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Game’s Xbox series X mini fridge is available now – how to get it

From price to size, here’s everything you need to know

Eva Waite-Taylor
Wednesday 10 November 2021 10:33
<p>What started as a meme has turned into a global sensation</p>

What started as a meme has turned into a global sensation

Despite the supply and demand issues that have plagued the Xbox series X since its launch, what there isn’t a shortage of is people wanting to get hold of its branded tech.

Case in point: the hype around Microsoft’s Xbox mini fridge (£89.99, Game.co.uk), designed to look just like the next-gen console.

For the uninitiated, like all good things, it started with a meme. When the Xbox series X was first showcased in 2019 gamers joked and likened the design to a mini fridge.

But the final clincher was during a Twitter-based battle of the brands between two unlikely contestants: Skittles and Microsoft, with the tech giant taking the crown and vowing to create the Xbox series X mini fridge.

Due to launch just in time for Christmas, the fun Xbox series X tie-in was first made available to pre-order on 19 October exclusively at Game, where it promptly sold out in double-quick time. But now the retailer has confirmed that it’s coming back into stock today, 10 November.

Read on for everything there is to know.

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Xbox series X mini fridge: £89.99, Game.co.uk

  • Price: £89
  • Release date: December 2021
  • Size/dimensions: 18in x 9in x 9in (exterior), 13.2in x 6.8in x 6.8in (interior)
  • Where to buy in the UK: Game.co.uk

Gamers, if you’ve not managed to get hold of the Xbox series X, it’s now possible to get a mini fridge in the same design to fill the void. Game has restocked the Xbox series X mini fridge today.

Pre-orders are limited to one per customer, and deliveries will be fulfilled in January, so don’t bank on this one for a Christmas present. The online queue seems to have come and gone in a flash, but local stores also appear to have stock, so it’s worth popping in in person.

Price of the Xbox series X mini fridge

The mini fridge costs £89.99, making it a great gift for the gamer in your life.

How to pre-order and launch date

The mini fridge was first made available to pre-order at Game on 19 October at 2pm. Although it seemed so popular it sold out in less than an hour.

A second restock is taking place today on 10 November. A queueing system is in place, and all orders will be checked to ensure only one fridge per customer is sold. If you’re out of luck online, try your local store.

What size is the Xbox series X mini fridge?

Owing to it being a mini fridge, it has a compact design. The exterior is 18in x 9in x 9in, while the interior is 13.2in x 6.8in x 6.8in.

Unsure how much this will hold? Well, according to Microsoft, this equates to 12 cans. It also features two shelves in the door for keeping your snacks cool (maybe even take pity on Skittles and keep them in there).

Design

The tech giant has paid homage to its Xbox branding – the exterior of the mini fridge is a sleek black, while the interior is its signature contrasting green.

As you’d expect from the makers of the Xbox series X, it has a range of snazzy features, including a USB port on the front meaning you can charge your phone while you chill your beers. Similarly, if you’re on the move, it comes with a DC power adapter so it can work in the car.

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