PS5 UK stock – live: today’s Asda, Game, Argos and Very restock dates
Update: New PS5 stock has arrived at BT store this morning, and further restockings should drop to Game, Argos and Very this week. Read on for more information.
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.
August was one of the best months ever for the PS5 restocking, with several drops at Very, Smyths Toys, BT, and EE, as well as availability at Argos, Amazon, and Game. There were about 35 drops in total. September was also impressive, with drops on AO.com, Ace Studio, ShopTo, Currys PC World, BT, Smyths Toys, Game, Very, and Argos. Last week we finally saw Amazon restocking the console.
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 restocking 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:
How to pre-order the Nintendo Switch OLED
If trying to buy a PS5 or Xbox Series X wasn’t enough to keep you occupied, Nintendo is also set to release its latest gaming console, the Switch OLED. The big upgrade over the regular Switch is, you won’t be surprised to learn, the new OLED display.
For organic light emitting diodes, this technology does not need an LED backlight to illuminate the pixels from behind, as each pixel itself emits its own light. This helps improve the contrast ratio of the screen, makes colors more vivid, and also creates deeper blacks, because when a pixel is off it is really black.
The new Nintendo Switch OLED also has a slightly larger screen than the standard model and increased internal storage. The console is priced at Â£ 309.99 and is set to release in the UK on October 8th.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 27, 2021 4:02 PM
How to buy an Xbox Series X
Tired of hunting for a PS5? Or maybe you also want to get an Xbox Series X? Well, IndyBest is here to help, as we also have a dedicated live blog for the new Xbox console. Just like here, the Xbox Blog brings you the latest news on when UK retailers are expected to receive new Xbox Series X inventory.
As a reminder, the Xbox series X is Microsoft’s current flagship console and faces the PS5. It’s just as difficult to buy at the moment, but occasional restocking takes place at retailers like Game, Very, Argos, and Smyths.
Meanwhile, the cheaper and less powerful Xbox Series S (Â£ 249, Currys.co.uk) is available for purchase now from a range of UK retailers.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 27, 2021 3:03 PM
How to get a PS5 voucher code from BT
BT is helping its customers secure a PS5. Instead of opening virtual doors and facing a stampede like other retailers, BT is sending out unique discount codes to its customers.
If you are a BT TV customer, for example, or subscribed to BT Sport, you can apply to receive a PS5 voucher code. These are emailed sporadically and can be used to access a PS5 the next time the BT store has a restock. You still have to pay the regular price, of course, but this system is a good way to reward BT customers and give them a better chance of getting a console.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 27, 2021 2:30 PM
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Alistair CharltonSeptember 27, 2021 2:02 PM
The best PS5 games
Congratulations to everyone who managed to buy the PS5 from Asda this morning. With the console on the go, you’ll want to buy some games to go on your new console. The good news is that we have a round-up of the best ps5 games for you.
In the bestseller Spider-Man: Miles Morales Game (Â£ 44.99, Currys.fr), Peter Parker is replaced by his awkward teenage protÃ©gÃ©, Miles Morales. A new generation spin-off, Spider-Man: Miles Morales refines the formula of the original, âsaid our reviewer. “It’s a streamlined adventure with a more focused story, much less busy work, and an endearing, goofy protagonist who continues to harness his powers.”
During this time, Demon souls (Â£ 57.99, Currys.fr) on PS5 is a showcase of what the new console is capable of. âThe oppressive Gothic architecture, gaping arches and festering dungeons of this cult classic look spectacular on the new hardware, while still staying perfectly true to the aesthetics and vibe of the original game,â said our tester.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 27, 2021 1:02 PM
Can you get a VPN on the PS5?
Although Sony does not allow any VPN apps like NordVPN Where ExpressVPN Downloadable from PlayStation Store (VPNs aren’t supported on the platform at all), there’s always a way to use a VPN on the PS5 if you want to stream geo-restricted content.
We recommend that you get a VPN with Smart DNS capability. It’s a service provided by a number of VPN companies, including NordVPN, allowing you to spoof your location on devices that don’t support VPN. You can read our overview of best VPNs for more information.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 27, 2021 12:31
Use this BT code to buy yourself a PS5 now
BT is inviting customers to buy a PS5 now, and we have a code for one lucky reader to use their new console. Kindly donated by a member of the IndyBest team, the unique code can be redeemed in the BT online store and entitles you to purchase a PS5 console, at BT’s usual retail price, while supplies last.
The most important code is: 6XTFKFSGM – go to the BT store now to buy your PS5!
Alistair CharltonSeptember 27, 2021 12:10 PM
Can you play PS4 games on PS5?
Yes you can! Almost all the PS4 games you own are playable on the PS5 console. You will be able to download all the games you bought from PlayStation Store on your old PS4 and play them on a new PS5.
If you have the disc edition of the PS5, you will also be able to insert your PS4 games into it and play them that way. Obviously, since there is no physical disc slot on the digital edition of the console, you will not be able to play any PS4 discs you own. We have compiled together a list of our favorites PS4 games, and most of them have come down in price since the PS5 was released.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 27, 2021 12:00
BT send PS5 command codes
It’s a busy day for PS5 orders! BT just emailed a bunch of codes to its customers. These codes are requested in advance and are then used to enable BT customers to purchase a PS5 from the BT online store.
Codes sent out today can be used to purchase the PS5 Disc Edition, as well as packs that include the PS5 and an additional controller, charging station, or headphones.
If you’ve requested a code from BT, you need to check your inbox now and head to the BT store, where a new PS5 stock is ready and waiting for you. A virtual queue system is in place and once you have access to the BT site you have 10 minutes to complete your PS5 purchase.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 27, 2021 11:42 AM
Currys adds PS5 stock but buyers hit with website errors
Currys PC World had a PS5 digital edition restock this morning, with a queue system to manage crowds. However, buyers found it virtually impossible to complete their orders with Currys’ website posting various errors.
The first buyers were told that their queue number had been rejected, and once they were finally allowed to access the website, a second error was reported to them. This apparently prevented enthusiastic PS5 fans from adding the console to their cart, and even embarrassed those who had reached the checkout.
We don’t know what happened here, but we wonder if Currys may have mistakenly added PS5 stocks to the website and failed to respond to the sudden deluge of orders created by the replenishment. surprise. Hopefully the retailer will have a more successful replenishment soon.
Alistair CharltonSeptember 27, 2021 11:22 AM
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