In Australia, new PS5 console versions have been released, and they all have new model numbers, just like earlier PlayStation revisions of the system. The CFI-1202B digital console and the CFI-1202A disc console are the updated editions; they are identical externally but lighter on the inside.
This isn’t the first time Sony has slimmed down the PS5, as a previous update saw its heatsink replaced with a thinner version. The Disc PS5 has lost another 300 grammes and now weighs 3.9 kg, while the Digital PS5 is 200 grammes lighter and tips the scales at 3.4 kg. The Digital PS5 has reduced 500 grammes altogether, while the Disc PS5 is now 600 grammes lighter than the original model.
Even while Sony hasn’t made any plans for a PlayStation 5 Slim public, one YouTuber has nonetheless taken the initiative.
Matt Perks, a DIY YouTuber, accepted the challenge and built a beautifully slender PS5 by removing the heatsink and utilising a copper shell to hold all the internal parts. Just ignore the enormous water-cooling system that is connected in beneath his TV.
While the PS5 console will drop some weight, if you live in one of the markets where a price rise on the Sony gear recently went into effect, be prepared for your bank account to also lose some extra money. Although the US has been spared, Sony attributes the rise in retail prices in Europe, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and some parts of North America to global economic issues and unfavourable currency patterns.
In response to this action by Sony, Nintendo declared that Switch prices would stay the same despite rising production costs, and Microsoft added that there are presently no plans for an Xbox Series X|S price rise.