Argos is trialling a Fast Track 12.01am delivery service for the UK launch of the Xbox One X. For further information please contact the Argos team at Hope and Glory at [email protected] PR Handout

Argos delivers new Xbox One X at Minute Past Midnight

Avid gamers now have the chance to get their hands on the highly-anticipated Xbox One X hours before anyone else, thanks to an innovative new trial involving Argos’s market-leading Fast Track delivery service.

Customers who take part in the pre-order trial will receive the Xbox One X at exactly one-minute past midnight on the day of the console’s launch on Tuesday 7 November. What’s more, the gaming device will be delivered directly to their doors by Argos’s Fast Track team, allowing customers to be amongst the first in the UK to enjoy the console.

The trial will be offered to customers living in London Zones 1-5. To apply for limited pre-order slots available, customers need to visit @Argos_Online on Twitter after 8am on Wednesday 25 October where details on how to get involved will be announced.

Darren Frost, Fast Track Delivery Lead at Argos, said: “The launch of the Xbox One X is a momentous occasion in the gaming calendar and fans have been waiting patiently in anticipation of its release.  We’re delighted to offer a selected number of our customers the ultimate in convenience, with a delivery right to their doorstep just after midnight – making them the very first in the UK to get their hands on this coveted console.

“Our Fast Track same-day delivery service is already market-leading, offering customers nationwide same-day delivery in just four hours, and we’re excited about getting customer feedback on this latest trial in evolving the service.”

Those who miss out on a minute-past-midnight delivery will be able to purchase the Xbox One X through Argos’s existing Fast Track delivery service shortly after its launch which offers same-day delivery in as little as four hours if customers order by 6pm.   The Argos Fast Track delivery service covers more than 90% of UK postcodes and costs just £3.95.

The Xbox One X goes on sale across the UK on Tuesday 7 November 2017 at a retail price of £449.99.  With six teraflops of graphical processing power allowing it to support 4K gaming, Xbox One X is the world’s most powerful games console and is guaranteed to be a big hit with those looking for a next-generation gaming experience.

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