Sony posts and deletes advert that includes an upside-down PS5

The PS5 is a strange-looking console, and its curved edges could make it troublesome to know precisely which manner the console ought to sit when it’s laid down flat. Within the important majority of Sony’s advertising and marketing, when the console is proven on its aspect, the disc drive is on the underside. However reasonably hilariously, it appears that evidently even Sony can get confused about which manner it’s alleged to go, because it launched a video on its most important Twitter account displaying the console mendacity down with the disc drive on prime (by way of Kotaku).

The video has already been deleted, however fortunately, a Reddit consumer shared a screenshot of how the PS5 appeared within the advert, nestled into somebody’s dwelling leisure system.

The embarrassing blunder hit shortly earlier than Sony is about to air a State of Play showcase about upcoming PS5 video games, which begins at 5PM ET on Thursday. However as Kotaku jogged my memory, this isn’t even the primary time Sony has tousled the orientation of the console: PlayStation Studios boss Hermen Hulst tweeted a video with an upside-down PS5 in December that he then deleted and re-uploaded however with the PS5 cropped out.

Personally, I maintain my PS5 arrange vertically. That manner, I keep away from any confusion about the way it ought to or shouldn’t be arrange. However I’ve to say I nonetheless haven’t gotten over the way in which it towers over my different consoles.

Correction: We incorrectly spelled Hermen Hulst’s first title, which has two Es, not one. We remorse the error.

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