When we checked at the time of publication, we were told there was a 14-minute wait to be added to the queue to buy one.
Upon entry to the site, users must login to the PlayStation Network in order to purchase a PS5 console.
UPDATE: When we gained access to the site at 10.58am, PS5 consoles were no longer in stock.
ORIGINAL STORY CONTINUES: When they’re available, you should be able to purchase PS5 consoles via the following links:
The platform holder has reportedly been flying PS5 stock into the UK as it attempts to better meet demand in the run-up to Christmas.
It recently chartered three Boeing 747 jets from Seoul, South Korea to London, each loaded with nearly 50 pallets of PS5 consoles, according to The Sun.
The PS5 stock carried by each 747 was reportedly enough to require 12 articulated lorries per jet to transport the cargo to UK distribution centres.
Console manufacturers have struggled with stock shortages for over 18 months now, after the pandemic shut down essential supply chains and saw demand for gaming devices increase significantly as countries implemented social distancing measures.
PlayStation 5 at retail
Chip maker Toshiba also recently warned that supply issues for power regulating chips will stretch well into next year and perhaps even beyond.