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PS4 hardware already profitable; Half of owners subscribed to PS+

PS4 hardware already profitable; Half of owners subscribed to PS+

Sony’s has bucked traditional hardware sales modelling by achieving a profit on each PS4 sold just six months after launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 3:22PM in News
Hirai expects PS4 to be more profitable than PS2

Hirai expects PS4 to be more profitable than PS2

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai predicts the PS4 could become more profitable than the PS2.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on May 23rd 2014 at 12:33PM in News
PlayStation Now US private beta hits PS4 this week

PlayStation Now US private beta hits PS4 this week

The private beta for game-streaming service PlayStation Now will launch for PS4 in the US on May 20th, Sony has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 20th 2014 at 6:45AM in News
nDreams teases virtual reality game E3 reveal

nDreams teases virtual reality game E3 reveal

UK studio nDreams will unveil a new virtual reality game at E3 2014, the developer has teased.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 20th 2014 at 5:17AM in News

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Next-gen games will hit RAM ceiling on PS4 and Xbox One, Crytek believes

Next-gen games will hit RAM ceiling on PS4 and Xbox One, Crytek believes

The 8GB of RAM housed in both PS4 and Xbox One will not be enough to prevent developers being limited, according to Crytek.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 11:56AM in News
Vita Slim gets Australian release date

Vita Slim gets Australian release date

Sony is continuing its roll-out of the slimmed down Vita PCH-2000 with a launch Down Under next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 3:36PM in News
Vita TV adds PS4 streaming

Vita TV adds PS4 streaming

The PlayStation Vita is no longer the only device that can stream PS4 games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
Xbox 360 strength is partly to blame for PS4's lead over Xbox One, Mehdi argues

Xbox 360 strength is partly to blame for PS4's lead over Xbox One, Mehdi argues

The fact that gamers “have been more satisfied with the Xbox 360 than PS3” is part of the reason why PS4 has so far outsold Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2014 at 12:01PM in News

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Strong PS4 sales unable to stop Sony posting another loss

Strong PS4 sales unable to stop Sony posting another loss

Sony’s gaming division has, as expected, posted its fourth annual loss in five years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Cloud users to hit 3.6bn by 2018 - report

Cloud users to hit 3.6bn by 2018 - report

3.6bn people will rely on cloud technology by 2018, a new report from Juniper Research forecasts.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 13th 2014 at 7:18PM in News
Among the Sleep PS4 edition revealed with Project Morpheus support

Among the Sleep PS4 edition revealed with Project Morpheus support

Kickstarter success Among the Sleep will see a PS4 release that's to include support for Project Morpheus, developer Krillbite Studios has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 13th 2014 at 5:48PM in News
Top Sony exec to skip bonuses and cut wages as fourth annual loss nears

Top Sony exec to skip bonuses and cut wages as fourth annual loss nears

Sony is expected to report its fourth annual loss in succession tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 10:16AM in News

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DriveClub WILL offer microtransactions

DriveClub WILL offer microtransactions

Sony’s upcoming PS4 racer will employ microtransactions, despite the director previously describing the payment model as a ‘plague’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2014 at 1:14PM in News
Triple-A economics 'simply don't work' on Vita, SCEA's Mesa says

Triple-A economics 'simply don't work' on Vita, SCEA's Mesa says

Sony has admitted that traditional triple-A game development on PlayStation Vita is not a viable business model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Console games market rushes to capitalise on £8bn Chinese goldmine

Console games market rushes to capitalise on £8bn Chinese goldmine

Publishers and platform holders no longer have to ignore one of the world’s biggest video games markets. China is open for business.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 9th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
PS4's DualShock 4 light was designed for Project Morpheus

PS4's DualShock 4 light was designed for Project Morpheus

The often unpopular light bar on the DualShock 4 controller was included at the request of the team working on the VR Project Morpheus headset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 3:02PM in News

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DriveClub PS+ £42.99 upgrade comes with a bit of a catch

DriveClub PS+ £42.99 upgrade comes with a bit of a catch

Sony has detailed exactly how owners of the PS+ edition of DriveClub will be able to access the missing content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2014 at 9:10AM in News
Mark Cerny to be named Development Legend at Develop Awards 2014

Mark Cerny to be named Development Legend at Develop Awards 2014

Mark Cerny will be named Development Legend at this year's Develop Industry Excellence Awards.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 7th 2014 at 2:40PM in News
Leaked 'Project Beast' could be Demon's Souls II

Leaked 'Project Beast' could be Demon's Souls II

Dark Souls developer From Software and Sony Computer Entertainment Japan are said to be working on a new title going under the name Project Beast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2014 at 10:25AM in News
PlayStation recruits ad agency to 'reposition' PlayStation Plus.

PlayStation recruits ad agency to 'reposition' PlayStation Plus.

Sony has recruited ad agency Work Club help push PlayStation Plus across Europe.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 1st 2014 at 4:04PM in News
Ten cars and five tracks included in free PS+ DriveClub edition; 1080p/30fps confirmed

Ten cars and five tracks included in free PS+ DriveClub edition; 1080p/30fps confirmed

Evolution Studios has detailed exactly what gamers will get in the free version of DriveClub that will be available to PlayStation Plus subscribers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 12:29PM in News
VIDEOS: Loads of new indie games announced for PS4

VIDEOS: Loads of new indie games announced for PS4

Sony has at an American press event announced ten new indie game releases for PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 9:51AM in News
Sky Go and Now TV apps confirmed for PS4

Sky Go and Now TV apps confirmed for PS4

Broadcaster Sky has confirmed two new streaming video apps for PS4 and one for PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 9:16AM in News
PS4 1.7 update arrives with SHAREfactory, DualShock 4 brightness adjust

PS4 1.7 update arrives with SHAREfactory, DualShock 4 brightness adjust

The latest firmware update for PS4 is now rolling out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 4:04PM in News
Sony still planning free DriveClub for PlayStation Plus subscribers

Sony still planning free DriveClub for PlayStation Plus subscribers

A free edition of PS4 title DriveClub is still on track for PlayStation Plus subscribers, Sony has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 2:51PM in News