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PlayStation 5: Where to get it cheap for Christmas


A PlayStation 5 is the ultimate Christmas gift, so how can you get your hands on an affordable model?

If you're shopping for someone who's on the very nice list this Christmas, they might just deserve a PlayStation 5.

The PlayStation 5 carries an RRP of $599.95 for the disc-less Digital Edition and $749.95 for the Standard Edition.

Thanks to a serious dearth of stock, your best chance to land a PS5 is to head over to the eBay reseller market, where prices are even more eye-watering.

We've rounded up some of the most affordable PS5s available on eBay, giving you the best chance to secure this console before Christmas.

New PS5 listings

PS5 Standard Edition
PS5 Standard Edition

The Standard Edition of the PS5 can be yours for just $899 with code SNSOCT.

Buy now for $899 (was $949)

PS5 Standard Edition
PS5 Standard Edition

Nab the premium edition of the PS5 at a $100 discount with eBay code SNSOCT.

Buy now for $945 (was $1,045)

PS5 Digital Edition
PS5 Digital Edition

Head over to eBay to get the Digital Edition of the PS5 this Christmas. Your recipient will find 825GB of storage ample to hold many of their favourite games.

Buy now for $799

PS5 Digital Edition
PS5 Digital Edition

Get free 4-day postage on this eBay listing and rest easy that you've got Christmas sorted this year.

Buy now for $829

PS5 Digital Edition
PS5 Digital Edition

Use code SNSOCT to nab a brand new PS5 Digital Edition at a reasonable price.

Buy now for $849 (was $899)

Pre-owned PS5 listings

PS5 Standard Edition
PS5 Standard Edition

According to this seller, this console has only been used for 50 hours, meaning it should function as good as new when you hand it over this Christmas.

Buy now for $800

PS5 Standard Edition
PS5 Standard Edition

Nab a pre-owned PS5 for close to RRP on eBay.

Buy now for $850

PS5 Standard Edition (with charger + <em>FIFA 22</em>)
PS5 Standard Edition (with charger + FIFA 22)

Secure this enticing bundle on a lightly used PS5 to deliver a Christmas present that's sure to be appreciated.

Buy now for $899

PS5 Digital Edition
PS5 Digital Edition

Why bother with discs in the digital age? Head over to eBay to grab this PS5 in excellent condition.

Buy now for $760

PS5 Digital Edition
PS5 Digital Edition

The PS5 is the future of gaming, replete with all kinds of enticing next-gen functionality. Get a pre-owned version on eBay now.

Buy now for $799

About PlayStation 5

Released in 2020, the PS5 has been dogged by stock shortages since its release.

This has meant consumers have had to get creative to get their hands on the device. Click here to see our complete PlayStation 5 shopping guide.

Bookmark this eBay link to find the cheapest PS5 listing on the site at any time. This will prevent you from having to trawl through the entire website every time you want to check prices.

If you're a Twitter user, PS5 Stock Alerts Australia is a great follow. This account lets you know whenever PlayStation 5 stock becomes available at major Australian retailers.

Daring consumers could also consider importing a PlayStation 5 from an overseas seller. But this comes with complications, like the need to purchase an adaptor plug, shipping costs and everyone's favourite pastime, international consumer law disputes.

Before buying a PlayStation 5 from any kind of reseller, be sure to do plenty of background research to ensure you don't get scammed.

Click here to find out everything we know about the new modular edition of the PS5.

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