Latest Developments Spell Bad News for Buyers Eager to Buy Consoles From Target

Published 11/26/2021, 12:48 PM EST

It looks like all the news about the consoles restocking at Target retail stores is not true at all. Yes, that’s right, all the news and rumors about the PlayStation 5 and Xbox series X&S being available at Target are false.

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Target retail stores won’t be getting any restocks of the fans’ favorite gaming consoles. It’s very disheartening news for gamers because they have been waiting eagerly for this moment. In fact, many fans had special plans to purchase their favorite next-gen console during the Black Friday sale.

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On 26th Nov 2021, Jake Randall shared this news on Twitter that goes by the title: “There is no Target drop today. A lot of misinformation is going around by those who don’t know the delivery dates for the consoles are tomorrow and Sunday, therefore the stores literally don’t have the new shipments yet.” There won’t be any restocks happening over the weekend either.

For the fans who are unfamiliar with Jake Randall, he’s an American Youtuber that reviews video games and other gaming devices.

PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S: available consoles still a rare find

The situation is so bad that there is no certainty about when the stocks will come. And as of now, Target has released no news about a restock of PlayStation 5 and Xbox series X/S.

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Now fans have to wait even longer to even get a chance to buy their favorite console since availability is scarce, and wherever there is availability, the stock gets depleted in minutes. Since most of the retail stores follow the first come first serve policy, fans need to be more competitive. And when it comes to online purchases through e-commerce websites, the situation is even tighter than physical stores.

On an e-commerce website, the stocks can go out of stock in the blink of an eye, within a few seconds.

There are hundreds of people or maybe millions waiting in line to order their favorite next-gen consoles. So, in order to increase the odds of successfully ordering their favorite console. Fans must keep on checking and refreshing their e-commerce website pages to have an edge over others.

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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