Well, if true, this would help ameliorate at least some of my critique of the PS5's aesthetic (see: https://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/thread/242643/rate-the-look-of-the-ps5/11/#5)
That said, I wonder how well it would be supported. Unfortunately, I don't think Sony *always* does well on the peripheral support front. While it was an accessory and not a core product, the first PlayStation Gold Headset had this same feature. I remember noticing this when I first bought the headset, and I don't think I ever saw a single replacement plate available. I liked the stock color scheme just fine, but I did have friends who were disappointed.
For those who are unsure as to what I'm talking about, here's the manual (pg. 4): https://www.playstation.com/en-nz/content/dam/support/manuals/scee/web-manuals/peripherals/ps4/wireless-stereo-headset-20/instructions-manual/CECHYA-0083_Wirless%20Stereo%20Headset%202.0_InstructionManual_EN_Web.pdf/
And here's a photo: https://www.reddit.com/r/PS4/comments/1xc0te/gold_wireless_headset_has_removable_and/
So, hopefully, if this really is a feature, the difference between status of products leads to a difference in support...at least for those who are not inclined to do custom paint jobs :D
Am I the only one who gets flashbacks to early 2000 cellphones which had exchangeable covers?
No. I also miss being able to access/replace the battery. At least my Xperia still has a 3.5mm jack!