The retailer will have limited quantities of the new consoles available to purchase online beginning at 3pm ET/12pm PT on Thursday, February 4.
You’ll be able to purchase the consoles through the following links while supplies last:
- PlayStation 5 console – $499
- PlayStation 5 Digital Edition console – $399
- Xbox Series X console – $499
- Xbox Series S console – $299
Ahmad made the claim following the publication of Sony’s quarterly financial results on Wednesday, when the platform holder said it had shipped 4.5 million PS5s as of December 31, 2020.
PlayStation 5 at retail
“The launch of Xbox Series X and Series S was the most successful in our history with the most devices ever sold in a launch month,” he said.
Demand for Xbox Series X/S and PS5 is likely to outstrip supply for some time, with a Microsoft spokesperson recently saying the company expects Series X/S shortages to persist until the second half of 2021.
Xbox Series X/S at retail
- Buy Xbox Series X at Amazon (US)
- Buy Xbox Series S at Amazon (US)
- Buy Xbox Series X at Walmart (US)
- Buy Xbox Series S at Walmart (US)
- Buy Xbox Series X/S at Best Buy (US)
“We are currently on track to meet our sales goal for the fiscal year of more than 7.6 million units, but we have not been able to fully meet the high level of demand from customers,” it said on Wednesday.
Sony also said it hopes to ship over 14.8 million PS5s during its next fiscal year but that it could struggle to hit the goal due to challenges caused by the global semiconductor shortage.
“We continue to do everything in our power to ship as many units as possible to customers who are waiting for a PS5,” it said.
AMD, which makes the chips inside PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, recently forecast supply issues through the first half of 2021.