PlayStation player gives his PS5 a unique makeover
A PlayStation 5 owner has designed custom plates for their standard edition console, and the chosen design is certainly unconventional. PlayStation 5 ...
A PlayStation 5 owner has designed custom plates for their standard edition console, and the chosen design is certainly unconventional. PlayStation 5 console covers have been a feature of the console since shortly after its launch.
Since its launch in 2020, the PlayStation 5 has been a success despite initial hardware shortages. In less than three years, it has achieved approximately 40% of the lifetime sales of the PlayStation 4. It sets itself apart from its eighth-generation predecessor by adding features like ray tracing and the ability to run games at a resolution of 4K and a frame rate of up to 120 frames per second. It also doesn't hurt that it is backward compatible with most PS4 titles. However, one of the more interesting features of the PlayStation 5 is its custom covers, with many official and fan-made options available in the market.
Reddit user manushranz666 seems to share this opinion, as they recently posted their own custom PS5 cover, seemingly out of boredom. The cover was designed for the standard version of the PlayStation 5, which is distinguished by its integrated disc drive and slightly higher price. It features a marbled, granite-like appearance and is mostly black, but with some gold accents. Apparently, this was achieved by removing the console's plates and painting them black, before spraying some gold using a piece of paper as a stencil. Compared to most official PS5 covers, it definitely looks much more elegant and exclusive.
A commentator noticed the resemblance of the console to the washstand in an upscale restaurant, which the OP confirmed was intentional. The OP also made sure to mention how they were able to attach the custom cover without damaging the console. Many Redditors in the comments made various other comparisons to the appearance of this design while also sharing their own custom PS5 designs. Despite it all, the OP found amusement in the feedback and jokingly stated that every comparison actually reflected the intention behind the design.
It's always cool to see gaming giants giving consumers room to customize their experience. The PlayStation 5 is no exception, with some incredibly skillful in-house skins created to promote specific PS5 games. It will be interesting to see how far the fan community will go when it comes to designing their own skins. In fact, you can see several examples in the comments of the quoted Reddit post.