The $300 Xbox Series S is the twist. It's a smaller, cheaper unit, priced like a new Nintendo console, which tend to be innovative but under-powered. Microsoft boasts that the Series S will run cutting-edge games at high framerates, though not in 4K like the Series X. And unlike the Series X, it doesn't have a disc drive, and comes with 512GB of storage compared to the X's 1TB. It's a big step up from the main Xbox One on the market now, but it's certainly a stripped down Series X. It was only officially announced a month ago.
At launch, Spencer expects the X to be the hotter seller, driven by the kinds of early adopters who snatch new consoles