PlayStation 5 Slims Down Simply In Time For The Holidays

Sony has made loads of main adjustments within the console’s total design. “The brand new PS5 has been decreased in quantity by greater than 30% and weight by 18% and 24% in comparison with the earlier fashions,” Shurman wrote. “There are 4 separate cowl panels, with the highest portion in a shiny look, whereas the underside stays in matte.” The design nonetheless permits the console to maintain the unique PS5’s silhouette recognizably from the identical technology. Nevertheless, the brand new mannequin can be distinct sufficient that you’d have the ability to inform them aside at a look.

There are nonetheless two variations of this mannequin. There’s a model that comes with a disk that may promote for $499.99 and one that’s digital solely, which is able to promote for $449.99. One huge change that Sony has made, nonetheless, is that the Extremely HD Blu-ray Disc Drive for PS5 is now modular. Which means customers who want to buy the digital version of the console now will have the ability to individually buy the disk drive later for an extra $79.99. These new fashions will even include a steel ringed stand for mounting the slim consoles horizontally.

Lastly, PlayStation additionally guarantees new console covers coming in early 2024, together with “an all-matte Black colorway and the Deep Earth Assortment colours in Volcanic Crimson, Cobalt Blue, and Sterling Silver.” PS5 Console Covers costs will begin at $54.99, with further colours coming later.