Sony is Planning Ahead
While everyone has their eyes set on the PlayStation 5, Sony is looking deep into the future of their company. Sony has gone ahead and planned for the long haul and trademarked the names of the next five PlayStations. It is somewhat hard to predict how far into the future this is going to last Sony. But judging off the longevity of the PlayStation so far, it is safe to say this new trademark move is going to last them a couple of decades at least.
The exact trademarks are not all that thrilling. They are simply the PlayStation 6 -10. So don’t expect Sony to be wheeling out another console without a number in front of it. But then again, you can’t blame them for sticking to what they know. The PlayStation has been around since the late 1990s and has been a huge hit ever since. As the old saying goes: if it ain’t broke don’t fix it.
These trademarks are not guaranteed to be used in the future, but if they are, Sony is more than ready. There could always be some sort of unforeseeable event that could change this course. But for now, we should prepare for the PlayStation 10.
As gaming technology improves, the life span of consoles could become shorter. The average life span of a console is five years. Which is around how long the PS4 and Xbox One have been with us. The only exception would be the Xbox 360, PS3, and Wii which ended up sticking around for eight years. However, this was largely due to the 2008 recession.
Whatever the far away future holds for PlayStation is uncertain, but the hype and excitement about the PlayStation 5 are very real and much closer than most people realize. In a couple of weeks, we will only be one year away from the next generation of consoles.