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PS5 pre-order status: Where to buy the PlayStation 5

PS5 pre-orders are sold out, release date coming soon
PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition (Image credit: Sony)

Sony PS5 pre-orders sold out at every retailer ahead of its November 12 release date. So if you found yourself empty-handed after the PS5 pre-order flood gates closed, the good news is that we're just weeks away from launch. 

Right now, placeholders at various online retailer sites indicate PS5 pre-order stock is "sold out", "currently unavailable" or coming soon". Given that the PS5's release date is so near, the chances of another PS5 pre-order opportunity arriving before then are slim. However, we recommend that you keep an eye on the links below, as stores are known to quietly restock. 

Aiming to be the best gaming console to buy, Sony's next-gen system features fast loading, a speedy SSD, haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and 3D Audio technology. The base PS5 console is priced at $499, and the PS5 Digital Edition costs $399. Both consoles have a November 12 release date in the US and Canada. 

So if you plan on securing the new PlayStation 5 console on release day, check back here for the latest updates on availability and where to buy the PS5.

How much does the PS5 cost? 

The Sony PS5 console costs $499, whereas the disc-less PS5 Digital Edition is priced at $399. Responding to PS5 price concerns ahead if its launch, PlayStation chief executive Jim Ryan, told BBC that the PS5 will "emphasize value as opposed to price."

"Conventional wisdom and history show that our business is one of the more recession-proof businesses. But I think this will sharpen our need to ensure that we focus on getting the value equation right, " Ryan said.

Where can I buy the PS5?

PS5 pre-orders are sold out at just about every electronics retailer. Beginning November 12, the PS5 and PS5 Digital consoles will be available for purchase at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, Target and Sam's Club. 

PS5 pre-order status reached sold out status within minutes, however there's a slim chance that they may reopen before launch. The Sony PS5 will be available for purchase outright on November 12 at Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Target, Walmart and more.  

Where to buy the PS5

Sony PS5 Pre-order: $499 @ Amazon
Amazon opened preorders for the base model PS5, but stock is sold out fast. You can check the link often to see if preorders will reopen or request to receive an email notification when the PS5 becomes available. View Deal

Sony PS5 Pre-order Digital Edition: $399 @ Best Buy
If you prefer disc-less gaming, Best Buy also offers the PS5 Digital Edition. It has all the same features as the main PS5 console, just no disc support. You can pay for console outright or finance at $33.34/mo. for 12-months.View Deal

Sony PS5 Pre-order:  $499 @ Best Buy
Unleash new gaming possibilities with the new Sony PS5. Experience lightning fast loading with an ultra-high speed SSD, deeper immersion with support for haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, and 3D Audio, and an all-new generation of incredible PlayStation games.View Deal

Sony PS5 Pre-order Digital Edition: $399 @ Best Buy
If you prefer disc-less gaming, Best Buy also offers the PS5 Digital Edition. It has all the same features as the main PS5 console, just no disc support. You can pay for console outright or finance at $33.34/mo. for 12-months.View Deal

Sony PS5 Pre-order: $499 @ GameStop
You can preorder the PS5 for $499 at GameStop. Pay up front or pay $124.99 over 4 payments. GameStop also offers a 1 and 2-year product replacement pan for $49.99 and $79.99, respectively. View Deal

Sony PS5 Pre-Order Digital Edition: $399 @ GameStop
The Digital Edition PS5 at GameStop can be yours in 4 payments of $99.99 if you don't want to spend $399 outright, GameStop also offers a 1 and 2-year product replacement pan for $39.99 and $59.99, respectively. View Deal

Sony PS5 Pre-Order : for $499 @ Target
Preorders for the PS5 are sold out at Target, but the console should be in stock on its November 12 release date. The store offers a 2-year protection plan for $63.View Deal

Sony PS5 Pre-order Digital Edition: $399 @ Target
For disc-less gaming, you can also buy the Sony PlayStation 5 Digital Edition from Target on its release date. The 2-year protection plan pricing starts at $47.
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Sony PS5 Pre-order: $499 @ Sam's Club
Sam's Club indicates that PS5 preorders are out of stock and due out November 12. If you're a Sam's Club member, you can sign in to add it your list for availability information. View Deal

Sony PS5 4-Game Console Bundle: for $819 @ B&H
A new PS5 4-game console bundle will be available soon. This bundle includes a Sony PlayStation 5 console, two Sony DualSense wireless controllers, and four PS5 games: Demon's Souls, Destruction AllStars, Sackboy: A Big Adventure, and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales Launch Edition. View Deal