PS5 pre-orders are in stock now — here’s where to order one [Update]

Update on September 25 at 4:30pm ET: GameStop re-launched its PS5 pre-order website but appears to have sold out of stock. The retailer posted a “sold out” banner on its main page and the PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition product pages show “Not available.” Keep your eyes peeled on other retailers for pre-order availability.

Didn’t snatch a PS5 pre-order before they sold out? Today you’ll get a second chance. PS5 pre-orders will go back in stock today in the US, Canada and the UK as the second wave of consoles becomes available. 

The demand to pre-order a PS5 is immeasurable so you’ll need to be quick-fingered to snag a console before they go out of stock again. One way to stay ahead of the game is by bookmarking this page and checking the links below for stock updates. You can also sign-up for stock alerts with each retailer but they tend to be unreliable. “

GameStop announced recently that PS5 pre-orders would be available in brick and mortar stores-only starting today. That means you’ll need to physically go to a GameStop (don’t forget your mask!) and claim yours among what could be a sizable crowd. 

If you’re not comfortable going to a store or simply prefer to do your dealings online, then check out Amazon, Best Buy, Target,  Walmart or the GameStop website. We can’t guarantee all of these stores will have more PS5 pre-orders but GameStop confirmed it would have more units available to pre-order online.

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Update: GameStop has sold out of PS5 and PS5 Digital pre-orders. It is unclear if and when the retailer will get more consoles in stock before launch.

We are pleased to announce that further quantities of PS5 consoles will be made available to pre-order at and in GameStop stores tomorrow, Friday 9/25. 24, 2020

The first PS5 pre-order wave was a disaster. Retailers jumped the gun, listing the console a day early. Websites instantly crashed, customers were shown errors during checkout, and the PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition went in and out of stock seemingly at random. Sony now appears to be taking a more measured approach, trickling out more stock up until launch on November 12. 

If you’re platform-agnostic and are simply happy getting next-gen hardware, then you can check out our Xbox Series X pre-order guide with links to buy the Xbox Series S. 

PS5 pre-orders: Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart and Target

Sony PlayStation 5 (Preorder): $499 @ Amazon
Amazon opened preorders for the base model PS5, but stock is sold out fast. You can check the link often to see if preorders will reopen or request to receive an email notification when the PS5 becomes available. View Deal

Sony PlayStation 5 (Preorder):  $499 @ Best Buy
Unleash new gaming possibilities with the new Sony PS5. Experience lightning fast loading with an ultra-high speed SSD, deeper immersion with support for haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, and 3D Audio, and an all-new generation of incredible PlayStation games.View Deal

Sony PlayStation 5 Digital Edition (Preorder): $399 @ Best Buy
If you prefer disc-less gaming, Best Buy also offers the PS5 Digital Edition. It has all the same features as the main PS5 console, just no disc support. You can pay for console outright or finance at $33.34/mo. for 12-months.View Deal

Sony PlayStation 5: $499 @ GameStop
You can preorder the PS5 for $499 at GameStop. Pay up front or pay $124.99 over 4 payments. GameStop also offers a 1 and 2-year product replacement pan for $49.99 and $79.99, respectively. View Deal

Sony PlayStation 5 Digital Edition (Preorder): $399 @ GameStop
The Digital Edition PS5 at GameStop can be yours in 4 payments of $99.99 if you don’t want to spend $399 outright, GameStop also offers a 1 and 2-year product replacement pan for $39.99 and $59.99, respectively. View Deal

Ultimate PlayStation 5 Digital Bundle (Preorder): $759 @ GameStop
GameStop’s PS5 Ultimate Digital Edition bundle includes a DualSense Charging Station, a Pulse 3D Headset, 1-year of PlayStation Plus and a $100 PlayStation Store gift card. You can pay buy it now and pay later with 4 payments of $189.99. View Deal

Sony PlayStation 5 (Preorder) : for $499 @ Target
Preorders for the PS5 are sold out at Target, but the console should be in stock on its November 12 release date. The store offers a 2-year protection plan for $63.View Deal

Sony PlayStation 5 Digital Edition (Preorder): $399 @ Target
For disc-less gaming, you can also buy the Sony PlayStation 5 Digital Edition from Target on its release date. The 2-year protection plan pricing starts at $47.
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