PS5 UI Will Not Contain Custom Themes

PS5 UI Will Not Contain Custom Themes

The PS5 UI brings along a number of changes that enhances what gamers experienced on PS4. While things like Trophies, Account Avatars photos, and more have made the transition, a notable part of the PS4 UI hasn’t made the next-generation leap forward; themes.

Themes played a huge role in the life of the PS4 as a way to customizing and personalizing the console’s user interface. Both static and dynamic themes are available for players to buy or get for free. Some make the icons look exclusive to the game or add music from your favorite games to your PS4 hub. Other, more static themes just change the look, but still allow players to add an additional personal touch.

For the most part, the PS5’s UI takes an opposite approach compared to PS4s. Sony’s soon latest generation system has largely put all its icons on the screen at once, making them the focal point of the user interface. Games, app, and settings icons are often prominently displayed on the screen at the same time. The PS5’s UI carries many of these features to the top of the screen, or even more directly in the drop-down Control Center menu that acts as an overlay for the PS5.

PS5 UI Will Not Contain Custom Themes
PS5 UI

Instead, every PS5 game we’ve seen so far comes with its own mini-theme. While it’s not as much a UI overhaul as a dynamic theme, it seems like the PS5 will themes, based on the game you are hovering over.