This PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X Restock Update Spells Good News for the Fans

Published 09/20/2021, 11:03 AM EDT


September has had little to offer to fans looking for the new PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles. But the last 10 days might turn out to be promising when it comes to restocks and rollouts of the two consoles.

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The consoles have dominated the market in sales, and it doesn’t look like the demand will be going down anytime soon. They continue to sell out within minutes of restocks and sellers are now trying to find new ways to give everyone a fair chance of getting their very own next-gen console.

Recently, PlayStation even emailed a few people regarding the purchase of a PlayStation 5 but only a few were fortunate enough to get one.

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PlayStation 5: Big Retailer Restock Updates

From Walmart to Target to online retailers such as Best Buy and GameStop to all potential walk-in stores around you, here are some quick updates on all places that have substantial chances of getting either a major or a minor restock soon;, depending on the store and location.

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Walmart

The retailer has lately been getting plenty of restocks for the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition. These restock usually happen during the late hours of the day, and only a handful of people have been able to get the consoles for themselves.

The chances that the Standard Edition will be available are next to nothing since people have been waiting for their ordered consoles for over a month. But it would still be a good idea to wait till restock days, Wednesdays & Thursdays, for confirmation.

Best Buy

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The chances of the retailer getting a restock this week are pretty high. The expected date for the stock arrival is September 23, 2021, and the store might be able to offer the Standard Edition as well as the Digital one.

As for the other retailers, such as Target, GameStop, and Amazon. There have been rumors of the console being available soon, so make sure you’re on the lookout for the console at these stores. GameStop is also rumored to have walk-ins for the PS5 and Xbox Series X soon.

You’re one of the lucky ones if you’re in the Wisconsin and Michigan area. Because there have been reports of a few walk-ins in some Meijer stores. Meijer usually gets its stock on the weekend, so chances are quite high of getting a new console with this one, especially if you’re looking for the PS5 disc edition.

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Here’s hoping the end of the wait is over soon.

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Tanay Grover

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Tanay Grover, an eSports writer for EssentiallySports, is currently pursuing his Bachelors of Technology. Before finding his way into the world of eSports, he worked on Social Media management. An enthusiastic football player who never played any other game except FIFA, he found his calling when he started playing Valorant and Pokemon GO.

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