Sony has instructed a peripheral manufacturer to stop selling the PS5 faceplate.
The tech giant has already changed the name of the company following Sony’s allegations that the firm now has a demand to stop selling the product or it will “end up in court”, with lawyers insisting Sony’s intellectual property has also “expanded to faceplate”.
“Before we launched, we did our best and they were of the opinion that it wouldn’t be a problem if Sony only got patents on Faceplate,” says PlayStation 5.com – now re-branded as CustomMyPlates. VGC.
“But a day after our website went live, Sony’s lawyers asked us to change our name (PlayStation 5 at the time) due to trademark infringement. We thought this switch would be enough to keep everyone happy, and really hope so since we’re already developing our product.”
“However, Sony’s lawyers told us that it was their opinion that Sony’s intellectual property was spread on faceplates and that if we continue to sell and distribute them in any country, we could end up in court,” the email continued. “It was made public yesterday and we are now canceling and returning all faceplate orders worldwide … We are ultimately disappointed about this but we have no other option.”
All existing pre-orders have now been canceled and are in the process of being returned to customers.
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