*UPDATED* Fortnite Xbox Series S: Pre-orders open, Release Date, vs Series X, Specs, News, Gameplay, Unreal Engine 5 & more

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For those not looking to fork out over $500 / £450 for their next gaming experience - Xbox Series S looks to be the solution.

The cheaper, sleeker version of the Xbox Series X will be releasing alongside its big brother on 10 November.

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With Fortnite getting a Next Gen upgrade, how will it play on Series S?

Latest News - Xbox Series X|S Pre-orders open!

It's time to secure your console!

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DECISION TIME - Will you opt for Series X or Serie S?


The Xbox Series S costs $299 / £249 and you can pre-order yours here.

The Xbox Series X costs $499 / £449 and you can pre-order yours here.

Stock is going fast, so act quick to get your hands on one of the consoles!


Below is a full list of the confirmed specs for the Xbox Series S!

  • CPU: Eight-core 3.8ghz custom Zen 2
  • GPU: Four teraflops 1.55 GHz
  • RAM: 10GB GDDR6
  • Frame rate: Up to 120 fps
  • Resolution: Up to 4K
  • Storage: 512GB custom NVME SSD

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Since this console is rumored to be around half the price of the Series X.

We expected it to be significantly less powerful, and this appears to be the case.

Fortnite on Series S

Epic Games confirmed months ago that Fortnite will be ready to go once next-gen consoles release this year.

They also made waves noting that the Unreal Engine 5 will be implemented onto Fortnite next year.

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NEXT-GEN - How will performance be affected?

So, we can assume as of now that Fortnite will be playable on the Series S when it releases.

Since Fortnite is not a powerful game, we do not see why you wouldn't get all the features the Series X offers.

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