Hardware leaks shows potentially easy repairs.
Playstation hardware tend to be strictly proprietary, which means it’s extremely hard for 3rd party manufacturers to develop mods and upgrades for the Playstation. However, reported leaks of the PlayStation 5 hardware shows potential easy repairs, making the way for 3rd party Mods and Upgrades 🙂
Taken from Slashgear … Bits of the next Sony PlayStation video game console seem to have leaked this week from a production floor in Asia. The look of the PlayStation 5 isn’t a secret – not on the outside, anyway. Sony already revealed what the console would look like from a couple of angles. The imagery we’re seeing today gives us a bit of insight into how the console will feel in real life – a real-world sense of how these curves will really impact our lives the moment we start to tear the console down.
If what we’re seeing leaked today is entirely legitimate, and the hardware is final, we can glean a few items of interest. The PlayStation 5 will have two separate white sides that sandwich a black center unit. Inside the center we’ll have the console itself, along with ports for connections to accessories and power.
The two white parts look as though they’ll be held in place by surprisingly few bits of plastic. Lots of electronics that feature pieces that hold themselves in place (instead of being held down by screws,) will have a LARGE amount of clips, hooks, or glue.
In the leaked parts we see here, the PlayStation 5 seems to be prepared for simplicity. The parts we see here might very well indicate that Sony’s preparing itself for modders, upgraders, or DIY repair-minded individuals.