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It’s a new year, and gamers everywhere are hoping that ‘; Means a better shot at having one. 2020 was not kind to gamers; Since the console’s release on November 12, it has been sold everywhere. The only consoles you can buy right now are marked to obscene levels on reseller sites like eBay and StockX, often times their retail price of $ 400 or $ 500 (depending on which model you want). The console is nearly impossible to find otherwise, with at least one person waiting in line for 36 hours to snag a California GameStop.
Over the past few weeks, a handful of inventory drops have sold out immediately, something that was not available was no match for inventory demand, especially since ordinary users have had to compete with bots and resellers. Twitter remains a resource for many gamers to check on Ristock News, but it is difficult to tell how reliable the news is. Recently, for example, the unaffected Twitter account @YtNextGenGaming posted that new inventories would start dropping at retailers such as Best Inventory, Costco, Target, NewGig and Walmart. If or when this happens, we will update this article.
The PS5 is available in two versions: a, And a similar $ 400 digital-only version without a disc slot. At this point, people are happy to get their hands on one, but if you don’t have a library of optical discs – for Blu-ray movies, used games or older PS4 games – we recommend you .
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Remember to check back here for news and updates on the new PS5 availability. You can also browse all major retailers to see what their restore status is – the list below has links to 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 version (which you can find by clicking the button). The retailer is also offering a sleeve of luggage on its PS5 landing page.
You can check Amazon’s page for the $ 400 digital version through the button below, or, if you prefer, line up for the PS5 with Blu-ray for $ 500.
You can check the inventory on the $ 400 digital version at Walmart by clicking the button below, or you can try to fumble the pricier PS5 with Blu-ray for $ 500.
Target will offer the PS5 with Blu-ray for $ 500 in addition to the PS5 digital version, which you can find by clicking the button below.
Okay, you’ve exhausted all online and brick-and-mortar retailers, and you’ve decided that you’re ready to pay the $ 300 markup by Christmas to get this puppy. As your friends, we have to tell you: Don’t do it. But if you don’t want to listen to us, you can check out Stock X, an eBay option that has made a name for itself in the secondary market for sneakers and designer clothing. Last time we checked, the prices for the PS5 were around $ 700.
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First published earlier this year. Regularly updated with the latest PS5 stock news.
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