Came via leak, but microsoft has at least officially confirmed $299 for the S with promises of more info coming very soon.
So the game of Chicken between Microsoft and Sony has ended (via outside interference possibly), and we are likely to get official price info from both companies very soon! In fact I'm betting this is going to be a very interesting week in gaming news!
Here are the game informer links:
Prices Leaked- https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/09/07/report-xbox-series-x-and-xbox-series-s-pricing-revealed-launch-november-10
Xbox Confirms- https://www.gameinformer.com/2020/09/08/microsoft-confirms-the-xbox-series-s-price-point