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Ikea Uses Cardboard PS5, Xbox Series X to See Which Furniture Fits

Ikea PS5, XSX Mockups
(Image credit: Redditor u/TomaccoTastesLikeGma)

Ikea has a simple and pragmatic approach to matters, and while we haven't been to one in a while, Redditor TomaccoTastesLikeGMA's picture is a gentle reminder of what we've been missing out on. Ikea have provided cardboard mockups of the Xbox Series X and the Playstation 5 to aid your difficult furniture decisions.

Ikea PS5, XSX Mockups

(Image credit: Redditor u/TomaccoTastesLikeGma)

These cardboard facsimiles are the exact dimensions of the hard to find consoles. Each "console" has their exact dimensions printed upon them, ensuring that we find the right storage solution for these next generation consoles.

Ikea blatantly admits the consoles are meme-ishly oversized, as proudly proclaimed by the text on side of the PS5 mockup. The PS5's width is also rounded off to 4 inches, though note that it doesn't take into account the stand's width. 

Just, do yourself, your console and its warranty a favor and don't pick furniture that they fit snugly inside -- even if they fit, you'll want to give the consoles ample breathing space to deal with the heat output of the AMD internals.

Niels Broekhuijsen

Niels Broekhuijsen is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He reviews cases, water cooling and pc builds.

  • TechLurker
    Now if only IKEA would enter a collaboration with Sony and sell custom PS5 panels to better blend the console in with some of their furniture "families".
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  • Bergenfurnitureanddesign
    Ikea is able to sell sony and PS5 panel along with make familiar to fit furniture easily suitable.
    Reply