Buy PS5 on Black Friday: Check Inventory Replenishment on Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target and More

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the PS5 is by far the most popular article on Black friday. Sony’s latest console is sold out almost as soon as it is available on sites like Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop. It will be a matter of luck if you are looking to buy one for the holidays.

As you may remember, Sony PlayStation 5 officially arrived in the United States on November 12 with an online-only launch. It has since been out of stock at all the usual retailers including Walmart, Target, Amazon, GameStop, and Best Buy. This goes for both versions of the PS5. The digital $ 400 version and the $ 500 model with Blu-ray are almost impossible to get. (If you have good broadband and don’t need optical discs – for Blu-ray movies, used games, or older PS4 games – we recommend go with the $ 400 version.)

While most retailers have been fairly silent on when they expect to have units for sale, a few have been more outspoken. Walmart, for example, keeps customers informed via his Twitter file pretty much exactly when it removes new inventory. Antonline does much the same on its own Twitter feed, but with less notice. Remember, you can get the console on its own from Walmart, but Antonline only sells bundles.

Right now, there is no indication of inventory at any of the major retailers, so your chances of scoring a console aren’t, shall we say, encouraging. Nonetheless, we will keep this page updated with news on inventory drops. We’ve also put together a list of retailers who may restock the PS5 throughout 2020.

I think I speak for everyone when I say: Hi Retailers, for the love of the PS5, please implement a Captcha system on your checkout page to make sure only humans order your products.

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You can check out Amazon’s page for the digital edition at $ 400 via the button below, or, if you prefer, line up for the PS5 with Blu-ray for $ 500.

Best Buy is offering the PS5 with Blu-ray for $ 500 as well as the digital edition for $ 400 (which you can find by clicking the button below). The retailer also offers a host of accessories on its PS5 landing page.

You can check inventory on the $ 400 digital edition at Walmart by clicking the button below, or you can try picking up the more expensive 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 online and physical retailers, and you’ve decided to pay over $ 300 markup to buy this puppy by Christmas. As a friend, we have to tell you: Do not do that. 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 aftermarket for sneakers and designer clothing. The last time we checked, the prices of the PS5 were hovering around $ 820.

First published earlier this year. Updated with the latest news on the PS5.

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