It’s Friday, and there’s great news for those waiting for PS5 restocks. The GameStop restock that had been tweeted on Monday is scheduled for today, giving hopeful US customers a chance to purchase the highly sought-after new PlayStation console. UK stores also appear ready for imminent restocks, which is good news for those across the pond who still haven’t managed to snag one. Here are the full details in this PSLS PS5 Restock Update for January 21, 2022.
Which US stores have PS5 stock for today, January 21?
US PS5 Console Restock Update
Today, January 21, 2022, will see GameStop restocking PS5s online. US customers who have a “PowerUp Rewards” membership will be able to boot up the website and compete to snag new PS5 stock. The drop is scheduled for 11 AM ET/8 AM PT, so folks will want to arrive bright and early to have a chance of getting one for themselves. Remember to log in ahead of time and have your payment method at the ready to avoid any unnecessary delays. Every second matters with these drops!
GameStop will be selling a bundle including the PS5 disc version, Call of Duty: Vanguard, an additional DualSense controller in red, a $50 GameStop gift card, and a PS Plus 12 months subscription.
For those who were on the ball, Best Buy had a surprise drop yesterday. Both the PS5 disc and Digital Edition were in stock for a brief amount of time. Congratulations to those lucky enough to score a system for the RRP!
Update: Target currently has PS5 disc consoles to order for in-store pickup here.
- Target – In-store drop today (see Update above)
- Walmart – Restock occurred online on January 13
- Amazon – Restock not yet announced
- Best Buy – Surprise drop occurred on January 20
- GameStop – Restock online today
- BJs – Bundle restock happened on January 19
- PS Direct – PSN users can register here for a chance to buy.
US PS5 Accessories Restock Update
While PS5 systems are out of stock 99% of the time, accessories for the next-gen system are less rare. Amazon has a generous offering of peripherals and other goodies to help enhance the experience. Check out the above links for our top picks.
Which UK stores have PS5 stock for today, January 21?
UK buyers hunting for PS5s today, January 21, will need to head to Ebay. Sort by “Newly Listed” and “Buy It Now” to find the best deals out there. Use a price limit to avoid any of the ridiculous scalper prices.
If you haven’t already signed up for it, PSN members based in the UK, US, Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg can register their interest to buy a PS5 directly from the PlayStation website here.
While Thursday saw both GAME and Amazon restocking PS5s, there have been no surprise drops since. Thankfully, the reliable @PS5StockAlertUK claims that a big drop is coming from Argos between January 25-28.
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Those worried about exclusivity issues stemming from Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard can rest a little easier, as Activision titles will be forced to stay on PS5 and PS4 for now because of existing contracts.
The PlayStation Wrap-Up for 2021 is now live. However, it’s not working for some people. Here’s hoping it’s fixed soon!