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There are a couple of extra items you should select up to get the most out of your new console if you prepare to purchase a PS5 console. I recommend choosing up a 2nd DualSense controller, which is needed for any in-person multiplayer action. I suggest that early adopters also sign up for PlayStation Plus, which gives you a couple of perks, such as complimentary video games monthly.
Sony PlayStation 5.
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For those wanting to buy a next-gen Xbox console, you may wish to think about getting some other accessories to get the most out of your console. An additional controller is likely an excellent purchase. And unlike the PS5, you can purchase a 1TB SSD expansion to contribute to the Xboxs base storage (512GB on the Series S, 1TB on the X), though it is not inexpensive. If you are having trouble picking what video games to purchase, you can always buy a membership to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, which gives you access to a slew of digital video games and access to Xbox Live Gold.
Youre in luck if you want another shot at attempting to purchase either an Xbox Series X or a PlayStation 5. A Walmart spokesperson told The Verge that the merchant will be restocking the consoles online today, March 18th.
Walmart plans to have stock for the PS5, the PS5 Digital Edition, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S video gaming consoles, with costs varying from $300 to $500 depending on the model you buy. The merchant told me that restocks for Xbox Series X/ S will begin at 2:30 PM ET, while PS5s will be up for purchase beginning at 3PM ET.
The Xbox Series X is Microsofts flagship console, functioning as its most effective (and biggest) option that costs $499.99. While the $299.99 Series S is focused on smooth 1440p performance, the Series X is focused on fast 4K gameplay.
For those looking to purchase a next-gen Xbox console, you might want to consider picking up some other accessories to get the most out of your console. And unlike the PS5, you can acquire a 1TB SSD growth to add to the Xboxs base storage (512GB on the Series S, 1TB on the X), though it is not low-cost. If you are having difficulty choosing on what games to buy, you can constantly purchase a subscription to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, which gives you access to a slew of digital video games and access to Xbox Live Gold.
Sonys flagship next-gen console, beginning at $399.99. The most significant difference between both models is the Digital Edition can just play digital games, while the $500 PS5 includes a disc drive, permitting you to play both digital and physical video games.
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Xbox Series X/ S.