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News PlayStation 5 Pre-Orders Starting TOMORROW (Sep 17) (Some may be TODAY)

Maddux4164

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Im hoping it means we have a secured place in line to actually get one....after getting fked over 5 time yesterday (2 times by bestbuy, 3 times by walmart), i can't do this anymore lol
That’s my hope. The moment Sony Direct posts an update message “PS5 Sold Out” (which they do) I’ll not wait
 

MiguelItUp

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Yeah they've been REALLY good about informing the queue before, but this is awkward. It's been hours at "over an hour wait" and it hasn't sold out? I wonder if people have even purchased anything yet, lol.
 

Maddux4164

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Yeah they've been REALLY good about informing the queue before, but this is awkward. It's been hours at "over an hour wait" and it hasn't sold out? I wonder if people have even purchased anything yet, lol.
Correct. Almost 2 HOURS I’ve had this joint up and it’s not budged and says “more than an hour”. So weird.
 
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I’ve been in que since 12:30. The last 36 hours have been downright miserable. Had 1 from Target that didn’t allow me to finish my transaction before coming back with out of stock. Then Best Buy fiasco, followed by 4 failed attempts with walfart, and the console ripped from my cart on Sony direct after having to re-enter my information while logged into my account.
 

Maddux4164

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I’ve been in que since 12:30. The last 36 hours have been downright miserable. Had 1 from Target that didn’t allow me to finish my transaction before coming back with out of stock. Then Best Buy fiasco, followed by 4 failed attempts with walfart, and the console ripped from my cart on Sony direct after having to re-enter my information while logged into my account.
I got in at 2:30 central time US. At 2:20 central time there was no queue and system wasn’t available. So we have to be one of the earlier ones
 
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I’ve been in que since 12:30. The last 36 hours have been downright miserable. Had 1 from Target that didn’t allow me to finish my transaction before coming back with out of stock. Then Best Buy fiasco, followed by 4 failed attempts with walfart, and the console ripped from my cart on Sony direct after having to re-enter my information while logged into my account.

:pie_astonished::pie_astonished::pie_astonished: Holy shit thats a long ass time! Are you in the US?
 

MiguelItUp

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Yeah, I'm done. I'm not wasting time on my Saturday to sit at a computer, lol. Yesterday was more than enough. I'll just get one when it's easier.
 
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I'm not faulting Sony for the massive demand. But the rollout - WTF? There has to be someway for them to handle this better than having long time customers wasting hours at a time playing submit payment roulette.

And please Sony - at least make sure your friends at Amazon and Ebay ban all resales above MSRP. Make the scalpers suffer if they are causing so much of this.
 
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Maddux4164

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I'm not faulting Sony for the massive demand. But the rollout - WTF? There has to be someway for them to handle this better than having long time customers wasting hours at a time playing submit payment roulette.

And please Sony - at least make sure your friends at Amazon and Ebay ban all resales above MSRP. Make the scalpers suffer if they are causing so much of this.
I have suggestion. Put the damn console in physical stores. So the place I go buy bread, I can buy a PS5. They aren’t mitigating the fucking virus. Adults are adults. Humans are humans. I’ll wear a mask at the Best Buy line or whatever. Christ. If I happen to get it, I’ll stay home and play games while I sneeze cough for a few days. It’s fine.
 
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MiguelItUp

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They were in Targets this morning. I'm sure Target may receive some more in the next week. Guess we'll see!
 
Did anyone else pre-order a PS5D at Walmart?

I did when they were first available, and then a couple days later they changed the cost from $399 to $23.50. It shipped, I have it, but the paper slip inside said $399.

My CC hasn't been charged yet, but there was a pre-auth for $23.50 that dropped off.

Looking at the order on Walmarts site still shows the lower amount. I don't know wtf they did, but if they try to charge the full amount could I dispute it with the CC?

A $23 PS5 would be swell.


 

Hondo4

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I was finally able to get a digital ps5 through PlayStation direct website today but i checked out so fast i forgot to update the shipping to free 1-2 day shipping for PlayStation + member. Would Sony upgrade my shipping since i have ps+?
 

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I'm so tired of this whole hide and seek game to secure a ps5. You go to Walmart, and the console is gone 2 minutes later; You go to Sony direct, spend 2 hours in some kind of virtual queue, just to see the console out of stock and a message about trying again the next day.

Seriously, let everyone who wants one to actually order the console, even if the actual delivery date ends up being september 2021.
 

MiguelItUp

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I was curious to know if anyone tried PS Direct again yesterday as it said they'd have more. I'm wondering if they're doing it again today as a result.
 
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MiguelItUp

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No idea but hopefully everyone is able to get one for the holidays, I have a coworkers kid who's looking for one but I'm not selling mines. 😆 🤣
Haha, my man. Yeah, I'm hoping the demand can be fulfilled for the most part. I had an opportunity to buy at Costco through a friend and didn't as I thought I'd have other opportunities. I should've just done it, lmao. I'm not too concerned though.
 
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