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Find out how to buy one from Walmart if you didn't get one today

Find out how to buy one from Walmart if you didn't get one today

Everyone is trying to make an Xbox One X restock at 12 p.m. ET (9 a.m. PT) for Walmart plus subscribers, but it has now been sold out.

There are likely more restocks from Target and GameStop this week, but no hard dates have yet to be announced. More information as they arrive.

Here's what we've got to know how to enhance your chances of acquiring a console.

Why is the Xbox hard to locate?

Microsoft hasn't been able to get the equipment it requires to create sufficient Xbox consoles to meet demand, but there's a chip shortage right now, which is slowing supply. The epidemic has affecting manufacturing for a variety of chipmakers, and industry experts don't expect the problem to be completely resolved until the end of the year.

As a result, Microsoft makes as many consoles as possible and distributes them to its retail partners. Every retailer releases its available consoles in whatever manner it considers appropriate, this is announcing ahead of time when you'll be able to buy the console online and then publish it for anyone to buy.

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Where was the Xbox just recently?

We keep track of every console restock, and this list of the most likely locations where you'll find it as well as when it was last in stock there.

  • GameStop: Oct. 14
  • Amazon: Nov. 21
  • Walmart: Nov. 22, 29
  • Best Buy: Nov. 18
  • Antonline: Nov. 23, 29

There's a new era of Xbox to come.

How can I increase my chances of getting an Xbox Series X on a regular basis?

It may be a bit chaotic, constantly refreshing the screen and hoping for a checkout link. And it's quite difficult to punch in your payment information just to see that the purchase cannot be completed because all the consoles are gone. Here are some of our tips:

  • Open multiple browsers: Got a laptop? A phone? Maybe a tablet? Use them all to try to make the purchase. Set yourself up ahead of time with multiple browsers open to the retail site of your choice and be ready to buy from all of them.
  • Don't give up: Many of these retailers have started releasing the consoles over the course of 30 minutes, to keep bots from buying them all and reselling them at a price increase. If you see everything is sold out after the first 5 minutes, keep refreshing because your chance probably isn't gone yet.
  • Have an account set-up and signed-in:The time it takes to enter your payment and shipping information can be the difference between getting your console and getting left in the dust. Avoid that delay by setting up an account on the websites you'll be shopping on.
  • Make sure you have a confirmationemail: There have been many reports of a purchase getting "stuck" and even though the website said the sale was complete, no confirmation email arrived and then no Xbox arrived. Keep an eye out and make sure you actually have an Xbox Series X headed your way before celebrating.

Is it safe to buy an Xbox from an unofficial source?Is it safe to buy an Xbox from an unofficial source?

There are safeguards in place to avoid spending money and obtaining nothing in certain places where you can purchase an Xbox secondhand. If you're shopping at eBay or StockX, there are safeguards in place to keep you from spending money and getting nothing.

Separate from that, there are a lot of folks eager to take advantage of everyone trying to acquire an Xbox Series X. Here's how to avoid the common frauds:

  • Stay away from Twitter links: If you see something on Twitter about an Xbox Series X restock happening somewhere, your best bet is to go straight to the retailer instead of clicking a link. In many cases, those Twitter links have turned out to be scams.
  • Only buy at the retail price: If someone is offering you an Xbox Series X for more or less than $500 or an Xbox Series S for more or less than $300, you should probably stay away. There are many of these sites offering "deals" or "bundles" that are frequently not actually worth it.

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The Series X console was released this year in honor of the 20th anniversary of Xbox's original flagship series Halo, which was inspired by the series' most recent title, Halo Infinite. The limited edition of the system was a limited edition and quickly sold. While all retailers are currently cataloging the game as out of stock, there is a possibility that a few of them are still available. If you're truly committed to getting your hands on a Series X (and don't mind dropping an extra

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Check inventory restock for Xbox Series X: Restocking your inventory.

You may also visit the retailer's for both new consoles; bear in mind that third-party resellers may get higher prices.

Best Buy was the last retailer standing back in the preorder days, but inventory permits now and now offers you the Xbox Series X purchase.

For the Xbox Series X, see Target's product page.

There's probably nowhere better than Microsoft's own Xbox Series X homepage if you want to get the latest specs, announced game titles, new controller information, and more.

From this product page, Amazon is selling the Xbox Series X and the Series S, the less expensive.

GameStop has previously "a very limited amount of Xbox Series X and S console bundles to buy," but it is now sold out.

When an item is in inventory, you can purchase the Xbox Series X at Newegg.

To be clear, we recommend waiting for inventory to appear at typical retailers so you can buy an Xbox Series X at the normal retail price. However, if you've decided you can't wait another minute, the typical Xbox Series X price on eBay is about $800.

StockX is a trusted eBay-style site that allows you to buy and sell new Xbox and PS5 models as long as you're willing to pay upward of $700, if you want to proceed.

This story is regularly updated with the latest Xbox Series X inventory announcements.

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