Sony Files Patent for PlayStation 5 Faceplates

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Sony has filed a patent for the PlayStation 5 faceplate. However, whereas the patent has been filed, the comapny has but to announce the manufacturing of uniquely coloured faceplates for the PlayStation 5. Other retailers have produced PlayStation 5 fashions with distinctive detailing, although, just like the 24k gold PlayStation 5 fashions from Truly Exquisite. [Thanks, OPAttack and IGN!]

That stated, in October 2021, Sony threatened authorized motion in opposition to Dbrand for the manufacturing of PlayStation 5 faceplates. That was not the primary firm Sony took authorized motion in opposition to. In November 2020, it additionally pursued authorized motion in opposition to TREZN for the manufacturing of coloured faceplates.

Additionally, in November 2020, a YouTube video revealed that buyers might take away the faceplate from the DualSense controller. This brought on hypothesis amongst shoppers that Sony would doubtlessly launch customized faceplates. However, whereas Sony made new colour variants of the DualSense controllers out there to buy in June 2021, it has but to launch customized faceplates..

In November 2021, Sony introduced its discount on the manufacturing of PlayStation 5’s as a result of ongoing chip scarcity. Other elements skilled shortages as nicely. The firm minimize its estimated manufacturing outlook for the console by roughly 1 million models. Additionally, the report talked about that it might not be capable to sustain with manufacturing calls for main up into 2022.