For those super impatient gamers out there who cannot wait to get their hands on an Xbox One or a Playstation 4, or in some cases both! there is good news! You can pre-order the next generation consoles from Wal-Mart from August 24th. In order to pre-order a PS4 or Xbox One console, Wal-Mart is requiring a 10% down payment, which is $40 for the PS4 and $50 for the Xbox One. Wal-Mart is then allowing customers until December 13, 2013 to pay off their consoles in full, even if the consoles release before that date.
Pre-order customers can make payments as they please, but must pay off the console in full before taking it home. The Xbox One Day One Edition version of the console will retail for $499.00, and the Playstation 4 will carry a price of $399.00.
The Walmart Press release quoted below gives you all the necessary information about the scheme, consoles and games available: Walmart Taking Xbox One and PS4 Pre-Orders In Stores Nationwide Starting August 24. 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: Provide a 10 percent down payment – $40 for PS4™ and $50 for Xbox One. Make payments over time or in full when the console becomes available. Pick 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, 2013. 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. So what are you waiting for? Get down there!
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