Where to order PS5 TODAY? Argos, GAME, Currys, John Lewis and Amazon offering the PlayStation 5 in UK

SONY has finally broken cover to reveal the price and release date of its latest console, the PlayStation 5.

The next-gen PS5 is out in November and officially available for pre-order from Thursday – here's where you can get it in the US and UK.

Where to order the PS5 in the UK

The PlayStation 5 is out November 19 in the UK, a week later than for gamers across the pond.

A handful of major retailers have put the console up for pre-order but there are very few deals as it's early days yet.

Many of the shops mentioned below are already out of stock, but they'll be getting more in soon, so keep an eye on these links over the coming weeks.

  • Currys PC World – £449 (in stock)
  • Amazon UK – £449.99 (out of stock)
  • GAME – £449.99 (out of stock)
  • Smyths Toys – £449.99 (out of stock)

Pre-orders go live at these retailers a little further down the line.

  • Argos – Live on September 18
  • John Lewis – Live later this year

Where to order the PS5 in the US

The PlayStation 5 is out November 12 in the US.

Like UK retailers, shops are struggling to keep up with demand and many online stores have already sold out of PS5 consoles.

They'll almost certainly be restocking in the near future so keep an eye on these links over the coming weeks.

  • Walmart – $499 (out of stock)
  • Target – $499.99 (out of stock)
  • Amazon US – $499 (out of stock)

Pre-orders go live at these retailers in the near future.

  • Official PlayStation store – Live later this year
  • Best Buy – Listed as "coming soon"

What is the PS5?

The PS5 is Sony's latest and greatest gaming console.

It's the successor to the PS4 and PS4 Pro, and will be available in two distinct versions.

Those are the pricey PS5 proper with all the bells and whistles, and the digital edition, which is cheaper but with lower specs and no disc tray.

Both consoles will be out in time for Christmas 2020 with an impressive roster of launch games.

And they'll be going head-to-head with Microsoft's next-gen consoles, the  Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S.

Like Sony, Microsoft has opted to launch two machines: A full-works console with a higher price tag and a cheaper one without a disc tray.

When is the PS5 out and how much does it cost?

The PS5 release date has been set for November 12, but not everywhere.

That date only stands for the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea.

In the UK, you won't be able to get it until November 19.

The PS5 proper will cost £449.99/$499.99, while the digital edition comes in at $399/£359.

So how does that compare to the PS5's biggest rival, the Xbox?

Microsoft's pair of next-gen consoles will be out a little earlier, landing on November 10.

The cheaper disc-free Xbox Series S will cost £249/$299, while the Xbox Series X comes in at £449/$499.

All prices were correct at the time of writing, but may have since changed. Always do your own research before making any purchase.

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