#PlayStation 5

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Amazon has PS5 consoles in stock again (update: sold out)

Update November 27th, 2:20PM ET: Amazon has sold out of PlayStation 5 consoles. We’ll be sure to keep you up to date when we hear of another round of restocks. Sony’s latest gaming console, the PS5, is one of many gaming gadgets that are hard to find in stock right now due to mostly online-only sales. If you are trying to get your hands on one, Amazon has restocked PS5 consoles right now, while supplies last (these links will help you add it directly to your cart — Disc, Digital). The consoles are only available for Amazon Prime subscribers, continuing a trend of retailers restricting access to consoles for paying subscribers only. If you can’t add it to your cart, keep trying, occasionally the sites restock over a period of a few minutes. We will update this post once Amazon confirms it’s out of stock.
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Here's why you can't find a PS5 deal this Cyber Monday (and how to get one)

Black Friday might have been and gone, but if there's one other day you can rely on for deals it's Cyber Monday. You can still secure mega markdowns on everything from TVs to toasters, headphones to holidays, but there’s one product you won’t see with a knockdown price – yep, Sony's PlayStation 5.
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PS5 vs. Xbox Series X: How They Compare 1 Year Later

Usually, a “versus” article would pit the Xbox Series X/S versus the PS5 head-to-head, comparing their specs and stats and games. We’ll get to all that for sure, but the interesting question isn’t “How do they stack up?” It’s “How do they stack up, given, y’know, everything?”. By the end...
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The PS5 is available now at Best Buy (update: sold out)

Update November 11th, 2:11PM ET: Best Buy has sold out of both PlayStation 5 consoles. We’ll be sure to keep you up to date when we hear of another round of restocks. If you still haven’t been able to land one of Sony’s next-gen consoles, Best Buy is giving you another shot right now. The $499.99 PS5 with a disc drive and the $399.99 digital edition are available.
Washington Post

Here’s how to get your hands on a PlayStation 5

Sony’s PlayStation 5 first released more than a year ago but, yes, it’s still hard to score the console. That’s because shipping ports are clogged, computer chips are hard to come by and the entire supply chain for holiday shopping this season is out of whack. As if that’s not...

Where (And How) You Can Buy A PlayStation 5 This Holiday Season

Console-based video gaming is as popular as ever, and this holiday season, the system people are clamoring to get their hands on is definitely Sony’s PlayStation 5. The problem? In conjunction with Black Friday, it’s typically sold out just about everywhere. So, while the PS5 ads boldly state, “Play Has No Limits,” this is not entirely accurate, since not being able to buy the system due to product shortages is a definite limit.
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Walmart Black Friday deals you can shop right now, PlayStation 5 included

CBS Essentials is created independently from the CBS News staff. We may receive commissions from some links to products on this page. Promotions are subject to availability and retailer terms. It's official: Black Friday is here, and Walmart's final round of Deals for Days is happening right now. The Black...

Walmart gives priority access to Playstation 5 restocks for a price

Walmart could become the caped crusader for the many people hoping to secure a brand new Playstation 5 gaming console for the holidays. The retail store will be allowing certain customers to get first dibs on restocks of the heavily sought after hardware -- for a price. Walmart Plus members...

PS5 Disc vs. Digital Edition: Which PS5 is right for you?

The PlayStation 5 is still pretty hard to find, and the last thing you want is to be scrambling over which model to get when that mystical “add to cart” button actually does light up. With that in mind, we’re here to help you figure out which model is right for you ahead of time.

PlayStation 5 owners prefer boxed games to downloads

PlayStation fans across Europe and beyond heavily favour retail for their game purchases, with more than ten million boxed games sold in the console's first ten months on sale. The figure comes from Global Sales Data's presentation at GI Live: London last month, where the firm's video games consultant Sam...

Black Friday PS5 SSD Deals: Expand Your PlayStation 5 Storage and Save

While it remains to be seen whether or not you'll be able to get a PS5 for Black Friday, for those of you already in possession of Sony's super hot console, you can expand your storage and save some money while you're at it with these PlayStation 5-compatible M.2 SSD sales happening right now.
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GameStop Draws Crowds for PlayStation 5: Black Friday Update

It’s crunch time for U.S. retailers as masses of shoppers return to in-person shopping after the long, pandemic-induced hiatus. This year is shaping up to be another record for overall spending. But there’s a long list of concerns, which have been reinforced in recent weeks by a series of uneven earnings reports. Will retailers have enough products to meet high demand as shipping containers pile up at ports? Will consumers be willing to pay more for their merchandise amid rising prices and scarce discounts? And will companies have enough manpower to handle the expected rise in spending?

Sony reportedly cuts back PlayStation 5 production again due to chip shortage

Sony has reportedly reduced its production forecast for the PlayStation 5 again because of "component and logistics constraints". Sony had previously targeted more than 16m units assembled in the year ending March, but that has now been cut to 15m units, according to Bloomberg sources. This will make its target of 14.8m PS5 sales by March more difficult.