PS5 restock tracker: where to buy PS5

Beat the scalpers with the help of T3's PS5 stock tracker

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21 months since Sony launched the PlayStation 5 and the market is still struggling to keep up with demand. Whether that be scalpers at every turn, automated bots trying to swipe everything within seconds, manufacturing issues caused by the pandemic, or just the millions of other shoppers trying to get their hands on the games device – it's a minefield out there.

Fear not! We've scoured the web far and wide to save you the hassle. While the surge in sales for the PS5 is expected to continue well into 2022 – especially now that Sony has announced an incoming price increase – we've compiled a list of the top retailers to get the elusive console from as well as some handy tips to be aware of. 

T3's PS5 restock tracker is regularly updated but there are also a few extra steps worth considering – most notably, making an account across retailers' online accounts to save time on checkout. It can help to keep the console in your wishlist basket too. Additionally, Amazon operates an invite-only system for those seeking a console in the UK, saving a lot of hassle. Now onto the important bit: where to find a PS5 today. 

Please note any stock availability is based on the time of writing. Consoles are still selling reasonably fast (a couple of hours on average currently), so may not be available when you click through.

Where to buy PS5 in the UK

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Very has PS5 stock (opens in new tab) live now (as of September 29th) with a disc console bundled with a copy of FIFA 23 and an additional DualSense controller. It's at low stock now, so be quick! Deliveries are expected to be made within one day of purchase.

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Currys is now live PS5 stock (opens in new tab) (as of September 29th) with lots of bundles. These include Horizon Forbidden West, Lego Star Wars, a one TB SDD, a white wireless headset and/or an additional DualSense controller. Plenty of options.

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Online tech store BOX has PS5 stock live (as of September 29th) It consists of a bundle with Horizon Forbidden West, Lego Star Wars, a Venom Colour Change Stand and an additional Dualsense controller. Eight are in stock at the time of writing.

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Littlewoods is now live with a PS5 restock (opens in new tab) (as of September 29th). You can still get a disc console with a copy of FIFA 23 and an additional DualSense controller. Deliveries are expected to be made within one day of purchase.

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Online shopping store Studio is now live with  PS5 stock (opens in new tab) (as of September 29th). One disc bundle with FIFA 23 is up for grabs still – selling fast, though. Deliveries are expected to be made on September 30th, 2022.

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ShopTo has PS5 stock (opens in new tab) live (as of September 29th) made up of FIFA 23 bundles with either disc or digital consoles and/or additional DualSense controllers. This is pre-order only with dispatch available today if quick. 

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PlayStation Direct (opens in new tab)
The PlayStation Direct store is live with PS5 stock (opens in new tab) (as of September 29th). You must have a PS account to make the purchase for a bundle with either Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II or FIFA 23 up for sale. 

Stock is now more readily available from Sony meaning that no exclusive queue (opens in new tab) access is required. 

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BT Store (opens in new tab)
BT is now live with PS5 stock (opens in new tab) (as of September 28th). Four bundles are left to purchase, including a PS5 disc console with an additional DualSense controller, Sony HD Camera, Gran Turismo 7 and Sony Pulse 3D Headsets.

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EE Store (opens in new tab)
EE has PS5 stock (opens in new tab) live (as of September 29th). It has one PS5 bundle featuring a disc console, Dualsense controller and Horizon Forbidden West.

You need to be an account holder (opens in new tab) to access the purchase page and add it to your pay-as-you-go contract. Well worth considering if you are a customer already.  

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GAME has PS5 stock (opens in new tab) live (as of September 29th). It consists of various bundles with FIFA 23, Horizon Forbidden West, additional Dualsense controllers, t-shirts, and cases. Not the cheapest option out there, mind. 

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Amazon last went live with PS5 stock (opens in new tab) on September 27th, before selling out in less than 24 hours. The retailer had a PS5 disc and digital console bundled with FIFA 23, although it was listed at a price of over £700 for some unknown reason. 

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AO had PS5 stock (opens in new tab) briefly on September 27th before selling out in a few hours. One bundle was up for sale featuring a PS5 disc console, a copy of FIFA 23 and an additional DualSense controller. Deliveries will be made by September 30th, 2022. 

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Argos (opens in new tab)
Argos last had PS5 stock (opens in new tab) on September 21st before selling out with a standalone PS5 disc console available. Another restock is expected later this week.

As usual, stock rolled out across different stores around the country with quantities differing per location.

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Smyths Toys (opens in new tab)
Smyths Toys last went live with PS5 stock (opens in new tab) on August 23rd. There was one bundle up for grabs featuring a PS5 disc console and Horizon Forbidden West. Stock quantity depends on location. 

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High street retailer John Lewis put PS5 stock (opens in new tab) on July 5th – the first time since May– before selling out throughout the day. The main offering was a  Horizon Forbidden West bundle with a disc console.

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A new contender! Independent electronics retailer eBuyer put PS5 stock (opens in new tab) live on May 16th with both disc and digital up for grabs. It sold out within a few hours. Possibly worth trying as not a common retailer for people to try. 

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ASDA went live with PS5 stock (opens in new tab) on April 26th and sold out throughout the day. The main offering was a PlayStation 5 disc bundle with Horizon Forbidden West and Gran Turismo 7.

Where to buy PS5 accessories

Don't forget to check out our guide to the best TVs for PS5 too! With support for 4K 120Hz, VRR and ALLM – all the big next-features, basically. And with top picture quality too, of course.

Matthew Forde
Staff Writer

Matthew is the Staff Writer for T3, covering news and keeping up with everything games, entertainment, and all manner of tech. You can find his work across numerous sites across the web, including TechRadar, IGN, Tom's Guide, Fandom, NME, and more. In his spare time, Matthew is an avid cinema-goer, keen runner and average golfer (at best). You can follow him @MattForde64