After months of anticipation, the PlayStation 5 is finally on sale in the UK today.
Surprisingly, many avid fans formed to buy the console, which was launched in the US last week. Were sold in
However, many retailer websites seem to have crashed amid the rush to buy the PlayStation 5.
Mirror Online is unable to access John Lewis, Game or Tesco websites this morning.
The John Lewis website displays error messages, reading: “No signal. We are currently experiencing a problem. While we are working to fix this, please try refreshing the page or come back later.”
In the meantime, the Game website will not just load, just by reading the message: “This site cannot be reached.”
Some frustrated customers have taken to Twitter to discuss the website being shut down.
One user said: “John Lewis is notorious. I had a PS5 in the chatout before he went down.”
Another wrote: “Absolute trembling. Tried multiple retailers and another it reached 9, each one went down. There was also a console in the basket with John Lewis. Eventually the stock ran out, you should have things in your basket. *** ING You have started. “
And joked: “Curry, Game and John Lewis have done an amazing job of making sure they have the perfect bad websites so far.”
For those who are yet to make a purchase, there is a very limited stock available online for the new console at Amazon and large retailers. John Lewis. So shoppers will need to be very quick to shop.
Amidst the England lockdown, the PS5 is not available for purchase in physical stores.
However, as photos of Liverpool indicate that this has not stopped some eager shoppers, a huge queue has formed outside the game on Lord Street in the center of Liverpool city.
CI Schumann, Senior Director, SIE Content Communications, stated: “No store will be available for purchase on Launch Day (November 12 or November 19, depending on your area) – please do not plan to camp or line up. At your local retailer on the day of the launch hoping to find a PS5 console for purchase.
“Be safe, stay home, and place your order online.
“Gamers who have pre-ordered pick-ups at their local retailer should be able to do so under the retailer’s safety protocols, at their designated appointment. Please confirm the details with your local retailer.
“Special thanks to our entire community for your continued support this year. Here is the next pay generation of gaming! ”
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