UPDATE: The PS5 is back in stock at AO and is available for pre-order on Game after selling to John Lewis & Associates. Read on for more information.
It has now been over a year since Sony’s last console, the PlayStation 5 (PS5), arrived in the UK. But supply issues and a global semiconductor shortage triggered by the coronavirus pandemic have slowed production of the device.
If you didn’t find the console under your tree on Christmas Day, fear not, because the IndyBest team is here to help. So far this month we’ve seen restockings at Smyths Toys, Currys, PlayStation Direct, ShopTo, Very, Littlewoods, Game, Studio, Argos, EE, BT, Asda, and Amazon, but this trend will continue. in the new year?
If you are still looking, you have come to the right place. Our liveblog is here to give you the latest information on restocking from all major UK retailers, both online and in store, as well as providing details on release rumors, as well as the latest games and accessories. PS5 to buy.
Check the UK PS5 retailer stock below:
Our favorite PS5 external hard drive is on sale right now
Installing expandable storage on your PS5 can be a bit of a hassle, so if you’re looking for an external hard drive instead, look to the Seagate 4TB hard drive which is now on sale for Â£ 84.99, Amazon. co.uk). It received high praise in our review of the best PS5 accessories.
âThe Seagate 4TB hard drive is designed for PlayStation consoles and is incredibly easy to set up. Effectively, you just need to plug it in and you are good to go, ânoted our writer.
The extended storage capacity means that it is possible to store over 100 PlayStation 4 games, “so you should never run out of space”. As for the design, it is subtle and can easily be placed among your “TV cabinet without it being too visible or taking up too much space”.
Alex leeDecember 29, 2021 3:10 PM
The PS5 is back in stock at AO
The PS5 is back in stock at AO and we’ve found an easier way to buy the console (like much, much easier than the previous method), so you don’t have to use the laborious Inspect trick! You can currently purchase the PS5 Disc Editing Console with a copy of Ratchet & Clank: Rift apart and Spider-Man: Miles Morales for Â£ 570 (Ao.com).
So how do you get around this message of high demand?
Now open an incognito window in your browser – it works on all web browsers with an incognito mode or incognito mode including Google Chrome and Safari.
Paste the link in the address bar and you’re done! The “add to cart” button appears and you can successfully check out with your PS5. The package will ship on Monday January 3 at the time of writing.
Alex leeDecember 29, 2021 2:41 PM
Best PS5 accessories: More colors besides the red controller are coming to the PS5
If you thought cosmic red, midnight black, and boring off-white were the only colors that PS5 controllers would ever go into, think again. Three new colors of illuminated dualsense controllers are coming very soon to a store near you! They include pink, blue, and purple.
The Sony PlayStation 5 dualsense controller took the # 1 spot in our roundup of the best PS5 accessories, with our editor noting that âin addition to looking and feeling great, it also has some useful features like haptic feedback, which is a form of far superior vibrations and a set of trigger buttons that are much more responsive and tactile than previous PlayStation controllers.
âIt’s the natural next step for a PlayStation controller and arguably the best thing about the console. A second is an essential addition for everyone, but for the most anti-social player, âthey added.
To find out how to pre-order the new controller colors, read our article below:
Alex leeDecember 29, 2021 2:20 PM
Could we see another PlayStation Direct PS5 drop this month?
In November, reports of Sony flying PS5s in the UK aboard three jumbo jets in order to save Christmas began circulating on the internet. This rumor was probably true, given that Sony launched the PlayStation Direct store a few weeks later.
As Christmas approached, PlayStation Direct had nine full restockings – more than some retailers had in the past six months. There were five drops in November and four in December. The last restock was on Thursday, December 16, so it’s been a while since the retailer had a drop.
Could we see one more before the end of the month? If PS Direct sticks to the five-a-month model, we hope so!
Alex lee29 December 2021 13:30
PS5 is now sold out at AO
Well done to everyone who managed to put the console in their shopping cart using the AO Google Chrome trick. We know it was not easy. If you haven’t, fear not. Several bundles are still in stock at Game.
The first shipment date for the PS5 game is Friday, January 7.
Alex leeDecember 29, 2021 1:10 PM
PS5 VR Headset Details
While we still haven’t officially seen the new PS5 VR headset, we do know that it’s already showcased at a few secret developer conferences.
At a developer summit in August, Sony unveiled new controllers that would be able to tell where a user’s hands are and how far away they are from buttons. He also detailed how he would release games for the next-gen headset.
We also got a glimpse of a patent for Sony’s new PS5 VR controllers in early December. The patent details a trigger-like controller, which can be controlled using the middle finger, ring finger, and small finger.
You can read all of the PS5 VR headset leaks below:
Alex leeDecember 29, 2021 12:40 PM
AO PS5 stock now live – bypass paused orders message
The PS5 is now in stock at AO, but you have to tinker with the site code to put it in your cart. This is a workaround to work around the paused commands message.
In Chrome, copy the standalone console product code “P5HEHWSNY70989”.
Right click on the green “add to cart” button and select “inspect item”, then in the window that appears on the side of your screen replace the vacuum cleaner product code with the PS5 product code you just came from to copy. This is the series of numbers and letters immediately following “data-productcode =”.
It takes a bit of work, but if you have the persistence, it’s worth it as free next day delivery is available.
Alex leeDecember 29, 2021 11:51 AM
When was the last drop of Currys PC World PS5?
Currys used a horrible VIP pass raffle system to distribute consoles to its customers on a fair basis. It sounded good in theory, but not great in practice. This essentially meant that anyone looking for the console after June was literally unable to get a PS5 from the retailer.
And that’s because it closed the raffle for new entrants this month, but continued to send out invitations to buy the console until December 2.
Fortunately, this system has now been phased out and it has never been easier to buy a PS5 from Currys. The retailer has seen seven huge drops this month, with the latest restocking occurring yesterday.
Alex leeDecember 29, 2021 11:50
Can you play PS4 games on PS5?
If you’re sitting there right now, staring at your stack of PS4 games, wondering if they’ll play on your new PS5. Don’t worry, they sure will!
If you have the Disc Editing Console, all that blood, sweat and tears that end these campaigns will not have been wasted because you will be able to insert your PS4 discs and play them just fine on the PS5. However, only PS4 games purchased from PlayStation Store will work on the Digital Edition console. Why? Well, because you are going to try to insert a disc into a nonexistent hole and that is not a good idea.
Most PS4 games have received generous price cuts since the release of the PS5, so it’s worth reading our roundup of the best PS4 games to buy right now.
Alex leeDecember 29, 2021 11:05 AM
Best tech deals in Boxing Day sales
Boxing Day sales are in full swing right now, and while the PS5 isn’t on sale (trying hard enough to try and buy it at full price), a bunch of your favorite techs are currently available at the purchase at a low price.
We spotted the AirPods pro on sale right now at Very, which cut the price from Â£ 239 to just Â£ 187, Very.co.uk), while Amazon slashed the price of the iRobot roomba i315240 robot vacuum by Â£ Â£ 440-349, Amazon.co.uk). Our roundup of Amazon Boxing Day bestsellers has more discounts to go.
If you’re looking for gaming essentials, this Turtle Beach recon 70 gaming headset (was Â£ 29.84, now Â£ 21.99, Amazon.co.uk) is currently on offer.
Alex leeDecember 29, 2021 10:30 AM
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