How to delete games on Xbox Series X or S: Uninstall a game, remove DLC add-ons, and make more space on your console

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The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles have now arrived in our lives, and you might be wondering how to delete some games - especially if you've hastily installed too much stuff.

After all, the Xbox Series X storage capacity leaves a fair amount to be desired, as does the Xbox Series S storage situation. And if you've don't want to buy an expensive Seagate expansion card, deleting games when you're not using them is probably the wise thing to do.

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Keep on reading, then, and we'll tell you how to delete those games and DLC add-ons at that you aren't currently using...

How to delete games on Xbox Series X or S

If you want to uninstall/delete a game that you aren't playing at the moment, here's what you need to do on either the Xbox Series X or the Xbox Series S:

  • Find the official icon for the game, either on your console's homepage or under 'My games & apps'
  • Whilst hovering over the game, press the Menu button on your controller (it looks like three horizontal lines stacked on top of each other)
  • From the little list of options that pops up, select 'Manage game and add-ons'
  • This should bring you to a page where you can see the game and any other files associated with it - from the list, simply untick the ones you don't want anymore (a little line of text saying 'Will remove' should appear once you've unticked the game)
  • When you've selected all the things you want to delete, select 'Save changes' on the right-hand side of the screen
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  • A screen should now pop up, including a big button that reads 'Uninstall' - click on that and the game will be deleted!

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How to delete unwanted DLC packs and add-ons on Xbox Series X or S

If you're a fun of huge on-going games like Call Of Duty: Warzone and Modern Warfare, you might want to uninstall/delete a DLC pack, a campaign that you've finished, or some other part of a game that you aren't using any more.

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If you are trying to delete some DLC to free up some storage, here's what you need to do on either the Xbox Series X or the Xbox Series S:

  • Find the official icon for the game in question, either on your console's homepage or under 'My games & apps'
  • Whilst hovering over the game, press the Menu button on your controller (it looks like three horizontal lines stacked on top of each other)
  • From the little list of options that pops up, select 'Manage game and add-ons'
  • This should bring you to a page where you can see the game and any other files associated with it - from the list, simply untick the DLC that you don't want anymore (a little line of text saying 'Will remove' should appear once you've unticked the game)
  • When you've selected all the things you want to delete, select 'Save changes' on the right-hand side of the screen
  • A screen should now pop up, including a big button that reads 'Uninstall' - click on that and the DLC will be deleted!

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