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The PlayStation 5 is restocked at Best Buy [Update: Sold Out]

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Update March 5th, 2021 1:00PM ET: Best Buy has sold out of both the PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition models. If you are still looking for an Xbox Series S, it is still available on the retailer’s website.

The PlayStation 5 has been out for over three months now. Since then, it has been one of the most difficult gadgets to purchase. If you are looking for another shot to get this console, Best Buy has the PS5 Digital Edition and PS5 models up for purchase.

If you are looking for an Xbox Series X / S instead, Best Buy has also restocked Microsoft’s next-gen consoles today.

Once you obtain your PS5, there are a few items you’re going to want to pick up for your console. Some of the most popular PS5 exclusives right now include Demon’s Souls Remake by Bluepoint Games or the PS5 version of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, which is now available on Sony’s next-gen console.

If you plan to play local co-op with family or friends, an extra DualSense controller might also be a good item to pick up.

One thing I also recommend buying is a one-year membership to PlayStation Plus, as the perks of having a subscription are great for PS5 users. Most notably, it nets you access to the PlayStation Plus Collection, an exclusive perk for PS5 owners, that provides access to “generation-defining” titles that were released originally on PS4, including Bloodborne, Persona 5, and Uncharted IV: A Thief’s End.

There’s no way to expand the SSD storage in your PS5 yet, but Sony is reportedly expanding the options for more SSD storage sometime this summer. But, if you want to store some older PS4 titles on your console so you don’t use your limited SSD storage, I strongly advise buying an external hard drive to store those titles.

Sony DualSense Controller

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First, there’s the controller. Every new PS5 includes one DualSense controller. Unlike the last-gen DualShock controllers, the DualSense has a two-color scheme and a more ergonomic design. The controller also features adaptive triggers, a built-in microphone, and haptic feedback, with some games taking advantage of the controller’s features to provide an added level of immersion.

In addition to working with the PS5, the DualSense can wirelessly connect to Android and iOS devices. The controller will also connect wirelessly to a PC if your computer supports Bluetooth. If not, you can connect the DualSense to a PC using a USB cable.

The white controller usually retails for around $70, but sometimes you can find it on sale for $60 — the same goes for the new midnight black and cosmic red shades unveiled in May. The DualSense is a good successor to the PlayStation 4’s controller, given all the improvements that come with it. If you already owned a PS4 or own a DualShock 4, however, you can still use the controller on the PS5, but it will only work while playing PS4 games.