Between supply shortages and a staggered release date, the PlayStation 5 has been almost impossible to buy. So you imagine what it would feel like if you were able to pre-order one, wait patiently for the release date and then never see the console show up. That’s what some people in the UK have had to endure the last day.
As Eurogamer points out, since the console came out of the pond on November 19, there have been numerous reports on Twitter and Reddit from Amazon UK delivery people switching the contents of a PS5 delivery to something else. No one has been given a box full of stones (yet), but the replacements have been varied: pet food, a foot massager, and a bag of bulgur. And while the contents of the packages have been different, the stories mostly all play out the same way. The package is delayed, and when it finally shows up, it is sealed with clear tape instead of Amazon̵