PS5 pre-orders are expected to go online on September 17th. With the UK arriving a little earlier, select retailers have already received PS5 pre-orders on their shelves. This year’s pre-orders will likely come first and served first, and with retailers like Game and Walmart already opening their own order books, it’s all there is to play out there.
We list all retailers who have (or have had) landing pages for PS5 pre-orders. So these are the stores to look for those early orders. We will update the latest information as it becomes available, but the next 24 hours will change by the minute. If you are serious about the hunt, your best bet is to contact these retailers.
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PS5 pre-orders in the US
If you are shopping in the US, we recommend going to Best Buy, Amazon, GameStop, or Walmart for your PS5 pre-order. Best Buy and Amazon have the stock ready and waiting, while GameStop, being a more focused retailer, tends to offer some incentives alongside your new console.
However, Walmart was one of the first US retailers to place PS5 pre-orders. Product lists are already available. However, be sure to check out each retailer as these things can change by the minute in those wee hours of the morning.
Walmart has products on the shelves, with PS5 pre-orders going online earlier today despite quickly running out of stock. There is no inventory at the time of writing, but it seems like a good starting point to order ahead of the crowd early.
Best Buy is still only taking PS5 pre-orders at the time of writing. However, with the situation moving quickly at other retailers, it’s worth checking out if this tech giant still has inventory on their shelves.
Amazon’s PS5 pre-order page remains unchanged at the time of writing and only offers the option to register your interest. However, the retailer will likely have a huge supply of PS5 pre-orders in the books and will have the infrastructure to support such a large volume of orders that you have a good chance of securing your own here.
As a more gaming-focused retailer, GameStop will no doubt offer its fair share of PS5 pre-order slots. With all of its struggles over the past few years, it may offer additional incentives to drive the buyers away from the bigger stores. However, many others will also go here. So make sure you have your name on this notification list soon.
PS5 pre-orders in the UK
September 17th rolled around much earlier for UK buyers, which means more and more retailers are processing their PS5 pre-orders. Check out the latest early ordering information below, but keep in mind that all of this is only accurate as of the time of writing. So be sure to check out your preferred retailers for the best opportunities.
Amazon’s PS5 pre-order page has strangely gone from the UK store, which means big things are happening behind the scenes. We wouldn’t be surprised if pre-orders were going online here anytime soon, so we’d put a finger on this update button.
Add your contact information to the Currys PS5 Interest Registration page to receive your email address on the list for the first notification when PS5 is pre-ordered. Curries will likely have a good supply of consoles on the way when they hit the market. So it’s good to have a strong retailer for a unit behind your dash.
The Argos PS5 pre-order page is straightforward at the moment, but as a less tech-conscious retailer, you’ll see a lot less competition when trying to pick up a wave one shipment. However, you can still register your interest in receiving an email notification here.
If you’d like to pre-order your PS5 through Very, you can first sign up on a separate notification page. Registering your interest means you are in the best position to make those early purchases online.
Game previously had PS5 pre-orders available, the first UK retailer to do so, but they all appear to be out of stock at the time of writing. However, select stores open at 8 a.m. for personal pre-orders.
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