A patent, applied in May by Sony for an “electrical device”, was confirmed to be the design of the PlayStation 5 developer kit by Matthew Scott, a Senior Artist at Codemasters. The tweet has since been taken down but below is a screenshot of said confirmation:

As you can see in the above picture, it seems that the next iteration of Sony’s home console will be sporting a fairly distinctive design, to say the least. The most noticeable aspect of the design is, undoubtedly, the large V-shaped ventilation system. The V-shape, in particular, could potentially refer to the roman numeral for 5 and thus the next playstation being the PlayStation V, though that would be at odds with the basic naming scheme the company has utilized so far.

Still, it is a striking design, one that immediately gives off a very futuristic vibe. Whether this design remains intact when the console finally hits shelves remains to be seen. However, on the assumption that it does, in fact, remain as is, here are some fantastic 3D renders of the design, courtesy of LetsGoDigital, to give you an idea of what the final product may ultimately look like:

  • 3D Render
  • PlayStation 5 Render
  • PlayStation 5 Render
  • PlayStation 5 Render
  • PlayStation 5 Render
  • PlayStation 5 Render

The 3D renders do an amazing job of bringing the console to life and make me personally hope that the final product remains more or less in line with what’s shown above.

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