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By Daniel Piper 21 July 2021
We just hope it’ll be easier to get hold of.
If you’ve managed to get anywhere near a PS5 in the last few months (no mean feat considering the console’s popularity), you’ll know that it’s big. Very big. Ever since the machine was launched last year, its gargantuan size has been the subject of countless mocking memes. But a slightly more svelte PlayStation 5 could already be on the way.
As spotted by one Twitter user (below), tweaked PS5 manuals appear to confirm a new ‘digital edition’ model, which is a whole 300g lighter than the standard version. It isn’t clear exactly how this weight loss will be achieved, but the arrival of a new model could be good news for anyone who hasn’t managed to get hold of one yet (here’s where to buy a PS5 if you fancy your chances).
It appears a PlayStation 5 Digital Edition revision (CFI-1100B) is being listed by Japanese retailersThis revision is 300g lighter than the previous model (CFI-1000B) and also features a different screw https://t.co/zQOSkzfdn8July 20, 2021
It seems the new PS5, listed as CFI-1100B, will weigh around 3.6kg as opposed to the current model’s 3.9kg. Not only that, but the new model will no longer require a screwdriver when adding or removing the stand. Hardly a groundbreaking design tweak, but hey – perhaps you’ve found yourself desperate to stand your PS5 up sans screwdriver.
Still, it’ll be interesting to see if Sony has made any other design changes to shave off that 300g. We’ve already heard that the company is planning a redesign in an attempt to get stock moving again – a shortage of semi-conductors is behind delays to the production, and Sony is keen to “find maybe a secondary resource”, or speed things up by “changing the design.”
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We can’t help but hope Sony does take the opportunity to tweak the appearance of the PS5. Maybe it could take a cue from this wildly popular all-black PS5 mod. Or even this ridiculous water-cooled PS5. Whatever happens, anything that speeds up the production line is a good thing in our book. Until then, check out today’s best games console deals below – and be sure to take a look at these awesome Nintendo Switch deals.
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Daniel Piper is senior news editor at Creative Bloq, and an authority on all things art, design, branding and tech. He has a particular penchant for Apple products – some corners of the internet might call him an ‘iSheep’, but he’s fine with this. It doesn’t bother him at all. Why would it? They’re just really nicely designed products, okay? Daniel is also a comedian and national poetry slam champion, and his favourite Bond is, obviously, Sean Connery.
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Rockstar Games Angers Red Dead Redemption 2 Fans With New Red Dead Online Update – ComicBook.com

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By Tyler Fischer – January 18, 2022 06:11 pm EST
Red Dead Online players have been upset with Rockstar Games for months due to not only the lackluster support of Red Dead Redemption 2’s online mode, but the lack of communication from Rockstar in regards to the game. At the start of the month, this frustration bubbled up and #SaveRedDeadOnline began to trend on Twitter. Since then, it’s randomly trended several times and fans pushing the campaign have dominated the replies of any and all tweets from Rockstar Games. And today’s tweet about the new Red Dead Online update has been no exception. 
Right on schedule, today, Rockstar Games revealed and released a weekly update for Red Dead Online. And like every weekly update for months, it’s an underwhelming one that is hardly worth promoting, especially during a Twitter campaign against the game that takes umbrage with the lack of compelling updates. Again, the Twitter campaign also takes issue with the lack of communication from Rockstar Games, who has yet to say a word about any of the recent backlash. So, to the surprise of nobody, the tweet about today’s update has caught the ire of fans. 
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“How about you actually respond to your entire community instead of posting this and acting like you don’t see it,” reads one popular reply to the tweet. “We don’t need announcements on these terrible event weeks. We want new stuff to buy and new content, your guys’ lack of communication is so sad, to be honest.”
Bruh, i think the Red Dead Online community are after something else, idk, maybe check your mentions?
This isn’t the first time Red Dead Online fans have protested on Twitter over the state of the game, however, it is, by far, the biggest and most prolonged protest. Yet, so far, it seems to be falling on deaf ears.
As always, we will keep you updated. If Rockstar Games responds to the ongoing campaign or announces anything noteworthy for Red Dead Online that could satiate the backlash, we will update you with everything you need to know. In the meantime, feel free to leave a comment or two letting us know what you think or, alternatively, hit me up on Twitter @Tyler_Fischer_ to talk all things gaming. What do you think about the current state of Red Dead Online and do you think Rockstar Games will attempt to salvage it?
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