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You could be able to buy a PS5 or Xbox Series X today in the US with a bit of luck and sharp timing

GamesRadar logo GamesRadar 11/19/2020 Rob Dwiar
a close up of a box: With a bit of luck and sharp timing you could be able to buy a PS5 or Xbox Series X today in the US © Provided by GamesRadar With a bit of luck and sharp timing you could be able to buy a PS5 or Xbox Series X today in the US

With the UK/EU launch day under our belts, now, attention turns to US retailers who are offering ways to buy a PS5 or Xbox Series X today. And it could very well be possible. Walmart has said that they will have stock of next-gen console today (Thursday, November 19) going live at 3pm ET today. You'll find links to them below as well as other retailers - when one breaks cover it's not unheard of for others to do the same, all vying for your attention and money...

PS5 retailers

Xbox Series X|S retailers

For those looking for Microsoft's new consoles then these are your best bets right now:

We should point out that retailers have often stated times - on both sides of the Atlantic - for stock, pre-orders, or refills, and it doesn't always work out how it should. So, don't panic if you've missed the timeslot, and make sure you're across the retailer's websites at key points during the day - before work at 8am, afterward at 6pm, etc - and you may well get lucky any day henceforth. And just because a site might not have stock at any one time, doesn't mean it's done for the day. In fact, some retailers' sites have had stock come and go before the stated day - so we'd recommend semi-camping on webpages right now.

After today, we also know that Walmart is planning to roll some PS5 and Xbox Series X stock into their Black Friday gaming deals and stated in an ad that some machines will be available for sale from Wednesday 25 November at 7pm ET. So there's always another opportunity around the corner.

Remember, it's going to pay to persevere so be actively refreshing the links above, so make sure you're signed into accounts and keep persisting; you might get lucky and find yourself a lesser-spotted PS5 deal! And don't forget that there's always good stuff to browse among the best PS5 accessories, the best PS5 headsets, and the latest PlayStation Plus deals.

If you're not quite ready to drop the cash tomorrow take a look at Sam's PS5 review for the full work down of the machine. Complement this by bookmarking our for PS5 prices and Xbox Series X deals pages as these will give you the best options going when stock appears. Check out our full rundown of the top early contenders for best PS5 headset too!

Holding out a little longer? Well keep your fingers crossed for more stock, and maybe even a discount or two in our roundups of the PS5 Black Friday deals and Xbox Series X Black Friday deals.


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