If you haven’t done so before the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S, it’s time to set aside what you’d expect from a new console launch. This will feel different. Sony today confirmed that its retail partners will only take online orders when the console goes on sale next week on November 12, and Best Buy now says it will not deliver any. Next generation dashboard for any sale in the entire holiday season. That buys online or nothing.
“While our stores won’t have equipment to buy on launch day or during the holiday season, stay tuned for BestBuy.com, where they’ll be available for purchase as soon as we̵7;re available,” Katie Huggins by Best Buy writes in a blog post. “This means no need to camp at your local store, just check back on BestBuy.com without leaving home!” Sony also discourages eager gamers from lining up outside of stores, as this effort would be completely wasted – and could pose a high risk of COVID-19 amid an ongoing pandemic.
Best Buy makes it clear that customers can order a PS5, Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S online or with the Best Buy mobile app for in-store pickup (or contactless curb service) at the door. their local goods. But you won’t be able to just go to your Best Buy store and buy one of the earliest consoles until 2021.
All Best Buy stores open at 9am local time to launch the dashboard, and pre-booked customers can schedule special pick up appointments as early as 6am in some areas to Avoid crowding.