Buy PS5: At Alternate you need a letter of application to buy the console

Buy PS5: At Alternate you need a letter of application to buy the console

Buy PS5

Alternate is still offering a special promotion for all players who want to get hold of a new PS5 until this evening. A total of 265 consoles are for sale at the shop. However, in order to get the chance for a new copy, you have to convince the Alternate team with an application. In addition to a form, it is also necessary to send a letter of motivation. With this campaign, Alternate would like to exclude bots from buying one of the PS5 consoles.

The deadline for your letter is this Friday at 11:59 pm. Further details and the necessary form can be found on the Alternate website. However, the provider will only sell the consoles in special packages. On the one hand, there is a PS5 package with Dirt 5, the Nioh Collection and a second controller for 719 €. The other bundle includes the digital edition of the PS5 with an annual subscription for PS Plus, the camera and a second controller for € 599. You have to decide on one of the packages before you apply. Alternate has recently been criticized for the compulsory bundle.

Even four months after the launch of the PS5, interest in the next-gen console is immense. New deliveries regularly result in overrun online shops. Most recently, a retailer also offered its new consoles via a lottery procedure in order to provide equal opportunities for everyone. Especially bots and scalpers make buying a PS5 very exhausting at the moment.

PS5 Restock Updates for Target, Best Buy, Antonline, Costco, Newegg and More

Thursday brought mixed news for gamers looking to purchase a PlayStation 5. Target, Antonline, Costco and Newegg all released more consoles confirming reports of a new stock drop, but demand continued to outstrip supply. All four retailers swiftly sold out of both the PS5 Standard Edition and the PS5 Digital Edition.

The silver lining for gamers is that, according to GamingIntel, a new restock at Best Buy could be underway as early as Friday.

Here's a breakdown of the latest PS5 restock information from Target, Walmart, GameStop, Antonline, PS Direct, Amazon and more.

Amazon PS5 Restock

The PlayStation 5 remains unavailable at Amazon, whose limited restock last week quickly sold out.

On the retailer's website, both the PS5 and the PS5 Digital Edition are listed as 'currently unavailable,' along with a message stating Amazon does not yet know when or if the PS5 will be back in stock.

Unlike other retailers, Amazon does not usually announce stock drops ahead of time, so it is worth following Twitter accounts such as @Wario64 and @GYXdeals, for insights on restocks.

Check PS5 restock at Amazon.

Antonline PS5 Restock

The PS5 remains out of stock at Antonline, after the retailer sold out the PS5 bundles it released on Thursday.

Priced at $809.94, the bundles included a console, an extra controller, a PlayStation 5 HD camera, Demon's Soul Standard Edition, Marvel's Spider Man: Miles Morales Launch Edition and a 12-month membership of PlayStation Plus.

Antonline normally reveals its restocks on Twitter ahead of time so gamers are encouraged to monitor the retailer's social media channels.

Check PS5 restock at Antonline.

Best Buy PS5 Restock

The PlayStation 5 remains out of stock at Best Buy, which is still to announce when it will release more consoles. According to GamingIntel, however, a new restock could land as early as Friday.

Check PS5 restock at Best Buy.

Costco PS5 restock

Both versions of the PS5 are sold out at Costco after the bundles the retailer released on Thursday quickly sold out.

As with other retailers, it is worth following accounts such as @Wario64, @PS5Updates and @GYXdeals on Twitter to keep track of the latest updates.

Check PS5 restock at Costco.

The new Sony PlayStation 5 gaming console is seen for sale on the first day of its launch, at an electronics shop in Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture on November 12, 2020. Charly Triballeau/AFP/Getty ImagesGameStop PS5 Restock

Like other retailers, GameStop restocked the PlayStation 5 bundles last week, but the consoles rapidly sold out and both versions of the PS5 are currently unavailable.

Check PS5 restock at GameStop.

Newegg PS5 Restock

Both versions of the PS5 are out of stock at Newegg, whose latest restock swiftly sold out on Thursday.

Newegg members can sign up on the retailer's website to be notified when more consoles become available.

Check PS5 restock at Newegg.

PS Direct PS5 Restock

Both versions of the PS5 are unavailable at PS Direct. The PS Direct queue opened late on Wednesday afternoon, but the restock sold out in a matter of minutes.

To be alerted when the queue opens again, follow dedicated PS5 restock accounts on Twitter such as @Wario64, @GYXdeals and @PS5Updates and turn on notifications.

Check PS restock at PS Direct.

Target PS5 Restock

The PlayStation 5 is again unavailable at Target, whose restock on Thursday rapidly sold out.

In a much-anticipated restock, which had been reported by TechRadar and GamesRadar earlier in the week, Target released more stock yesterday but demand continued to outstrip supply.

The retailer is yet to indicate when the next restock will be.

Check PS5 restock at Target.

Walmart PS5 Restock

Walmart restocked the PS5 last week, but availability was limited and consoles were only available with delivery. The restock has since sold out and the retailer has not yet announced when it will release more consoles.

Check PS5 restock at Walmart.

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