GameStop had several Halo Infinite Xbox Series X hardware restocks this week and they were a big disappointment for fans.
This week, GameStop restocked the Halo Infinite Elite Controller and the Xbox Series X bundles.
Namely, these restock were Pro member early access drops.
Being that GameStop was the only retailer restocking this highly anticipated hardware, things went south quickly.
In detail, the whole experience resulted in many disgruntled GameStop customers.
Now, everything is over and the disappointment left is real.
GameStop’s Halo Infinite Restock Week In a Nutshell
Specifically, GameStop restocks started on Tuesday, October 12th.
Unfortunately, the first drop just marked the way to what would become a disappointing week for fans.
Many fans even described the Halo Infinite restock as the worst drop in GameStop’s history.
First Day Drop Summary: Fans Disappointed After GameStop Halo Infinite Xbox Series X Restock – October 12
Now that all three restocks are over, gamers are counting their losses.
Furthermore, some stated that they tried each day, leaving with nothing but disappointment.
Every. Single. One. Took an L on all of them. I miss in person preorders. I’m still running my Halo 5 XBone because I was waiting for this one.— Cara Simoneau (@sugarPhlox) October 14, 2021
Also, many upset GameStop customers pointed out how the whole Halo Infinite restock week was plagued with errors and bugs.
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The Halo Infinite Elite Controller and GameStop Super Fan Bundle
Some unfortunate gamers just wanted the Halo Infinite Xbox Elite Controller from GameStop.
Sadly, most just ended up watching how scalpers uploaded many more units to eBay and other sites.
all I wanted was the halo elite series 2 controller you literally let 5 pages worth of botters selling these items. So much for pro members getting exclusive head starts smh wish and hope you guys figure out how to fix this. pic.twitter.com/MD8cJu3hZd— CriTiiKaLR3APER (@CriTiiKaLREAP3R) October 14, 2021
Second Day Drop Summary: GameStop Pro Members Infuriated After Halo Infinite Controller Restock
To end up the GameStop Halo Infinite restock saga, the disappointment revolved around today’s Halo Infinite Super Fan bundle restock.
Although, this didn’t stop hardcore Halo fans who wanted one.
Regrettably, most gamers ended up empty-handed.
See I’m a pro member and i was here at 11 waiting trying everything even on another computer and didn’t even get let in to preorder see pro membership isn’t worth it don’t get it people pic.twitter.com/nhHNlJygL9— Nicholas_icon (@Nicholas_icon) October 14, 2021
Since this was the last day of restocks, the tension was even higher.
Many refreshed their browsers over and over, to no avail.
Third Day Drop Summary: Thousands Miss Out On Halo Super Fan Bundle From GameStop
After all of this, there is only hope that more Halo Infinite Xbox Series X consoles will be restocked either at GameStop or elsewhere.
GameStop stealthily dropped some Halo Infinite Xbox Series X bundles before dropping the Super Fan bundle.
Hopefully, this indicates the retailer might continue preparing small drops of this console.