18 September 2020 22:33
Hot on the heels of the PlayStation 5's launch date and pricing announcement – 19th November and £449 / £359 here in the UK – pre-orders have already quickly started going live and are just as quickly going out of stock. Don't worry though, while stocks will be limited, there are still some opportunities coming for you to pre-order in the UK. Here's the update on what we know and where you can keep an eye on. We'll be updating this page with more information as we find out more. – ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW – Update 12:30PM 18/09 – It seems like all the best hopes for the first batch of pre-orders have been and gone, so we're going to stop updating this post.
At this time, the best shot is to register your interest or set up email notifications, as it's likely that Sony will try to allocate further stock over the coming weeks and months. PS5 Pre-Orders Out of Stock Upcoming PS5 Pre-Orders… Maybe? CoolShop – Has a page for the PS5 and lists some accessories and games for pre-order, but no consoles. – Has a page for the PS5 and lists some accessories and games for pre-order, but no consoles. Carphonewarehouse – Register your interest, nothing on sale.
By 1am BST this morning, GAME sold out of pre-orders, with Amazon following suit soon after. Argos has a page set up, but pre-orders will go live on Friday. Sony's next-gen console isn't scheduled for release until November 12 in the US and November 19 in the UK and Europe, but it seems like you'll have to wait for a new batch of pre-orders to make sure you can get the console The price was revealed during a live stream on September 16, with two consoles going on sale. Sony announced that the regular PS5 console costs £449, while a cheaper, digital-only console is £359. Since selling out already, GAME customers may now register their interest and be the first to get their hands on the next allocation drop here. Over at Amazon, both the normal console and the digital one are sold out, with no word on when either will be back in stock. The same is true on Argos, which is only going to open up pre-orders on Friday, September 18. At the time of writing, two places, however, still have some PS5 consoles available for pre-order: AO: PS5 Digital Only console - £359 Curry's PC World: there is a page set up but it seems to be having some issues loading for us. Sony's live stream yesterday gave us the first look at Final Fantasy XVI, the long-rumoured Hogwarts Legacy and much more. Catch up with all the announcements right here. PS5 pre-order: UK prices, deals and bundles – and when new PlayStation 5 is released The main model will set you back £449, while the PS5 Digital – which is slightly pared back and comes without a disc drive, comes in at £359 Sony has finally revealed the price and release date for its PlayStation 5, and the pre-orders are already flying off the virtual shelves. The main model will set you back £449, while the PS5 Digital – which is slightly pared back and comes without a disc drive, comes in at £359. Both will be available in the UK from 19 November – a week after the United States and Japan. The i newsletter cut through the noise Email address is invalid Email address is invalid Thank you for subscribing! Sorry, there was a problem with your subscription. The pre-order situation has got a little messy, with some retailers already running out of stock. This should help you wade your way through it… Where can I pre-order a PS5? There are no pre-order bundles available for the PS5, which means you will need to pre-order the console and any games you want separately. Here are the current situations for the major retailers: Amazon has sold out of pre-order stock for both the PS5 and PS5 Digital. "We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock," the website currently states. AO.com is also out of both models as things stand. Argos is giving people the chance to register their interest in the consoles. If you enter your details on the Argos website the store will contact you, and give you a chance to purchase a PS5. Currys is out of stock at the moment, but it might not be long before more consoles appear, so keep checking. "We are working tirelessly to secure more stock," its website says. Good news! Ebuyer currently has stock of both the PS5 and PS5 Digital. They are both selling at market price. Game is out of stock for both the PS5 and the Digital online. However, its website states that you can pre-order them in-store, so it is worth calling your local Game to check. Similarly to Argos, Sony is giving people the chance to pre-order both consoles directly from the source through a sign-up process. Its website states: "There will be a limited quantity of PS5 consoles available for pre-order, so we will be inviting some of our existing consumers to be one of the first to pre-order one from PlayStation. "Pre-order reservations will be taken on a first-come-first-serve basis, so once you get an invite via email, we encourage you to follow instructions and act fast." Very is currently out of stock for both models, but more may be on the way. It offers a buy now, pay later scheme, as well as options to buy the PS5 with a controller or a year-long PSN subscription. What else was announced at the showcase event? As well as the price and release date, Sony also revealed a bunch of new games that are coming to the PS5. One of the most interesting is Hogwarts Legacy, a Harry Potter game set in Victorian times. Final Fantasy XVI was another huge announcement, as was God of War Ragnarok. Fans were excited to learn that the Demon's Souls remake will be a launch game, while we were also treated to a Spider-Man: Miles Morales gameplay demo.