Microsoft Corp. this week disclaimed to Microsoft Store customers that orders for the Xbox Series S will not ship until Jan. 2021 due to high demand.
On the Xbox Series S product page, the company says the product will not arrive until the end of Dec. due to increased holiday demand.
New orders placed this week held an estimated ship date of Jan. 5, 2021.
The Xbox Series S has held limited supply since launch Nov. 10.
The hardware is 60 percent smaller than the Xbox Series X, includes a custom 512GB NVME SSD, and is all digital with no optical drive.
Graphics fidelity includes 1440p at up 120FPS, DirectX ray tracing, Variable Refresh Rate, and Variable Rate Shading. 4K streaming media playback and 4K upscaling for games.
The Xbox Series S sells at $299.