The best PS5 bundles and deals in April 2024

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PS5 bundles are looking particularly strong in the US this week, with a Spider-Man 2 package not just offering up a free game but also saving you $50 on the console itself. While the discounts we were previously enjoying in the UK have now come to an end there are still plenty of bundles up for grabs across the pond as well. 

Games on offer range from recent heavy hitters like Spider-Man 2 all the way to cheaper Resident Evil and Wreckfest titles. However, you'll also find PS5 bundles offering up heavily discounted hardware as well this week. 

We're searching the web for the highest value PS5 bundles and bringing you all our favorites right here. Whether you're after discounts on games or you want to pick up some of the best PS5 accessories with your new console, you're in the right place. 

What is the PS5 price?

The PS5 price is $499.99 in the US and £479.99 in the UK, with bundles ranging from $479.99 - $559.99 and £479.99 - £539.99. The PS5 Digital Edition is priced at $399.99 / £389.99. 

The best PS5 deals available now

If you don't have a specific game in mind for your first purchase, it's worth taking a look at the latest PS5 deals on standalone consoles. These are rare, but we have seen the standard edition taking a few price dips here and there - especially in the UK. The Digital Edition is a little slower to catch up, though. You'll find all the web's latest PS5 deals just below, with our price crawling software surfacing all your favorite retailer's biggest offers every half hour. 

Best PS5 bundles in the US

PS5 Slim | Spider-Man 2 | $499.99 $449.99 at Best Buy
Save $50 -

PS5 Slim | Spider-Man 2 | $499.99 $449.99 at Best Buy
Save $50 - Amazon has run out of stock and Walmart has jumped back up to $499 meaning Best Buy is the place to be for this Marvel Spider-Man 2 bundle. You're picking up a free copy of the game and saving $50 on the console itself - that's a win-win. 


PS5 Slim Digital Edition | Spider-Man 2 | $399.99 at Best Buy
This one's for those who are strictly after the Digital Edition only, as the above $449 bundle is far better value overall. However, if you're looking to spend as little as possible then this free copy of Spider-Man 2 is looking particularly good right now.

Best PS5 bundles in the UK


PS5 Slim | Wreckfest | £508.99 £479 at Currys
While major PS5 deals have now come to an end you can still grab a free copy of Wreckfest when you pick up a Slim console at Currys right now.


PS5 Slim | Resident Evil 4 Remake | £497.97 at Argos
You're saving £9 on a copy of Resident Evil 4 when you pick up a PS5 Slim at Argos right now. That's a smaller saving on a cheaper game, but it's one of the better bundles we're seeing on the shelves right now.


PS5 Slim | DualSense controller | £499 at EE
We were previously seeing this bundle at £439 but now that prices have gone back to RRP across the web, EE has bumped things back up to £499. Still, that's only an extra £20 on top of the £479 console price and you're picking up a £60 controller on top.

Today's best PS5 deals on accessories

Should you buy the PS5 Digital Edition?

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Simply put, the PS5 Digital Edition lacks a disc drive and is cheaper than the regular full-fat version. In fact, it's $100 / £90 less expensive. While this isn't an earth-shattering discount, that's because it's otherwise identical.

Unlike the Xbox Series X and the entry-level Series S, the PS5 Digital Edition is every bit as powerful as the standard PlayStation 5 console; so far as we can tell, there haven't been any cutbacks in terms of raw specs. That means it can handle every next-gen game in 4K with all the associated benefits. Basically, you're getting the same console without the ability to play physical discs.

However, much like with the Xbox One S All-Digital from the current generation, we can't see this digital alternative being a decent choice. PSN games in most territories cost significantly more than their physical counterparts (obscenely so in the UK), and prices take much longer to drop. Not to mention the fact that you shut yourself out from playing pre-owned games, your old DVDs, and 4K Blu-rays. 

However, even though the all-new, revamped PS Plus service and tiers are approaching something of a proper rival to Xbox Game Pass, we'd still recommend sticking with the standard PS5 if at all possible. It leaves you with more flexibility.

PS5 | DualSense controller | £499 at EE You can grab a PS5 console and an additional DualSense controller for just £499 at EE right now. That essentially nets you the gamepad for just £20 on top of the £479.99 console. Considering we've never seen DualSense controllers this cheap, that's a win.

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Hoping for a slightly lower PS5 price? We (and our bank balances) hear you. However, it's actually fair value when you break everything down. If we were to build the PS5 from components that are on the market right now, it'd be much, much more expensive.

Let's look at the GPU first. Right now, you'd be staring down the barrel of an RTX 2080 equivalent graphics card (e.g., the best graphics cards) to handle ray tracing at any kind of decent frame rate or resolution. To produce ray tracing at 4K - before we even get to the 8K Sony has promised - you'd need a powerful chip like a Radeon VII, or whatever the Navi equivalent will be inside the PS5. Want it to hit 30 frames per-second and medium-high settings? You'd be looking at $800 / £600+ at a minimum.

Now, onto that SSD. If you go bargain hunting right this second, you'll pay $350 / £300-ish for a 1TB NVMe SSD from the likes of Samsung. Yes, you can go cheaper, but Sony is claiming that the PS5's SSD will outperform all current PC SSDs. As such, $350 / £300 or more is about right.

With that in mind, we're already looking at $1,000 / £1,000+ build. And that's before you take other parts into account. We assume 32GB of RAM at a minimum, a Ryzen 7 equivalent CPU with 8 cores (which we know about), and all the cooling, power, wireless tech, and casing required to keep everything together. That's another $500 - $800 / £400 - £700 at least.

Then there's the DualSense controller. It contains haptic feedback that's going to replace the traditional vibrations we've had for a long time, increasing immersion in games literally through touch and feel. The adaptive triggers will also seek to offer differing resistance depending on what you're doing in-game, like drawing a bow or driving over gravel. That's bound to increase the PS5 price.

This doesn't mean the PS5 should cost over $1,000 / £1,000 though. Given the strides in GPU development and the inevitable cost-cutting Sony has arranged, the PS5 is a fair bit cheaper than that. Plus, the cost for future models will keep going down as the company figures out manufacturing tricks to lower the price of production.

Looking for some particular PS5 gear? Check out the best PS5 headsets, the top PS5 wireless headset contenders, and the best TVs for PS5 money can buy right now.

Tabitha Baker
Managing Editor - Hardware

Managing Editor of Hardware at GamesRadar+, I originally landed in hardware at our sister site TechRadar before moving over to GamesRadar. In between, I've written for Tom’s Guide, Wireframe, The Indie Game Website and That Video Game Blog, covering everything from the PS5 launch to the Apple Pencil. Now, i'm focused on Nintendo Switch, gaming laptops (and the keyboards, headsets and mice that come with them), PS5, and trying to find the perfect projector.