Walmart next Xbox Series X, Series S restock detailed, here's when

Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S
Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S (Image credit: Matt Brown | Windows Central)

Walmart has announced plans to restock Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, providing the latest opportunity to score Microsoft's latest generation of consoles amid ongoing shortages. The company looks to provide a time for U.S. customers to purchase the devices on March 25, tied up in its Xbox All Access financing options.

Xbox Series X is Microsoft's latest and greatest console in early 2021, delivering up to 4K resolution and 120 frames-per-second (FPS) gameplay, going head-on with PlayStation 5. Microsoft also has a budget-friendly alternative in Xbox Series S, a compact, lower-powered machine geared toward 1080p and 1440p experiences. They usually cost $499 and $299, respectively, but Xbox All Access provides an alternative way to pay in monthly installments.

Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S stock hits on March 25, 2021, at 3 p.m. ET. They'll only be available while supplies last.

Xbox All Access is a 24-month financing program direct from Microsoft, available from top retailers worldwide, including Walmart. It allows buyers to purchase Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, with the all-inclusive Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription, at a low monthly fee with zero interest. It costs $35 per month for Xbox Series X, while Xbox Series S costs $25 through the program. It's a formal contract handled by agencies like Citizens One, which ties you into fixed monthly payments over the two years.

Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S saw record launches in November, with high demand leaving both next-generation devices hard to find in early 2021. Current world events have seen interest in gaming steadily climb, with shortages expected to continue throughout the year.

Matt Brown

Matt Brown was formerly a Windows Central's Senior Editor, Xbox & PC, at Future. Following over seven years of professional consumer technology and gaming coverage, he’s focused on the world of Microsoft's gaming efforts. You can follow him on Twitter @mattjbrown.