Updated at 12:59 p.m. ET, December 28: Best Buy no longer has a PS5 at the moment, but he started selling the Xbox Series X.
If you are currently buying a PlayStation 5 console and have recently had replenishments at Walmart, Costco, and other retailers, you have another chance right now at Best Buy. The electronics retailer has just opened a new bundle of PlayStation 5 consoles for $ 499.99. Best Buy only sells the disc version, however, not the digital edition.
Make sure to log in and queue at the Best Buy site, with your billing and shipping information saved. Click the “Add to Cart” button on the right to jump into the queue and stay calm. You do not need to refresh the automated system, however, you may be prompted to verify your account when it is your turn. After that, you should be able to see if there are any PS5 consoles available in your area. If you knock, stay alert, the store tends to restock in waves so there may be more consoles in an instant.
We continue to monitor restockings as they are deployed at various retailers. Don’t forget to also subscribe to Verge offers newsletter for the latest savings on tech and gadgets that we can find and deliver right to your inbox twice a week.
We wish you good luck in getting a PS5 today. As usual, logging into your account before replenishing and ensuring all relevant shipping and payment information can only improve your chances of success. But generally, once you’re in the queue for a console, hold on tight and maybe cross your fingers that you actually have a console today.
Some essential PS5 accessories and games
Whether you get a PlayStation 5 today or not, it might not be a bad idea to stock up on some essentials that you might want to have on day one with your console.