Supplies of PS5 games are in short supply these days, as many buyers continue to fight to get one. Every retailer is preparing for the rush of customers in their stores. The supply is not assured at the moment.
For customers in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, here is the latest information on the remaining stock of the PlayStation 5 console that you should check.
PS5 replenishment for Christmas Day. According to a report from T3, the upcoming Christmas could be an indication that more next-gen consoles will soon be available. The market for the PS5 is still in high demand.
The manufacturer of this gaming console, Sony, has reportedly started shipments as part of its “Santa Special” promotion. The promotion started on October 25 and 29. If this happens in December, gamers will have a reason to smile at Christmas. PS5 resupplies will still be plentiful next month, according to Sony’s source.
PS5 Restocks in the U.S.
Rising demand for the PlayStation 5 is making it harder for the manufacturer to produce more supplies in the long run. Amid the chip shortage, Sony is struggling with supply chain issues that pose some challenges for manufacturers and retailers. Best Buy typically replenishes stock during lunchtime, but the remaining retailers could release shipments at inconsistent times.
Here is the list of recommended stores in the U.S. to visit if you want to buy the PS5.
- Best Buy
Before we get into the restocks in the UK and Canada, let us take a look at the current schedules for PlayStation 5 shipments so far.
- Sony: Oct. 20, 21, and 22.
- Target: Oct. 13
- Walmart: Sept. 23 and Nov. 1
- GameStop: Oct. 19, 22 and 26
- Amazon: Sept. 21
- Best Buy: Oct. 21
PS5 replenishment in the U.K.
According to a report from Android Central on Wednesday, November 3, buyers in the UK have only four places to go if they want to get the elusive console. Most importantly, they need to be punctual with their purchase, as stock can disappear within minutes.
Where can you find the PlayStation 5 in the UK?
- Amazon U.K.
- Curry’s P.C. World
- Smyths Toys
PS5 Restocks in Canada
In addition to the UK and US, we also have a list of retailers you should check out in Canada. So far, you can buy the PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition for CAD 629.99 and $499.99 respectively CAD. We have five stores on our list that you should visit. Here they are:
- Amazon Canada
- EB Games
- The Source
- Best buy
Simple tips for buying the PS5
If you want to buy the console right away, there are a few things you should keep in mind to avoid any problems during the transaction. Start by creating an account for each retailer, such as Best Buy and Amazon. Make sure you provide the required information in your accounts, such as an address, banking information, and more. Download and install the respective app on your phone or computer. If the “Out of Stock” message appears on the page, refresh it until it disappears.
Practice using inventory tracking tools like Honey and Nowinstock.net.
Things have been quiet around the PS5, but a console reduction could be imminent. Now that Prime Day deals are really kicking into high gear, there could be a surprise PS5 replenishment on the occasion of Amazon’s annual sales event. It will probably only be available for Prime members.
As a reminder, Amazon is taking sign-ups for PS5 reissues that are invite-only for members, which makes the likelihood of a Prime Day re-release seem very high. (As a reminder, Prime Day starts on July 12 and runs through July 13.) Likewise, you can still register for Sony Direct Restocks by invitation. Note that registering with either retailer is no guarantee that you’ll be invited to the invite-only deals. That being said, Sony’s last Restocks were also open to the general public.
We are also monitoring Twitter to see if there’s a PS5 restock this week. So bookmark this page and keep it updated regularly as we let you know about the latest deals.
The Latest Updates And Rumours about PS5 Restock
Amazon is now accepting signups for PS5 reissues, which are by invitation only. This is a big change from how the retailer normally handles PS5 console sales. This fits in with the Prime Day deals that will begin in the next few weeks. This could indicate that the retailer is planning a resupply for the occasion.
Target has also confirmed that it will be making a major change to its PS5 console sales, which could give hope to gamers who are still looking for a next-gen console. The retailer will no longer host restock events, instead allowing individual stores to sell their stock as they get it. So be sure to check out your nearest store.
Do not forget that you can still sign up for Sony’s PS5 Restock registration for future restocks (the last drop was on June 28). You are not guaranteed a console, but it’s a good way to get your email address and possibly get selected for future Sony Direct promotions.