PS5: Sony shows the design of the PlayStation 5 – and introduces two models – the latest in games


from David Martin
Sony shows the design of the PS5. As part of the current show around the first games for PlayStation 5, the publisher also gives a look at the case. Visually, the new console matches the previously presented DualSense controllers: the design is in black and white – and is presented in a curved shape with blue LEDs. Sony is also introducing two models of the PS5: in addition to the regular version with a disc drive, the manufacturer is also launching a digital edition. Sony does not name a price for the PlayStation 5. The release is announced for the end of 2020.

At the end of current PS5 show Sony came up with a little surprise: the publisher showed the housing design of the PlayStation 5 for the first time. Visually, the console matches the previously presented DualSense controllers in black and white, the housing is presented in a curved shape with blue elements. With the video placed below this message you throw one Look at the hardware. In addition to the regular version with a disc drive, the manufacturer is also launching a digital edition.

"The PS5 gameplay remains the same. While there are minor differences between the looks of the models, we generally wanted to create a bold and impressive design that stood out from previous generations," explains Sony on the PlayStation blog. In the following video, Sony mainly presents the console vertically. However, there is on the Internet already illustrations, after which the PlayStation 5 can also lie down.

In the video you also take a look at first Peripherals for PS5. The clip shows a charging station for two DualSense controllers, an HD camera, a wireless headset and a remote control. Sony does not list prices for the PlayStation 5 and accessories. The Digital Edition should be cheaper than the model with a Blu-ray drive. Microsoft is pursuing a similar concept. The company also offers the current Xbox One S in an all-digital edition without a drive. The price in the Microsoft store is around 80 euros below the standard version with a drive. Sony did not mention a release date at the PS5 show: the new game console is still to be launched "at the end of 2020".

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