Looks like Sony is gearing up to open the official PS5 pre-orders as they have begun a new campaign that allows sign-ups to be amongst the first to secure a PS5 pre-order.
In a now-live PS5 pre-order page, the company details that there will be a limited supplies of PS5 consoles once they go live at retailers for pre-orders. To help ensure that some of the demands are meet, they are hosting a special campaign that allows PSN users to register their username for a chance to be invited for the opportunity to pre-order their next-gen console first. Yep, you read right, Sony is giving it’s fanbase a chance to get their hands ona pre-order before they actually go live at other retailers.
How do you sign up? Well it’s very simple, all you have to do is visit their official pre-order page here: https://www.playstation.com/en-us/campaigns/2020/ps5-direct-pre-orders/
Easy enough. The company has also posted full PS5 pre-order FAQ for those who do happen to get invited, which you can read up below. Do note that you can only pre-order 1 PS5 console along with a limited amount of accessories.
Who will be selected to receive an invitation?
Our selection is based on previous interests and PlayStation activities.
When will I know if I’ve been selected or not?
If you are selected, we will contact you via email before pre-orders start. If you do not receive an email, you were not selected.
If I receive an invitation, am I guaranteed to be able to pre-order a PS5 console?
No. Each invitation is open for a limited time and quantities are limited per PSN ID per transaction:
- 1 PS5 Console or 1 PS5 Digital Edition
- 2 DualSense wireless controllers
- 2 DualSense charging stations
- 2 Pulse 3D wireless headsets
- 2 Media remotes
- 2 HD Cameras
PS5 console pre-order reservations will be first come first serve.
In order to pre-order, do I have to pre-order everything?
No. As long as your product selection falls within unit limits, you may pre-order as many or as few products as you’d like.
How long will I have to make a PS5 console pre-order reservation?
If selected, the expiration date and time will be included in your selection notification email and while supplies last.
Can I reserve more than one PS5 console pre-order?
Due to limited quantities and high demand, we will be limiting PS5 console pre-order reservations to 1 per PSN ID.
Will other PS5 products be available for pre-order?
Yes. Although these will be open to the general public for pre-order, only PS5 console reservations will be limited to those invited to pre-order.
What if I receive a “Sold Out” message?
All available PS5 consoles have been reserved.
I currently reside outside the US. If invited, can I still make a PS5 console pre-order reservation?
If you receive an invite and units are still available, as long as you ship to a US based address, your pre-order reservation will be allowed.
Any orders that contain a non-US based address will be cancelled.
Well, good luck to those who signed up, we know we sure as heck need it. The PS5 is launching this Holiday season.