Cyber Monday PS5 restock: live updates from Walmart, Target and more


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The Samsung T5 SSD is one of the best PS5 external hard drives you can buy. As part of it’s Cyber Monday sales, Amazon is dropping the price of the 2TB drive down to $199, which is its lowest price to date. We liked this drive for its rapid transfer speeds. It was able to copy Returnal in just 7 minutes, whereas copying Mass Effect: Andromeda took only 2 minutes and 30 seconds. 

Samsung T5 Portable 2TB SSD: was $279 now $199 @ Amazon

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Hey, all! Deals editor Louis here highlighting some of the best Cyber Monday PS5 deals out now. So my speciality is PS5 restocks. I’ve been tracking them for over a year now and I know all the tips and tricks that work/don’t work. Today’s PS5 restock from Walmart is over, but it’s Cyber Monday and anything goes. That means we could see one more restock before the day is over. My guess would be Sony Direct, Best Buy, or Amazon. (Amazon ended its Prime Day this summer with a surprise unannounced restock). I’ll be sure to sound the alarms should I spot or hear of a restock.

In the meantime, here’s a PS5 video game sale that’s pretty epic at Amazon. It has a mix of new titles and some older titles on sale from as low as $14. 

PS5 video game sale: deals from $14 @ Amazon

Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut review

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Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut on PS5 is a fantastic update to the incredible PS4 original. This edition features enhanced graphics, higher frame rates, an all-new story expansion and loads of new in-game items. As we said in our review, this is the definitive edition of Sucker Punch’s instant classic.

Some people balked at the game’s original $70 price, saying it wasn’t worth it. Considering you get an entirely new map, storyline and items, we have to disagree. The higher resolution textures and smoother frame rate are simply icing on the proverbial cake. Besides the enhancements and add-ons, Ghost of Tsushima is a brilliant game on its own. It truly makes you feel like you’re in an old-school Akira Kurosawa samurai epic. This is a must-own title.

Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut: was $70 now $49

XPG 1TB Gammix S70 Blade with Heatsink

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The PS5 is a great system but it doesn’t have a lot of SSD storage. If you’re a regular user, you’ve no doubt gotten used to deleting games you’ve beaten in order to play new titles. You’ll now be able to stop that particular dance by upgrading your internal storage with this great deal.

You can get the XPG 1TB GAMMIX S70 Blade with Heatsink for $129. Considering how competitors’ prices hover around the $250 range, you’re saving a lot of money here. This deal will not last long so you’d better act fast.

XPG 15 Gammix S70 with Heatsink: currently $129 @ Amazon

The Last of Us Remastered

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The Last of Us 2 was released over a year ago and is still discussed within the gaming community. That’s all well and good but we shouldn’t forget that the original is an incredible experience in its own right. If you’ve somehow missed out on The Last of Us train ride, you can now see what the fuss is about by getting the first game at a discount.

The Last of Us Remastered on PS4 is normally $19 but is on sale today for $9. The game takes place several years after a viral infection turned a large portion of humanity into rampaging monsters. Those who remain must not only contend with the zombie-like horrors but with other humans who are also trying to survive. This entry is arguably the finished work released by Naughty Dog Studios.

The Last of Us Remastered: was $19 now $9

PS5 console with a Cyber Monday deal tag

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The PS5 restock is live right now! Click here for the standard PS5 for $499 and the PS5 digital for $399. You can also get the Xbox Series X for $499. You’ll need a paid Walmart Plus membership to make this purchase. Hurry before they sell out! 

Logitech G29 Racing Wheel

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Racing games are more immersive when using a gaming racing wheel. These peripherals can get expensive given all the technology they pack under the proverbial hood. Thankfully, you can get this Logitech gaming racing wheel for a reduced price.

The Logitech G29 Driving Force racing wheel for PS5 makes games likes Gran Turismo, Need for Speed and more come to life with precise handling and responsive pedals. A new Gran Turismo is due to arrive in 2022 so now is the best time to pick up this gaming racing wheel.

Logitech G29 Driving Force: was $399 now $243 @ Amazon

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The PS5 restock is live right now! Click here for the standard PS5 for $499 and the PS5 digital for $399. You can also get the Xbox Series X for $499. You’ll need a paid Walmart Plus membership to make this purchase. Hurry before they sell out! 

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It’s not just games that are discounted in the extensive range of Cyber Monday PS5 deals, a good headset is another console essential that you can get for cheap in the annual sales event. Right now, the SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Headset is $121 at Best Buy. That’s a healthy $28 off the usual $149 price. Okay, so even with a reduced price tag this headset probably shouldn’t be labeled as “cheap” but the Arctis 7 definitely qualifies as a seriously good headset with a sleek design, strong audio performance and 24-hour battery life on a single charge.

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Headset: was $149 now $121 @ Best Buy

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As we wait for the midday Walmart PS5 restock, let’s take stock of the situation (as always, pun intended). 

It’s been confirmed that Walmart will be holding a Cyber Monday PS5 restock at 12 p.m. ET. If you want to participate you will need a paid Walmart Plus membership. This comes after a small PS5 Digital Edition restock at GameStop earlier this morning. The retailer is now sold out of these packages but it could drop bundles with the regular PS5 console at some point today as well.

Otherwise, Target is highly unlikely to restock today as its usual drop window of 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. ET has now passed. Amazon or Best Buy could hold PS5 restocks for Cyber Monday, but neither has announced anything as of yet. 

Planet Coaster

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Planet Coaster is another game that I strongly recommend. In fact, it’s probably the PS5 launch game that I have sunk the most time into. It was developed by Frontier, the team responsible for the original Rollercoaster Tycoon trilogy, and if you’ve got nostalgia for those games you’ll love this seriously deep theme park simulator. 

For Cyber Monday, Planet Coaster is $29 at Amazon. That’s a complete bargain for a game that offers so much depth that you convinceable play it for hundreds of hours. If the name didn’t give it away, Planet Coaster lets you construct your own amusement park and then take charge of its day-to-day running. 

The highlight is definitely the extensive coaster builder which lets you create pulse-raising thrill rides as well as unsafe death traps that will have visitors to your park utterly terrified. The choice is yours.

Planet Coaster: was $49 now $29 @ Amazon

Spider-Man Miles Morales screenshot with a Cyber Monday deal tag

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Seeing as tickets for Spider-Man: No Way Home went on sale today (I’ve got mine for opening night) this Cyber Monday PS5 deal feels very appropriately timed. Right now, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate Edition is $49 at Amazon. That’s a $20 drop from its original price. 

This is actually two games in one, you get the full Spider-Man: Miles Morales game as well as Spider-Man Remastered, a suped-up version of the PS4 game from 2017. These are two of the best comic-book games ever made combining zippy gameplay with deeply engaging stories. As a massive Spidey fan myself, I thoroughly recommend both these games.

Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales Ultimate Edition: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon

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Let’s turn our attention to the Walmart PS5 restock scheduled for 12 p.m. ET. It’s important to note that priority access will be given to Walmart Plus members. This won’t be the first time the retailer has offered premium account holders first dibs on stock either. 

During previous paywalled Walmart PS5 restocks the console has sold out to Plus members and never reached general sale. It’s highly likely that will be the case today as well. If you’re not already signed up, you can get a Walmart Plus membership for $12.95 a month or $98 a year ahead of the restock beginning. 

There is a free 15-day trial of Walmart Plus available but the retailer is sneaky and blocks all accounts on this trial from partaking in PS5 restocks. If you want to score a console this Walmart Cyber Monday PS5 restock you need a paid Walmart Plus account.   

Walmart Plus: $12.95 a month @ Walmart

PlayStation Plus deal

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Let’s face it, nobody likes paying for PlayStation Plus. It’s a bit buying car insurance, you need it but it’s one of the least fun ways to spend your money. That’s why I always wait till Cyber Monday to renew my PlayStation Plus subscription at a discount. 

Right now you can get a PlayStation Plus 12-Month Subscription for $39 at Amazon. That’s $20 off the standard price of $60 for a year-long subscription. Don’t pass on this deal just because you’ve got time remaining on your membership either, you can stack multiple PlayStation Plus subscriptions. 

I’ve used this deal to extend my PlayStation Plus membership all the way to 2024. Now I don’t need to worry about buying it again for literally years!

PlayStation Plus 12-Month Membership: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon

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Here’s another excellent Cyber Monday PS5 deal, Demon’s Souls is $39 at Amazon. This from the ground-up remake of the PS3 original comes from Bluepoint games and invites you to return to the land of Boletaria in order to experience the original brutal challenge on PS5.

Definitely not one for players who give up easily, progression in Demon’s Souls can often feel impossible but stick with it and you’ll find one of the most rewarding games on PS5. It’s also stunningly beautiful and runs like a dream on the next-gen console.

Demon’s Souls: was $59 now $39 @ Amazon 

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GameStop appears to be sold out of its PS5 Digital Cyber Monday 2021 Bundle, however, it seems like the retailer isn’t done for the day. GameStop’s official Twitter account has posted that “a limited number of PS5 consoles bundles” will be available today. 

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It’s only logical that the gaming retailer will also offer a bundle that contains the regular PS5 console with a disc drive at some point today. GameStop has also announced that PowerUp Reward Pro members will have early access to any bundles its offers today. 

I have seen some reports of non-Pro members managing to buy a PS5 Digital Bundle earlier this morning, but I’d still recommend upgrading your GameStop account if you want the best possible chance of securing a PS5 console today. 

PowerUp Reward Pro membership: from $15 @ GameStop

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This is not a drill, the GameStop Cyber Monday 2021 PS5 Bundle is now live and available for purchase! The gaming retailer is now taking orders of the PS5 console, be quick if you want to secure yourself a machine. You don’t need to be a GameStop PowerUp Reward Pro member to purchase this bundle right now.

This bundle costs $724 and contains a PS5 Digital Edition console, additional DualSense controller, PowerA DualSense Charging Station, 12-Month PlayStation Plus membership, $100 PlayStation Store Gift Card and $100 GameStop Gift Card. 

PS5 Digital Edition Cyber Monday 2021 Bundle: $724 @ GameStop  

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With the clock now ticking past 8 a.m. ET it’s now fairly unlikely that Target will hold a PS5 restock today. It’s certainly not impossible, but the retailer traditionally restocks between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. ET and we’re now outside of that window. 

I’m still keeping a close eye on Target just in case they have decided to switch things up for Cyber Monday, but the smart money would suggest that Target’s “biggest PS5 restock of 2021” will come later this week.

PS5: check stock @ Target
PS5 Digital: 
check stock @ Target

Guardians of the Galaxy screenshot with a Cyber Monday deal tag

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Here’s another fantastic Cyber Monday PS5 deal on one of the best PS5 games of the year: Guardians of the Galaxy is down to $26 at Amazon. That’s $33 off its regular retail price of $59, which is a very impressive discount considering it only launched last month. 

Now, I’ll be honest with you all, I originally dismissed this game. I pre-judged thanks to my disappointment with 2020’s Marvel’s Avengers game, but don’t make the same mistake. Guardians of the Galaxy is a fantastic single-player adventure that takes players to visually stunning locations and features a highly compelling story. 

Our reviewer felt the same way, he said: “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy delivers a hard-rocking space adventure filled with thrilling action, captivating alien worlds and memorable characters.”

Guardians of the Galaxy: was $59 now $26 @ Amazon 

PS5 bundle at GameStop with a Cyber Monday deal tag

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Looks like we can add GameStop to the list of retailers that will be celebrating Cyber Monday with a PS5 restock. The gaming specialty retailer has just added a brand new PS5 Digital Edition Cyber Monday 2021 Bundle to its website, a clear sign that a drop is forthcoming. 

The exact timing of this PS5 restock is unknown (the bundle is currently listed as “not available”), but we can safely assume it’ll take place at some point today. The bundle in question costs $724 and contains a PS5 Digital Edition console, additional DualSense controller, PowerA DualSense Charging Station, 12-Month PlayStation Plus membership, $100 PlayStation Store Gift Card and $100 GameStop Gift Card. 

PS5 Digital Edition Cyber Monday 2021 Bundle: $724 @ GameStop  

$100 PSN credit with Cyber Monday deal tag

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Here’s a rare deal on PlayStation Store Digital Credit. Right now you can get a $100 PlayStation Store Gift Card for $90 at Amazon. That’s essentially a free $10 to buy digital games on your console. 

This Cyber Monday PS5 deal is well-timed as the PlayStation Store is still running its massive Black Friday sale which slashes the price of games by up to 60%. My personal top picks of the hundreds of discounts are the super underrated Planet Coaster for $24 (was $49) and the legendary The Last of Us Part II for $19 (was $39). 

$100 PlayStation Store Gift Card: was $100 now $90 @ Amazon 

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We’re at the halfway mark in the usual Target PS5 restock window. So far no sign of PS5 stock, but we’re not giving up hope just yet. We’re remaining firmly locked to the retailer’s website and will update you if the situation changes. 

Don’t get dispirited if ultimately Target doesn’t restock today, remember that Walmart has already confirmed that it will be holding a PS5 restock (and an Xbox Series X restock) at 12 p.m. ET today. You will need to be a Walmart Plus member to have access to these restocks though, so get signed up now. 

PS5: check stock @ Target
PS5 Digital:
check stock @ Target

Deathloop screenshot with a Cyber Monday deal tag

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Deathloop is a firm favorite of several Tom’s Guide staffers, including our very own Roland Moore-Colyer who ranks it as his top game of the year. If you’re out of the loop (pun intended), Deathloop casts you as smart-mouthed assassin Colt Vahn who is trapped in a Groundhog Day-style situation, forced to relive the same day over and over again on the mysterious island of Blackreef.

The only way to break out of the cycle is to kill eight highly guarded targets in a single day, while also avoiding a rival assassin who is hellbent on hunting Colt down. The game comes from Arkane the developer of Dishonored and Prey and marries explosive first-person gameplay with a heavily stylized world. 

This is one time loop you’ll want to relive over and over again and right now Deathloop is just $29 at Best Buy. That’s a massive 50% discount on a game that was only released last month. 

Deathloop: was $59 now $29 @ Best Buy

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With one eye kept firmly on Target, let’s switch back to some excellent Cyber Monday PS5 deals that you can shop right now. Ratchet and Clank Up Your Arsenal on the PS2 was my favorite game as a kid, and the duo’s latest adventure Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart is just $49 at Amazon

Our gaming editor, Marshall Honorof, is a huge fan of this game. In his review, he said: “Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is the exclusive title the PS5 has been waiting for. With finely tuned gameplay, an ambitious story and terrific production values, it’s a high-water mark for the series.” Having also played it, that’s an assessment I thoroughly echo. 

Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon 

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Let’s switch back to PS5 restocks for a moment. Over the weekend Jake Randall, a YouTuber and full-time stock tracker, claimed that Target is gearing up for its biggest restock of 2021 and that a Cyber Monday drop was a real possibility. 

This is big news because Randall has extremely dependable Target sources. He’s previously called multiple restocks at the national retailer ahead of time. So, while a Target restock this week isn’t guaranteed, based on this trusted tip-off we’d definitely say it’s very likely. 

Target typically restocks between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. ET, which means that right now we’re in the Target PS5 restock window. We’re watching the site like a hawk and will update if/when the restock begins. 

PS5: check stock @ Target
PS5 Digital:
check stock @ Target

WD_Black SN850 in a PS5 with a Cyber Monday

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I’m the type of gamer who hates having to clear space on my hard drive, especially as I often rotate between a handful of games at a time (right now I’m balancing Far Cry 6, Battlefield 2042, Call of Duty: Vanguard, Chivalry II and Fall Guys). 

That’s why when Sony unlocked the PS5’s SSD expansion slot in a system update this summer I immediately ordered myself a WD_Black SN850 SSD to boost my console’s internal storage. After installing the drive I was pretty surprised with the results, and you can read my full writeup if you want to see how the process went. 

Right now the WD_Black 500GB SN850 SSD w/ heatsink is $140 at Amazon, that’s $59 off its usual retail price. Amazon is warning that stock is running low, so definitely order one quickly if you also detest having to delete and redownload games on your console. 

WD_Black 500GB SN850 SSD w/ heatsink: was $199 now $140 @ Amazon 

Returnal screenshot with Cyber Monday tag

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While we wait for any PS5 restock updates, let’s look at some of the best PS5 deals currently available. Released back in April, Returnal is $49 at Amazon. That’s $20 off its regular price of $69, and one of the strongest Cyber Monday PS5 deals currently available. 

In fact, Returnal is my personal game of the year. While the high level of difficulty might put some people off if you’re up to the challenge you’ll find a deeply rewarding roguelike that offers satisfying combat, beautiful visuals and the best use of the PS5’s DualSense controller to date. 

I was fortunate enough to review the game if you want to read my full thought, but in summary, I said: “Returnal is an incredible experience, which combines a replayable rogue-lite structure with heart-pounding bullet-hell gameplay.”

Returnal: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon

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Rory Mellon here, I’m a staff writer at Tom’s Guide and have been tracking PS5 restocks for a living for more than a year. I’ll be running this live blog throughout the day with a singular mission: to bring you up-to-the-minute PS5 restock updates and a selection of fantastic Cyber Monday PS5 deals. 

Let’s start with a PS5 restock state of play. The good news is we already have a confirmed Cyber Monday PS5 restock at Walmart. The mega-retailer will be taking fresh orders of the console from 12 p.m. ET. This restock is exclusively for Walmart Plus members, so make sure your account is upgraded ahead of the drop. 

This is currently the only guaranteed PS5 restock for Cyber Monday, but we’re hoping additional retailers will also offer the chance to score a console. Right now Target is looking the strongest bet with an extremely reliable source tipping the retailer for its biggest restock of 2021 at some point this week and Cyber Monday looks likely.

The likes of GameStop and Amazon could also hold PS5 restocks today. We’re keeping a close eye on every major retailer and will keep you updated as the day progresses. 

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Hello and welcome to Tom’s Guide Cyber Monday PS5 live blog. 

Sony’s next-gen console continues to be one of the most in-demand items in tech, so it’s no surprise that PS5 deals have been some of the most popular discounts of the annual sales event. 

While discounts on the best games and accessories for the console are much appreciated, the big-ticket item is of course the console itself. As expected, we’ve not seen any money off the PS5 console — but we are expecting at least some retailers to mark Cyber Monday with a PS5 restock. 

If you’re still looking for a console, or just hoping to get your machine fully kitted out, then stick with this live blog as we’ll bring you regular PS5 restock updates, as well as all the best Cyber Monday PS5 deals available right now.

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