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Target has PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles available to order (update: sold out)

Target has PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles available to order (update: sold out)


Today is another restock at Target for local store pick-up

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Update 8:18AM ET, February 10th: PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles have sold out on Target’s website for now. Some Target locations may have a small selection of Xbox Series X consoles in-store, though you’ll want to call ahead first to check.

Target is once again restocking PlayStation 5 consoles today. The major retailer now has the standard $499.99 PS5 console on sale, while the $399.99 Digital Edition and the $499.99 Xbox Series X are active on its website, which indicates that the inventory is about to become available shortly. Online options for the Xbox may be limited to the $34.99 per month All Access subscription package, with direct purchases available in-store only. For all of these, availability will depend on your local supply.

The PlayStation 5 continues to be one of the hottest commodities around, even though reselling them is less fruitful for turning around a quick buck than in months past. Many retailers frequently restock new consoles, though some still loop you into pricier bundles with games or accessories you may not need. Target is one of the few that only stocks the standalone consoles, and this is a prime opportunity to get a hold of one. Though keep in mind that it limits orders to in-store pickup, so your local inventory may restrict the availability of PS5s to you.

Speaking of your local Target, to give yourself the best chance you may want to sign into your Target account, fill out your billing info, and select a favorite store (your closest one). Target’s system prioritizes your availability based on inventory at that favorite store. You can always change it on-the-fly if it shows sold out there, but keep in mind that inventory is often refreshed on the site in waves.

If you don’t get lucky on this one, we’ll be sure to give you a heads up on future restocks at Target, Walmart, and others. Also, when you’re looking for the best tech and gaming deals be sure to subscribe to our Verge Deals newsletter.

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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.

An Xbox Series X console is placed on a white surface with a black background behind it.

The Xbox Series X is Microsoft’s flagship console, serving as its most powerful (and biggest) option. While the Series S is aimed at smooth 1440p performance and takes a disc-less approach, the $500 Series X is focused on fast, 4K gameplay.

Some key accessories for new PS5 owners


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


Sony’s own wireless gaming headset is made to showcase the PS5’s 3D audio effect and also works on the PS4.

A screenshot of Demon’s Souls (2020) on the PlayStation 5.

A remake of the 2009 game Demon’s Souls by FromSoftware, rebuilt from the ground up by Bluepoint Games.


The 2021 release from Arkane Studios — the team behind Prey and Dishonored — is a masterpiece in many ways, an open-ended mystery that’s thrilling, action-packed, and just the right amount of weird.

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