Update January 5, 11:45 ET: Both versions of Sony’s console are on sale at Best Buy, although availability will vary by location.
Update January 5, 12:15 PM ET: Best Buy is sold out of PlayStation 5 consoles for now. We will continue to monitor new console additions from Best Buy and other retailers.
If you’re currently shopping for a PlayStation 5 console, you’ve got one more chance at Best Buy now. The electronics store just got a new batch PlayStation 5 consoles for $499.99and as of 11:40 am ET, also started selling the even harder to get PS5 Digital Edition from $399.99†
Make sure to log in and queue up on Best Buy’s site, with your billing and shipping information saved. Click the “Add to Cart” button on the right to jump in the queue and keep calm. However, you do not need to refresh the automated system, you may be asked to verify your account when it is your turn. Best Buy’s recently updated queuing system may not work properly if you’re trying to open multiple tabs but keep your phone handy. is in your shopping cart.
After that, you should be able to see if there are any PS5 consoles available for pick up at stores near you. If you go overboard, stay vigilant, the store tends to restock in waves so there could be more consoles in the blink of an eye.
We will continue to monitor the restocks as they roll out at various retailers. Make sure to also subscribe to the Verge Deals newsletter for the latest tech and gadget savings we can find and deliver straight to your inbox twice a week.
We wish you the best of luck buying a PS5 today. As usual, please login to your account prior to topping up and make sure all relevant shipping and payment information will only increase your chances of success. But in general, once you’re in line for a console, just hold on and maybe cross those fingers that you’re actually getting a console today.
Some must-have 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 with your console on day one.