Could an official black PS5 console soon become a reality?

It's fair to say that the design of the PS5 has proven divisive. The console was mercilessly mocked upon launch last summer, with the white and black (or as we like  to call it, reverse Oreo) colour scheme proving controversial. But gamers might soon have more options when it comes to the look of the gargantuan machine.

Sony has been granted a patent for the console's faceplates, which suggests it could be planning to sell official replacements in the near future. Could the army of fans waiting for a black PS5 soon have their wish granted? (Here's where to buy a PS5 and get one of the best monitors for 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.