The new rumored PS5 to slim down will be coming with a detachable disc drive – as a thinner PS5 is now rumored to be coming sometime in 2023.
The New Rumored PS5 to Slim Down Will Be Coming With a Detachable Disc Drive
The PlayStation 5 by Sony is set to be shedding some weight in its latest iteration that was earlier released this month. a new rumor currently making the rounds says that the console will and is set to even slim down more in the coming year.
According to reports from Insider Gaming on Monday, a new PS5 that will be slimmer and thinner will be arriving in September 2023. The new console is now rumored to even come without a built-in disc drive. However, it will be having a detachable disc drive that will be connected via USB-C in a bid to keep the aesthetics skinny. The console internally will otherwise have the same type of hardware.
The Detachable Drive Will Be Available To Be Purchased and Bought Separately
Another thing that users should also know is that the detachable drive also will be available to be purchased and bought separately in the event that the original one gets bad as per anonymous sources of Insider Gaming. The present PS5 is however available with or without a disc drive. That being said, gamers who purchased the cheaper, diskless Digital Edition could easily add the functionality with the help of a USB-C drive.
The PlayStation VR Will Be Released Sometime In 2023
November 2023 will be marking a very important time as the three years since the release of the PS5 and it is also very much possible that Sony will be releasing new hardware at around that same time. The PlayStation VR will be released sometime in 2023. And you should also know that the previous version of the virtual reality headset was released back in 2016, just a couple of weeks before the release of the slimmed-down PS4 console.