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PlayStation Enso: The PS5 in 2018 - concept pics and dream specs

The PlayStation Enso - a designer's view of what the PS5 might look like in 2018!...

If, like us, you have ever found yourself idly wondering what your PlayStation console might look like in the year 2018, then this latest concept art from designer Harold Smook is sure to tickle your gaming fancy.

Yanko published the pics you can see right here of Smook's Playstation Enso 2018, announcing that, "design-wise the console takes inspiration from the Japanese and Buddhist Zen elements, with the premise being based on the symbol called Enso (meaning the glow of enlightenment). (Culture, PS3, Tech)

Israfel  +   2280d ago
2018 is pretty fast.
I look forward to other designs. But this one is absolutely crap.
MasFlowKiller  +   2280d ago
did they completely skip the ps4?
majorsuave  +   2280d ago
"- USB 4 connection
- DVD Drive with terabyte capacity
- Backward compatibility with DVD and CD data
- SD memory slots for terabyte capacity memory disks"

This sound as futuristic as Johnny Mnemonic did in 1995.

<Insert flashback scene Family Guy style here>

My guess... someone finding this post in 2018 will laugh at the archaic specs.
Conan997  +   2280d ago
lol lame...
why would the controller turn into a useless ball?

How the hell is anyone supposed to use that thing.

PS9 is coming soon, PlayStation cocaine!

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jammy_70  +   2279d ago
the ps5
will have goggles that you put on and you see in a virtual world, its like your in the game thats what it will be and its gonna be amazing!!! but will come out in 2020
uie4rhig  +   2279d ago
that ball is the WHOLE system.. it's all virtual reality (according to that commercial) i would be amazed if sony can do that with the PS9 if they're still around at that time.. tho i'd probs not be very amazed then depending on how the tech changes
Super-Brad  +   2280d ago
Try designing ps4 instead.
2018 won't deliver PS5.
Mighty Healthy  +   2280d ago
zoydwheeler  +   2280d ago
Never knew that...
Tupperware was in the business of designing pie-in-the-sky future games consoles!
_Q_  +   2280d ago
Those are...
Pretty weak...I dont think the PS controller will ever change again. I could draw a better concept on a napkin.
Max Power  +   2280d ago
that just looks awful. I mean why would he design it like that, and why would someone publish this concept like its a good idea?
byeGollum  +   2280d ago
all i have to do is
LOL @ this bullsh*t
Denocao  +   2280d ago
So... you are supposed to play with Sony's balls?
I don't think so. I will pass.
But I am sure many fanboys cannot get enough of Sony's balls anyways.
Kyur4ThePain  +   2280d ago
What the hell is this crap?
magikmark8  +   2280d ago
Well, It's confirmed
In 2018, I'll still be playing my PS3 like it just hit the market, lol
hay  +   2280d ago
Wow, how much pointless it is? From 1 to 10?
poeo  +   2280d ago
ultimolu  +   2280d ago
...Are we going by odd numbers now? o-o

...I think we should talk about the PS3 and the PS4 for now.
Luck_y_Penny  +   2280d ago
this looks pretty bad honestly. Sony would never make something that round
madpuppy  +   2280d ago
It's freaking horrible. yeah, that will fit in a rack nicely. and those controls....weee!
NarFan  +   2280d ago
ps3 looks better then this
Jerk120  +   2280d ago
Ps5 won't exist because Sony will give up consoles after Ps3.
Uneducated Loser  +   2280d ago
bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu bu we will have 10 of teh cells inside!
Robaperas  +   2280d ago
San anto  +   2280d ago
looks like a genesis
Sarick  +   2280d ago
By that time console makers might be all portable!

Just think if we had a console with all the power of a PS3 that was portable with it's own touch screen. The drive device that holds the cheap media wirelessly connects to all your games over the internet or through the new bluetooth spec.

It's already started to head this direction with mobile phones, PSP etc. The big bulky consoles devices might soon disappear or become simple docking stations for high end portable consoles.

Look at it this way.

The hand held doesn't need 1080p if it's on a tiny screen. The only time high end graphics are needed is when the screen is used with an HDTV. The full power to create those graphics aren't needed until the scale is raised. In any case this a tiny hand held could run something like drakes fortune graphically and only need the extra graphics power if used in conjunction with a TV.

In this situation one game could be designed for portability yet run high quality when displayed on devices that require extra resolution.

Another thing to note: With the HDTV's today we don't even need cable connections to transmit digital signals to our TV's. Anyway, the future is anyones guess as these are just a few thoughts I had. This is why I don't think we should be thinking this far into the future.
ForROME  +   2280d ago
I am not sold on this 3D thing, I think its over rated.
user3915800  +   2280d ago
Lol...... First the BBQ Grill and now their burgers
Talking about ugly and flat out ridiculous, but than again the PS brand always had the gay look.
tonynibbles  +   2280d ago
Ryudo  +   2280d ago
That list is retarded on so many levels its almost an accomplishment.
Dru-man  +   2279d ago
Ya cool idea controls wtf and with the economy who knows if will even make it this far.
Half-Mafia  +   2278d ago
i designed the PS4 for my final major project at college last year.

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