Sony has filed a patent for its PS5 faceplates. The lift patent became to birth with filed correct a week sooner than the PS5’s November launch final yr, and it became attributable to this truth printed within the United States Patent and Trademark Negate of job (USPTO) on November 16th. It has fueled hypothesis that Sony will manufacture its possess PS5 faceplates or skins.
The lift patent, spotted by OP Assault, comes more than a yr after Matt MacLaurin, Sony’s mature VP of UX lift at PlayStation, previously hinted at a murky model of the PS5 or “a special edition for all and sundry.” Whereas Sony has created murky variations of its DualSense controller and Pulse 3D Audio headset, the PS5 console stays white for now.
Third parties possess attempted to acquire the murky faceplates void, but Sony has threatened correct action. A dinky firm first named PlateStation5 then CustomizeMyPlates became compelled to cancel and refund orders for murky PS5 faceplates final yr following correct action from Sony. CustomizeMyPlates returned earlier this yr and is accumulated selling customized plates.
That correct action didn’t halt DBrand from selling its possess matte murky faceplates and even plucky Sony to sue. Sony at final threatened DBrand with correct action, forcing the firm to pull its faceplates and replace them days later with a new lift and a marketing marketing campaign that mocked Sony’s group of lawyers.