Gamers are starting to customize their PS5 consoles, and it's amazing what a simple color swap can do.
The PS5's current two-tone color style has fans somewhat divided. Fans like me enjoy the new exotic and alien design, but others prefer the historical all-black chassis first ushered in by the PS2. So what would the PS5 look like if it were midnight black? Pretty snazzy.
PS5 owners have painted their consoles and controllers in matching shades of jet black. Reddit user Yazuka83 painted their DualSense black and even swapped in the DualShock 4's D-Pad and colored face buttons for some extra flair. The result is union of last-gen with current-gen form factor and design.
Other images of a black PS5 have popped up too, namely from popular artist Alan Walker, but we don't 100% know the other source:
Sony's new PlayStation is easily customizable thanks to the easily-removable face plates. You can simply pop them off, paint whatever you want on their white surface, and pop them back on. Et voila! Custom console. The same isn't really true for the PS4 (especially not the PS4 Pro) or the Xbox.
Here's more of our PS5 coverage, including some tricks and tips regarding saves:
- Here's how to manually eject a disc on PS5
- It's WAY too easy to accidentally switch to another game on PS5
- These PS5 games support new in-game Game Help strategy guide feature
- PS Plus is the only way to back up PS5 save games, no USB save exports
- PS4 save data missing on PS5? Here's how to get it back
- The PS5 does have a web browser, but you can't really access it
- The PS5 separates saves by gen, causes save files to not appear
- PS5: How to watch videos and listen to music from a USB drive
- PS5 can install and store both PS5 and PS4 games at the same time