PS5 UK stock – live: today’s console replenishes news from BT, AO, John Lewis, Game and more
Sony has a “gigantic list of things” they want to bring to the PS5 through firmware updates
The PS5 launched in November 2020, but supply issues and a global semiconductor shortage have slowed production of Sony’s next-gen console. New stock is always hard to find, and when it does show up, the PS5 sells out almost instantly.
September was a mixed bag for PS5 restocking, but was still much better than June and July. Although not as good as in August, we still saw some big drops in Very, Smyths Toys, BT, EE, Argos, Amazon and Game. We had 10 drops to complete the month of September. The question now is: will October kick off with a bang?
If you’re still looking for a PS5, you’ve come to the right place. Our liveblog is here to give you the latest information on Playstation 5 restockings from all major UK retailers, both online and in store, as well as providing details on release rumors, the latest PS5 games and accessories to buy.
Check UK PS5 Retailer Stock Below:
Can you play PS4 games on PS5?
While waiting for more PS5 stock to drop, it should be remembered that the vast majority of PS4 games are possible on PS5.
As for the digital versions of the games, you will be able to purchase them through PlayStation Store on your PS4, then download and play them later on PS5.
If you have the PS5 Disc Edition, you will also be able to insert your PS4 discs into it and play them that way.
It goes without saying that this only applies to the disc version of the PS5, as the digital edition does not have a physical disc slot.
We have compiled a list of our favorites PS4 games, most of which have fallen in price since the release of the PS5.
Alessandro Mascellino4 October 2021 12:00
PS5 is now sold out at AO
AOThe PS5 restocking is now officially sold out.
This is the second PS5 drop for AO in October, and it’s good to see the online retailer restock twice in the first week of the month.
Did you manage to get your hands on a brand new PS5?
We hope you did, but if not, don’t worry, as the console is still available for purchase for BT Customers on the company’s website.
Alessandro MascellinoOctober 4, 2021 11:07 AM
How to get a PS5 voucher code from BT
BT tries to give its customers an extra helping hand to secure a PS5 console.
To avoid the website overload that often occurs at other online retailers when the stock of the PS5 goes down, BT sends unique promotional codes to its customers.
If you are a BT TV customer or BT Sport subscriber, for example, you can apply to receive a PS5 voucher code.
Codes are emailed quite rarely, but once you receive one you can use it to purchase a PS5 the next time the BT the store has a restocking.
You still have to pay the normal price for it, but using one of these codes will definitely give you an edge when trying to secure a PS5 console.
Alessandro MascellinoOctober 4, 2021 10:45 AM
John Lewis’ PS5 restocking may be postponed
An additional Twitter post from PS5 Stock UK appears to be hinting that the next PS5 drop originally slated for this week may have taken place last week.
If so, we might only see a new PS5 stock available from John lewis next week.
Either way, we’ll update the blog with any micro-replenishments or last minute drops from the high-end department store.
Follow the blog to make sure you don’t miss them!
Alessandro MascellinoOctober 4, 2021 10:30 AM
BT sends new batch of codes for PS5
BT just sent a new bundle of codes for PS5 to existing customers!
There are over 50 consoles in stock right now, with many different packs available.
These include PS5 + extra controller, PS5 + headset, PS5 + extra controller + charging station, and more.
Head to the BT website with your code to get one!
Alessandro MascellinoOctober 4, 2021 10:20 AM
PS5 available from AO
Here’s a reminder of our top AO tip – it only works on Google Chrome on the desktop.
Copy the Product ID from the PS5 and save it in a safe place.
Navigate to a random item on the AO website.
Right click the “Buy Now” button on the random item and click “Inspect Item”. In the Item Inspector, change the Product ID to the Product ID of the PS5.
Alessandro MascellinoOctober 4, 2021 10:11 AM
Are you also looking for an Xbox Series X?
Overall, the PS5 has been easier to obtain than the Xbox Series X, which has seen fewer restockings in the UK in recent months.
Alessandro MascellinoOctober 4 2021, 10:00 am
When will ShopTo restock the PS5?
ShopTo last restocked the PS5 on September 18 and prior to that on September 12, September 8, and September 5.
The video game retailer also had three PS5 drops in August and two in July.
Based on these figures, it appears that the availability of the PS5 from ShopTo has steadily increased over the past few months.
While that doesn’t guarantee a drop in PS5 today, we’ll make sure to let you know if it does.
Alessandro MascellinoOctober 4, 2021 9:30 AM
When will BT restock the PS5?
BT restocked the PS5 three times in September.
The phone service provider was one of the most consistent PS5 sellers last month, with almost one restocking per week.
We don’t know if BT will restock the PS5 this week, but there are rumors suggesting it could.
Follow the blog for more live updates.
Alessandro MascellinoOctober 4, 2021 9:15 AM
When will John Lewis restock the PS5?
John lewis last restocked the PS5 on September 28 and prior to that on September 24.
The retailer was not particularly active in August, with just one restocking earlier this month.
New rumors however suggest John lewis can receive a number of PS5 consoles on October 15, in disc and digital editions.
According to the official PS5 Stock UK Twitter account, some of the new consoles may even drop before next week.
Alessandro MascellinoOctober 4, 2021 9:00 AM
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