The PlayStation 5 will be back in stock on Tuesday, January 18 at 12 p.m. (noon) in India. Sony’s online store, ShopAtSC, has revealed the new restocking details with Amazon. This is the first PS5 sale of 2022 and retailers such as Croma, Flipkart, Prepaid Gamer Card, Reliance Digital and Vijay Sales are also expected to restock the PlayStation 5 next Tuesday. Currently, these e-commerce sites have the console listed on their respective sites without any pre-order dates.
Sony’s ShopAtSC online store has updated its PlayStation 5 section with a banner mentioning the pre-order date and time for the standard edition of the PS5. As mentioned, customers will be able to order it on January 18 at 12pm IST (noon). Deliveries will start from February 8. However, ShopAtSC advises that the delivery date will depend on location and that lockdown or curfew restrictions in some areas may delay delivery. Sony Center is currently only advertising the regular Blu-ray edition of the PS5 for January 18th, and there is no mention of the discless PS5 Digital Edition.
Meanwhile, Amazon also announced that it will restock the PlayStation 5 on January 18 at 12 p.m. IST (noon). However, no delivery date has yet been mentioned by the e-commerce platform.
Several other websites, including Flipkart, Games The Shop, Vijay Sales, Prepaid Gamer Card, and Croma, have the console listed on their respective sites without any pre-order dates. These platforms are also expected to release the standard edition of the PS5 on the same date.
The new 2022 restock comes about three weeks since the PlayStation 5 last went on sale in India on December 28. Like all previous sale dates, the console sold out within minutes.
The PlayStation 5 was launched globally in November 2020 and reached India in early 2021. The PS5 is priced at Rs. 49,990 for the standard edition, while the digital edition costs Rs. 39,990 .
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