It's still about a year before Sony finally unveils its PlayStation 5, but despite this timeline, rumors will already be thick about the game console.
The latest rumors, courtesy of LetsGoDigital, give us a clue as to what the PS5 gaming cassette might look like.
LetsGoDigital discovered a picture of a mysterious gaming cassette in a new patent published on November 5, claiming it could be for PS5.
It wrote: "The application is internationally categorized as class 14.99, with the description" Miscellaneous & # 39 ;, or & # 39; Miscellaneous & # 39 ;. In Japan, however, this classification is described as & # 39; Electronic gaming accessories & # 39 ;.
"Yujin Morisawa is the inventor of the new product, this is the senior art director of Sony Interactive Entertainment.
"Morisawa is responsible for all products associated with the PlayStation brand. Partly for this reason, Sony seems likely to develop this device for a new PlayStation product."
An image from the patent shows a compact, thick gaming cassette, but does not show many other details.
LetsGoDigital added: "It is still unclear in which console this cartridge can be inserted. Since the patent was sought by Sony Interactive Entertainment, it is obvious that this device has to do with games. "