Walmart’s in-store Gamer Drop will be a bust if you’re looking for new consoles like the PS5 or Switch OLED

Replace December fifth, 4:30PM ET: Per IGN’s Taylor Lyles and an up to date message on the Walmart Gamer Drop splash page, the occasion gained’t have the brand new consoles you’re most likely in search of, regardless of that includes them prominently within the paintings. The publish under has been up to date to replicate this.

Walmart has introduced a brand new Gamer Drop event coming to pick shops on December eleventh, the place the retailer is promising to have the “newest gaming titles and consoles.” It’s billing it as a vacation procuring occasion, full with reductions and unique gear.

The posted circular on Walmart’s website prominently options the most important consoles, together with the Nintendo Change OLED Mannequin, Xbox Collection X / S, and each fashions of the PlayStation 5 with the observe of “Accessible in-store or on-line at

After the occasion was introduced, Walmart added extra textual content to the discover (you may see the unique one within the picture under), informing players that “PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Change OLED is not going to be out there throughout this occasion.” It’s unclear whether or not or not they’ll have any Xbox Collection X consoles readily available, but when there are, then the discover says you’ll solely have the ability to buy them as a part of an All Entry subscription.

This occasion is unique to pick Walmart shops. You will discover the closest Walmart that’s taking part within the Gamer Drop occasion on Saturday, the eleventh, by looking your deal with or zip code on the Gamer Drop web page. Listed shops point out Gamer Drop hours of 10:30AM to 7PM, which is a restricted window in comparison with retailer hours of many Walmart shops. We’ve reached out to Walmart for additional particulars and can hold an eye fixed out for extra data.

The Walmart Gamer Drop website permits customers to look if their native retailer is taking part.


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