PS5 India restock update: The demand for Sony’s latest console is sky-rocketing as its supply is disrupted by Covid-19 and chip shortage. The latter is said to be affecting almost the entire industry, including the gaming console industry. While Sony has claimed to have shipped more than 4.5 million PS5 units worldwide since its launch late last year, it remains out of bounds to many buyers in India. PS5 India restock has taken place a few times, but stocks have been hard to come by. PS5 pre-order in India just comes and goes, with units disappearing within seconds. So, when is the next PS5 pre-order date? How to book PS5? Where to buy PS5? Read on for the answers.
According to Sony, those who were expecting to get their hands on the PS5 will face a similar shortage through 2022.
PS5 price in India
PS5 has been priced in India at Rs 39,990 for the Digital Edition with no disc drive, while the standard edition costs Rs 49,990. The specifications of both editions remain pretty much the same. The PS5 comes with some major improvements over its predecessor, including a custom eight-core AMD Zen 2 CPU clocked at 3.5GHz (variable frequency) and a custom GPU based on AMD’s RDNA 2 architecture hardware that promises 10.28 teraflops and 36 compute units clocked at 2.23GHz. The console also comes with 16GB of GDDR6 RAM and a custom 825GB SSD. Additionally, the PlayStation 5 touts a new design, DualSense controller, and a simpler UI.
That said, the PS5 standard edition gives you the ability to run Blu-ray disc games, PS4 Blu-ray disc games, regular Blu-rays, and DVDs, whereas the digital edition only supports downloading.
How to buy PS5 in India
Sony PlayStation 5 aka PS5 is available in India across leading retail stores. You can head over to the nearby authorised Sony retail store to buy the gaming console. Additionally, you can also order Sony PS5 online via ShopAtSC that offers free home delivery from the nearest Sony Center and Amazon.in, Flipkart, Croma e-store, Vijay Sales e-store, Reliance Digital, and dedicated games store such as Games The Shop and Prepaid Gamer Card. However, it’s subject to availability.
If it’s out of stock, the PlayStation 5 listings on the e-commerce platforms will show either ‘Coming Soon’ or ‘Currently unavailable’. The PS5 restock in India is usually announced by Sony. The previous restock, to recall, happened on May 27th. It disappeared within seconds and the pre-ordered consoles will start shipping to customers from June 7th.
When is PS5 restocking in India?
There is no official word on when the PS5 restocking in India yet, however, there are reports it will be in June. According to a recent report from IGN India, the next PS5 India restock date is being planned for this month itself. If so, it would be the first time that the gaming console will ship to customers twice in one month in the country. It’s said that the upcoming PS5 restock in India will have one and a half or two times more units on offer compared to its first sale which reportedly had only around 4,000 units.
How to pre order PS5 in India
Once the new batch of PS5 units are restocked in India, you can pre-order it online via
Pretty much every aforementioned platform asks you to create an account to pre-book PS5 in India. We would advise you to do that in advance. Additionally, add payment details so that you can save some valuable time when the PlayStation 5 is in stock.
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