Xbox Series X restock: our Twitter tracker live updates – get these alerts

Our Xbox Series X restock Twitter tracker has live updates on Saturday, April 3, and while we know new Xbox stock over the weekend is rare, you can follow Matt Swider, our next-gen console restock expert, for alerts. His account will help you track Xbox Series X as soon as it goes back in stock at Best Buy, Walmart, Target and other retailers. The new week looks promising for an Xbox Series X restock, too.

To get advance notice, follow Matt Swider, our Xbox restock tracker:

Our Xbox Series X restock alerts look like this (for example):

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Why follow our Xbox Series X restock tracker account

On average, the Xbox sells out in less than three minutes when retailers don't hold back and release inventory on waves. That's why it's important to get an Xbox restock alert on minute one.

Turning on notifications is the best way to get a jump on the competition: everyone else who wants a new Xbox. And while this weekend is going to be rather silent for major retailers, there will be a big restock early next week, according to our sources. 

When will Xbox Series X restock at Best Buy?

The Xbox Series X restock at Walmart and Best Buy didn't happen as expected this past week, and we know of new inventory at stores for the coming week. That's good news if you're eager to buy Xbox Series X in April. Stores in the US are stockpiling the Microsoft consoles, and we hope to see it from Walmart, Best Buy and Amazon; all are now overdue for a restock.

We usually see Xbox Series X orders open up at Best Buy on Fridays at 12pm EDT / 11am CDT / 10am MDT / 9am PDT, or a few minutes after that time. We've seen it as late as 3:15pm EDT once, however, Best Buy completely missed this window. There's now more hope that it'll have an even bigger restock on Friday April 9.

Walmart Xbox Series X restock date

No Walmart Xbox Series X restock happened on Thursday, April 1 at 2:30pm EDT / 11:30am PDT, even if the retailer has been doing every other Thursday for the last month. Looking more broadly, it does have a one-month gap between cycles, so we might not see the Xbox Series X back in stock before Thursday, April 18, according to that pattern. The next PS5 Walmart restock date will almost certainly rely on how much inventory it has at its warehouses.

Here's what our last Walmart Xbox stock alert looked like on March 18:

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GameStop Xbox Series X restock date

The next GameStop Xbox Series X restock may happen next week – we didn't see anything more than Xbox Series S bundles this week, and the restock time is often in the afternoon (rarely, it's been at night or the morning). We've seen GameStop with the Xbox on sale every week or every other week, and the last Xbox Series X drop was Tuesday, March 23.

Note: GameStop routinely restricts its Xbox Series X restock to bundles, and while it can cost more, it makes buying the new Xbox much easier because resellers have a more difficult time profiting from the packed-in games and accessories (which are all readily available). We usually know in advance when a GameStop restock happens.

Our Xbox Series X restock Twitter tracker alert for GameStop will look like:

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Target Xbox Series X restock date

The next Target Xbox restock may be Thursday April 8. You see, we usually get a next-gen restock from Target every two weeks, and while we did see an off-schedule and very limited PS5 restock on Wednesday, March 30 and before that the usual Thursday, March 25 (two weeks after the prior drop on March 11), there was no Xbox on sale on the latter date. So Target may go four weeks between Xbox drops. Know this: Target likes to go early – we've been seeing stocks between 7am EDT and 8am EDT. Sorry, everyone in the West coast of the United States.

Here's our Target Xbox Series X restock alert from Thursday, March 11:

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Best Buy Xbox Series X restock date

There has been a next-gen restock at Best Buy for six weeks in a row on a Friday, and while the Microsoft console missed one of those weeks (there was still a PS5 restock to keep the trend alive), the retailer didn't go seven-for-seven this week. But all the more reason we expect inventory to shift to next Friday.

We typically see the restock time occur between 12pm and 3pm EDT. Remember, this is an online-only order with an in-store pickup, usually scheduled for 3 to 5 days later.

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Amazon Xbox Series X restock date

We saw a surprise Xbox Series X restock at Amazon on Tuesday, March 23, and our restock tracker sent out an alert as soon as it happened. Even with that, the restock lasted just two minutes for the Series X. We also saw the Series S in stock it lasted a bit longer, but it has since sold out. There have only been a handful of Amazon Xbox restock dates since the console launched in November 2020, so we're unsure of when it'll be back in stock. We'll update this section when we know more.

Here's what our Amazon Xbox restock alert looked like on Tuesday, March 23

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Microsoft Xbox Series X restock date

The official Microsoft Xbox store often has the Series X console in stock throughout the week, however, it sells out in three minutes or less, according to our restock Twitter tracker account. 

The secret: some people either cancel their orders midway through the process, or their credit card gets rejected, so do keep refreshing when we send out the Xbox restock alert. You may get lucky in scooping up a console that gets kicked back into the inventory system after five or fifteen minutes. 

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Antonline Xbox Series X restock date

Antonline has a console restock at least once a week, according to the retailer's official Twitter account, and that means we can expect to see the Xbox Series X in stock soon. Antonline has become the surprise favorite store of gamers since the next-gen consoles launched in November because ships consoles fast. It also doesn't play games with its add to cart button during a restock. Just be prepared to pay face value for games and accessories, which we see as a benefit as it turns off resellers.

Our last Antonline Xbox Series X restock alert from Wednesday, March 17

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