PS5 Ticker: The Situation on PlayStation 5 May 5, 2022.

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After a few small to medium drops, it may take several weeks before you can buy the PS5 again.


PS5 traffic lights: where PlayStation 5 is currently available for purchase

Can be ordered online / Waiting list or multi-site booking / Sold Out
(in brackets: days since last online drop)

Dealers list Germany / Dealers list Austria


The most important news on PlayStation 5:

Our readers’ current favorite PS5 games:

  1. Gran Turismo 7 – to order*
  2. Ring of Elden – to order*
  3. Horizon: The Forbidden West – to order*
  4. Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves – to order*
  5. GhostWire: Tokyo – to order*

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All offers are valid while stocks last (early sale possible):

  • Amazon offer DualSense + controller Horizon: The Forbidden West for € 119.99
  • PS5 on Amazon only with Prime Try Amazon Prime free for 30 days
  • JBL Quantum gaming headsets – now especially cheap for Saturn
  • PlayStation 5 for free when purchasing selected Sony Bravia 4K TVs (only a few days!)
  • ECO POWER + PS5 PlayStation 5 with Horizon: The Forbidden West and 12 months of PlayStation Plus for an additional fee of 299 euros – now from “E knows SIMPLIFIED”.
  • DualSense controller in Nova Pink, Starlight Blue and Galactic Purple color – order now from Amazon, MediaMarkt, Saturn
  • Current market prices of PS5 on eBay
  • The most popular new PS5 games on Amazon

We are delighted if our daily reports have helped you with your console purchase. You can find our coffee editorial journal at PayPal – thank you very much and have fun with PlayStation 5!


Always well informed: Twitter is our fastest social media channel: we regularly list PS5 sales campaigns in German stores there.


May 5, 2022 (9:00 AM) update: You read over and over on social media: “PS5? Not worth it yet – no games anyway “. This is, of course, nonsense, the selection of games is gigantic, as evidenced by a look at PlayStation Store or Amazon *.

But what is true: Sony Interactive itself is regularly there with his pants down as the game material is simply lacking. Throughout the second half of 2021 – so later Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart – there was no PS5 exclusive hit (unless you have a rank Kena: Ghost Bridge such as).

In order to Horizon: The Forbidden West (February) i Gran Turismo 7 After (March) there is a monthly lull again, as shown in the release list. The next big title from third-party publishers is F1 2022 July 1, then Saints Row in August.

To reduce the gaps between PS5 crackers, Sony Interactive wants (and must) urgently expand the studio’s capabilities. For this purpose, a top manager is sought to find potential candidates for takeover and prepare the purchase of the studio.


Message of May 5, 2022 (8:30 AM): Ordered Yesterday – Delivered Today: If everything is going “normal”, Amazon customers can get the PS5 Digital Edition * today.

While the unexpected drop can be nice: the “headline spoiler” has failed at this point – or Amazon’s product managers have come up with a little smoke screen. Because actually you had to assume that the reference “Prime members have priority access to PlayStation 5” for resale Horizon: The Forbidden West-Set * notes.

Basically, we recommend all Amazon customers to include the listed game consoles on your watch and wish list as it shortens the shopping cart process:

The “law of franchise” has always been in force in 2022: if Amazon sells, it’s on Wednesday. And: Nothing works without Prime. The news got a lot, but that point still turns out to be a “story stop” – for example, when families have several Amazon accounts but not all are linked to Prime.

If you study or practice, you can use Prime for free until Christmas. As the first six months are free *, there is a reduced tariff of € 3.99 (normal price: € 7.99) after that.

Our daily overview on eBay * lists nearly 770 consoles in their original packaging: with a little luck and patience, the digital version can cost anywhere from 550 to 600 euros, and the CD version can cost from 700 euros upwards.

When the retailer sold the PlayStation 5 from September 2021 (as of May 3, 2022)
When the retailer sold the PlayStation 5 from September 2021 (as of May 3, 2022)

Let us know by email when you can deliver your pre-ordered PlayStation 5 or when you can pick it up. When you bring your newly shipped console to the TwitterInstagram and Facebook, go ahead and connect GamesWirtschaft or use a hashtag # PS5 has landed – it’s the fastest way for us to find you.


Buy PS5: Our watchlist for May 2022 (green = there were declines)


PS5 bar instructions from GamesWirtschaft

  • The PS5 bar is a weekday format. Means: There is a new edition from Monday to Friday – so you will only find the latest information in the article for the day.
  • The PS5 bar is updated several times a day – we try to follow all the most important events on the German-speaking market.
  • As soon as at least a medium-sized PS5 contingent is unlockedwhat we will inform you about first our Twitter feed.
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