On the hunt for where to buy a PS5 at a bargain price? Stock is so scarce that even PlayStation boss Jim Ryan has admitted that “absolutely everything is sold”. But with Christmas coming, there is always hope and a (small) chance of making a saving on Sony’s next-gen console as the remaining stock trickles on sale.
It won’t be easy, but we’re already seeing deals around PS5 accessories and games. As for the PS5 itself, few, if any, retailers discount new consoles at launch, especially when demand is clearly outstripping supply. But don’t despair – retailers could get creative and we hope to see some tasty PS5 bundles in the build-up to Christmas. With a bit of luck, the best PS5 console bundles will include huge games such as Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, FIFA21 and Spider-Man: Miles Morales.
We’re also hoping to see PS5 deals that combine Sony’s console with additional PS5 DualSense wireless controllers, the PS5 Pulse 3D gaming headset or its handy Media Remote. As for PS5 games, we’re already seeing savings of up to 20% off top titles.
In other words, you won’t be left empty-handed at the end of this article. Read on and we’ll run down the best PS5 deals available right now.
How much does a PS5 cost?
The recommended retail price of the PS5 is £449 ($499, €499, AU$749). Too expensive? You can grab a disc-less PS5 Digital Edition for £359 ($399, €399, AU$599). Read our full PS5 vs PS5 Digital Edition comparison for a full breakdown of the two machines.
Both consoles sold out long before launch. But we expect PS5 deals to emerge the longer the console is on sale and hopefully this month, if not in the January sales. You’ll find the most recent savings (if there are any) below.
Best PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition deals
Best PS5 accessory deals
PS5 DualSense Wireless Controller
The PS5 only comes with one controller in the box, so a second controller is a must for those who want to get stuck into multi-player gaming. The PS5 DualSense (£59.99, $69.99, AU$109) boasts improved haptic feedback and adaptive triggers that deliver a more immersive experience. So while you can use the PS4 DualShock with the PS5, it doesn’t offer the new features of the PS5 controller. We’ve listed today’s best PS5 controller prices below.
PS5 Pulse 3D Wireless Headset
Not only does the PS5 offer 4K HDR gaming, it also has 3D audio. But if you want to enjoy it – and you do, because it’s one of the console’s best features – you’ll need one of these. The Pulse 3D Wireless Headset launched at £89.95 ($99.99, AU$159) but we’ve listed today’s cheapest deals below. Not convinced? Then you might like to have a peek at our pick of the best gaming headsets for all consoles.
PS5 HD Camera
This new camera peripheral (£50, $60, AU$100) lets you add yourself to gameplay videos or video chat during multiplayer marathons. It works with the DualSense controller’s ‘Create’ button, so you can jump into the PS5’s video editing functions. You can actually use the old PS4 camera with the PS5, but the new PS5 HD camera ups the quality. For the best prices on this handy accessory, cast your eyes over the box below.
PS5 Media Remote
Want to use your PS5 as an entertainment hub? The PlayStation 5 Media Remote (£24.99, $29.99, AU$49) is a handy remote that will help you navigate everything from Netflix to 4K Blu-ray discs. If you want to use your PS5 as a media streamer, it’s a must-have and doesn’t cost the earth. Here’s our pick of today’s best Sony PS5 Media Remote deals.
PS5 DualSense Charging Station
This nifty dock allows you to charges up two wireless DualSense controllers simultaneously, so you need never be powerless. It’s become a bit of a hot buy and sold out ahead of the PS5 launch. It’s easier to come by these days, and most big retailers have stock. Fancy a PS5 DualSense Charging Station (£24.99, $29.99, AU$49)? You’ll find all the cheapest prices below.
When will more PS5 deals show up?
Some stockists provide the option to register your interest in PS5 deals, and will ping you an alert when PS5 bundles or fresh stock arrive. It’s also a good idea to follow retailers’ social media accounts. If a PS5 deal is about about to drop, chances are they will publicise it through Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Expect a slew of gaming deals on Black Friday, too. Last year, Amazon knocked £40 ($50) off the PS4 500GB console – will gamers be treated to the same this year? The launch of the PS5 could give rise to some of the biggest and best PS4 deals yet.
In the US, Some US retailers have already outlined their Black Friday PS5 deals. From 25th November, Walmart will offer the PS5 DualSense controller for $69.96 (a few cents cheaper than the MSRP) and cut the price of a 12 month PS5 Plus subscription from $60 to $44.96. You’ll also be able to pick up the Turtle Beach Universal headset for just $23 on Black Friday.
In the UK, gamers can save 25% on a 12-month PlayStation Now subscription, which includes access to the PS5 PlayStation Plus Collection (a selection of 20 games that had previously released on PS4, including God of War and The Last of Us: Remastered).
Don’t fancy committing for a whole year? Here’s a rundown of today’s cheapest PS Plus 3 month deals.
We’re also keeping an eye out for cheap PS5 games. Amazon is already offering US gamers up to $10 off selected PS5 titles, including the smash hit Assassins Creed Valhalla (was $60, now $50).
Meanwhile Best Buy members can get $10 in rewards when they purchase PS5 titles such as Far Cry 6 and Watch Dogs: Legion. Not a Best Buy member? It’s free to join, you can sign up here.
Finally, it’s worth noting that FIFA21 for the PS4 will drop from $50 to only $28 at Walmart at 7pm ET on 25th November. The game includes a free PS5 upgrade, which will become available on 4th December. Given that most PS5 titles will run you at least £60 ($60, AU$100), that a cracking deal.
We’d expect UK gamers to be in line for similar savings on PS5 games and peripherals once the console officially hits the shelves. And, of course, there will be plenty of deals on the best gaming TVs come Black Friday.
Sony has even certified selected models ‘Ready for PS5’, thus giving you an even better reason to splash out on a new screen. It’s worth keeping a close eye on our Black Friday TV deals page if you’re thinking of upgrading your gaming set-up.
So, although getting your hands on a PS5 console is currently a bit of a mission, there are plenty of PS5 deals to be had – and there will hopefully be plenty more seasonal savings coming your way in the coming weeks. Game on!
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