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Image of the PlayStation 5 Dev Kit Reportedly Leaked

Image of the PlayStation 5 Dev Kit Reportedly Leaked - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 November 2019 / 4,982 Views

Following a release of a render of the PlayStation 5 development kit an actual image of the console has apparently appeared online. YouTube channel ZONEofTECH in a new video has posted an image of the development kit.

The dev kit for the PS5 features the same V shape that was seen in the render. V in Roman Numerals stand for the number five, so the shape could be a nod to the name of the console. 

The top left of the front panel features the text "Prototype 1 Not For Sale." There also appears to be six USB ports, as well as an opening where a disc can be inserted.

You can view the image of the PS5 development kit below:

 

 The PlayStation 5 will launch in Holiday 2020.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD


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18 Comments

hush404 (on 19 October 2019)

If in the end, the design is similar to this I wouldn't mind. Thought it silly at first, but it's grown on me.


trunkswd (on 19 October 2019)

It would certainly make a statement. However, dev kits rarely looks like the final product as they have a lot of extra stuff under the hood.


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hush404 (on 20 October 2019)

@trunkswd - Very true, but I wonder if the design is (as rumored) because of a special cooling system they've implemented and if they might keep the general design. Dev kits are often large featureless boxes as the case doesn't matter...interesting that in this case, there is a design thought up for it.


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trunkswd (on 19 October 2019)

Who here likes this design and would be fine with the final design of the PS5 being the same or similar to this?


COKTOE (on 19 October 2019)

My main concern with this design is that I think it would lend itself to accumulating dust at an accelerated rate. Someone's definitely putting a slice of pizza in there too. I think it's kinda neat though.


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Immersiveunreality (on 20 October 2019)

The middle part is where you keep nachos warm.


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KLAMarine (on 18 October 2019)

Discs go where?


poroporo (on 18 October 2019)

There's a slot on the bottom left


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KLAMarine (on 18 October 2019)

See that now. This thing is huge.


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trunkswd (on 19 October 2019)

It is a dev kit, so the final product will likely be a lot smaller. You should check out the original Xbox dev kits. It was a giant X.


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Hynad (on 19 October 2019)

...
Bottom left.


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DonFerrari (on 21 October 2019)

Looks a lot uglier than the previous leaks and drawing.


KratosLives (on 21 October 2019)

Nice netgear modem. Want it standing vertical though.


Immersiveunreality (on 20 October 2019)

It is sexy retro.


OTBWY (on 20 October 2019)

It's a film projector. Also ugly.


think-man (on 20 October 2019)

I just realized that the V in the middle represents 5 xD


VAMatt (on 19 October 2019)

I don't really understand why people care about what the dev kit looks like. It doesn't have anything to do with the final appearance of the retail units.


StokedUp (on 19 October 2019)

This image is weeks old it, hasn't just been leaked