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How to reserve a PlayStation 5 at Amazon

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Getting your hands on a PlayStation 5 can be a challenge. Fortunately, Amazon has just introduced a new reservation system that promises to make it easier to score a new PS5. Learn how to reserve a PlayStation 5 at Amazon now.

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The reason behind the switch to an invitation-based system, according to Amazon, "is to help prevent inventory shortages and price gouging caused by robot traffic." The retailer says that they are changing their restock approach to ensure that as many genuine customers as possible can buy this high-demand item.

From now on you'll need an invitation to buy a PlayStation 5 (disc edition) from Amazon. Keep reading to learn how to score an invite and reserve a PlayStation 5 at Amazon.

How to reserve a PlayStation 5 at Amazon


The PlayStation 5 is now available by invitation only on Amazon. Those invited to purchase will get an email with a purchase link that's valid for 72 hours. That said, the retailer warns it won't be able to grant all requests.

Amazon Prime members can now request an invitation. The process of requesting an invitation to buy a PS5 is fairly simple. You'll need to:

  1. Visit Amazon's PS5 page.

  2. Click the "Request Invitation" button.

  3. If you are not signed in to your Amazon account, you will be taken to the login page before your request is confirmed.

That's it. Requesting an invite only takes a moment, so put in your request now.

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Do you need to be an Amazon Prime member to reserve a PlayStation 5 at Amazon?

Amazon has historically given priority to Amazon Prime members during PlayStation 5 restocks. However, you don't need an Amazon Prime membership to request an invitation. All you need is an Amazon account.

That said, there are plenty of good reasons to sign up for Amazon Prime. Perks include free two-day shipping (and sometimes even one-day or same-day shipping), access to their Amazon Prime streaming catalog and more. Prime members will also have access to exclusive deals during the upcoming Amazon Prime Day sale on July 12 and 13, 2022.

Amazon Prime offers a 30-day free trial for new users, so you can sign up now and enjoy Amazon Prime Day 2022 for free.

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