PS5 Black Friday: PlayStation Direct replenishes at present at 5 p.m. ET, Walmart subsequent week – newsfeeds

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Between supply chain problems, delivery delays, shortages of chips and bot purchases that are taking many devices off the market, getting your hands on the elusive PS5 has been a challenge. But there is hope on the horizon for gamers and Christmas shoppers looking to grab the Sony PlayStation console, though Black Friday Announcements are all to go.

This morning at 10:20 a.m. ET, Best Buy discontinued a PlayStation 5 replenishment without notice. As usual, the consoles stayed available for seven minutes before they sold out. For those who missed their chance to get one this morning, don’t panic just yet. Later today there will be another replenishment, this one directly from Sony. Last night, PlayStation Direct subscribers received an email with the details for the replenishment that take place at 2:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.m. PT) today. Those who received the email will receive the first dibs, but the sale will open to the public at after that 5:00 p.m. ET (2:00 p.m. PT). To have a chance, you’ll need to register for the PlayStation Direct queue, which you can do here. Note that if you don’t already have one, you’ll need to create a Sony account.

After today, your next best chance is with Walmart’s Black Friday deals starting on Monday, November 22nd. In the dealer Black Friday sneak peek ad, is committed to offering both disc and digital versions of the console for sale online only. Walmart Plus subscribers will have access to sale four hours earlier than the general public. So if you’re looking to make a purchase, we recommend logging in based on how quickly these consoles sell out. No other retailer has promised to have the PS5 in stock, but in the meantime, be safe and keep an eye on ours PS5 restock updates for the latest news on availability and access to a handy guide on how to increase your chances of getting a console.

While we may see additional PS5 availability through Black Friday, Don’t expect any deals or price drops on PS5 consoles. With game consoles still hard to come by, there is no reason for retailers to cut prices. The “deal” for a PS5 gets one for the usual retail price of 399 US dollars (digital version) or 499 US dollars (Blu-ray version) without paying any mark-ups or Save membership fees. On the other hand, accessories and games are discounted, which is what we’re going to highlight here.

With that caveat, here are the best Sony PlayStation Black Friday deals we’ve found. Keep an eye on this page as we will keep updating as more retailers announce PS5 savings.

Walmart Black Friday PS5 deals starting November 22nd

Walmart has finally confirmed PS5 deals for Black Friday, which include deep discounts on games and an increase in the hugely popular console. Corresponding the circular, Walmart’s Black Friday sale begins Monday, November 22nd at 7 p.m. ET, with 4 hour early access for members of Walmart Plus ($ 13 a month, or $ 98 a year, with a 15-day free trial now). It also states that the PS5 and Xbox Series X will be “online only” beginning November 22nd and that “supplies are limited”. That means if you’re not a Walmart Plus member, you are likely to miss out on the stock.

Games will likely be easier to come by, however. Here are some of the PS5 gaming deals coming to Walmart next week:

$ 35 PS5 game deals

Save up to $ 25 off the usual Walmart price.

$ 25 PS5 game deals

Save up to $ 35 off the usual Walmart price.

  • Mass Effect Trilogy
  • Back 4 blood
  • Death loop
  • Rise of the Monster Hunters
  • FIFA 22
  • Madden NFL 22

$ 20 PS5 game deals

Save up to $ 30 off the usual Walmart price.

  • Tony Hawks Pro Skater
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  • Timbres
  • Monkey ball

The best Meijer Black Friday PS5 deals starting November 21st

Meijer’s Black Friday ad also features PS5 deals, including game discounts and savings on PlayStation Plus subscriptions. Offers start on November 21st and run until November 29th while supplies last.

PlayStation Plus offers

  • PlayStation Plus Subscription (12 Months): $ 40 (save $ 20)

$ 30 PS5 game deals

We’ll be adding more great deals as retailers announce Black Friday deals. Be sure to check out the latest updates.

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