It’s been almost a year since Sony and Microsoft released their ninth generation gaming consoles, the PS5 and Xbox Series X / S. Still, purchasing either of the three new consoles has been difficult due to an ongoing shortage of chips. If you’re still looking to get your hands on one of the latest gaming consoles, Best Buy has announced that some locations will sell both the PS5 and Xbox Series X consoles tomorrow.
In the direction of Best Buy website, the retail chain announced that some locations will have limited quantities available on Xbox Series X in addition to PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition. Over 300 Best Buy locations across the United States (plus one location each in CC and Porto Rico) will contain a limited number of ninth generation consoles.
To ensure that as many people as possible can purchase a console, Best Buy has confirmed that each of the qualifying retail stores will enforce a one console per customer rule, with employees starting to hand out tickets at 7:30 a.m. local hour. . Purchasing a ticket guarantees you the option of purchasing a PS5 or Xbox Series X inside the store.
This is the first time Best Buy has sold these highly desirable gaming consoles since their release last November, something the retailer pledged ahead of the release dates for both consoles at would also not sell in stores until 2021.
Prior to this announcement, if you wanted to buy either console from Best Buy, you had to do so through its website or mobile app. Best Buy previously had in-store replenishments in select locations. The retail giant selling limited quantities of RTX 30 graphics cards in select locations during June and July.
Taylor is Associate Technical Writer at IGN. You can follow her on Twitter @TayNixster.