Sony confirmed to Advertisement Shout that the PlayStation 5 will not accept the second round of pre-orders in India before the February 2 release date. The expected game console will be pre-ordered in India for only a few minutes on January 12, after which it will be “sold out” in all channels. This disappointed many customers. Since the global announcement of PlayStation 5 on November 12, several gamers and enthusiasts have been waiting for the PlayStation 5 to be released in India, but initially did not pre-order the console.
Soon after closing the pre-order window for the PlayStation 5 earlier this week, Sony India suggested to restore inventory before release. “Considering the current situation, we urge all customers to maintain health and safety first, and avoid going to any retail store to book PS5. The company said in a statement: “Please keep in touch with the retailer during the next booking stage. “
However, it has now been confirmed that PlayStation 5 will not be available for pre-orders until the country is officially released.
“We do not plan to pre-order the PS5 before February 2. Please keep in touch with the retailer for future pre-order updates.” The Indian PlayStation team said in a prepared statement to Gadget 360.
Sony did not specify the number of scheduled first rounds and the number that it plans to bring when sales start on February 2.
The plan that no new round of reservations was initially offered was initially Reported Via a Twitter account that tracks the availability of PlayStation 5 in India.
Sony did not provide a second chance to pre-order the PlayStation 5, which may bring greater frustration to customers who anticipate gaming consoles in the country. The Japanese company initially delayed the release. When planning, it decided to only use PlayStation 5 with a 4K UHD Blu-ray drive option. This means it will not be when the PlayStation 5 digital version is launched in India.
Soon after its global launch, Sony also announced that PlayStation 5 consoles purchased in India through any channel before its debut in India will not receive an official warranty.
The demand for PlayStation 5 is not only not huge in India, but also huge globally. Due to the pandemic and facility restrictions, Sony is facing tight supply.
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