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The waiting in line for 36 hours to snag one at a California GameStop.may have debuted back on Nov. 12, but you’d hardly know it looking at the inventory online and on store shelves. Right now the only consoles you can buy are marked up to obscene levels, on sites like and , often far more than their retail value of $400 or $500 for the different models. The console has been otherwise virtually impossible to find, with at least one person
You’ve probably noticed that there have been a handful of fresh inventory drops at retailers like Walmart and Best Buy in recent weeks. Just this morning, Best Buy was offering both versions of the PS5, as well as a bundle that included the console plus a copy of Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, but it didn’t take more than about 15 minutes to sell out, even with the retailer dropping inventory in waves. Which means that for the moment, all retailers are sold out again.
The PS5 is available in two versions: a games or old PS4 games — we recommend you ., and an otherwise identical $400 digital-only version without a disc slot. At this point, people are happy to get their hands on either one, but if you don’t have a library of optical discs — for Blu-ray movies, used
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Remember to check back here for news and updates on new PS5 availability. You can also browse all the major retailers to see what their restock status is — the list below has links to the PS5 product pages at each store.
PS5 restock possibilities
Best Buy is offering the PS5 with Blu-ray for $500 as well as the $400 Digital Edition (which you can find by clicking the button below). The retailer is also offering a slew of accessories on its PS5 landing page.
You can check out Amazon’s page for the $400 Digital Edition via the button below, or, if you’d rather, get in line for the PS5 with Blu-ray for $500.
You can check inventory on the $400 Digital Edition at Walmart by clicking the button below, or you can try to snag the pricier PS5 with Blu-ray for $500.
Target will be 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’ve exhausted all of the online and brick-and-mortar retailers, and you’ve decided you’re willing to pay upward of a $300 markup to get this puppy by Christmas. As your friend, we have to tell you: Don’t do it. But if you don’t want to listen to us, you might want to check out StockX, an eBay alternative that made its name in the secondary market for sneakers and designer clothing. Last time we checked, prices for the PS5 were hovering around $970.
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First published earlier this year. Regularly updated with the latest PS5 stock news.
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