The black PS5 you've been waiting for is finally here

When the PS5 was first revealed last summer, the console's design was mercilessly mocked online. From memes comparing it with WiFi routers to endless references to its gargantuan size, the PlayStation 5 certainly got people talking. One of the more constructive regular comments was that it could look amazing in black. Well, it's finally happening – sort of.

A tech modding company has revealed its own unofficial PS2-inspired black version of the PS5, and it's available from this Friday at 12pm PT. But you'll have to act fast – the retro-inspired PS5 is limited to 304 editions (in a nod to the release date of the original PS2: 03/04/00). If you're happy with the standard reverse-Oreo colour scheme, here's where to buy a PS5.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.