After two straight afternoon sabbaticals for PlayStation 5, Sony is going for a three-peat. The console maker has opened up another public queue for buying the PS5 console, and you can join in now. After queuing up pending availability, you can have the chance to purchase either a standard PS5 for $499.99, a digital edition for $399.99, or a bundle with a digital voucher to download. Horizon Forbidden WestFor an additional $50 (which is a discount, by the way). I’d bet on the bundles with the highest availability.
We’ve seen Sony’s last two stocks remain open for a few hours, with many people easily finding success in buying the console. All you need to do is sign in with your PlayStation Network account (one console per account), and if you subscribe to PlayStation Plus, you’ll receive free shipping. Here’s hoping that availability is opening up enough that one day we won’t even need digital queues. In the meantime, good luck buying your PS5 today.
Sony’s flagship next-gen console, which includes a disc drive, allows you to play both digital and physical games for the PS4 and PS5.
Some additional games and accessories to consider with the console
Any new console needs games and a few essential accessories that don’t come in the box. Here are some that we recommend.
PlayStation Plus (annual subscription)
PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now prepaid membership cards can still be redeemed for three new tiers of Sony’s own revamped service: PlayStation Plus Essentials, Extra, and Premium. All of these subscriptions offer online play with varying degrees of downloadable games included as part of the subscription.
Grand Touring 7
Polyphony Digital is the latest in the long-running “Real Driving Simulator” series. Grand Touring 7 There is a celebration of cars with extensive campaign mode and photo mode.
Ratchet and Clank: Apart from the Rift
Insomniac Games’ latest adventure Ratchet and Clank The series is the funniest entry ever. It’s also the first to launch on PS5, and it’s a showcase for both amazing graphics and fast loading speeds.
Demon’s Souls (2020)
2009 game remake demon spirits By FromSoftware, rebuilt from the ground up by Bluepoint Games.