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PS5 Slim: Sony's New PS5 Console Revealed

PS5 Slim: Sony's New PS5 Console Revealed-Custom Controllers UK

PlayStation has finally announced the release of their new PlayStation 5 console design, which will be released later this year for the upcoming holiday season. Being described as the PlayStation slim', the console will be much smaller and slimmer than the original console.

In this blog, we take a look at the upcoming PlayStation 5 Slim, comparing it to the original model to see if it's worth the hype!

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Is PS5 coming out with a new console?

The console will be smaller, reduced in volume by 30% and reduced in weight by 18% and 24% compared to previous models. The console design has been described as ‘a new form factor that provides greater choice and flexibility.’

Along with this, there will be an attachable Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive and a 1 TB SSD for more internal storage, the console will include four separate cover panels, with the top two boasting a glossy look and the bottom two maintaining the classic matte look.

Despite these changes, there are still some aspects of the console remain the same, mainly the technology features of the console.

PS5 New console design

When will the new PS5 model be available?

PlayStation fans won’t have to wait long to get their hands on this console when it comes to the PlayStation 5 release date, in America, the console will be available in November. With a global release being estimated shortly after. It is also believed that once the old PS5 inventory has sold out, the new model will take its place as the official new console.


New PS5 Console features:

  • Stand – A horizontal stand will be included with the new model, and a vertical stand compatible with all models will be released separately.
  • Console Covers – Coming in early 2024, console covers will become available in a multitude of colours including matte black, volcanic red, cobalt blue and sterling silver.

Specs/features:  New PS5 2023 Console: Original PS5 2023 Console:
Storage 1TB SSD Storage 800GB Usable Storage Space
Storage Type SSD SSD
Original Price Approx £479.99 Approx £359.99
Attachable Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive No attachments
DVD Drive Disc Drive Port

In conclusion:

The PlayStation gaming console looks like a great addition to Sony, its slimmer, lighter feature is a great adaption and also benefits with keeping the console's original technology features. Will you be ordering the new PS5? Make sure to let us know!

Now is the best time to check out our Custom PS5 controllers also! No matter what type of gamer you are, we have the perfect gaming controller waiting for you! And if you want to be extra creative, why not check out our Create Your Own PS5 Option over on our website?

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