UPDATE 4: The PS5 is back in stock at Currys, so act fast if you want to pick up a console.
According to PS5 UK Stock, the Digital console is in stock as part of a selection of bundles containing additional DualSense controllers.
Furthermore, GAME will reportedly restock the PlayStation 5 on July 14, as 15 bundles are added to the website.
“Our PS5 news last night triggered a queue at GAME which revealed priority shipping for the next online drop will be July 14th. There’s still a chance this will drop this week.
“15 new bundles have been added. I hope you like the t-shirt and cap, you’re getting one.”
UPDATE 3: GAME is once again taking pre-orders for the PlayStation 5, but only in select stores.
That’s according to the PS5 UK Stock – Instant Updates account, which recommends that customers contact their local stores.
“GAME is taking pre-orders again at select stores,” reads a PS5 UK Stock Instant Updates tweet. “Check in store or contact your local GAME. GAME stores also have Twitter you can check!”
UPDATE 2: The PS5 is back in stock at AO, so let’s go PlayStation 5 customers.
As you can see from the tweet below, customers are encouraged to try AO online, and the customer service phone number.
UPDATE: PS5 customers are encouraged to check the GAME website on the morning of July 6.
The biggest stock drop of the week is tipped to take place at GAME, where the console will go on sale between 9-11am BST.
Alternatively, customers have been told to contact local stores in order to secure a pre-order for the next restock.
Express Online will be back in the morning with the latest PS5 UK stock updates.
ORIGINAL: The PS5 is back in stock in the UK this week, and at multiple different retailers.
PlayStation 5 customers are counting down to the next spate of restocks in the UK.
And it’s good news if you haven’t successfully managed to pick up a PS5, because there are plenty of stock drops in the coming days.
According to the ever-reliable PS5 UK Stock account, the restocks are likely to start at Very and GAME, where the PS5 is expected to be available from July 6 at 9am BST.
The popular stock checker account recommends visiting GAME in person, where you can potentially be added to the pre-order list.
AO is also expected to restock the PS5 this week, potentially as early as the morning of July 6.
Then there’s John Lewis, which is tipped to restock the PlayStation 5 either on July 6 or July 8, from around 7am BST.
Simply put, if you’re looking to get hold of a PlayStation 5 this week, it’s worth getting up early on Tuesday morning.
Elsewhere, Smyths could restock the PS5 between July 7 and July 9, typically early in the morning. Other possibilities are said to include ASDA, Studio and ACE.
“These are online predictions based on drop patterns and our knowledge,” reads a PS5 UK Stock tweet. “We recommend still going to GAME in-store to see if you can put your name on a list.”
To give you the best possible chance of purchasing a PS5 this week, Express Online will keep the gaming section updated with all of the live alerts.
It’s also worth bookmarking some of the more popular stock checker accounts for even more alerts and information.
Some of the accounts mentioned above have Discord groups for PS5 customers, while some have live streams and alerts on sites like YouTube.
If you’re lucky enough to grab a PlayStation 5 this week, then it’s worth signing up to Sony’s PS Plus subscription service.
PS Plus subscribers can download a handful of free games every month, including A Plague Tale, WWE 2K Battlegrounds and Call of Duty Black Ops 4 in July 2021.
You’ll also be able to access the free games included in the PS Plus Collection, such as Bloodborne, Persona 5, Uncharted 4, and Ratchet and Clank.
In addition to monthly free games, PlayStation Plus subscribers can also play multiplayer games such as Call of Duty and FIFA online with friends.
That’s on top of 100GB of cloud storage, which comes in handy when you’re running low on hard drive space.