• Sat. Dec 5th, 2020

These drawn-to-scale diagrams show just how the PS5 and Xbox Series X will fit into your home – Eurogamer.net

Or not, as the case may be.

A series of drawn-to-scale diagrams are helping gamers better understand how next-gen consoles PS5 and Xbox Series X/S will fit into their homes and media centres.

In a series of tweets, illustrator Keisawada drew a number of scaled diagrams that show how each of the next-gen systems will look compared to existing hardware, and… they’re big. Really big. Here, take a look:

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Although we already knew that both Sony’s and Microsoft’s new systems are pretty chunky, the addition of other existing hardware helps contexualise just how much room the next-gen systems will take up, particularly for those playing on smaller monitors or television sets.

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While we’re on the topic of the PS5, yesterday Sony apologised for the chaos caused by PlayStation 5 pre-orders earlier this week. “Let’s be honest: PS5 pre-orders could have been a lot smoother,” Sony said in a tweet on the official PlayStation account. “We truly apologise for that. Over the next few days, we will release more PS5 consoles for preorder – retailers will share more details.

“And more PS5s will be available through the end of the year.”

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