It’s been a year and a half since the PS5 was first released, but we’re all still here, clinging to the dream of owning one of the elusive consoles.
Shelves remain sterile and empty, and restocks come and go in a flash thanks to the global shortage of semiconductors caused by the coronavirus pandemic. That means consoles are still hard to come by, both online and in stores.
But the situation is improving – slowly. April was one of the best months for restocks since the start of 2022, with 21 drops in total, we saw restocks of PlayStation Direct, ShopTo, curries, Argos, AO, Game, Smyths Toys, Very and many other independent retailers to boot. As we move closer to summer, we hope that May will continue this momentum, even if it seems doubtful at the moment.
Still on the hunt? Our live blog is here to bring you one of Sony’s elusive next-gen consoles, as well as provide details on the best games and accessories to grab with your new machine, plus the latest game reviews. If you want to know which online retailers will be restocking first, keep scrolling to get updates as they come.
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When could Very restock the PS5?
Very often sells the PS5 disc edition console alone, and it almost always restocks the console on a Tuesday morning. The last fall was on April 20 and 21, and there is usually a three to four week gap between falls. Admittedly, it’s a slim chance, but the chance is still there.
When will the ShopTo PS5 bundle ship?
Once you order the The Lego Skywalker saga bundle from ShopTo, it should ship within five business days and you should receive status updates via email.
There’s a nice 4% saving with this bundle, which comes with Skywalker Saga and an extra dualsense controller (was £559.97, now £539.85, Shopto.net).
The PS5 is now in stock at ShopTo
It’s a miracle! The PS5 is now in stock at ShopTo. We hardly ever see ShopTo restock during the week, so it’s nice to see this one.
The PS5 digital edition console is already sold out, but you can buy a PS5 disc edition bundle with Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga and an additional dualsense controller (£539.85, Shopto.net) right now, although you may have to wait in line.
Who could restock the PS5 this week?
Gooooooood morning PS5 hunters and welcome to The Independent’s PS5 restock liveblog. We hope you all had a fabulous weekend and are ready to gear up with a brand new console.
But we hope our fortunes begin to change this week, with restocks possibly taking place at curries, Argos, Very and PlayStation Direct. Want to know why and when these retailers might restock the console? You’ll have to stick around to find out. We’ll be here all day bringing you live stock updates and you won’t want to miss them.