April 21st update at 1:20pm ET: Best Buy’s PS5 consoles are sold out right now.
If you’re still in the market for a PlayStation 5, Best Buy just opened another re-stocking of PS5 Disc-based for $499.99. This restocking is now available for everyone, not just Total Tech Subscribers, and still will likely sell out very quickly.
As always, to improve your chances of taking over one of these consoles, make sure you log into your Best Buy account in another browser tab while waiting in line, and make sure all your personal information, including billing and shipping addresses, arrives. To date. Once you do that, it is simply a matter of waiting in line and playing the waiting game. Once you hit the Add to Cart button, you’re put in a queue, so there’s no need to refresh the page. Just be prepared to verify your account while you wait.
We don’t recommend adding it to your cart in multiple tabs in an effort to improve your odds, as Best Buy’s queue system tends to get a little confusing when doing so. However, you should keep your phone handy and log into the Best Buy app in case your computer or laptop is causing you any problems.
While proper setup can certainly help, it doesn’t necessarily guarantee that you’ll be able to get a console. If you don’t get one today, remember that perseverance is key, and a number of employees in the edge They managed to get the PS5 through the same methods we outlined here, so keep it up. Even if you go out today, remember we always keep track of restocks at Best Buy and other retailers too, so be sure to check back regularly for updates.
Some must-have PS5 accessories and games
Regardless of whether you’re one of the lucky shoppers who grabbed a PS5 today, games and accessories for the console are almost always available, and in some cases, available at a discount.
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