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Sony’sofficially fell in the US on November 12, but thanks to pre-sales and the huge expectation – it sold out immediately. Along with the new and not as new (but just as excellent) , game consoles are a couple of the must-have gifts for the holiday season, and they will all probably be the hardest to grab. The PS5 has two versions: a $ 400 digital version and a $ 500 model with Blu-ray. If you have good broadband and do not need optical discs ̵
If you have not already successfully ordered a console, do not expect to be able to go into Best Buy every day and take one off the shelf., and we expect limited inventories for the rest of the year. Each online store is effectively sold out on the PS5, but if you’d like to spin the roulette wheel, we’ve put together a list of retailers that may be rebuilding the PS5 the rest of the year.
Walmart has made it a little easier by marking exactly when it launches its next batch of stock online for both versions of the PS5, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Its next wave of consoles will be for sale online at 18:00 PT / 21:00 ET on Nov. 25, the day before Thanksgiving. Best Buy and GameStop are also teasing the PS5 and Xbox for Black Friday week, but without the details that Walmart mentions.
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You can check out Amazon’s page for $ 400 Digital Edition via the button below, or if you’d rather queue for PS5 with Blu-ray for $ 500.
Best Buy offers PS5 with Blu-ray for $ 500 as well as $ 400 Digital Edition (which you can find by clicking the button below). The retailer also offers a range of accessories on its PS5 landing page.
You can get the $ 400 Digital Edition at Walmart by clicking the button below, or you can try catching the more expensive PS5 with Blu-ray for $ 500.
Target is offering the PS5 with Blu-ray for $ 500 in addition to the PS5 Digital Edition, which you can find by clicking the button below.
OK, you have exhausted all online and brick dealers and you have decided that you are willing to pay up to $ 300 to get this puppy for Christmas. As your friend, we need to tell you: Do not. But if you do not want to listen to us, you can check out StockX, an eBay alternative that made its name in the secondary market for sneakers and designer clothing. Last time we checked, the prices on the PS5 were around $ 820.
First published earlier this year. Updated with the latest news on PS5.
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