Sony, the maker of the PS5 has finally announced its own custom covers for the in-demand console. The covers from the brand will be available in purple, black, red, pink and blue and will work on both the regular PS5 and the Digital Edition of the console.
The company is releasing the black and red console covers in January in major markets, with the other colours coming in the first half of 2022. These new covers will match the colours present on the DualSense controller that now comes in blue, pink and a new purple hue.
These new colours will be available in January, with the purple version available in the US, UK and Germany via Sony’s PlayStation direct early access program. For those wondering, retailers will get the purple DualSense controller starting February 11th.
Sony is Now Offering Custom Console Covers for the PS5!
Furthermore, Sony is also going to offer the PS5 black cover starting January 21st via its PlayStation direct online store, with other retailers getting the same on February 18th. We do not know the pricing for the same as of now.
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The blog post mentions that “these new console covers are beautiful and easy to use — simply remove your original white PS5 console covers and click your new ones into place”.
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“The PS5 console covers will be available for both the PS5 with the Ultra HD Blu-ray disc drive and the PS5 Digital Edition and are sold separately from the PS5 console and DualSense controller”
When it comes to availability, the blog mentions that: the Midnight Black and Cosmic Red PS5 console covers will become available starting in January 2022 at participating retailers in the following locations: USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Korea, and the Philippines.
The Nova Pink, Galactic Purple, and Starlight Blue PS5 console covers will also launch in these locations during the first half of 2022.
We plan to launch the PS5 console covers in additional territories during the year, and we’ll announce those details as they become available.
The company adds to this by stating that “the exact launch dates for both the new DualSense wireless controller colors and the new PS5 console covers in select regions may vary by location, so be sure to check your local retailer for availability”