A Revised PS5 Mannequin Is Now Being Bought in Australia


First revealed in July by way of a Japanese product handbook, a revised mannequin of the PlayStation 5 is now being offered in shops throughout Australia. As reported by Press Begin Australia, new PS5 cargo that has arrived in retailer incorporates 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 Begin has shared photographs of the brand new disc version, which suggests each variations have been revised.

As for what’s new on 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 be stated to be 300 grams lighter, but it surely’s unclear why. No inner modifications have been reported up to now, but it surely gained’t be lengthy earlier than we discover out what different modifications have been made, if any.

Such revisions aren’t normal, and as identified by the parents over at Video Video games Chronicle, Sony hinted at making small revisions earlier this yr to assist deal with the international element scarcity.

“We might discover perhaps a secondary useful resource, or by altering the design we might cope,” Chief Monetary Officer Hiroki Totoki stated in April when quizzed by an investor in regards to the element shortages. “In [the Electronics Products & Solutions business] we took a flexibility maneuver and in FY2021 we appreciated to flexibly adapt to the scenario.”

Sony additionally just lately registered a brand new wi-fi communication module, but it surely’s not identified but if it’s included within the revised PS5.

[Supply: Press Begin AU by way of VGC]

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