The Sony PS5 will once again be up for pre-order on August 26. The pre-order will begin at 12 noon
For fans who have still not gotten their hands on the PS5 (review), there’s some good news on the horizon. The last time the PS5 went up for pre-order in India was on July 26 while the next PS5 restock will take place exactly a month later on 26 August at 12 noon. Various publications have also confirmed that the PS5 will indeed be restocked on August 26. It’s been a harrowing time for gamers in India as a lot of gamers have still not been able to purchase a PS5. So, this comes as a welcome surprise. As of right now, only ShopAtSC and Vijay Sales have confirmed that the console will be available for pre-order on August 26. Other retailers like Amazon, Flipkart and more have the PS5 listing up but no pre-order date has been revealed yet.
The PS5 has a handful of exclusives such as Returnal (review), Demon Souls, Astro's Playroom, Destruction AllStars, to name a few. First party heavy hitters like Spider-Man Miles Morales (review), Sackboy: A Big Adventure and more are available on the PS4 as well. Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart (review) is exclusive to the PS5 only. Getting a next-gen console has been difficult but not completely impossible in India. Both the PS5 and Xbox Series X (review) are hard to get and a big reason for this is the ongoing global chip shortage. You can learn more about it here.
Despite the global shortage, Sony says the PS5 is the best-selling console, with more than 7.8 million units sold. Sony still has highly anticipated games such as God of War: Ragnarok and Horizon: Forbidden West scheduled to launch in 2022 and 2021, respectively for the PS5.
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