PS5 stock: where to buy a PlayStation 5 in March 2024

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PS5 stock is now readily available. We've also now had the replacement model, the PS5 Slim, come onto the virtual and real-life shelves, making the console more available than ever. 

The PS5 has been out for more than three years now, and the days of having to wait for console restocks are long behind us. It's been easier to get ahold of a PS5 for a while now, and deals are more common now we are a few years into the lifespan of the console, we've made your shopping even easier by pulling together all the best deals in one place. 

Once you've got your hands on the system in its various forms, we're also bringing you all the best SSDs for PS5 as well as the best PS5 controllers, and the best monitors for PS5

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PS5 stock in the US

Amazon: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition

Amazon: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
Making it nice and easy, the huge online retailer that is Amazon has reliable PS5 stock and often has the latest bundles too.

Walmart: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition

Walmart: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
Walmart regularly has the PS5 in stock. It's generally limited to one or two bundles at a time - and it rarely has the console available to buy alone. Keep an eye out for bundles featuring big first-party games, such as God of War Ragnarok and Horizon Forbidden West.

Best Buy: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition

Best Buy: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
Everyone is now able to buy the console at Best Buy now that availability is stable now, too. There are sometimes good bundles to be had too.

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Target: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
If you like to have in-store options when purchasing gaming gear or electronics then Target has you covered. Always lots of stock, though bundles are rare.

GameStop: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition

GameStop: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
GameStop used to cycle between offering the PS5 online or through exclusive in-store restock events in large (and expensive) bundles. Thankfully, those days are now behind us, so now you can choose from official bundles featuring Marvel's Spider-Man 2 for example. Availability can be limited, though, so it's best to check if you can order online or pick up one in-store.

PlayStation Direct: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition

PlayStation Direct: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
Sony's official PlayStation Direct store is usually the most stable when it comes to PS5 console and bundle availability. It tends to have the most options in stock, too, so it's worth checking if you want a wider range of games or accessories along with your console. Restocks are now open to all as well, but you get free delivery as a PS Plus member or when you buy an accessory at the same time.

PS5 stock in the UK

Amazon: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition

Amazon: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
While bundles are a little thin on the ground right now, Amazon has sold PS5 stock for both console variations so you'll have no problem buying one from the big online retailer.

Very: View all PS5 bundles

Very: View all PS5 bundles
Online department store Very has lots of PS5 bundles available at any one time now. It tends to have a few more customisable options compared to other retailers, so it's good if you have some different games or accessories in mind to buy with a console.

Game: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition

Game: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
Game is a fairly solid source of PS5 stock and bundles in the UK. Just try to avoid the ones that come with unwanted tat such as caps and t-shirts - unless that sort of thing is your bag, baby.

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Currys: PS5 | PS5 Digital Editon
Big electronics retailer Currys has some great bundles for you to consider in your hunt for UK PS5 stock now. Often throwing in hardware as well as games, it can offer a great way to dive into PS5.

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Argos: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
Offering a reliable source of stock, Argos is a great place to go for PS5 stock, and you can often pick it up locally. There are no bundles right now, but the retailer is not a stranger to them so does offer them from time to time.

ShopTo: PS5

ShopTo: PS5
ShopTo has the PS5 in stock regularly, and there's a bunch of bundles on offer usually too. Well worth a look and one that usually can save you a few quid compared to other retailers.

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EE: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
Not necessarily your go-to gaming retailer in many folks' minds, but the EE store is as reliable as anywhere else for PS5 stock and accessories now.

PlayStation Direct: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition

PlayStation Direct: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
Sony's official PlayStation Direct store has lots of consoles or bundles in stock at any one time. It's good if you want the standard or Digital Edition PS5 by itself.

PS5 stock in AUS

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Amazon: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
The PS5 is now frequently in stock at Amazon, so there’s no waiting in line to get one – whether you want the console with a disc drive or without.

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Big W: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
Big W’s stock is steady nowadays, but to save you from running around, you can check availability at nearby stores using Big W’s website. The retailer also offers the console bundled with God of War Ragnarok

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EB Games: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
EB Games was one of the first retailers to sell out of the PS5, as it took a significant number of pre-orders for the console back in 2021. EB Games also offers the ability to check your local store’s stock along with click and collect.

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JB Hi-Fi: PS5
JB Hi-Fi is beginning to have more regular stock of the PS5, but only if you’re after the regular console with a disc drive. The huge retailer doesn’t have stock of the digital edition on its website at the time of writing, but you can always check your local store.

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Sony: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
If you want to buy from the maker itself, Sony also often has stock of the PS5. Buying directly from Sony also gets you free shipping on orders over AU$200. You can request a price match too, so you shouldn’t have a problem getting it cheaper from Sony if a competitor has a lower price.

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Target: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
Target now has regular PS5 stock, but its website says the product is only available for click-and-collect. Entering your postcode on Target’s website will allow you to easily check stock in nearby stores, and you can reserve it using the click-and-collect feature. You can also go in-store to purchase, though we don’t know when you’ll be able to order online for delivery to your house.

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The Gamesmen: PS5 | PS5 Digital Edition
The Gamesmen is an independently owned game retailer, making it a good choice if you want to buy local. Stock issues have eased, and you can buy the regular console or the digital edition from The Gamesmen in store or online. Shipping costs will vary, or you can pick one up from the Penshurst store if you’re nearby.

PS5 stock - FAQs

How often is the PS5 available to buy?

Generally speaking, the PS5 is now readily available in the US and UK in both disc and digital versions standalone and with bundles. Availability is a little trickier in Canada and Australia but we've seen good changes happening at both big box online stores and smaller outlets too. 

How much does a PS5 cost?

The PS5 costs $499 (£479 / AU$799.95) - that's the same price as Microsoft's Xbox Series X in the US, but more expensive in the UK and Australia after the recent price hike. The cheaper PS5 Digital Edition is priced at $399.99 (£389.99 / AU$649.95). 

It's almost guaranteed that both versions of the console will remain at this price for some time. Demand is still astronomically high for the console and Sony sees no reason to discount it for the time being. It even bumped up the price of the console in many regions due to increased production costs.

Should I buy the PS5 or PS5 Digital Edition?

The standard PS5 is able to play Ultra HD Blu-ray discs and physical games which makes it the better all-rounder if you want to build up a collection. In contrast, the PS5 Digital Edition is a little cheaper and doesn't include a disc drive as the name would imply. This means you're solely limited to buying and streaming games and media from the PlayStation Store through the Game Catalog and streaming apps respectively. The choice will depend on your lifestyle. 

We also have you covered here with today's broader PS5 deals, the latest cheap PS5 controller deals if you need another DualSense, and the latest PS5 SSD deals if you want more storage space for your games.

PS5 stock in the US

Kara Phillips
Evergreen Writer

Kara is an Evergreen writer at TechRadar Gaming. With a degree in Journalism and a passion for the weird and wonderful, she's spent the last few years as a freelance video game journalist, with bylines at NintendoLife, Attack of the Fanboy, Prima Games, and sister publication, GamesRadar+. Outside of gaming, you'll find her re-watching Gilmore Girls or trying to cram yet another collectible onto a shelf that desperately needs some organizing.

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