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Trying to buy an Xbox Series X? Then you are not alone. We’ve all been waiting for Xbox inventory to come online since Nov. 10, and frankly, Microsoft is starting to be a bit of a tease. Xbox inventory sold out more or less immediately on launch day, leaving most gamers high and dry with nothing to see from all that clicking. That was true for both of Microsoft̵
But retailers are doing their best to get supplies, and we’ve already seen a few stores fill up briefly (and sell out almost immediately). Undoubtedly, this is partly due to the fact that resellers have been fooling the average consumer. Some gamers rely on Twitter for news and speculation about when online retailers will replenish the console next, as well as to exchange stories about various Xbox whales that have escaped.
And there are occasional reports of upcoming restocking that sound promising, but are probably just dragging. For example, @bitcoinconnect today announced on Twitter that there will be ET inventory at Walmart tonight at 9 p.m. Credible? Not even a little. We’ll believe it when we see a tweet direct from Walmart.
So what should a gamer do? Follow the news on Twitter if you feel like it. It’s a good source for instant updates and you might be in luck. But we’ll also keep you updated on what retailers like Best Buy, Walmart, Amazon, GameStop, and Target are planning here, while keeping our expectations in check. Microsoft confirmed that on November 16.
However, that doesn’t mean there won’t be an occasional stock drop, so it’s worth keeping an eye out for topping up. What follows is a list of the most important retailers selling the Xbox Series X. Our advice is to look for the retail price of $ 500 and avoid those expensive shopping bundles (which include external controllers, accessories, and games).
Xbox Series X: Check the stock replenishment
Amazon sells the Xbox Series X and the cheaper Series S from the same product page.
Best Buy was the last retailer to return in the September pre-order days, but is now ready for your Xbox Series X purchase if stock permits.
GameStop had hailed “a very limited number of Xbox Series X and S console bundles for sale,” but they are currently out of print.
Walmart does a good job of listing availability windows for PS5 and Xbox on its Twitter feed. You may also want to visit the store’s Xbox landing page for both new consoles.
If you want the latest Xbox Series X news, there’s probably nowhere better than Microsoft’s own Xbox Series X homepage. Here you will find the latest specifications, announced game titles, details about the new controller and more.
This is Target’s product page for the Xbox Series X.
Here you can buy the Xbox Series X from Newegg if the retailer has stock.
Are you getting desperate yet? Are you willing to pay a premium of hundreds of dollars over the list price? Listen, we wouldn’t do this and we don’t recommend that you do it. But if you want to go that path, StockX is a reputable eBay-style site that lets you buy and sell new Xbox and PS5 models – as long as you’re willing to shell out over $ 750.
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