If you’ve not yet pre-ordered a PS4 or Xbox One, time is running out but you’ve another opportunity to ensure yourself a PS4 and Xbox One on launch day. On Aug. 16, it was revealed via NeoGAF that Walmart will begin taking in-store pre-orders for the PS4 and Xbox One very soon.
For those still seeking to get a PS4 and Xbox One at launch day, Walmart will start taking in-store pre-orders on Saturday, Aug. 24. Customers might want to put a down payment of 10% of the whole purchase – so, $40 for PS4 and $50 for Xbox One.
Walmart did this with the Nintendo Wii U last year, also.
With Gamescom round the corner, it’s looking highly likely that we’ll get official release dates for the Xbox One and PS4 in the course of the event. The fact is, Sony confirmed today that they’re going to discuss PS4 release plans during Gamescom – full story here .
Microsoft’s Xbox One is decided for a Nov. launch in North America. Meanwhile, Sony’s PS4 is determined for a vacation release with recent retail rumors suggesting a likely release throughout the week of Oct. 21 in North America.