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PS5 Slim – where to buy and key retailers

Where can you buy the PS5 Slim?
Last Updated on November 28, 2023
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A revised version of any PlayStation console will always get attention across the gaming community, so today we’re taking a look at where to buy the PS5 Slim, and through which key retailers it will be available. Offering a more compact form, the PS5 Slim is smaller than the original console but still comes up as equal in terms of power, performance, and ray tracing. Of course, we’ve got our thoughts down on the PS5 vs PS5 Slim for a more in-depth comparison of the two closely related devices.

With the holiday season on the horizon, here’s exactly where you can get your hands on a PS5 Slim ahead of the last-minute rush. Additionally, it’s probably better to buy one sooner rather than later, as PlayStation releases can be notoriously hard to pin down. This was the case with the original PS5 console at its launch, and we’re currently seeing a huge demand for the PlayStation Portal too. The new PS5 Slim console is available to order throughout the US and Canada but sees its UK release date on the 29th of November – here’s where you can buy it.

Where can you buy the PS5 Slim?

At the time of writing, the PS5 Slim is available across the US and Canada and is coming up close to its UK release date. However, you might want to put it in your basket while stocks last, as the issues with the availability, or lack of, of the PlayStation Portal might strike again for the PS5 Slim. Furthermore, buyers in the US and Canada have the option of getting the console as a bundle with one of the most popular games of the year, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III, and Marvel’s Spider-Man 2. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like you can get these bundles in the UK, but can only get the stand-alone console so far.

Where to buy the PS5 Slim in the US

Where to buy the PS5 Slim in Canada

Where to buy the PS5 Slim in the UK

Final thoughts

The PS5’s slimmer sibling is rolling out across the gaming community, so we’ve provided you with some links to key retailers for those looking to invest in the console. It’s worth doing sooner rather than later, as Sony’s popular devices have a history of selling out. There are a few extra things you might want to consider alongside your PS5 Slim purchase, concerning extra its extra accessories. If you want to keep your console vertical, you’ll need to separately buy a $29 stand. Additionally, you now have the option of buying a removable disc drive if you choose the digital version of the PS5 Slim, something not offered across other consoles.

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