Demand for the consoles is expected to outstrip supply for the foreseeable future…
I made the right decision to do HDD mod on my old PS2 knowing I won't be able to get PS5 anytime soon but didn't expect it to be this long. Well as least I won't have shortage of games 'till they sorted out the supply issue. I'm thinking about selling my PS4 to aid my saving for PS5.
Nice I've thought about doing this to but wanted to experiment with network booting PS2 images from a Nas.
only thing I hate about doing that on PS2 is that I'd find a game that interests me but the transfer speed even on cable is atrocious, not to mention the hassle of working with ancient networking protocols, but once everything was set it was a very very good experience.
Ridiculous I really want a ps5 but I guess Il have to wait. Happy with series S so far problem is if I can't get a ps5 till Xmas 21 I would have invested too much time into xbox eg call of duty cold War etc so Il have to see
So... you're worried that if you dont get a PS5 you will end up playing more xbox??? What's so wrong with that?
If you really want one... wait until May/June if you have the money you will have a chance way before the holiday shopping time frame.
Hard to find doesnt mean impossible to find. Keep trying. It will slowly get better.
again, how is this even happening? how did nobody anticipate the demand lol. i know we have covid to partially blame but .. i mean come on. but, i was already set on getting mine on my bday in june, cause its near impossible to get one now anyways.
Boy, all those lucky bots get to enjoy their ps5s. I'm glad I'm patient and have a backlog to chip through.
Or those who secured both consoles alternatively.
Im a bot?? 😳
Probably it's a good idea to wait for 5nm production then :-D
How about making them available for in store pick up ? Actual people can purchase them instead of bots. I would love to see the attachment rate for games and accessories. Gotta be way down. Probably worse than last two generations. Sony is cool with this ? Not enough PS5 titles currently as well. It would be nice to see some PS4 games get next gen updates. Keep everyone busy and revenue flowing while they make PS5 games. What is the problem with what I said ? I see hardly any posts talking about these points. Crazy
Yes! This would be a huge help to what everyone is dealing with now. People obviously will still scalp the old fashioned way but at least you cant have a bot do it for you in seconds. Using COVID as the reason why they aren't doing this is completely idiotic and is pointless when people are still going into the stores to buy everything else in the world regardless of the new consoles being back in stock or not.
I’ve been saying this all along. Sell them in the store exclusively. Bot problem solved!
This, combined with bots is causing havoc for getting the consoles in to the hands of genuine customers. I hope it doesn't damage install bases for games such as Destruction All Stars etc. and make them unviable. I was fortunate enough to be able to purchase a PS5 at release, mostly because I had registered my interest and paid a 1p deposit in March. I actually ended up with 3 confirmed orders, from different retailers and had enough money saved up over the last 3 years to buy them; but decided to cancel 2 of them to let others get hold of one, rather than sell them on eBay; not because I'm a wonderful, caring human being (I'm really not), but because even I'm not that much of a pr**k. Now I wonder if they didn't just end up in a scalpers hands and I'd have been better off selling them to friends and family at cost...
"I hope it doesn't damage install bases for games such as Destruction All Stars etc. and make them unviable." I don't think it will considering Gamestop and neither do Sony have a set release date for Destruction all-stars yet besides the PS+ release for next month. You cant even preorder the game from the PS Store but it "releases" Tuesday. This also leads me to believe that they wont release the game separately from PS+ until they have the ability for you to earn the destruction coins by playing rather than paying for the people who would be paying a price for the game. Basically PS+ gets early access to the game.
That's an interesting piece of information that I wasn't aware of, thank you. In the UK it's still up for pre-order at £70 at a few retailers, though admittedly the release date is still TBD. "This also leads me to believe that they wont release the game separately from PS+ until they have the ability for you to earn the destruction coins by playing rather than paying for the people who would be paying a price for the game. Basically PS+ gets early access to the game." That's a very reasonable take away and I think it makes a lot of sense in terms of keeping a player base going whilst also recouping development costs.
"In the UK it's still up for pre-order at £70 at a few retailers, though admittedly the release date is still TBD." You can also still pre-order in the US as well. Another thought I had was that maybe they will just release the retail version after it's off of PS+ so they don't have another man-eater situation where they need to refund people for a game that's being released free for the first month. I'm sure we will get a definite answer next week.
As long as them bad boys ready for me in November idgaf
If youre military U.S try the Navy exchange store.Theyre cheaper with no tax and only military personal have access to it https://www.mynavyexchange....
I tried that s few times and it always sells out within a min or so.
I got my PS5 yesterday, basically it was a stroke of luck.
WOW!! This is exactly what was stated though. Mid year before any type of significant inventory refresh.
Glad I was able to get my PS5 on release day.
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