It would not be the launch day without a few disasters along the way, and while many fans are still waiting for their spangly new PlayStation 5 to be delivered, others have received packages with the wrong product inside. ResetEra user Kyonashi was the first to report this and received a closed box from Amazon UK filled with cat food. And they are not alone.
Another Twitter user received a foot massager instead of the next-generation console they had paid for:
While another wanted to document the moment they unpacked their new system, only to find an air freezer inside:
Even someone on our team, Ant Dickens, has fallen victim to this issue. Instead of a PS5, his package included a Nerf pistol.
This seems to be a fairly common problem and apparently only affects Amazon UK orders. In all cases, we have seen that the boxes do not have the Amazon-labeled tape and are sealed with clear tape. We have reached out to Sony and are in touch with Amazon to try to get to the bottom of the problem.
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