The newest PlayStation console is proving to be impossible for gamers to get their hands on.
Stock sold out in less than an hour on Thursday (January 21) in various stores and many found themselves trapped in online queues for hours trying to get their hands on the highly sought after gaming device.
There have been issues plaguing the console’s release, with several blaming stock issues on scalpers buying them in bulk.
They say those selling them on at a higher price on eBay and Facebook marketplace are making things even more difficult, which we saw firsthand in November.
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Things have become so strained GAME has recently released a statement to its shoppers.
In it the store addressed accusations it needs to do more about scalpers pinching stock online.
If you’re still waiting to get your hands on a console however, there are plenty of websites out there that do all the heavy lifting for you.
Several websites offer an e-mail sign up list that will let you know the second PlayStation 5s come back in stock.
Stock informer also does an excellent job of showing you the latest information and shows the current stock levels for all major shops which carry the PS5.
You can instantly check stock for Currys, Argos, John Lewis, GAME, Smyths, Amazon and more online stores.
There is also an e-mail sign up that will send you an e-mail as soon as new stock is found.
You can find the website here.
Another website that does a similar job with an e-mail sign up is playstation5stock.co.uk.
If you want to check the shops directly here are a series of links directly to the specific store pages where you can buy PS5s when they’re in stock.