The Playstation 5 will be available for Walmart Plus members on Wednesday – The Verge


imageReady.Steady.Go.If you’re still looking for a PlayStation 5, Walmart Plus members will be able to queue up for the console beginning at 12PM EST on Wednesday, December 8th.Walmart will open the digital queue for the standard Playstation 5 ($500 ) and the disc-less, digital-only version ($400) .This paywall doesn’t necessarily improve your chances of snagging a console but is currently the only way to be in the running at this particular retailer.

You have to be logged into your Walmart Plus account to even attempt to add a Playstation 5 to your cart, so if you haven’t done so already, make sure you log in ahead of time and have your credentials saved to keep things moving along.

If you aren’t already a Walmart Plus member, you’ll need to sign up for this $13 / month subscription service in order to be eligible for this restock.Unfortunately, you can’t simply exploit the 15-day free trial it offers, but subscribing to the service will make you eligible for benefits like free shipping and early access to sales and restock events.


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Playstation 5 $500

Sony’s flagship next-gen console, which includes a disc drive, allows you to play both digital and physical games for the PS4 and PS5.

$500 at Walmart

Playstation 5 Digital Edition $400

The PS5 Digital Edition costs $400.Compared to the standard PS5, this console is $100 less and does not include a Blu-ray disc drive.

$400 at Walmart Some essential accessories for the PS5 If you’re lucky enough to bag yourself a PS5, make sure you don’t skip out on accessories.

This console is home to some of the most impressive games of this generation, some of which you can get at a reduced price.

Midnight black DualSense controller $69

The midnight black DualSense controller sports the same hardware as the original — haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, etc.— only with a two-tone design reminiscent of PS2, PS3, and PS4 consoles.

$69 at Walmart

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart $50 $70 29% off

Insomniac Games’ latest adventure in the Ratchet & Clank series is the most fun entry yet.It’s also the first to launch on PS5, and it’s both a showcase for amazing graphics and fast loading speeds.

$50 at Amazon $50 at Target

Sony Pulse 3D headset $99

Sony’s Pulse 3D wireless gaming headset is worth the roughly $100 price tag if you want a wireless model that can let the audio in some PS5-exclusive games shine.It sounds fantastic with titles like Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Demon’s Souls , as well as more recent hits like Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart .Like the console, this headset has been a little tough to find, but it’s coming back in stock more frequently these days.Sony also released a midnight black version of the headset for $100.

$99 at Walmart $100 at Best Buy

PlayStation Plus (annual subscription) $38 $60 37% off

A membership to PlayStation Plus allows PlayStation 4 and PS5 owners to play games online, download free titles every month, and take advantage of discounts on the PS Store.

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