The PS4 launched on 22 February 2014, properly more than 5 years ago. That is a extended time but games console launches are not as frequent as the tech required to run higher-finish titles plateaus. We’ve noticed the Xbox A single X and PS4 Pro as interim hardware, so is a newly uncovered patent our initially appear at the PS5?
LetsGoDigital reports it has identified a filing for 28 May perhaps for a console-esque device with an in your face V shaped style. The web site compares the filing to a related a single for a patent for the PS4 in Brazil, noting the exact same ‘Class 14.02’ as proof that this could be the PS5.
The patent filing states the designer of the unknown device is Yusuhiro Ootori, a technical director at Sony. The V could be in reference to the Roman numeral V, which is the quantity 5.
This could of course be a style that the enterprise does not finish up applying. It is radically various from the sleek black slab PS4, and truly reminds us of the original Xbox which had a massive X shaped style. The skant drawing has what appears like a disc slot, suggesting the fifth-gen PlayStation will not absolutely abandon physical games in favour of downloads.
We’ll have to wait and see if this seriously is the PS5 – our gut says it is not provided the obtuse style in comparison to all preceding PlayStations. It is attainable Sony will announce its subsequent residence games console at E3 2020. We’ve rounded up all the most up-to-date rumours right here.