Nintendo Switch In Stock At Walmart Online Store At 5pm ET Today

Posted: May 12 2017, 4:12pm CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 
Nintendo Switch In Stock at Walmart Online Store at 5pm ET Today

The chances are extremely high that Walmart's online store will sell the Nintendo Switch today. Updated.

The Walmart online shop has restocked the Nintendo Switch on a Friday for six weeks in a row. Walmart's Nintendo Switch flash sale started usually around 5pm ET.

Updates:

5:01pm ET: It happened again. The Nintendo Switch was available for purchase at walmart.com. Our Tracker app noticed the availability and I was able to order a Nintendo Switch with Neon Joy-Con for $299.99 through the Walmart app.

Ordering the Switch without the bundle only worked through the Walmart shopping app. The delivery date on my order is May 17. We will start a giveaway as soon as this Switch arrives. The Switch sale at walmart.com was sold out in less than 5 minutes.

1:45pm ET: Our Tracker just noticed that Walmart removed the market place offers from the stand-alone Nintendo Switch consoles product pages.

The $299 Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy-Con and the Nintendo Switch with Neon Joy-Con are now listed to be shipped and sold from Walmart, but still marked out of stock.

It is extremely likely that Walmart will again offer the Nintendo Switch as part of a bundle with a game and accessory today at the same time. The Nintendo Switch bundles start at reasonable $365.65. The most expensive combination of game and accessory is $438.87, which is still lower priced than the Nintendo Switch bundles sold in the GameStop online shop.

Last week it was possible to order the $299 Switch console as well and not just the bundle, through the Walmart app. It was not possible through the online store. Maybe this will be different today.

Walmart has offered four choices of Switch games including Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and four choices of accessories including the Switch Pro controller. The choices could change in today's Switch sale on walmart.com. The Walmart Switch bundles do not include any fluff stuff and give buyers the choice which items to include, making the offer very popular and sell out fast.

To beat shopping bots and other customers to the punch, shoppers need to hit the buy button as soon as the sale begins. Today is therefore a big test for our new online stock tracking app "The Tracker."

The Tracker will issue a notification on your smartphone as soon as the Nintendo Switch bundle is available on walmart.com. I am truly excited to find out how fast our app will be able to detect the begin of the Switch sale.

Download our free The Tracker app, available for iOS and Android now. From the list products you see when starting up the app, just select the Walmart Switch bundle at the end of the list. Yes. We work on better list management.

Tap the checkmark on the listing and that's it. Find online inventory with The Tracker app is set and forget. At the moment our servers detect a product in stock, you receive a notification on your smartphone. Tap the notification and click the view button to go directly to the offer of the online store for the Nintendo Switch with Gray Joy-Con.

With our online inventory tracking app you do not have to keep browser windows open to get notified. You can go on about your life and just get alerted with notification to act now on an available offer of the product you seek online.

For extreme hard to find products, timing is everything. There is nothing faster than a smartphone notification. Tracking online inventory is no exact science. Retailers are not that forthcoming with real-time inventory information. There are lots of hoops to jump through to get timely in stock updates.

We continue to work tirelessly to make the Tracker by I4U News the fastest online inventory tracker. To achieve this goal, we need your help. Please tell us about your experience with the Tracker app in the Community tab of the app. To get an overview of the product we currently track inventory online, visit the web version of The Tracker.

Download The Tracker for the Apple iPhone and for Android Phones now.

To prepare for the Nintendo Switch sale at walmart.com, please make sure you are logged into your walmart store account. Verify that your credit card information is correct.

Some customers who ordered a Nintendo Switch in the past weeks at walmart.com shared on social media that they did not receive the Switch consoles yet. Especially the Neon consoles are affected. It is not clear how wide-spread the issue is, but Walmart would not offer a weekly sale of the Nintendo Switch if they did not receive new inventory. Would be a strange thing to do.

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Updated: 2018-07-16 03:56:22am

Download the free The Tracker app available on iOS and Android to receive in-stock alerts in real-time on your smartphone. Shopping for hard to find items has never been easier!

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
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