Sony has revealed that the sale of PlayStation 5 console will be conducted through the online stores on the launch date. In a blog post, the company confirmed that there will be no units available in-store.
Gamers who have pre-ordered for pick-up at their local retailer should still be able to do so at their designated appointment time, under the retailer’s safety protocols.
“In the interest of keeping our gamers, retailers, and staff safe amidst COVID-19, today we are confirming that all day-of launch sales will be conducted through the online stores of our retail partners. Please don’t plan on camping out or lining up at your local retailer on launch day in hopes of finding a PS5 console for purchase.”
The PlayStation 5 will arrive in two versions, the standard version and the digital version. The console will launch locally on Thursday, 19 November 2020.