If you haven’t been able to land Sony’s next-gen console yet, both Sony and Walmart are currently offering another chance. Sony is back the sale of PlayStation 5 Horizon Forbidden West Bundle for $549.99while Walmart sells the same configuration for $549. If you’re unfamiliar with the pack, the apt-titled Horizon Forbidden West bundle comes with the disc-based PS5 and a digital code to download a copy of the excellent version from Guerrilla Games. Horizon Forbidden West. Best of all, unlike Sony’s recent restock events, you don’t have to enter an online queue to check out at either retailer – just log in with your PlayStation Network ID or Walmart credentials and checkout (seriously).
While we can’t guarantee you’ll be able to grab the console today, there are a few things you can do to maximize your chances. First of all, remember that when you buy a PS5 from Sony or Walmart, you need to log in with your PlayStation Network ID or Walmart credentials. So it’s wise to have your username and password handy, and remember that you can only buy one console per account, no matter which store you go with. Fortunately, this time around you don’t have to wait in a virtual queue to make your purchase, which was once the case with both retailers.
Enjoy your PS5 even more with these accessories and games
To help you pass the time while waiting, why not prepare for your new PS5 with some fun accessories and games? Here are a few we recommend:
Update Sept 9, 1:48 PM ET: Adjusted pricing and added details regarding Walmart availability.
Correction Sept 8, 3:50 PM ET: An earlier version of this article claimed that you had to enter a virtual queue to buy the PlayStation 5 Horizon Forbidden West bundle. However, there is no virtual queue and bundles can be purchased directly from Sony. We regret the mistake.