First revealed in July through a Japanese product handbook, a revised model of the PlayStation 5 is now being offered in shops throughout Australia. As reported by Press Start Australia, new PS5 cargo that has arrived in retailer accommodates the CFI-11XX fashions (the launch fashions are CFI-1XXX).
The revision that was noticed final month was for the digital version solely, however Press Start has shared pictures of the brand new disc version, which suggests each variations have been revised.
As for what’s new in this mannequin, apparently, the screw that fastens the console to the bottom is now a thumb screw versus one which requires a screw driver. The console can also be mentioned to be 300 grams lighter, nevertheless it’s unclear why. No inside adjustments have been reported to this point, nevertheless it gained’t be lengthy earlier than we discover out what different adjustments have been made, if any.
Such revisions aren’t common, and as identified by the parents over at Video Games Chronicle, Sony hinted at making small revisions earlier this yr to assist sort out the global component shortage.
“We could find maybe a secondary resource, or by changing the design we could cope,” Chief Financial Officer Hiroki Totoki mentioned in April when quizzed by an investor in regards to the part shortages. “In [the Electronics Products & Solutions business] we took a flexibility maneuver and in FY2021 we liked to flexibly adapt to the situation.”
Sony additionally not too long ago registered a brand new wi-fi communication module, nevertheless it’s not identified but if it’s included in the revised PS5.