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PS5s are about to be available
« on: September 09, 2022, 02:15:04 AM »
You can get a PS5 right now. They've been available all day at these sites:

https://direct.playstation.com/en-us/consoles/console/playstation5-console-horizon-forbidden-west-bundle.1000032115

https://www.walmart.com/ip/PS5-Console-Horizon-Forbidden-West-Bundle/884437848?athbdg=L1600

GameStop members will be able to buy them later today and then they go on sale there for regular customers on 9/10.

No idea if the limited supply issues are over or if this is just a bunch of consoles Sony held back to incentivize buyers to buy some of the big releases that are gonna come out between now and Black Friday. I've been trying to get one for a couple of years now and I figure maybe some other people here have been in the same boat.
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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2022, 04:37:11 AM »
Have they been that hard to get? My son uses my ps4 and I've been pondering upgrading him but I had no idea. I hadn't looked yet but was not aware!

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2022, 06:47:06 AM »
Have they been that hard to get? My son uses my ps4 and I've been pondering upgrading him but I had no idea. I hadn't looked yet but was not aware!

Yeah bud... there's been a worldwide chip shortage going on for the past few years making new consoles and high-end graphics cards extremely hard to get (crypto farmers are making it much, much worse), also effecting the automotive industry and basically anything that uses these types of cards. Throw in supply chain issues like everything else. People have been paying high amounts over retail regularly to get a PS5 because they're almost never available in a retail location and the only chance of getting one is either extreme luck or having alerts set up via a stock tracker.

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #3 on: September 09, 2022, 07:36:10 AM »
I always feel guilty I landed one in a Walmart thing on my first try considering I find it harder and harder to start playing a new game

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2022, 08:17:54 AM »
I would, but with little PS5 exclusive games, no PSVR2 yet, it doesn't look worth it.  Probably gonna hold out till PS6

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2022, 06:40:27 PM »
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You can get a PS5 right now. They've been available all day at these sites:

https://direct.playstation.com/en-us/consoles/console/playstation5-console-horizon-forbidden-west-bundle.1000032115

https://www.walmart.com/ip/PS5-Console-Horizon-Forbidden-West-Bundle/884437848?athbdg=L1600

GameStop members will be able to buy them later today and then they go on sale there for regular customers on 9/10.

No idea if the limited supply issues are over or if this is just a bunch of consoles Sony held back to incentivize buyers to buy some of the big releases that are gonna come out between now and Black Friday. I've been trying to get one for a couple of years now and I figure maybe some other people here have been in the same boat.
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I saw these were available last week and I almost pulled the trigger. But I'm not interested in Horizon forbidden west and I don't want the disc drive version.... It may be a bad idea but I think I'm going to hold out for the basic digital console or a digital console bundle

See I couldnít not get the disc drive version.   I used to play N64 games until they broke, but Iím much more interested in 100% games then selling them on Craigslist to recoup a percentage of the costs.   Iím less inclined to play games that arenít campaign oriented these days

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2022, 07:28:26 PM »
I've been down with the digital program pretty close to whenever Steam launched. If I had my way, I woulda copped a discless version for myself but I'm not sure if those are even in production right now. I see a bunch of "inventory" for that model on Craigslist and Twitter and the like but it doesn't look like legit retailers have had them in stock in 2022. A lot of the trackers have exact dates for when the last time a retailer had inventory in and what it was. Nice trick Sony pulled packing in a game and then charging $50 more though. Last year, my desktop died and it didn't take me long to figure out the only way I was gonna get a decent rig together is to buy a prebuilt. This feels like the a similar situation where I could wait it out but I'm kinda just down with what I can get my hands on. Also I guess now I've got something to watch my 4K Dawn of the Dead disc on. Horizon is going in the Secret Santa pile.
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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2022, 07:49:16 PM »
Yeah I was in the same situation with the original preorders, I was hoping to get the digital version but only the disc version was available. Better than nothing, and the 4K blu ray player feels like a bonus. The higher bitrate (compared to streaming) actually makes a big difference.

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #8 on: September 12, 2022, 04:56:44 PM »
Iíll probably just wait until Grand Theft Auto VI comes out, if the rumors about a 2024 release date are true.

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2022, 01:31:35 AM »
After not being able to ge tone since they came out , I could pull the trigger now and get one on Amazon finally , but Iím
Not sure I want to. My crusty old ps4 is still chugging allong , and there arenít  really any games that make me want to spend the cash.

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2022, 08:22:14 AM »
After not being able to ge tone since they came out , I could pull the trigger now and get one on Amazon finally , but Iím
Not sure I want to. My crusty old ps4 is still chugging allong , and there arenít  really any games that make me want to spend the cash.

exactly how i feel! maybe after christmas ill pull the trigger.

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2022, 09:53:25 AM »
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After not being able to ge tone since they came out , I could pull the trigger now and get one on Amazon finally , but Iím
Not sure I want to. My crusty old ps4 is still chugging allong , and there arenít  really any games that make me want to spend the cash.
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exactly how i feel! maybe after christmas ill pull the trigger.

me three, waiting for the psvr2 to drop as well. 

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2022, 12:31:46 PM »
Got my PS5 after my uncle called me at like 3 am because they were on the Walmart site. I definitely need to upgrade my TV to get the best version of the gaming. But I havenít been able to play as much because of work/life.

My biggest complaint is memory. Iíve been lagging to buy an memory card and double the storage. But WarZone takes up way too much space lol. Itís the reason my friends and I have been playing other games like fortnite, fall guys, and random games.
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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2022, 04:56:12 PM »
You should cop it with Horizon if youíre into that ish. Beautiful gameplay
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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2022, 09:41:35 PM »
Got my PS5 after my uncle called me at like 3 am because they were on the Walmart site. I definitely need to upgrade my TV to get the best version of the gaming. But I havenít been able to play as much because of work/life.

My biggest complaint is memory. Iíve been lagging to buy an memory card and double the storage. But WarZone takes up way too much space lol. Itís the reason my friends and I have been playing other games like fortnite, fall guys, and random games.
I have a 4K display, and a decent amount of the games do offer an upscaled 4k and higher frame rates. But, I think the things you'll notice immediately even on a 1080p TV and probably the biggest benefits of this generation is the very fast load times, and the option for performance modes that go about 60 fps compared to previous gens where most were 30. I play pretty much every game in performance over quality to be honest. The framerate jump is much more noticable than the graphical jump.

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #15 on: November 10, 2022, 08:27:24 AM »
PSVR2 was announced for Feb 23, praying that there are some amazing ps5 exclusives.

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #16 on: November 10, 2022, 07:59:29 PM »
I got blessed one a few monthís back, random homie said heís buying me one I didnít believe him until he showed up at my door with it.

I enjoy it honestly.
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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #17 on: November 14, 2022, 02:51:46 PM »
still waiting to find them available


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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #18 on: February 07, 2023, 12:11:20 PM »
caved and picked one up the other day. First game I got was ratchet and clank: rift apart. Been lovin it

I think ghost of Tsushima or death stranding is next on my list

Whatís everyone else been on?

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #19 on: February 07, 2023, 02:54:11 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eeJ4aNxVz7k
Apparently there is a list of free, slightly dusty AAA games for PS Plus Essential subscribers that doesn't get talked about much. The listed is getting deaded and the games are going back for sale on May 9th. The trick is you have to buy them from your PS5 storefront. If you try to buy them online from the webstore or PS4 they show up as for sale only. There's a bunch of great games in there but to me the biggie is Bloodborne.

I just started playing games again this week so I've been working through the Symphony of the Night reissue and am probably gonna get back on the Destiny 2 train here pretty quick.
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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2023, 04:11:20 PM »
caved and picked one up the other day. First game I got was ratchet and clank: rift apart. Been lovin it

I think ghost of Tsushima or death stranding is next on my list

Whatís everyone else been on?

yea psvr2 is going to drop this month and so I am probably getting a ps5 bundle

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #21 on: February 12, 2023, 07:27:32 AM »
caved and picked one up the other day. First game I got was ratchet and clank: rift apart. Been lovin it

I think ghost of Tsushima or death stranding is next on my list

Whatís everyone else been on?

Bought in August and have played or completed these so far:
Death Stranding
Resident evil 2 and 3
Deathloop
Returnal
Last of us part 1 and 2
spiderman for ps4
Ratchet and Clank

Have fun! It's been a great investment.

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #22 on: February 17, 2023, 12:34:30 PM »
Just got mine today, fairly easily from best buy.

Im about to order the psvr2 later today...shits making me nervous, that bitch is expensive with no real launch games

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #23 on: February 21, 2023, 12:40:22 PM »
droppin back in to say ghost of Tsushima rules. really feelin it

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« Reply #24 on: February 21, 2023, 04:20:00 PM »
droppin back in to say ghost of Tsushima rules. really feelin it
One of the few Playstation titles I have the Platinum for. I played with it in Japanese with the English subtitles. Felt like playing a Kurosawa movie (although I didn't enable Kurosawa mode).

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #25 on: May 02, 2023, 06:53:17 PM »
bump

having owned the console for 7 months, it has been a great investment

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Re: PS5s are about to be available
« Reply #26 on: May 11, 2023, 08:47:21 AM »
Iím so deep in mw 2 lol. I havenít played cod since maybe 2007 so it was easy for me to get hooked again, especially playing with friends. The issue is that Iíve solely played mw2 for the last month or so. I need to break this cycle and play something elseÖ