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 received’t have the brand new consoles you’re in all probability in search of, regardless of that includes them prominently within the art work. The submit beneath has been up to date to mirror 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 purchasing occasion, full with reductions and unique gear.
The posted circular on Walmart’s website prominently options the main consoles, together with the Nintendo Swap OLED Mannequin, Xbox Sequence X / S, and each fashions of the PlayStation 5 with the observe of “Out there in-store or on-line at Walmart.com/GamerDrop.”
After the occasion was introduced, Walmart added extra textual content to the discover (you’ll be able to see the unique one within the picture beneath), informing players that “PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Swap OLED won’t be out there throughout this occasion.” It’s unclear whether or not or not they may have any Xbox Sequence 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 could find 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 have now reached out to Walmart for additional particulars and can preserve a watch out for extra info.