Sony is offering customers the chance to buy a PlayStation 5 directly from them for the holidays.
The details: The offer is invite-only, with selections being made based on “previous interests and PlayStation activities." You'll need to register with Sony first.
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An invitation does not guarantee a console, however, and quantities are limited to one console per PSN ID.
Invites will go out via email beginning in November.
What you can buy:
1 PS5 console or 1 PS5 Digital Edition
2 DualSense wireless controllers (Bundles, Cosmic Red or Midnight Black)
3 DualSense wireless controllers (White)
1 PS5 Media Remote
1 Pulse 3D wireless headset
Why it matters: Consoles remain difficult to get ahold of, thanks to complications like a chip shortage related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Buying a PS5 (or an Xbox Series X/S, for that matter) is still a scavenger hunt. You need to either be very fast for retailer restocks, very lucky, or both.
Yes, but: It’s only for U.S. customers. You can get one if you're located outside of the states and have it shipped to a U.S. address.
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