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Sony unveiled the design for the PlayStation 5 console during a showcase event Thursday, which highlighted upcoming games for the franchise.

What happened:

  • At the end of Sony’s event, the company shared the full design for the PlayStation 5, which has white walls and a black core.
  • The reveal showed off the console’s new controllers, headset, media remote and more as well.
  • Sony revealed there would be a digital edition, too. Details about that version of the console are spared, but it will likely be a discless device that relies on digital downloads for games. The system won’t have a disc drive, per Polygon.
  • See photos of the reveal below.

More details:

  • No release date was announced. But Sony said at the gaming reveal showcase that the console is “launching later this year.”
  • No price was announced.
  • Popular games announced included “NBA 2K21,” a “Spider-Man” game featuring Miles Morales, “Hitman III,” “Resident Evil VIII: Village” and multiple other games.
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