Today Sony's finally revealed the PlayStation 5 in full. Sony displayed the hardware design after teasing it for the duration of its PS5 live event today. The PS5 console includes a white-and-black design to match the new controller that will be included in the box.
The games were shown alongside the new look for the device, which is tall and thin and colored white on its front and back, with blue light and black accent colors on its sides. The company said it will reveal a price and launch date for the PS5 later. The company also said there will be a discless "all digital" version, which had been reported about since 2012.
The PS5 stands vertically, like the Xbox Series X is primarily designed to be placed, and will include two versions: one with a 4K Blu-ray drive and a pure Digital Edition. The PS5 variant without the optical drive looks substantially thinner than the regular model, thanks to the removal of the drive.
The removal of the drive should mean the Digital Edition of the PS5 is cheaper, too, but Sony hasn’t mentioned pricing just yet. Sony simply revealed the design during its live stream, but the company hasn’t provided any firm release date or exact pricing for either variants of the PS5.
Just like the Xbox Series X, the PS5 can be placed vertically or horizontally underneath a TV or monitor. Sony has built a stand that works for either orientation, and the company is using what looks like a slightly different stand for the Digital Edition of the PS5. The top of the PS5 unit also appears to include vents for heat dissipation, with USB-A and USB-C ports at the front.
Sony is also calling in its friendly neighborhood Spider-Man to help launch its next generation PlayStation 5 video game console later this year. Marvel's Spider-Man Miles Morales will launch alongside its new PS5 console in time for the holiday shopping season, Sony said. The game will on Morales, a mixed-race character at the center of the hit 2019 movie, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse.