Bilder des PS5 development kits, where developers test and customize their games, was already haunting the web before the console was announced. Followed a few months ago Detailed images on eBay auction, where the PS5 developer kit was auctioned off like a pizza oven due to its distinctive V-shape. Now we can take a closer look at the rare collectible that Sony has banned from sale.
Wide grille, plump back
A sturdy plastic case with ventilation slits falls into place Video by Macho Nacho Productions YouTubers immediately catches the eye and offers one thing first: raw power. Something that needs that much cooling has to be incredibly fast, right? The actual retail version, on the other hand, looks tame, even with some cooling fins on the front and back of the device.
But the back is what catches my eye the most. As a fan Forza Horizon series I immediately had to think of the flashy rear end of an extremely expensive sports car. The power connector and cooling vents almost form something like a diffuser to provide increased downforce to the car. The only thing missing is the spoiler at the top!
Significantly more connections than the regular PS5
The PS5 Dev Kit has four additional USB 3.0 ports, normal PS5 only comes in twos. There is also an additional LAN port on the back. They could The tech experts at Linus Tech Tips. and discover with the Xbox Series X Developer Kit. On a Microsoft console, it is used to quickly transfer early versions of games from the internal network to the Xbox. It would also make sense for the PS5 dev kit.
Show front: A small screen on the front of the console shows some information from the developer kit when it’s on. This includes the console firmware number and IP address.
Over two terabytes of storage!
The YouTuber also connected the PS5 Dev Kit to the monitor and fired it up. But it couldn’t play because it’s a non-Blu-Ray model and avoided an internet connection to avoid an immediate ban on the PS5. In order to be able to use the Internet, Sony must first release the device manually. This is to ensure that unauthorized persons cannot access the console.
Also, the Dev Kit looks like a previously unused device, no PS5 data, and the internal SSD of almost 2.45 terabytes was completely empty. That much memory is because early versions of games take up a lot of space on the data media, after all, they have not yet been compressed (read: minified) and cleaned of excess data.
I love the unique design
Would you put a PS5 under the TV in a dev kit design?