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PS5/XBS Stock Watch: September Week 2 / August 2022 Recap

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    August 2022 Full Month (July 31 - August 27)

    PS5 - NPD: ???
    Week #StoresSource Post
    1AmazonSource
    2AmazonSource
    3GameStop / Amazon / Sony DirectSource
    4Walmart / Amazon / Sony Direct (2)Source

    Xbox Series - NPD: ???
    Week #StoresSource
    1AmazonSource
    2AmazonSource
    3Best Buy / AmazonSource
    4AmazonSource

    Notes
    Major Amazon update: The Xbox Series S vanished from the rankings June 17th and hasn't come back. This isn't due to a drop in sales, even previous months results have disappeared. I don't know why this happened.

    Amazon full month rankings: #6 PS5 Horizon Bundle $549 / #8 Xbox Series X $499 / #18 PS5 $499 (Amazon full month goes from August 01 to August 31) Source

    Best Buy is selling units in store on a store by store basis. These sales don't get announced, but online drops will still be reported.

    Xbox Series S is in stock at every major and small retailer.

    Xbox Series X has been in stock at Walmart, Target and the MS Store the whole month. Best Buy ran out mid way through but came back soon after.

    Target now sells Xbox Series X|S and PS5 in store as stores get units, no longer on event schedule.

    Amazon sold PS5 and Series X every week in August.

    August should be a better month than July for both consoles. Not only did Amazon have units every week, PS5 saw its first Walmart drop since June along with continued long sales during Sony Direct.

    Xbox Series X is nearly out of the sold out status it's had since launch. The only major retailer that doesn't have constant supply is GameStop.
     
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    September 2022 - Week 2 (September 04 - September 10)

    PS5
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    September 05: Amazon
    September 09: GameStop / Walmart [1][2]

    Xbox Series
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    September 05: Amazon

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    Notes
    Best Buy is selling units in store on a store by store basis. These sales don't get announced, but online drops will still be reported.

    Xbox Series S is in stock at all major and smaller retailers

    Microsoft has been sending out emails with direct links to buying an Xbox Series X

    Target sells Xbox Series X|S and PS5 in store as stores get units, no longer on event schedule.

    *$549 PS5 Horizon Bundle is available at Walmart
    **Series X is available at Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and the Microsoft Store and has been since at least last week.
     
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