also just serve as portable gaming for anyone who travels frequently.

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    The Bridge Between Last-Gen and New-Gen Consoles

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    After playing on my Xbox Series S for a month now I can say I am happy with this little beast console ! This console can play new Xbox One and old Xbox 360 games if it's backwards compatible. The fast load times are amazing on current Xbox games and the increase frame rates are also very much welcomed. I redownloaded alot of past games just to try out how it stacks against my old Xbox One X there just no comparison to how stable it is plus most games are getting a X/S upgrade to take advantage of the new hardware. Then comes the downside to the Series S the internal hard drive only 346 GB is just way too small to build a library of games. You will constantly be deleting/reinstalling and good luck with updates. Sure you can fix this with buying a external hard drive but gotta sacrifice that fast load time or even the pricy $219 SSD just to maintain that fast load time for only 1 TB. If you can get past the small storage space then I would highly recommend you pick up a Xbox Series S to play your current games/older games at higher speeds or framerate but if your wanting bigger space and more graphical enhances of the new games coming down the line then get a Xbox Series X.

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    • Brand response from MicrosoftOutreachTeam
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      Hi there,

      We are so happy to hear that you are enjoying the Xbox Series S and all of its features. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us.

      Happy Gaming,
      Katie
      Xbox Customer Care Microsoft

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Way better then may Xbox one s

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    Just picked it up today. Iam writing this review to help out people. Don’t be to worried about the storage. If you had an External hard drive. From your old console. It will work on this system. Your old games that are not x/s up grades will still play from the hard drive you have. Games that are up graded put on the internal hard drive. The console is very small but powerful. Super quiet. Iam coming for the Xbox one s. This new system downloads games super fast and loads way faster then the other. For people that play destiny load took forever. Not with this system. Iam playing on 1080p monitor. And games look so much better. Hope this helps people. Glad I upgraded to this system.

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    This S Series Rocks

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

    I really wanted to get the X series i tried so hard and this one was available so i grabbed it with no expectations. This little thing is powerful looks sweet and plays amazing. I have a 1440 monitor so this ended up being a great purchase. Only bad thing is how hard these new systems are to get and only being digital you can't buy games at the store anymore. Gamepass is amazing also and perfect for this machine

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    Impressive Series S

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Even though, there's hype around the Series X and PS5 about the powerful internals. I enjoy having the Series S... I'm impressed of how small it is. And its more than capable of playing next generation games. As of now, I've been playing 2K21 Next Generation. If those who don't care about 4K gaming and don't have a ton of games they play on a regular, then I most certainly recommend the Series S.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Xbox console.

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    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

    The Xbox Series S All-Digital is an excellent gaming platform, especially if you want to disassociate yourself from the hard-discs used for games. The console is space-conscious, blends into it's surroundings and looks good. Most importantly the processor is fast. Red Dead Redemption has no lag, nor do the other games my kids play. It's a real good buy, and I highly recommend it. The only issue I had was that I couldn't set it up using my iPhone, but my son set it up in under 5 minutes using his Android. As both gamer kids say, "it's way better than the older XBox we have". PS My cat sitting on the console is 4 mos old, so that gives you an idea of the actual size.

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    Very Underrated and Solid Console!!!

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Very underrated console that does everything you need it to for such a little price! Impossible to get anything these days so I decided to give the Series S a try and couldnt be happier! Switched from a ps4 slim and couldn’t be happier! No more noisy ps4 fans and laggy gameplay with terrible graphics that take 10 seconds to load in textures in games. It really surprised me how such a tiny console can be so quiet and run smoothly. It is dead silent all the time, even when I downloaded 1/3 of xbox game pass while playing Forza Horizon 5 for hours it made zero noise! Highly recommend it!

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    You will be surprised!!

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    So i was lucky and randomly i was on best buys website and i was able to check out with one inn very early January. now i wanted the X & still want the X but im very surprised what this machine can do for the time being! i also bought the 49'' Lg Nano cell tv & can run call of duty and other games at 1440p @120hz. i am thrilled & so happy. This is performing just as good, if not better then my Alienware desktop with a rtx 2070!! Wish it had a bigger SSD tho!!

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    Now I can play Next Generation Games

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

    Honestly was just on Best Buy a few days ago and I seen they had a Xbox Series S so I thought I will see if I can’t place a order and what did you know it went through was actually happy Yes I know this system doesn’t let you have 4K 120 FPS but I don’t care I’m just glad I can play next generation games I’m very impressed at how the Xbox Series S can play games at 120 FPS and 60 FPS really can see a difference yes your not getting a lot of storage only like 364GB not the greatest but at least it’s something if your the type who doesn’t care about having a system that can do 4K 120 FPS then this system is perfect for you now note if you want to play Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition with Ray Tracing on then I have bad news the Series S can’t do it it’s only on the Series X but theirs other games that has Ray Tracing on the Series S but if you don’t care like me on some games then I say get this system

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    Love it!

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

    It’s very small it does seem to get kind of warm everything does load super fast and you can use an external hard drive as well I’m pretty happy with my purchase I went from an original Xbox one to this so I’m happy and I think it’s a great purchase if you’re not looking to spend a fortune and you want something quality. It is very small and my picture I put a lip balm on top of it so you can see just how small it really is. It barely takes up space I can have it right next to my switch just not too close because it does get very hot. I’m happy with my purchase

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Perfect! Get the Extra’s/Accessories + a Drive

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    We’ve been super impressed! My daughter was thrilled to finally have an upgraded XBOX; I was smart and purchased an external 2TB Game Drive (black p10) to make downloads easier and to prevent lagging, PERFECT! And I went ahead and purchased an extra wireless remote (Heads Up! It needs an Xbox Wireless adapter or USB-C cable) and a dual charging station. Our setup is working flawlessly and the whole family has been utilizing the new system.

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    True Statement by Xbox community member.(opinion)

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    Owned for 9 months when reviewed.

    Xbox player/supporter overall love the next gen console graphics amazing of course could be more advanced or artistic when it comes to the display and things game developers could be more artistic too! games are cool and very competitive while being fun at the same time. Only stuff is some minor things like the storage/space is not enough being that most major games require a lump some of the storage some people could only have 2 games depending on the games they had the ratio or whatever is just off, and the lagging out of the games not connection issue I’m talking you just click one thing and boom you back on the Home Screen maybe that’s bugs from the video game developers itself but idk like I said overall I Love it. I truthfully can’t wait to see and play the new or next version of the next gen consoles know it’s going to be crazy.

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    Xbox Series S

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I have both this and PS5, but find myself using this console more, tried coming back to PlayStation but I think I’m more of a fan of Xbox not only the value of this console, but the power and speed, might not be as powerful as the PS5 and Series X but great for the portability as well since I barely have time playing games as much due to work and having a baby that’s 1 and half, taking this from room to room is very nice, highly recommend this console only downside is storage and no disc drive but other than that I love this console.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Old man likes this

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    Twas great for a 86 year old man like me i think my wife would enjoy it if she was here

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    • Brand response from MicrosoftOutreachTeam
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      Hey there,

      No matter your age or experience level, your new Xbox Series S Console has been designed to offer our users the most intuitive and issue-free gaming experience on the market today. We're thrilled you are enjoying your time with it! Thank you for sharing your story with the community. We appreciate your feedback, and are happy to have you as part of the Xbox Family.

      Happy Gaming,
      Brad - Xbox Customer Care Microsoft

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    I’m in Love

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

    Upgrading from the original Xbox one this thing is a beast compared…..if you can’t get a series x this is the way to go better graphics and gameplay, some glitches along the way but to be expected and hopefully they will upgrade more games…. Biggest downside is most of my game library is disc not digital… if only they could work out external disc playing to read the license lol

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    Big power in a tight package

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    Owned for 3 months when reviewed.

    The load times on this are mind blowing, especially when upgrading from an original launch xbox one. I don’t have a crazy high end tv so I don’t think I would have been able to appreciate the differences between the x and x/s, and i download almost all my games now, so losing the disc player wasn’t a big deal. Plus the thing is built like a brick so if you travel and like to bring your console with you this thing is a great option. I spent 4 days in a hotel recently and had my console up and running off they’re wifi in minutes. Absolutely love it and will probably buy myself a custom controller for Christmas. I do wish there was a true wireless option to connect to a tv or monitor, understanding you’d lose image quality and gaming speed.

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Xbox series s is the best console.

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

    I was super excited to get this new Xbox and every time I got closer to Best Buy my excitement kept rising. I would definitely recommend this for the price it is. The packaging alone was beautiful along with the Xbox. The Xbox is so small that u can carry it with one hand even if your were a kid. Xbox did and great job creating this!

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    If you can live without the disc drive and smaller

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    Absolutely love it! I was one of the few lucky ones to be able to order an S 2 days ago at 11:27 AM. Performance for my needs is out standing. I’m an avid PC gamer but like to play console from time to time when I come home from work, and don’t quite feel like going on PC. Console I can just boot up and be on my way. Plus I can take it places easier than my huge desktop. I plan on upgrading to the Series X when available at a more steady rate, but this is awesome for now. 2 pics, 2nd one has controller for size comparison. (I saw how small it was online, but MAN when I pulled this sucker out of the box my mind was blown at how small it REALLY IS!

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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    Xbox Series S out the box review

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

    I ordered this awesome gaming console online and one day later, it was shipped to my house. This is the fastest I ever had a product ship to my house. I thank you very much for that. The only gripe I have about this product is the controller coming with AA batteries when they could have just gave us the rechargeable battery with the cord. This is not Best Buy’s fault, but Microsoft. Just another way to get more money out of the consumer’s pockets. They know the AA batteries will run out and can’t get charged which forces us to get more batteries or buy their rechargeable batteries or docking stations. Other than that, I’m having a ball playing Halo and other games on Ultimate game pass.

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