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PS5 restock updates: Where to buy a PlayStation 5

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Getting the latest PS5 restock updates is quite the commitment because trying to find stock right now is a frustrating experience. Ever since the console launched back in November 2020, it's been near-impossible to track one down. But, we've put the time in to discover a few tips and tricks that should help. 

Call us obsessed, but we've been keeping a close eye on PS5 stock since the console launched in November, and we've been able to identify some patterns and behaviors that should help you nab a console. We can't always tell you exactly when to buy a PS5, but we can usually point you in the direction of the right time and place.

While we typically have some sort of vague notion of when the next PS5 restock will happen, sometimes retailers decide to throw us a curveball and drop a bunch of consoles out of the blue. When that happens, we'll let you know as soon as we know.

We've included links to all the major retailers we expect to see with PS5 stock now or in the future, so you'll just be a couple clicks away from bagging Sony's new-gen hardware. So without further ado, 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.