SONY has confirmed that extra PS5 inventory will arrive earlier than the tip of the yr.
Dissatisfied players are being urged to attempt their luck with retailers once more – in hopes of bagging a console earlier than Christmas.
The brand new PS5 is in excessive demandCredit score: Sony PlayStation
The PlayStation 5 launch on November 12 within the US and November 19 within the UK.
However many players had been left and not using a next-gen console because of rampant demand.
Retailers went out of inventory throughout the board, however Sony has given players recent hope for a Christmas miracle.
“We wish to thank players in every single place for making the PS5 launch our largest console launch ever,” stated PlayStation.
A great deal of new next-gen video games are arriving on the PS5Credit score: Sony PlayStation
“Demand for PS5 is unprecedented, so we needed to substantiate that extra PS5 stock might be coming to retailers earlier than the tip of the yr.
“Please keep in contact together with your native retailers.”
Sadly, Sony solely stated “earlier than the tip of the yr” and never “earlier than Christmas”, which might imply new inventory arrives after the large day.
However many are hoping for brand spanking new inventory in early December.
Thousands and thousands of players rushed to purchase the next-gen console, which boasts 4K and even 8K graphics.
However the PS5 launch has additionally been affected by one other drawback: scalpers.
Scheming consumers have been snapping up early PS5 inventory – solely to resell it on-line for a revenue.
The consoles are being offered on eBay for severely excessive costsCredit score: eBay / The Solar
eBay customers have been listing the console for thousands and even tens of 1000’s of kilos above the retail value.
The console often sells for £449.99, however determined players and fogeys are paying over the chances to safe a PS5 earlier than Christmas.
One wrote: “Scum bag promoting a £450 product for over double! Kids gained’t get this for Christmas due to individuals such as you!”
One other stated: “The nerve to purchase up PS5s and attempt to flip them round for a revenue is fairly terrible, do not fulfill them simply wait a month for them to be again in inventory for tons of much less.”
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