GameStop’s Supply of PS4s Runs Dry, Halts Pre-Orders

playstation-4-pre-order-bannerIn June, Sony gave GameStop carte blanche to take as many pre-order for PlayStation 4s as they could. Supply wasn’t going to be a concern. An internal memo to GameStop store from management said “the floodgates are open.”

Well, it seems that the floodgates were a bit too open for Sony to keep up with. The standard PlayStation 4 console is no longer available for pre-order on GameStop’s website as they’ve sold out of PS4s.

Based on reports by PlayStation LifeStyle, the time between the unlimited pre-order edict and PS4s selling out is just over two weeks. Even with pre-orders for the PS4 being available for almost three weeks before that, demand is still very high for the next-gen Sony console and people still want their hands on a PlayStation 4 on launch day.

While pre-ordering just the console is no longer available on GameStop’s website, you can still buy bundles from their website. Amazon is still taking pre-orders for the PS4 console without a games bundle.

Source: PlayStation LifeStyle

About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on July 9, 2013, in Games and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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