October 21, 2021

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The Walmart site went down again as PS5 orders increased

The Walmart site went down again as PS5 orders increased

Walmart crashed several times on Thursday as people tried to buy the PS5.

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Walmart is making it PS5 list Thursday is available to buy on its site several times, but not on its site Uttered Customers are rushing to buy Sony Next-gen PlayStation During the first wave. Before the site crashed, CNET staff and people on social media reported having a console with shipping information in their cart and saying it was out of stock.

A message on Walmart’s site posted a photo of a pair of reindeer wearing twigs and reading: “Oh, deer. The whole North Pole is trying to save big now, so please try again in a moment. Yule loves our holiday deals.”

New console It is expected to sell quickly at every major retailer, But unlike some other retailers Walmart is making it PlayStation 5 List Available in sections Throughout the day, 9:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. Walmart is offering the digital 400 digital-only version of the PS5 as well as the $ 500 model with Blu-ray.

During the second release at 12:00 PM on PT, the “Add to Cart” button did not appear for several minutes while the site was loading, and the site appeared to crash even faster. Generates error messages by pressing the button, but reloading the page leads to the message “Could not connect to server”. After the page finally reloads, the message “This item is no longer available and not added to your cart” appears. Many people once again reported on Twitter The console was added to their carts before being removed After a long loading time.

Walmart customers experienced a similar experience at PT at 6:00 pm during the third drop The PS5 is clearly selling In seconds.

At 6:00 pm on the fourth and final drop at PT, users complained that they were only allowed to re-enter their Walmart account password and click “Place Order” to go through four different CAPTCHAs – and by the time they jumped, those hops were out of console stock. One person on Twitter said they were Click “Place Order” and give the delivery date before the error message is delivered.

There have been hundreds of complaints on Twitter, with people blaming bots for scooping up consoles every round.

Walmart did not respond to a request for comment.


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