The PlayStation 5 disc edition is back in stock at Amazon

Posted: 9 May 2022 6:43 pm
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The PlayStation 5 standard-edition console is back on sale at Amazon Australia (but stock is extremely limited).

Buy PlayStation 5 at Amazon

Buy PlayStation 5 at Amazon

This is not a drill: Amazon Australia has managed to get its hands on some fresh PlayStation 5 consoles. Unlike the previous drop, this is the fully-fledged Standard Edition console rather than the inferior Digital Edition. That means you can use it to play physical game discs, including all your old PlayStation 4 games.

The new PS5 listing can be found here. However, there is a very big catch.

The asking price is currently set at $1,200. That's a markup of nearly $450 compared to the Australian RRP of $749.95.

We personally wouldn't recommend paying such an exorbitant amount of money, but the fact remains that the PlayStation 5 is nearly impossible to buy brand new at any price. Indeed, second-hand models on eBay routinely sell for over $1,000.

If you're desperate to own a PS5, you're unlikely to find it cheaper than this. (You can blame ongoing chip shortages and shipping issues. Unfortunately, nobody has any idea when things will stabilise.) Here's the link to buy:

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Buy PlayStation 5

Experience lightning-fast loading with an ultra-high speed SSD, deeper immersion with support for haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and 3D Audio, and an all-new generation of incredible PlayStation games.

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If previous drops are anything to go by, you can expect Amazon's stock to dry up at any moment, so don't delay hitting that purchase button if you're keen. Alternatively, you can also check out Finder's PS5 buying guide for more options.

Need more information? Here is our video review of the PlayStation 5 console:

There's also the Xbox Series S to consider – it's currently selling on Amazon for a far more reasonable $499. Buy it here.

PlayStation 5 accessories

If you do get your hands on a PlayStation 5 in Australia, here are some essential accessories and games you'll need to go with it.

Wireless PlayStation 5 Controller
Wireless PlayStation 5 Controller

Most PlayStation 5 purchases will include a controller, but some may not. If yours does not, be sure to grab this deal from Amazon.

Buy for $95 (was $109.95)
Pulse 3D Wireless Headset
Pulse 3D Wireless Headset

One of the most exciting features of the PlayStation 5 is its 3D audio system, immersing gamers in far-flung worlds like never before. With sounds flying in seemingly from every direction, this is a critical element of the Next Gen experience.

Buy for $144 (was $159.95)
PlayStation 5 HD Camera
PlayStation 5 HD Camera

The in-house production capabilities of the PlayStation 5 wouldn't be complete without this HD camera accessory. Whether streaming or playing with friends, this camera ensures the ultimate Next Gen experience.

Buy for $84 (was $99.95)

70% off <em>Assassin's Creed Valhalla</em> on Amazon
70% off Assassin's Creed Valhalla on Amazon

One of the most enduring franchises in the world of gaming returns. Exciting RPG mechanics throw players helplessly into the world of the Dark Age Viking.

Buy now for $32 (was $99.95)
51% off <em>Spider-Man: Miles Morales</em> on Amazon
51% off Spider-Man: Miles Morales on Amazon

Recently dubbed one of the 10 greatest open-world games of all time by IGN, unravel a riveting mystery using the specialised abilities of Miles Morales.

Buy now for $47 (was $94.95)
65% off <em>NBA 2K22</em> on Amazon
65% off NBA 2K22 on Amazon

Living the experience of an NBA All-Star has never been more impressive than on NBA 2K22 on the PlayStation 5.

Buy now for $39 (was $109.95)
30% off <em>Elden Ring</em> on Amazon
30% off Elden Ring on Amazon

Find out why Elden Ring is the hottest game around thanks to this low price from Amazon. FromSoftware and Game of Thrones author George RR Martin combined to create a true masterpiece.

Buy now for $78 (was $109.95)
61% off <em>Far Cry 6</em> on Amazon
61% off Far Cry 6 on Amazon

Don't miss out on this ridiculous saving of $70.95 on this innovative entry to the beloved series. Lead a guerrilla revolution against a tyrannical government, with creative combat and a gripping story.

Buy now for $39 (was $99.95)

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About PlayStation 5

The PS5 is well on its way to being the best-selling console this generation, with the PlayStation 5 reportedly being more in demand than the Xbox Series X in 84% of countries. Featuring vastly improved graphics with almost no load times, a brand new controller and a bevy of fresh first-party IP, it's poised to profoundly change the gaming landscape in the years to come. Crucially, it's also backwards compatible with most PlayStation 4 software, which means the majority of your old games will work on the new system.

Want even more info on the latest and greatest on gaming? Head over to Game Finder.

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