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PS5 restock for Black Friday weekend 2020: Where to look for the best deals

Black Friday is bringing more PS5 stock to stores online and in person, from GameStop and Walmart to Best Buy, Meijer and Sony direct.

The hunt is on for a PS5 unit, and Black Friday weekend and it's cousin, Cyber Monday, are bringing new possibilities for shoppers anxious to score a PlayStation 5. Ever since the first PS5 units went on sale Nov. 12, the devices have sold out within seconds of online stores announcing availability. Major retailers such as Walmart have literally had their website crash from the onslaught of customers.

There won't likely be any discounts on the PS5 this holiday season. But everyone seems to be okay with that. Just buying one, at nearly any price, is the goal. Retailers such as GameStop have been offering bundles of a PS5 with a couple of games and controllers and a one-year PlayStation membership for upward of $800 for a console version and $645 for a digital edition. The key is to keep looking and refresh the page often in order to try to find a unit. And buying direct from Sony is a definite possibility as they restock periodically as well. Walmart has announced it will offer restocks on Black Friday weekend, along with GameStop and Best Buy. Meijer did have a supply, but it seems to have dried up.

PlayStation 5 Console

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This is the disc version of the PS5.  It includes an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive to allow for PS5 Blu-ray disc games and PS4 Blu-ray disc games, and video from 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays and standard Blu-rays and DVDs.

$500 at Best Buy

PS5 Digital Edition

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This is the digital edition of the PS5. Best Buy has been releasing units periodically. So refresh, refresh, refresh as you try to land a unit from this retailer. 

$400 at Best Buy

PlayStation 5 Games and Accessories System Bundle

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This bundle includes the PS5 console, two DualSense wireless controllers, NBA 2K21 for PS5, Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Launch Edition for PS5, a PlayStation 5 Media Remote and a PlayStation Plus 1 Year 2020 Subscription Promo. 

$805 at GameStop

PlayStation 5 Digital Edition Bundle

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This bundle includes a PS5 Digital Edition, an extra Sony DualSense wireless controller, a PlayStation Plus one-year 2020 Subscription Promo and a PlayStation Plus one-year membership.

$645 at GameStop

PS5 console

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Target has been an elusive place to score a PS5, but stock has been available regionally. The retailer hasn't announced any Black Friday deals, but that doesn't mean that there won't be any in person, or suddenly appearing on the site during Cyber Week. 

$500 at Target

PlayStation 5 console

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Use this link to score the PS5 console version when it goes on sale at Walmart. The retailer has announced it will release units at 9 pm ET on Nov. 25.

$500 at Walmart

PlayStation 5 Digital Edition

Image: Sony Interactive Entertainment

This link will take you directly to the Walmart page for the PS5 Digital Edition. It will be restocked at 9 pm ET on Nov. 25. 

$400 at Walmart