Xbox Series S opinion: This fan's design was MUCH better, but it was worth it for these memes

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The Xbox Series S has finally been revealed, with Microsoft confirming a $299 USD price point for the semi-skimmed version of the Xbox Series X. That's £249 GBP in the UK - a brilliantly low cost, which will tempt a lot of people.

But despite that awesome saving, some questions have been raised about the bargain console's design. The memes are already circulating. People are already comparing the Xbox Series S to a boombox, a dehumidifier, and a washing machine.

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Before we get into the memes (they're coming soon, promise), let's just take a moment to appreciate an incredible fan-made Xbox Series S design. Keep reading for the full story, and hopefully a few laughs...

This fan-made Xbox Series S looks so much better...

An awesome vision of what the Xbox Series S could've looked like was posted on Reddit, a few months back, by a user named JiveDuder. You can take a look at their fan-made design right here...

r/xboxone - Xbox Series S - Thank Me Later

It predated the official reveal by quite some time, and you could argue that this fan-made design is much better than the Microsoft-approved official design for the Xbox Series S.

JiveDuder's Xbox Series S looks like a younger brother to the full-fat Xbox Series X, retaining a hint of that monolithic design but making it smaller and cuter. Like the Series X, this version of the Series X really looks like a 'box', and it could've added a thematic relevance to the brand-name Xbox.

Basically, we loved this fan-made design, and it would've been cool if Microsoft's product had ended up looking like this. Instead, the Xbox Series S looks more like an Xbox One than a true sibling to the Series X.

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... but these Xbox Series S memes were worth it

It's not the design we would've chosen, but still, the Xbox Series S has already been a source of great joy. And that's not just because the low price point will open the door for a lot of gamers to get involved with next-gen. Nope, on a much larger scale, it's the memes that are bringing us a lot of laughs.

Much like the Fridge-like Xbox Series X console and the wonky reveal of Halo Infinite graphics, Microsoft has created another meme fountain with the Xbox Series S. Even John Cusack loves it, for example...

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And fans are already dreaming up some brilliant custom versions of the console...

Also, everyone is wondering where they can order one...

But was the Xbox Series S secretly designed by Sony??

And yep, that washing machine comparison isn't going anywhere...

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So yeah, the Xbox Series S design could've been better, but this weird version has already been worth its weight in memes! And it's hard to argue with such a low price point.

Now if you don't mind, this has reminded me to run off and do some laundry...

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