PlayStation Emails Potential Buyers for PlayStation 5 But to No Avail as Stock Runs Out Instantly

Published 09/17/2021, 3:41 PM EDT


Finding an in-demand PlayStation 5 in stock has been an exercise in futility since its launch day. The demand for PlayStation 5 is not slowing down anytime soon. And as time goes on, the demand for PlayStation 5 consoles only seems to be increasing.

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However, recently something unexpected has been happening. People are getting emails containing an exclusive invite to order a PS5 console, but thereโ€™s a catch. Every time they try to log in, there is an issue with the site.

Is this a legitimate email and invitation? Or is this a phishing attempt? Well, nothing is clear yet, but according to the gaming community on Reddit, it looks like the real deal. And that implies Sony Interactive Entertainment is randomly picking people and emailing them to give them a fair chance to buy a PS5.

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Despite all the shortages, PlayStation 5 is already the fastest-selling console in history. It reached the 10 million milestones globally in just eight months after the launch (November 2020).

Hilarious tweets on the PlayStation 5 email

Fans always take to Twitter to express their views, and the tweets are truly hilarious. Just after the email, Twitter was flooded with amusing tweets regarding the same. Users are thrilled and shocked at the same time. With that in mind, here are some tweets that explain how surprised all the users are.

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One user posted a GIF of Patrick from SpongeBob SquarePants saying, โ€œI thought what we had was specialโ€ after not getting the email from PlayStation

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The wait indeed has been too long now. People who missed the email are quite upset about it.

The demand is so high that stocks run out instantly. It got sold out within a few seconds.

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However, some people were also able to place the order.

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What do you think about this email? Do you think itโ€™s genuine? Let us know in the comments below.

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Vitasta Singh

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Vitasta Singh is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her graduation in English Literature and Psychology. Before joining EssentiallySports she used to write articles for Silver Mantle Solutions on various niches such as games, fitness, business, entertainment, and fashion.

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