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Old 23.11.2020, 13:57
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The Playstation 5 Current /Future Owners' Thread

Inspired by this thread, I am starting the current gen thread.

Any idea why the shocking drought and missing units for sale, after the official launch? Has any of you seen delivery times announced?

If Sony Mobile is anything to go by, this will be a looooong wait.
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Any idea why the shocking drought and missing units for sale, after the official launch?

No different from any of the last few console launches though (switch, PSx, Xbox X, SNES/NES mini etc) so hardly a surprise especially for a Xmas launch and no different for the new Xbox either.

I'll get one but I'm in no desperate rush until a few more actual PS5 titles are out.
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Old 23.11.2020, 17:37
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No different from any of the last few console launches though (switch, PSx, Xbox X, SNES/NES mini etc) so hardly a surprise especially for a Xmas launch and no different for the new Xbox either.

I'll get one but I'm in no desperate rush until a few more actual PS5 titles are out.
I game mainly on PC and just buy the PS5 for the next GOW. I consider waiting for the second generation of hardware.
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Old 24.11.2020, 01:05
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Re: The Playstation 5 Current /Future Owners' Thread

Been a Playstation guy since the first! Goes back much further than the PS to Nintendo NES, SEGA Genesis, etc. I am not a big gamer at all, just mostly play the major titles during the winter months. GTA, Fallout, Gran Turismo, COD, etc.

Very much looking forward to getting a PS 5 with Disc drive sometime soon!
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Old 30.11.2020, 15:30
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Been a Playstation guy since the first! Goes back much further than the PS to Nintendo NES, SEGA Genesis, etc. I am not a big gamer at all, just mostly play the major titles during the winter months. GTA, Fallout, Gran Turismo, COD, etc.

Very much looking forward to getting a PS 5 with Disc drive sometime soon!
Is this always such a wait? I thought a week or two past official launch there would be all sorts and flavors available. Oh, how mistaken I was...
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Old 30.11.2020, 16:46
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Re: The Playstation 5 Current /Future Owners' Thread

I think the trend of the scalpers buying up initial releases and trying to resell started on the Playstation 3 from what I remember. Seems if a person isn't lucky enough to get one at the initial sale time its usually month or two before they start becoming available without a fight.

Hard to say this year, seems like the hoarding and lack of supply is the worst I have seen it. I figure maybe around Christmas or shortly afterwards people will be able to find one without being ripped off.

I can and will wait.
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Old 30.11.2020, 18:27
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/sits here quietly and happily playing on my PS4
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/sits here quietly and happily playing on my PS4

Back in the UK this weekend myself and planning to bring mine back with me now I have my apartment over here fully kitted out
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Re: The Playstation 5 Current /Future Owners' Thread

Manor had about 250 units available for a limited time online this morning (delivery 18th Dec). Had to pay cash up front to get in the queue.
Microspot showed up as having some units on Toppriese.ch this morning for 16th Dec delivery but never appeared on the Microspot website.
So it seems a few units might come into CH before 2021.
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Old 08.12.2020, 22:39
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Re: The Playstation 5 Current /Future Owners' Thread

I am watching Ricardo in disbelief - bids now cross 1k with ease... For those comfortable with 30% markup, you can go to SALT and buy one with a useless SIM for free...
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Re: The Playstation 5 Current /Future Owners' Thread

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krxU5Y9lCS8

They say thieves are stealing/hijacking PS5s from moving trucks in recent weeks. I will not include any written links to prevent discrepancies in stories around the net.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7I353MuzAwo
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I am watching Ricardo in disbelief - bids now cross 1k with ease... For those comfortable with 30% markup, you can go to SALT and buy one with a useless SIM for free...
With a big disclaimer that says "Delivery in 6 to 10 weeks". But it's not "with a SIM" but rather when you buy a new subscription starting at Fr. 70/months, with a contract 24 months long. In other words, with a contract worth over Fr. 1600 you do get a PS5 for free, delivered after Feb. 1st 2021.
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Re: The Playstation 5 Current /Future Owners' Thread

a bit off topic but...


https://www.playstation.com/en-us/cy...-2077-refunds/
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Yep already requested mine.
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Any idea why the shocking drought and missing units for sale, after the official launch? Has any of you seen delivery times announced?
There were reports a couple of months ago that Sony/AMD/TSMC were getting very bad yields on the SoC. That may be causing launch shortages.

CPUs and GPUs in general are in short supply at the moment (unless you want an Apple M1). For instance, NVIDIA 30x0 GPUs and AMD Ryzen CPUs are hard to get. Tight production capacity at TSMC (Apple bought their entire 5nm run) and supply chain hiccups (e.g. the fire at AKM in Japan) are producing the 'perfect storm'.
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Re: The Playstation 5 Current /Future Owners' Thread

Why would you get a PS5 when you can get this ?

https://www.cnet.com/news/this-kfc-g...-chicken-warm/
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