Huge PS5 restock ‘incoming and could start TODAY’ as retailers prepare for more consoles


GAMERS who still haven’t bagged a PS5 might get a fresh chance this month.

Several retailers in the UK are expected to offer up new PlayStation 5 stock to beleaguered buyers.

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Smyths Toys is one retailer giving gamers hope for a secured purchase.

The retailer’s website confirms that stock is expected in May 2021 – but doesn’t give a specific date.

This is true for both the full-fat PS5 with a disc tray, as well as the disc-free PS5 Digital Edition.

It’s unclear when the new stock will arrive, so it’s worth regularly checking back on the Smyths Toys website for updates.

We’re already a few days into May, so stock could arrive imminently.

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The widely respected PS5 Stock UK account on Twitter has claimed that John Lewis will offer fresh stock soon.

The next-gen console is in high demand

According to the tipsters, John Lewis will sell the console between May 11 and 13.

However, note that this hasn’t been confirmed by John Lewis, so take all rumours and leaks with due caution.

It’s also rumoured that Argos could begin offering PS5 stock as soon as this week.

Other retailers like Currys and Game have confirmed that they’re working to secure more stock – but details on exactly when aren’t public.

The PS5 has been largely sold out since it launched in November 2020.

PlayStation boss Jim Ryan recently admitted that it would be much easier to get a PS5 from July onwards.

The full PS5 costs £449/$499, while a Digital Edition without a disc tray is priced at £359/$399.

They’re up against the Xbox Series X (£449) and Xbox Series S (£249), which hit shelves worldwide November 10.

All four consoles have been sold out around the world, with stock seesawing in and out of availability over the past few weeks.

The PS5 launched with major exclusive games like Spider-Man Miles Morales and a revamped version of Dark Souls for players to enjoy.

Xbox gamers, on the other hand, have a new Halo title to look forward to later this year.

All prices in this article were correct at the time of writing, but may have since changed. Always do your own research before making any purchase.


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