PlayStation 5 pre-orders are scheduled to go live today. After yesterday’s PS5 showcase event, Sony announced “PS5 pre-orders will be available starting as early as tomorrow at select retailers.” While anyone who followed our coverage of the PS5 event will know some retailers went live for a brief time last night, early pre-orders for PlayStation 5 should go live again throughout the day at various retailers according to Sony. Head below for more details.
PlayStation 5 pre-orders:
(Update 9/24 1:15 p.m.): While even Sony admits (below) to PlayStation 5 pre-orders being an unorganized mess thus far, it has vowed more units are on the way and GameStop just tweeted as much (also below). While stock will likely be very low anyway, it sounds like we will get another chance at a pre-order starting tomorrow (November 25, 2020) on GameStop’s website and in-store. As you can see from the Tweet below, no times or particulars are available here, so it will likely be another long shot in the dark, but a shot nonetheless:
GameStop PlayStation 5 landing page
GameStop Home Page
We are pleased to announce that further quantities of PS5 consoles will be made available to pre-order at https://t.co/hfsGYTcy0V and in GameStop stores tomorrow, Friday 9/25. pic.twitter.com/EbRMkAe5RW
— GameStop (@GameStop) September 24, 2020
PlayStation 5 pre-orders are going to be hard to lock-down, but we are already starting to see them go in and out of stock. Sony announced just yesterday the official $399.99 and $499.99 pricing for the disc-less and standard versions, alongside the November 12, 2020 release date, and pre-orders are already starting to go in and out of stock at select retailers. You’ll find quick links to each of the retailers PS5 pages below:
***Check back throughout the day to ensure you don’t miss your chance at an early PlayStation 5 pre-order.
- Alternate link
- Best Buy
- Sam’s Club
PlayStation 5 DualSense Wireless Controller pre-orders:
PlayStation 5 PULSE 3D Wireless Gaming Headset:
PS5 Media Remote pre-order $30
PS5 launch game pre-orders:
- Demon’s Souls $70
- Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales $50
- Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ultimate $70
- Destruction AllStars $70
- Sackboy: A Big Adventure $60
Let’s be honest: PS5 preorders could have been a lot smoother. We truly apologize for that.
Over the next few days, we will release more PS5 consoles for preorder – retailers will share more details.
And more PS5s will be available through the end of the year. pic.twitter.com/h1TaGsGBun
— PlayStation (@PlayStation) September 19, 2020
Beyond today’s PlayStation 5 pre-orders, be sure to check out yesterday’s coverage of the September PlayStation showcase as well. We got a brief sequel teaser for God of War, our first good look at the new Harry Potter RPG, Final Fantasy XVI, gameplay footage of Spider-Man Miles Morales, and another look at the Demon Souls remake. We also got a quick look at the new PlayStation Plus Collection and much more.
Here are all of the details on PS5-compatibility with DualShock 4, all of the new Sony peripherals, and a closer look at the new DualSense controller. The latest PS4 game deals can be found right here, and Sony is still offering loads of deals in its latest VR titles from $1.
More on PlayStation 5:
PlayStation 5 pre-orders: Ultra-High Speed SSD: Maximize your play sessions with near instant load times for installed PS5 games. Integrated I/O: The custom integration of the PS5 Digital Edition’s systems lets creators pull data from the SSD so quickly that they can design games in ways never before possible. Ray Tracing: Immerse yourself in worlds with a new level of realism as rays of light are individually simulated, creating true-to-life shadows and reflections in supported PS5 games. Enjoy smooth and fluid high frame rate gameplay at up to 120fps for compatible games, with support for 120Hz output on 4K displays. 8K Output: PS5 consoles support 8K Output, so you can play games on your 4320p resolution display.
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