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PS5 Black Friday Deals: How to Score the Best Deals

PS5 Black Friday Deals: How to Score the Best Deals

After record-shattering demand on the PlayStation 5 during the last couple of Black Fridays, thanks to limited stock from supply chain issues and everyone cooped up amidst the pandemic, this Black Friday is expected to bring some significant discounts.

The PS5 console itself will most likely not get a discount this year. It’s PS5 Black Fridayt deals on bundles, packed with games, accessories and gear that gamers are revving up for this Black Friday.

Bundles are your best chance on securing a console – and Black Friday is your best chance at getting a good deal.

Here’s everything you need to know about PS5 Black Friday Deals: when retailers will kick-off their sales, which retailers to keep an eye on, and everything you need to prepare for saving big on PlayStation 5 deals this Black Friday.

But you don’t have to bookmark various retailer web pages and manually monitor them yourself. Sign up for PS5 Black Friday deal alerts with Visualping to get notified when any retailer you want launches a bargain you won’t want to miss.

When do PS5 Black Friday Deals Begin?

Black Friday always falls on the first Friday after Thanksgiving. But you should expect to see PS5 Black Friday sales launch weeks in advance of the official date.

Shoppers are starting to see this trend year after year – some of the best Black Friday sales kick-off weeks ahead of late November – as early as mid to late October.

Sometimes, though, it’s the big day itself that sees the best Black Friday deals you wouldn’t want to miss. It’s difficult to predict exactly when.

PS5 deals will also go out of stock within days this holiday season. When they do launch, you’ll want to be alert and ready to strike at any point.

Because it’s next to impossible to predict exactly when PS5 Black Friday deals will kick-off this year, you may want to signup with alerts with Visualping – a free price tracker that monitors web pages for you, and specific products you’re interested in, and notifies you when there’s a sale.

You don’t have to bookmark product pages repeatedly and recheck retailers for a new wave of Black Friday deals. Just sign up to automatically monitor any retailer and product page you want, and get notified of the best PS5 Black Friday deals.

Will the PS5 get a Discount

Sadly, no. Probably not.

The longer a console has been out, the more likely it is to go on sale, like with the Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals this year.

But, while it’s been several years with the PlayStation 5, the ongoing semiconductor shortage is still very much limiting PS5 stock. That leaves demand still very much buzzing, and the unliklihood gamers will see a reduction on the console’s price. Sony actually just hiked up the price in a bunch of regions, inluding Europe and Canada.

But there are rumours of upcoming PS5 restocks. If consoles will go back in stock, it’ll be during Black Friday.

If you see a console make a rare reappearance, either in the coming weeks or closer to late November, you should jump on it sooner than later; the longer you hold off, the higher the demand.

Better yet, sign up with a PS5 stock checker, like Visualping, to get back in stock alerts. Visualping tracks both price drops and restocks.

Regardless, there will most certainly be fantastic deals on PS5 bundles and gaming gear this Black Friday. Bundles, and the hopeful possibility of restocks, are your best chance on securing the console.

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Best PS5 Black Friday Deals: Where Can I Track them Down?

Below are the stores in the US and the UK you should keep tabs on for the best Black Friday PS5 deals. Remember to be diligent – once discounts start to drop, they won’t last long – especially bundles that include the console, itself.

If you don’t want to bookmark the pages and stress over manually checking for deals yourself, just sign up with Visualping to monitor any of the following retailers and get PS5 Black Friday alerts.

In the USA:
  • Amazon: for deals on a broad range of video games, plus monitors and TVs
  • Best Buy: for deals on a variety of products, including PS5 deals, often with coupons and vouchers
  • Dell: for deals on monitors and some accessories
  • Target: for deals on a strong selection of PS5 accessories, including same-day delivery options
  • GameStop: a good option for PS5 restocks
  • Walmart: for deals on the latest games and PS5 essentials
  • Target: for deals on PS5 games and accessories
  • B&H Photo: for deals on PS5 accessories, including SSDs, plus TVs and more
  • Samsung: for PS5 deals on discounts on TVs
  • Newegg: a good option for PS5 restocks, if other retailers are out of stock PlayStation
  • Walmart: for deals on an impressive range of PS5 bundles
In the UK:
  • Amazon: for (usually big) discounts on all PS5 games and gear, plus monitors and TVs
  • Very: Good option for PS5 stock – and they price match
  • AO: for deals on a variety of games and accessories
  • John Lewis: PS5 deals on tech with extended guarantees
  • Currys: good option for bundles of PS5 accessories and games
  • eBuyer: good option for PS5 stock, plus SSDs and external drives
  • Argos: good option for fast pick-ups and local delivery, plus decent customer support
  • Currys: a good walk-in option if you don’t want to wait for delivery
  • Game: specialist retailer, usually very timely with PS5 restocks
  • John Lewis: sometimes has PS5 stock when other retailers don’t

Black Friday PS5 Deals: What Should I Expect?

Some of the best PS5 Black Friday deals will be on the games themselves, including first-party PS5 games. This includes newer games, like Horizon Forbidden West and The Last Of Us Part I, as well as older exclusives, like Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart.

Last year, Ratchet and Clank saw its first major price drop during PS5 Black Friday, dropping from $69.99 to $49.99 – a decent bargain, considering it’s a first-party game.

Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut on PS5 and Death Stranding Director’s Cut also got ground-breaking price cuts. This Black Friday should see deals of a similar extent, if not better.

During Prime Day earlier this year, some of the best PS5 deals were on SSDs and PS5 storage expansion cards, so you can download and install more games at any one time. This Black Friday should see similar bargains.

How to Get PS5 Black Friday Alerts?

Smart Black Friday shoppers use Visualping for price drop alerts, to automatically keep tabs on PS5 deals.

The free tool also commonly used for in stock alerts, when the PS5 console is restocked.

You can stay on top of changing price tags, and take advantage of restocks, without all the stress and work involved in manually rechecking various retailer websites all the time.

What is Visualping?

With over 1 million users, Visualping is a website change detection and monitoring tool that’s been mentioned by NBC, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes and Politico, among other press, as a simple and easy-to-use tool for getting deal alerts.

How does it work?

When it detects a page change – such as the original price crossed out, with the new Black Friday price next to it – you get an email alert. The alert includes a screenshot of the web page, with all the changes highlighted for you to see.

There’s also a link, at the bottom of the alert, so you can navigate to your monitored page and make your purchase – promptly, before the discount or restock catches on and everyone else rushes to snag the product for themselves.

To check for changes, Visualping takes automatic screenshots of the product page at regular intervals – every 5 minutes, 30 minutes, hourly, daily, etc – and compares each image to the last to check for changes.

Is it free?

Visualping is free, with several affordable subscription options for higher frequency monitoring. If you’re looking for a product as in-demand as the PS5, for instance, you can automatically check the page every 5 minutes.

Check out Visualping’s pricing to learn more.

Does it Do More than PS5 Black Friday Sale alerts?

Visualping doesn’t just track anything related to PS5 deals. It’s used to monitor any web page changes.

That includes for Black Friday deals alerts more generally, and also Best Buy Black Friday deal alerts and Walmart Black Friday deal alerts – many savvy shoppers will use Visualping to track deals from their favourite retailers during the holiday season.

Visualping is also often used for restock alerts – more specifically, as an Xbox Series X stock tracker and Nintendo Switch tracker.

And getting setup is easy.

How to Get PS5 Black Friday Deal Alerts?

To get started with Black Friday PS5 sale alerts, simply navigate to Visualping’s homepage, and copy and paste the URL of the product page you want to track.

Next, customize your monitoring settings, such as the part of the page you want monitored, how often you want the page checked, and the email address you want the alerts sent to.

To add items to a watchlist, so you’re monitoring the PS5 deals from several retailers, simply repeat this process with each pURL you want to track for changes. You’ll have a list of monitor jobs at your disposal.

And you’re done!

Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Get PS5 Black Friday Alerts:

Step 1: Go to the homepage, and copy and paste the URL of the PS5 product page you want to monitor into the search field on Visualping’s homepage. You don’t need to first sign up. Click Go.

Step 2: Once the page appears in the viewport, select the part of the page you want monitored. For price tracking products, this is the part of the page surrounding the price.

Step 3: Specify the frequency you want Visualping to check the page – every 5 minutes, 30 minutes, hourly, daily, etc.

Step 4: Type the email address you want the alerts to be sent to. Click Start Monitoring, and that’s it!

Step 5: Visualping will send you an email, asking you to make a password for your account. Don’t forget to do this. The password completes your account, and allows you to login to your user-dashboard, where you can view all your Visualping monitors and email alerts in one location.

Set it and forget it – We’ll let you know when PS5 deals, or stock, drops.

Happy PS5 Black Friday monitoring!

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Emily Fenton

Emily is the Content Marketing Manager at Visualping. She has a degree in English Literature and a Masters in Management. When she’s not researching and writing about all things Visualping, she loves exploring new restaurants, playing guitar and petting her cats.