Sony Computer Entertainment is releasing the DualShock 4 in two alternate colors, Magma Red and Wave Blue, but for now the console itself is being sold only in its original black. Despite that, a few weeks ago Senior Vice president and Director of Business Unit 1 Masayasu Ito said that the Ps4 has been designed keeping the possibility of releasing different colors in mind.
That’s why I picked up Photoshop, the official stock picture of the PlayStation 4, and allowed my imagination to run semi-free, in order to see how it would look in several different and beautiful colors (including four metallic ones: silver, gold, gun metal and bronze).
Considering that the Magma Red and Wave Blue controllers retain several parts in their original black color, I assumed that Sony considers the combination with black a staple of the console’s looks. That’s why in the variations I created I always left the black-ish reflective part on the left of the console’s cover in its original color. Of course I started with the most probable upcoming colors; Magma Red and Wave Blue themselves.
Since I was at it, I also tried my hand at some theoretical special editions for a few upcoming PS4 games: Driveclub, Final Fantasy XIV, Final Fantasy XV, Metal Gear Solid V, Yakuza Ishin, Deep Down and Infamous: Second Son.
You can enjoy all the color variations in the gallery below (and yeah, the grey one has a little detail added, see if you can spot it, and if you can guess why I added it). Is there any that tickles your fancy, or maybe you still prefer the classic black?
Also, if you want to check out how the Xbox One looks when you add more color as well, you can do so here.
Disclaimer: Remember that none of the pictures displayed below is in any way official or officially endorsed by Sony Computer Entertainment. They’re just a simulation of what the PS4 could look like painted in those colors.