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Keeping up with the latest from Xbox and Playstation

Posted at 9:54 PM, Nov 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-13 21:54:23-05

This week brought major launches for the gaming world.

On Tuesday, Xbox released its latest series titled "X" and a slightly cheaper version, "S".

The head of Xbox , Phil Spencer, said this was the largest launch in Xbox history.

"In 24 hours, more new consoles sold in more countries than ever before," Spencer said in a tweet on Wednesday.

On Thursday, Sony released the much anticipated Playstation 5.

Finding any of the new systems is proving to be tough for some people.

Some Twitter users blaming glitches in online purchasing system, while others say re-sellers and "bots" are the reason for a limited warranty.

Many are now just wanting to know how to learn when the consoles are in stock.

Gamers, retailers and sources like Forbes Magazine suggest setting up alerts.

Those who know the industry well advise keeping up with store updates.

Retailers like Gamestop allow users to sign up for inventory notifications. also recommends signing up for to further track which stores have the systems in stock.

You'll want to keep up with the company's social media accounts, too.

That includes Microsoft and Sony - the companies behind the systems.