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Update, 3:27 PM PT: As expected, these were all sold out immediately. We’ll update this story if and when Walmart announces another stock drop. In the meantime, check for stock replenishments here:, and .
First, now Walmart: The retailer has confirmed it will have all four next-generation consoles – both versions of the , the and the – available for online sale only today at 12:00 p.m. PT (3:00 p.m. ET) today, Tuesday, December 15.
This is the first online availability at Walmart we’ve seen since the day before Thanksgiving. As usual, the same rules apply – these will likely sell out immediately, but we provide the links below so you can try your luck. Looking for other retailers?.
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This console is the cream of the crop and includes an 825GB SSD and Blu-ray optical drive. Read our PS5 review.
This is the cheaper digital edition, which has the same specs as the more expensive, including an 825 GB solid-state drive, except it lacks the optical drive. If you have a good broadband connection, it is best to spend your money here. Read our PS5 review.
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This is the top console from Microsoft equipped with four times the processing power of the Xbox One. It has a Blu-ray drive, 1TB of solid state storage, and can output in 4K resolution. Read our Xbox Series X review.
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This is a step back from the $ 499 Xbox Series X. It all plays the same games, but it’s limited to 1440p resolution, has half the storage (500GB vs.1TB), and lacks the Blu-ray Series X player. Read our Xbox Series S review.
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