After a short dry spell, the $199 PlayStation Portal is back in ock at PlayStation Direct. You’ll need to have a PlayStation account and fast fingers to snag one while you can.
Sony’s dedicated PS5 remote player has been in high demand following its Nov. 15 launch. Not too long after, it hit sold out status and PlayStation fans and holiday shoppers alike have been searching far and wide for restocks.
If you act fast, your search for the hard to get PlayStation Portal ends now. May the odds forever be in your favor.
PlayStation Portal remote player
Sony PlayStation Portal Remote Player
$199 @ PlayStation Direct
Sony's PlayStation Portal Remote Player lets you play games on your PS5 console over your home Wi-Fi. Or, pick up where you left off when you're on the go using your unlimited mobile hotspot.
Features: 8-inch LCD screen, haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, supports 1080p resolution gaming at 60fps, PS5 console required
Product launched: November 2023
Price history: The newly released PlayStation Portal has not seen a direct discount yet. Reseller prices have hit up to
Reviews consensus: We didn't get a chance to test it, however, PlayStation Portal reviews across our sister sites are mixed. Overall, the PS5 remote player's large display, ergonomic design and haptic feedback are welcome features. One expert deducted points for latency issues and lack of storage for local gaming.
Buy it if: You own a PS5 console and want a dedicated remote player for handheld gaming.
Don't buy it if: You don't own a PS5 console or have no interest in handheld gaming.
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Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.