Sony has announced that the PS5 has sold out in Japan, with no more stock expected come launch day.
Pre-orders in the country were based on a lottery, with winning tickets being able to secure the console.
This differs from the West, where the console was sold on a first-come first-served basis.
Let's take a look at the console shortage now!
PS5 Stock in Japan
The main issue concerning the purchase of the console on launch day is the coronavirus.
With many countries still gripped by the disease, Japan will not have any consoles available in-person.
This, coupled with the fact that the console pre-orders are sold out already, means the console will not be available for purchase anytime soon.
The Blog does say however that Sony "expects to continue shipping the PS5 in the future".
The next-gen console itself will feature a number of ground-breaking features.
As well as 4K at 60fps with HDR, the console will also be capable of 1080p at 120fps in other games.
The console will also feature a number of awesome exclusives, including a new Spider-Man game.
DualSense is the latest controller coming to next-gen, and has a number of excited features.
Where to purchase a PS5?
The PS5 pre-orders are currently sold out around the world.
This has left many next-gen hopefuls relying on in-store purchases to get the new console.
However, with coronavirus still prevalent, it remains to be seen whether or not many stores will open for launch.
We recommend keeping an eye on Amazon for the next-gen console. The site has previously received a number of restocks over recent weekends.