PS5 UK stock – live: latest restocking news from Asda, Box, ShopTo, Argos and more
Update: the PS5 is sold out at AO.com. It will fall to BT Begining of the next week. Read on for more information.
The PS5 launched in November 2020, but supply issues and a global semiconductor shortage have slowed production of Sony’s next-gen console. New stock is always hard to find, and when it does show up, the PS5 sells out almost instantly.
September was a mixed bag for PS5 restocking, but was still much better than June and July. While not as good as in August, we still saw some big drops at Very, Smyths Toys, BT, EE, Argos, Amazon, and Game. We had 10 drops to complete the month of September. The question now is: will October be launched with a bang?
If you’re still looking for a PS5, you’ve come to the right place. Our liveblog is here to give you the latest information on Playstation 5 restockings from all major UK retailers, both online and in store, as well as providing details on release rumors, the latest PS5 games and accessories to buy.
Check UK PS5 Retailer Stock Below:
Studio PS5 is out of stock
After a restock this morning, Studio’s PS5 stock is now dry. The website used a virtual queue system to help manage the crowds as three different PS5 packs hit stores. This same queuing system now indicates that the stock is exhausted.
Congratulations if you managed to get one, but fear not if you missed it. Argos still appears to have stock of PS5s in some areas, ready to be picked up from stores today.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 30, 2021 9:22 AM
Goal to sell PS5s through TikTok today
Are you feeling lucky, punk? Like, really lucky? Well, you might have what it takes to get yourself a PS5 through Goal’s TikTok account, the football website.
The account, called GoalGlobal, will host a FIFA 22 Live broadcast between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. BST today September 30. PS5 stock will be discontinued during the flow, ready to be purchased through TikTok’s trading system.
But … only four consoles will be available for purchase, priced at £ 449 for the disc edition and £ 359.99 for the digital edition. Consoles will be available when show host Brandon Smith reaches certain in-game milestones. Orders are UK only and will be processed by Maplin with next day delivery.
PS5 accessories and games will also be available, with their prices discounted during the TikTok stream.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 30, 2021 10:05 AM
Can you buy a PS5 on the main street?
Yes! There isn’t a lot of floating stock, but sometimes it’s possible to pick up a PS5 from a high street store. The game sometimes has consoles in stock for drop-in customers, and today we also heard from some lucky buyers at Argos branches.
Smyths Toys also occasionally has stocks of PS5s in store, with a tool on their website showing exactly how many consoles are available in each of their UK stores. This tool currently does not display any inventory nationwide, but it is worth checking it regularly as an odd console might appear at a local branch.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 30, 2021 10:45 AM
What is the release date of ‘Fifa 22’?
FIFA 22 (from £ 59.99, Amazon.co.uk) is the biggest game around, and it’s available to order now. In fact, if you pre-ordered the Ultimate Edition, you can start playing right now, because this version of FIFA 22 became available on September 27.
If you opted for the Standard Edition instead, you only have one more day to wait, as this version will become playable on October 1. From this date, you will also be able to recover FIFA 22 at the store.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 30, 2021 11:17 AM
How to buy an Xbox Series X
Tired of trying to find a PS5? Or maybe you bought a PS5 and now also want an Xbox Series X? Well you are in luck, because The independentThe IndyBest team also runs a live blog for Xbox Series X stock across the UK.
Much like this page, we keep the Xbox series X live blog updated throughout the day, letting you know as soon as stock arrives at retailers.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 30, 2021 12:02 PM
The PS5 is sold at Argos
A significant restocking of the PS5 at Argos is now dry. The console disc edition became available on a regional basis this morning and sat on the website for several hours before supplies ran out again.
Being a regional drop, consoles sold in some parts of the UK faster than others. We noticed how some stores in London ran out of consoles almost immediately, while some in West Yorkshire had stocks of PS5s on hand for a good few hours, offered with same-day pickup, before they ran out.
This was the second PS5 restocking at Argos for September, and we’re hoping to see more consoles arriving at the retailer through October, but there’s no indication yet when that might happen.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 30, 2021 12:20 PM
Where to pre-order Nintendo Switch OLED
If you’re in the mood for another gaming console, how about the next Nintendo Switch OLED? Featuring a new larger display and boasting a vibrantly colored OLED display, additional storage space and a redesigned kickstand, the Nintendo Switch OLED promises to be one of the hottest tech products. vogue of the year.
The OLED Switch is available for pre-order now – although stock is already hard to find – for £ 309.99, and will release on October 8.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 30, 2021 1:03 PM
Need new wireless headphones?
Headphones might not be perfect for gaming, but that doesn’t stop us from using them while playing a bit. Fortnite. We have tested a range of the latest models from our review of the best wireless headphones, focusing primarily on audio quality, but also checking out the different features and styles currently on the market.
Whether you’re a style-conscious pop lover, a low-budget fitness fan, or a blasphemous gamer wearing headphones, there’s something for everyone in our guide to headphones. Our first choice are the True Sennheiser CX 400BT wireless headphones. Our reviewer said they were a “top notch” pair for those who don’t want to have a blast.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 30, 2021 2:01 PM
Can you get a VPN on the PS5?
Sony does not allow any VPN apps like NordVPN Where ExpressVPN downloadable from PlayStation Store (VPNs are not supported on the gaming platform at all), but there is still a way to use a VPN on the PS5 console if you want to stream geo-restricted content .
We recommend that you get a VPN with Smart DNS capability. It’s a service provided by a number of VPN companies, including NordVPN, allowing you to spoof your location on devices that don’t support VPN. You can read our overview of best VPNs for more information.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 30, 2021 2:30 PM
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