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You can no longer trick Walmart into selling you a brand new PS4 for $90

Published Nov 20th, 2014 3:20PM EST

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Some crafty customers looking to spend no more than $89.99 on a brand-new PlayStation 4 console this holiday season have already taken advantage of Walmart’s price-matching policy. They managed to scam the retailer into selling the console for that ridiculous price, which was previously used in a fake online Amazon listing from a third-party that Amazon later removed. Since then, Walmart has caught on to the trick, Business Insider reports, and will no longer honor fraudulent prices.

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The retailer has updated its price-matching polices to include only certain stores, and the promotion will not also include third-party vendors that may advertise fake discounted goods on Amazon or other sites specifically intended to trick Walmart into matching significantly lower prices.

“[We’ve] updated our policy to clarify that we will match prices from and 30 major online retailers, but we won’t honor prices from marketplace vendors, third-party sellers, auction sites or sites requiring memberships,” Walmart told Business Insider in a statement.

Walmart’s official rules for its online price match policy are available at the source link, with its Black Friday 2014 deals available at this link. Additionally, pre-Black Friday Walmart deals are available here, with Walmart store sales maps available here.

For more great Black Friday deals, visit our Black Friday 2014 hub!

Chris Smith Senior Writer

Chris Smith has been covering consumer electronics ever since the iPhone revolutionized the industry in 2008. When he’s not writing about the most recent tech news for BGR, he brings his entertainment expertise to Marvel’s Cinematic Universe and other blockbuster franchises.

Outside of work, you’ll catch him streaming almost every new movie and TV show release as soon as it's available.