On Tuesday, PlayStation 5 pre-orders went live at 12 pm and within seconds, the console was out of stock on digital sellers such as Amazon, Flipkart and others.
Sony, however, has hinted that a second pre-order phase is on its way. The company also said the pre-order sale met with an "unprecedented enthusiasm" as the consoles went out of stock within seconds.
“PS5 has met with unprecedented enthusiasm by PlayStation fans in India, resulting in a stockout during the pre-order period,” Sony said in a press statement, adding that “keeping the current situation in mind, we kindly urge all customers to keep their health and safety first and refrain from visiting any retail store to pre-order a PS5. Please stay in touch with retailers for the next pre-order phase.”
The Ps5 was available for pre-orders for the first time in India at Amazon, Flipkart, Croma, Reliance Digital, Games the Shop, Sony Center, Vijay Sales and select other authorized retail partners.
The PlayStation 5 will cost you Rs 49,990 for the normal edition while the digital edition will set you back at Rs 39,990.
The DualSense Wireless Controller will cost you Rs 5,990, the HD camera comes for Rs 5,190, the Pulse 3D Wireless Headset is for Rs 8,590, the media remote is for Rs 2,590 and the DualSense Charging Station is for Rs 2,590. Sony console retail box also includes the new DualSense Wireless Controller.
The next-generation gaming console will compete against Microsoft's Xbox Series X.