Update: The PS5 restock at Sony Direct ran out in just 28 minutes, however, we’re tracking Walmart and Best Buy for tomorrow (if they come back in stock) and Target is almost certain for next week. Follow Matt Swider on Twitter for replenishment alerts.
The restocking of the PS5 at Sony Direct queue was the second batch of new Sony console stock yesterday, May 12th, and we sent an alert through our Matt Swider PS5 Replenishment Twitter Tracker. This is where you can find all the instant updates on when and where the PS5 will be back in stock. – if you follow their Twitter account and activate notifications.
- When? Follow Matt Swider, our PS5 replenishment Twitter tracker for notifications on when GameStop PS5’s impending restocking is live.
- Don’t buy from other Twitter users – all of which are scams. Only buy from websites that Matt directs you to. No one is eagerly looking to sell a console for just $ 550.
1st in weeks: 🚨🚨🚨 PS5 restock at 💿 SONY DIRECT 💿 now! ♻️RT this + follow @mattswider for updates PS5 Disc ($ 499) https://t.co/A1lBmISfKWPS5 Digital ($ 399) https://t.co / AI5byJh4KOMay 12, 2021
How to get the PS5 from Sony Direct when it’s in stock
We saw a GameStop restock this afternoon in the US, and anyone who missed that opportunity or didn’t want a bundle could turn to the Sony Direct Queue, which both had the PS5 console. digital at $ 399 or the Disc console at $ 499 in stock.
Unlike other retailers, Sony Direct PS5 Replenishment is still a lottery scheme, which means you can’t overdo it to increase your chances of success.
Here are some tips for buying the console.
- You can’t open multiple tabs in a single browser, but you can do so on multiple browsers (e.g. Safari and Chrome) and multiple devices, we’ve learned.
- He will say “ more than an hour of waiting ” at the start for everyone. It’s normal.
- There will be more PS5 restocking opportunities in the coming days.
- Beware of CAPTCHA puzzles that aim to prove you’re not a robot – it can hurt your multi-window / device strategy if you’re not careful.
- You can’t use American Express as a credit card – we learned that the hard way
- You cannot buy both a PS5 Digital and a PS5 disc at one time
- It is a console per PSN account and per personal address
Stay tuned for more information on restocking the PS5 as we update the site to help you buy the Sony console.