The white design of the PlayStation 5 is still controversial. Many gamers want a black version of the console. Now this wish is coming true – and that without Sony's intervention.
Order individual PS5 plates
The PlayStation 5 is not even on the market yet, third parties are already offering individualized components the console. So does the website The Plate Stationwhich are the removable side panels of the PS5 in so far five other colors offers.
In addition to a limited matt black, there is also Cherry Red, Chromatic, Indigo Blue and Jungle Camo. So if you want to do without Sony's in-house white when the console is released, you may find it here.
The individualized panels cost the equivalent 34.95 euros and are sent free of charge worldwide. The products are pre-order items that will be shipped in time for the release of the PS5 and are expected to arrive a week later.
How secure is an order?
The manufacturer states on the page that it has no connection whatsoever with Sony and that it is no officially licensed products for the PS5. It is therefore questionable how exactly the panels will fit on the original console.
On the homepage, however, the manufacturer states that the side panels are guaranteed to fit, should they not, you will receive one refund.
There's a on Reddit Thread about other sellerswho are already advertising on Instagram. There, too, other variants of the PS5 side panels are offered, including a chic one transparent model:
In the Reddit thread, some users warn against ordering from such third-party providers. It should also be noted that the reliability such sides must first show up. To be on the safe side, you should perhaps wait until the PS5 has appeared and the housing panels of such third-party providers have proven themselves and established.
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The chic case panels are definitely worth a look. They also show the many customization options for your PlayStation 5. It is quite possible that Sony has already planned its own concept and you will soon be able to purchase official side panels.