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The fifth PlayStation console launched in the UK on 19 November. Here's where you can buy one right now.
The brand new Playstation 5 console was officially released on November 19 2020. Pre-orders and the first round of stock sold out almost instantly. Two months after the launch, Playstation 5 consoles are still a hot commodity. Check out our full timeline of Playstation 5 restocks below and browse the UK retailers that will hopefully be getting more stock soon!
Timeline of Playstation 5 stock in the UK
- 26 January 2021: A limited amount of stock was available at Very, it sold out almost instantly.
- 25 January 2021: Retail giant Amazon released a limited number of PS5 for sale, the launch was riddled with errors and bugs and the consoles sold out very quickly.
- 21 January 2021: Game released a few Playstation 5 units and implemented a queue to access the website to control traffic surges.
- 20 January 2021: Curry’s, Game and AO released a few Playstation 5 consoles. All retailers experienced bugs and sold out very quickly (within 15 minutes of launch).
- 19 January 2021: Well-known gaming retailer Game released a limited amount of Playstation 5 units. Popular high street retailer John Lewis also briefly showed in-stock PS5 options.
- 15 January 2021: Smyths released a very limited number of stock with a long delivery lead time.
- 12 December 2020: Argos released a limited number of PS5 units.
- 5 December 2020: Both Argos and Amazon released a limited number of PS5 consoles.
- 20 November 2020: PS5 stock is available on eBay from 3rd party sellers for far beyond the RRP.
- 19 November 2020: The Playstation 5 was launched into the UK with stock at most major electronics retailers. The first round of stock sold out almost instantly.
- October 2020: The Playstation 5 became available to pre-order from retailers including Very, Currys, John Lewis and Game.The pre-sale stock sold out almost instantly.
After seven highly successful years, the sun is finally about to set on the PlayStation 4. On 19 November 2020, Sony launched its next-generation video game console into the UK, the PlayStation 5 (PS5). Featuring vastly improved graphics with almost no load times, a brand new controller and a bevy of fresh first-party IP, it’s poised to profoundly change the gaming landscape. Crucially, it’s also backwards compatible with thousands of PlayStation 4 games, which means your old games will work on the new system.
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How much does the PlayStation 5 cost?
- The PlayStation 5 Standard Edition will cost £450
- The PlayStation 5 Digital Edition will cost £360
PS5 games are tipped to be more expensive; expect to pay around £5 more than full-priced current-gen titles.
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Should I buy the standard or digital version of the PS5?
With the exception of the disc slot, the two versions are identical beneath the hood. If you rarely use physical media, then the all-digital version might be worth considering to save some money. However, if you like watching Blu-ray movies and don’t want to clutter your home entertainment unit with extra hardware, go for the standard edition.
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