PS5: Playstation 5 design finally revealed (and mercilessly mocked on Twitter)

Playstation 5
(Image credit: Sony)

After much anticipation, Sony has finally revealed its next generation Playstation 5 video game console (above). Hailed as "the most striking design console yet" by CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment Jim Ryan, the PS5 design consists of a brilliant white, shell-like outer case, wrapped around a black core system complete with blue LEDs.  

When you compare the PS5 design to the ever-so-drab PS4, it's fair to say Ryan has a point. However, not everyone is totally sold on this 'striking design' (including us).  As one might expect, Twitter was quick to react to the new console, with many users quick to point out – and mock – the PS5, saying it bears a striking resemblance to that of a wifi router:

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Kerrie Hughes
Freelance writer

Kerrie Hughes is a frequent contributor to Creative Bloq, and was once its editor. One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications such as ImagineFX, Computer Arts and Digital Camera World. After a stint working for the police, Kerrie is back reviewing creative tech for creative professionals.