Game have issued a warning to scalpers looking to take advantage of PS5 restocks. Credit: PA
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Game have issued a warning to scalpers looking to take advantage of PS5 restocks.
The retailer put more PlayStation 5’s up for sale yesterday morning amid sky-high demand.
The PlayStation 5 is the most sought-after gadget on the planet right now with gamers desperately trying to get their hands on a new console.
Following its November release, Brits have found it nearly impossible to find Sony’s latest gaming console.
— GAME.co.uk (@GAMEdigital) October 21, 2021
Whenever new stock lands, it is picked up within seconds and often sells out within a minute.
Game released a statement yesterday revealing their policies to try and ensure a fair process when buying.
It said: “PlayStation 5’s continue to be in very high demand and that demand far outweighs current supply.
“We have strong measures in place to help ensure that our ‘1 per customer’ statement is maintained to allow for as many individual customers to successfully purchase as possible.
“All pre-orders are subject to automatic checks.
“Order updates take place after a customer will have received a valid order confirmation email.
“At the present time these orders are still pre-orders and as such no payments have yet been taken from customers.
“Payments will commence once our order checks have been completed.”
Many customers were left disappointed earlier this week when an Asda restock sold out quickly.
One wrote on Twitter: “Out of stock one minute after stock drop! Something very wrong with all of this Asda.”
While another added: “There is no way they all sold out that quick without bots.”
Another frustrated customer said: “Asda didn’t coat themselves in any glory with this one.
“No queue, no verification, no policies in place.
“Just chuck them online and let the quickest bot take them all.”