Longer wait for PS5, XSX

Retailers say sold-out game consoles will be restocked in limited quantities in run-up to Christmas and beyond

A customer in the South Korean capital Seoul collecting the new Sony PlayStation 5 on Nov 12 after the company launched the new console in select markets around the world. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
A customer in the South Korean capital Seoul collecting the new Sony PlayStation 5 on Nov 12 after the company launched the new console in select markets around the world. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
A notice (above) last week warning about the limited availability of Sony's PlayStation 5 at a store in Waterway Point, which saw shoppers queueing for the newly launched console.
A notice (above) last week warning about the limited availability of Sony's PlayStation 5 at a store in Waterway Point, which saw shoppers queueing for the newly launched console. PHOTO: FACEBOOK
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Gamers who missed out on last month's launch of next-generation video game consoles - Microsoft's Xbox Series X (XSX) and Sony's PlayStation 5 (PS5, pictured below) - are out of luck.

The consoles will be restocked only in limited quantities in the weeks leading up to - and even after - Christmas, video game retailers told The Straits Times.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 01, 2020, with the headline 'Longer wait for PS5, XSX'. Print Edition | Subscribe