PlayStation promises to "talk about" PS5 special editions and colours "at some point"

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Sony will unveil PS5 special editions "at some point", PlayStation has confirmed in a new interview following the DualSense hands-on live stream earlier today. 

Talking to Geoff Keighley on Summer Game Fest, PlayStation's head of worldwide marketing Eric Lempel was asked whether we might get other colours of controllers or consoles" of the PS5 in the lead up to its Holiday 2020 launch. 

"We'll talk about it at some point," assured Lempel. "It's a hard enough job to get the unit that we showed out but we'll talk about it at some point"

Lempel's comments are interesting in light of recent response to a question on Linkedin from PlayStation designer Matt MacLaurin, who promised that PS5 players "can count on even more beautiful special editions” to the base white PS5 design revealed last month.

"Customization with special editions will be beyond anything seen before", continued  MacLaurin, who also expressed his own personal support for a "Horizon Forbidden West special edition" of Sony's next gen console. 

Last week, MacLaurin also took to Linkedin to confirm that the PS5 will boast a "100% overhaul of PS4 UI", promising that it's "more subtle than flashy but no pixel is untouched.”

The designer promised that we'll be seeing the new PS5 home screen, which was teased during last week's Future of Gaming live stream, "soon", suggesting another PS5 blowout isn't too far away. We'll be sure to keep you updated here on GamesRadar as soon as we learn anything more. 

For more, check out the biggest new games of 2020 on the way, or watch the video below for the first look at Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

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