The Playstation 4 is a hard console to track down at the moment. It popped up Sunday, Jan. 12 at the somewhat unlikely location of office supply retailer Staples though along with Deal Now.com/gp/product/B00BGA9WK2/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00BGA9WK2&linkCode=as2&tag=examinerco03a-20">Amazon.
The PS4 is available to order from Staples for the usual price of $399.99 by itself and as not part of a bundle as part of an online only deal. Free shipping is available for Rewards Member though everyone has the option of free shipping to their local store for pickup. The expected delivery time frame is 3-5 business days and, of course, sales tax is applicable.
Meanwhile, Amazon has the PS4 available for what is essentially a pre-order that won't be delivered until Jan. 19. Free shipping is available here as well but sales tax may be applicable depending on your state. Update: As expected, the PS4 sold out quickly at Amazon. It is still available at Staples, however. Update 2: The PS4 is now out of stock at Staples as well.
Sony announced last week the Playstation 4 sold more than 4.2 million consoles between its launch on Nov. 15 and Dec. 28. The next-gen console was hard to find prior to Christmas and is just as difficult now as it quickly goes out of stock when it shows up at retailers such as Amazon, Best Buy or GameStop.
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