PS5 restock update: How to buy PlayStation 5 at GameStop, Walmart and other major retailers

Availability of PlayStation 5 consoles appears to be improving following last week’s restock bonanza from Target, GameStop, Best Buy and Amazon. It’s still a challenge to get a PS5, but we’re here to help.

This week appears to be a slow week as retailers restocked their PS5 inventory in time for Memorial Day sales. There’s still a chance that one may have a surprise restock, but it seems unlikely. We’re waiting to see if Amazon will come through with some PS5 consoles for its Prime Day sales event that’s happening June 21 to June 22.

Check back often for the latest PS5 restock information, and read on for advice.

Why is it hard to find a PlayStation 5?

Sony’s newest console is still hard to find seven months after its launch. Contributing to the difficulty is the fact that scalpers are using bots — and the global chip shortage continues. Sony says it’s aware of the problem and is figuring out a solution.

“We’re working as hard as we can to ameliorate that situation,” Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan told Wired on May 12. “We see production ramping up over the summer and certainly into the second half of the year, and we would hope to see some sort of return to normality in terms of the balance between supply and demand during that period.” ReadMore

 

Source : cnet

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