Sony Threatens Legal Action Against Custom PS5 Plate Company That Asked For It

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After baiting Sony to sue, Dbrand has found out what happens when you play chicken with one of the world’s largest tech giants. The company, which started selling black PS5 side plates earlier this year, has removed the product from its store following threats of legal action from the multimedia company.

Anyone who goes on Dbrand’s site, which is packed with different skins and cases for most pieces of tech people own, will find that the store page for the company’s black PS5 side plates, called Darkplates, now leads to a page filled with news articles reporting Sony’s threat of legal action. Prior to the change, Dbrand’s store page for Darkplates had come complete with the message, “Go ahead, sue us.”

Dbrand's black PS5 faceplates are no longer available.
Dbrand’s black PS5 faceplates are no longer available.

The threat, which came in the form of a cease and desist letter from Sony that was shared by The Verge, includes a request from the company to “promptly and permanently cease and take down all marketing and promotion for and cease all sales worldwide of faceplates featuring the product configuration of SIE’s PS5 faceplates or any similar product configuration.”

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