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Walmart+ PS5 & Xbox Series X Restock Ends With Mixed Results – Feb 24

Walmart’s latest PS5 and Xbox Series X restock for its Walmart+ subscribers ended up being a mixed bag.

The restock situation for both current-gen consoles is not ideal, even though it has been over a year since both devices launched.

To date, gamers need to wait for online or in-store restock of PS5 and Xbox Series X units if they want a new console.

Gamers’ concerns grew as restocked suddenly stopped after the second week of January. Since then, almost all retailers stopped usual restocks, and just minor drops took place.

Fortunately, after a long hiatus, most retailers are back to the restock scene. Walmart is one of these retailers that hosted a drop for its Walmart+ subscriptions.

Now that the restock is over, gamers have mixed reactions about it.

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Walmart+ PS5 & Xbox Series X Restock Was Not the Best, nor the Worst

Walmart+’s recent restock resulted in many gamers purchasing their PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles. Unfortunately, many also left empty-handed.

With this second restock, Walmart tried to continue its track of recent successful restocks.

As usual, gamers subscribed to Walmart+ entered a waiting queue to wait for their turns to buy a console.

Many gamers received a message stating consoles were sold out. But, this is a common occurrence in Walmart restocks since the stock is offered to customers in waves.

Many gamers immediately shared their joy as they finally got their current-gen console. Nonetheless, many others also shared their frustration.

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Gamers React to Walmart’s Recent PS5 & Xbox Series X Restock

There were many celebration posts on social media, both from PS5 and Xbox Series X fans.

Even Xbox Series X, which was available for some time at the Microsoft Store, was out of stock for weeks now.

Although, this Walmart+ restock made some new Xbox Series X owners quite happy.

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Although, this was not the story for every gamer that participated in this drop. Some customers complained that it was impossible to add the console to your cart even when the queue was over.

Even though they received out-of-stock messages from Walmart’s site, other gamers patiently waited. Some of these perseverant players had their patience rewarded.

Customers reported being stuck in the queue for a while. Sadly, many could not go further than that and later on received out-of-stock messages.

If Walmart is not an option for you to get your console, Amazon is possibly dropping PS5 consoles this week!

However, many were finally able to make it through the queue and bagged the PS5 console they wanted.

As well, many Xbox gamers finally celebrated joining the Xbox Series X family during this Walmart+ restock.

Still looking for an Xbox? Here is how to get a Microsoft Store Xbox Series X email invite!

Overall, this Walmart+ PS5 and Xbox Series X ended up with many celebrations, but also a lot of frustrated gamers, giving it a bittersweet conclusion.

If you are still looking for a PS5 console, PS Direct constantly restocks units! Here is how to sign up for a PS Direct PS5 restock email invite.

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Angry Karen

Sunday 27th of February 2022

I was very disappointed that the Xbox drop was tied to the “all access pass”. You can find that terrible enslavement deal available all the time.


Saturday 26th of February 2022

Was able to finally get my son his Christmas present after a 25-minute wait in the queue! Now hopefully it will not be stolen by FedEx driver this go round. Fingers crossed and I'm going to try to pick it up at the FedEx headquarters locally.


Friday 25th of February 2022

Snagged a ps5 after 25 minute wait. I clicked on purchase the second the clock turned over. Crazy how fast these things sell