Massive Restock In the UK Sees Major Retailers Surprisingly Keep Up With PS5 and Xbox Series X Demand

Published 12/24/2021, 11:11 AM EST


The entire gaming community is well aware of PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X stock unavailability issues. It’s been several months and still, the situation hasn’t gotten any better. The shortage is because the Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted the global semi-conductor and chips supply.

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The pandemic has also resulted in the entire global supply chain being off track. But it looks like there’s a ray of hope for the fans as a massive restock of these next-gen consoles has kept up with the current demand.

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It’s a little hard to digest that PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X continue to be in stock after the last year and half of bad news. But yes, that’s right, after the recent stock refilling, both consoles are still in stock. What’s even more surprising is it’s been more than 24hrs and fans can still shop for these consoles.

And this has sure surprised a lot of fans and the entire gaming community as well. This is a perfect chance for all the fans to grab their favorite next-gen console. Especially for fans who have been waiting for a very long time to get their hands on the latest consoles.

Where to buy PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and what more to expect?

The fans can shop for these consoles at some major UK-based retailers. It’s a little unfortunate for all the fans who don’t live in the UK as the current stock availability is exclusive to UK-based retailers.

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As of now, it’s certain that the last restocking was a larger one than the usual restocks in the recent past. This could mean that the situation may get better in the coming few months.

A few weeks ago, many industry leaders shared their views on the global chip issue. According to them, the world will continue to face this problem til 2023. But some of them believe that things will steadily improve by mid-2022.

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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