It's been a chaotic and disappointing preorder season, and the eagerly-awaited launch of the X Box Series X today is no exception. Needless to say, Twitter is not exactly taking the news in its stride.

Amazon had already warned customers that Xbox Series X preorders might not arrive today. Target and Walmart had also advised that customers would only be able to secure the coveted console on release day if they preordered them first.

For some, no amount of refreshing Gamestop, Best Buy, or Microsoft could help them avoid the L, and today the internet is awash with frustrated, X Box-less gamers.

Customers who pre-orders an Xbox Series X from Amazon are being informed that they may not receive their new consoles until December 31 or possibly earlier. And that disappointment is likely to remain well past November and into December, as the pandemic continues to disrupt global production networks and retailers sequester new Xboxes to a Black Friday deal.

As the old adage goes, with great disappointment comes quality memes. Below, we've skimmed the cream of the crop from yet another frustrating 2020 release day.

We should know better by now 😒

Send in the clowns

SMH

I didn't choose this life

Wake me up in 2021 fr

What To Read Next

*If you submitted your e-mail address and placed an order, we may use your e-mail address to inform you regularly about similar products without prior explicit consent. You can object to the use of your e-mail address for this purpose at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link. Alternatively, you can object to receiving the newsletter at any time by sending an e-mail to info@highsnobiety.com

Web Accessibility Statement

Titelmedia (Highsnobiety), is committed to facilitating and improving the accessibility and usability of its Website, www.highsnobiety.com. Titelmedia strives to ensure that its Website services and content are accessible to persons with disabilities including users of screen reader technology. To accomplish this, Titelmedia has engaged UsableNet Inc, a leading web accessibility consultant to help test, remediate and maintain our Website in-line with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG), which also bring the Website into conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Disclaimer

Please be aware that our efforts to maintain accessibility and usability are ongoing. While we strive to make the Website as accessible as possible some issues can be encountered by different assistive technology as the range of assistive technology is wide and varied.

Contact Us

If, at any time, you have specific questions or concerns about the accessibility of any particular webpage on this Website, please contact us at accessibility@highsnobiety.com, +49 (0)30 235 908 500. If you do encounter an accessibility issue, please be sure to specify the web page and nature of the issue in your email and/or phone call, and we will make all reasonable efforts to make that page or the information contained therein accessible for you.