Skip to main content

PS5 restock updates: Where to buy a PlayStation 5

PS5 stock where to buy ps5
(Image credit: Future)

Discovering what the latest news on PS5 restock updates isn't easy right now. Understanding which retailer will have what, and more importantly when, isn't an exact science. Ongoing component shortages are meaning that stock isn't free-flowing, but we've been doing our homework and have discovered some patterns. We're here to bring you tips and tricks to gaming the system, which should hopefully get you one step closer to getting your hands on a PS5

First things first, bookmark this page and take a look at the list of retailers below. We've been tracking PS5 stock and these are your best bet for grabbing a shiny new PlayStation ASAP. Amazon is also worth checking every time you have a spare moment or need to stock up on dog food. Finally, make sure you're keeping an eye on our homepage and social feeds, we'll update this page and share the news whenever we hear on a PS5 restock update that you need to know about. 

In the US, PS5 restocks have been happening mostly between Wednesday and Friday, while in the UK the schedule is more unpredictable. We do know that weekend PS5 restocks are especially rare, so make sure you're doing most of your hunting during the week. Your boss will totally understand. 

The biggest thing currently impacting PS5 restock updates though is the global semi-conductor shortage, which just so happens to be a crucial component both for the PS5 and Xbox Series X, but also a number of other big tech items. 

Here are the easiest links for PS5 restock updates in the US and UK:

We'd always advise going with stores sticking to the regular prices rather than giving in to the scalpers on online auction sites. Yes, the PS5 is lovely, but it's not worth paying over a grand for one. The only reason we'll show you something over the basic asking price of the PS5 is if has some bundled extras, but as our lonely PS5 bundles page would attest, we'd just concentrate on trying to find the console on its own for now.

If you're able to bag one, be sure to head on over to our best PS5 accessories and best PS5 headsets guides to complete your setup.

Where to buy a PS5: check these stores for stock

Let's have a closer look at some retailers below. We'll let you know what they've been up to lately and how likely they are to get PS5 restock updates any time soon.

Where to buy PS5 - USA

Where to buy PS5 - UK

Where to buy PS5 - Canada

Another item you might want to pick up once you've been able to buy a PS5 is one of the options on our best PS5 external hard drives page to increase your storage capacity. Or if you've got the need for speed, the best PS5 SSD might be worth a look.