PS5 release crashes Tesco, John Lewis and GAME websites with 18,000 queuing to get on to Currys11/19/2020
GAMERS are struggling to get hold of a Playstation 5 after the release of the console crashed several websites.
Retailers including Tesco, John Lewis and GAME are struggling to cope with customers trying to place orders.
At the time of writing, some 18,000 people were being placed in a queue as they wait to buy the newly-released console.
But earlier this morning, as many as 200,000 people were waiting in the virtual queue, according to furious tweets.
On the John Lewis website, a notice reads: "Sorry about the wait, please try again soon.
"It's the much-anticipated launch of the new Sony Playstation 5 console so we're busier than usual."
The Playstation 5 went on sale at 8am this morning.
Games have since been complaining on Twitter after being unable to get their hands on one.
One person said: "Tesco what’s going on with the pre order site won’t let me add amount and keeps crashing?"
Another said: "I was sat there clicking next for a wholeeeeee 20 mins… ya'll gotta give me the PS5 now man!"
Posting a picture of the queue on Currys PC World, another said: "I’m guessing this is the queue for the new PlayStation? John Lewis website is broken also. Great."
A fourth person tweeted: "Logged on to the website, waiting for PS% to be available for order and to be kicked out AGAIN because your website is awful.
"This has happened for the first pre-order too. Completely regretting putting money on the Game card as now I am stuck buying from you."
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