KEY POINTS

  • Sony unveiled at the PlayStation digital event the white PS5 gaming console
  • A new image surfaced online showing a black PS5 console with red details
  • The image is marketing material for Sony Xperia 1 II, which shares the space with PS5 and other Sony products

The most-requested black PS5 with red detailing is reportedly spotted in an official Sony marketing material. Sony unveiled the full PS5 console at the first PlayStation digital event and the industry witnessed the next-generation gaming consoles in white and blue detailing. With the recently spotted image, many fans are thrilled at the possibility that Sony might release the console in another color variant.

Black PS5 With Red Details

The rumored PS5 in black and red color combinations was recently shared on ResetEra forum by user BarrBarr. The image uploader claimed that he received a promo material at work that shows Sony’s black PS5 with red detailing. The marketing material actually belongs to Sony Xperia 1 II but at the back of the camera is the PS5 console and Sony TV.

While the owner of the image claims that the marketing material is officially from Sony, it is possible that it could be a placeholder image for a black PS5 console anticipated to release later. Whispers online earlier speculated that the Japanese gaming giant might soon release the black color variant of the PS5 but it has not yet been manufactured yet. In a previous interview, PlayStation Vice President of UX Design Matt MacLauri promised that fans could look forward to even more beautiful special editions in the future.

PlayStation 5 console Sony released this picture on June 11 of its upcoming PlayStation 5 console, without revealing pricing or a launch date. Photo: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

PS5 Pre-Order And Price Reveal

A few days ago, several industry insiders claimed that Sony might reveal the pre-order details and price of the PS5. Venture Beat’s Jeff Grubb shared on his Twitter account gaming industry’s schedule of activities for July and August 2020. He said that Sony might reveal the pre-order details, release date and price of the PS5 on July 13, 2020.

Aside from this, an online survey ducted by Nielsen attracted fans’ attention when one Reddit user claimed that prices on surveys are usually 20% lower than heir official release price. It is worth mentioning that, while these details about the PS5 are exciting, these are unconfirmed and unofficial. In other words, these are rumors and must be treated with a good measure of salt.

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that the PS5 would arrive sometime in holiday 2020.