According to retailers, pre-orders will soon be possible again


from Andreas Bertits
Allegedly, it should be possible to buy the PS5 again in a few days. Dealers report that more batches are planned for pre-ordering the new Sony console.

The chaos surrounding the pre-orders of the Playstation 5 has seriously scratched the image of Sony. The available quantities were sold out within a very short time. That in and of itself might have been foreseeable, but the lack of communication around the start of the pre-order phase and the fact that it began without prior notice in the middle of the night has led to severe criticism. Not least because Sony had promised in advance that the PS5 pre-order phase is announced in good time.

The absolute chaos

What followed, what was pure chaos. On September 17th, a large number of players tried to get a PS5 (buy now ) to secure. The online shops were completely overloaded, which was not least due to the fact that so-called scalpers secured several copies by means of bots, in order to offer them again in part for exorbitant prices. Today there were even cancellations of orders, because apparently more orders were received than copies of the console will be received by dealers at all. However, Sony is silent on all of this. It is unclear exactly what the problem was, whether retailers started pre-orders on their own initiative or whether there was a communication error. That also drives the players crazy. "This is NOT for the gamers" is what the community says.

But now there seems to be a silver lining of hope on the horizon. Because apparently several dealers are reporting that there will be more copies and that these can be pre-ordered from September 22nd at 9 a.m. At the same time, the Pre-orders for the Xbox Series X / S. But it cannot be said whether this is really the case. Because as already mentioned, Sony is silent on the entire situation.

But it's worth keeping an eye on the shops on September 22nd from 9 a.m. However, you have to be very fast, because the scalpers with their bots are sure to be waiting …

Just keep an eye on the following providers:

Source: W&V

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