Maybe we were wrong about the new PS5 design

Old vs new PS5
(Image credit: Sony/Future)

After months of rumours, Sony finally revealed the design of its new and improved PS5 console last month. Pointedly not called the PS5 Slim (instead it's just the, er, 'New look PS5'), the machine was widely mocked for looking very similar to its predecessor. But new images that purportedly show the old and new PS5 side-by-side suggest the two are more different than we thought. 

A leaked photo was shared to Twitter (sorry, X) showing 2020's original PS5 (the disk model) alongside the new slimmer version. It's clear looking at the the two that the new version is significantly more svelte.

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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.