Walmart Taking Xbox One and PS4 Pre-Orders In Stores Nationwide Starting
Retailer Providing Customers 'Pay As You Go' Option
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 20, 2013
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart is making it easier
to be among the first to play the long-anticipated Microsoft Xbox^® One and
Sony PlayStation^® 4. Starting, Saturday, August 24, customers can visit
Walmart stores nationwide to pre-order the console of their choice. Quantities
are limited so customers are encouraged to secure their console early.
"We know millions of our customers can't wait to get their hands on the Xbox
One and PS4," said Laura Phillips, senior vice president of Entertainment for
Walmart U.S. "As the current market share leader in video game hardware and
accessories, customers can trust Walmart to have the latest gaming consoles
and new releases available at a great low price."
Customers simply need to see an associate in the Electronics department and
take the following steps to secure the PS4^™ or Xbox^® One:
oProvide a 10 percent down payment – $40 for PS4^™ and $50 for Xbox One.
oMake payments over time or in full when the console becomes available.
oPick up the console on the launch date. Walmart will hold pre-ordered
consoles for customers wanting more time to pay it off until December 13,
The Xbox^® One Day One Edition console for $499.00 includes an Xbox One
System, Kinect, Day One Commemorative Edition Controller, an Exclusive
Achievement and Special Edition Packaging. The PS4^™ console for $399.00
includes a PlayStation^® 4 System, DualShock 4 Controller and Wired Mono
Headset. Walmart will also offer customers the option to reserve extra
controllers and select games such as Forza Motorsport 5, Deadrising 3, Ryse,
Killzone, Knack and Driveclub for $59.96 each.
For more information please visit your local Walmart store.
EDITORS NOTE: According to The NPD Group's Consumer Tracking Service, Walmart
is the current market share leader in video game hardware and accessories (12
months rolling through July 2013). Customers are limited to pre-order two of
each item (i.e., console, controller or game). Items not paid out and picked
up by December 13, 2013 may be cancelled and returned to inventory.
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