Entries in 'playstation 4' (223)

Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony plays it safe with 'sold out' PS4 while Xbox is 'working hard' to meet demand

Sony has halted day one pre-orders of PS4 – but only as a precaution, MCV understands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2013 at 9:22AM in News
Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

Day-one PS4 pre-order cut-offs come into effect at UK retail

A number of UK retailers have begun telling customers that new PS4 pre-orders cannot be guaranteed for day one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2013 at 1:14PM in News
Party Chat not locked behind PS+ paywall on PS4

Party Chat not locked behind PS+ paywall on PS4

Sony has confirmed that the PS4’s Party Chat functionality will not be locked behind the new PlayStation Plus paywall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2013 at 12:44PM in News
Analyst predicts Xbox One and PS4 shortages

Analyst predicts Xbox One and PS4 shortages

Both the Xbox One and PS4 are likely to be in short supply upon their release later this year, one US analyst has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2013 at 10:48AM in News

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The Mark of greatness: Profiling Mark Cerny, the man who made the PS4

The Mark of greatness: Profiling Mark Cerny, the man who made the PS4

He built arcade classic Marble Madness. He produced Sonic 2. He brought Crash and Spyro to market. Oh, and his PS4 design reignited passions for Sony. MCV meets Mark Cerny ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 18th 2013 at 8:20AM in News
Download whilst you play with Xbox One, confirms Microsoft

Download whilst you play with Xbox One, confirms Microsoft

Xbox One users will be able to simultaneously download content whilst playing games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 17th 2013 at 10:35AM in News
PS4 Playroom may get bundled with console

PS4 Playroom may get bundled with console

Playroom - the E3 PS4 tech demo that showed off the console's camera and controller functionality - could be released as a full game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 16th 2013 at 10:38AM in News
Snapdeal begins PS4 preorders with Rs 1,999 advance payment

Snapdeal begins PS4 preorders with Rs 1,999 advance payment

Snapdeal has begun accepting preorders for the PlayStation 4, and like Game4u before it, it’s asking customers to pay a small amount upfront.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jul 12th 2013 at 1:21PM in News

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Xbox One, PS4 sell out at Amazon

Xbox One, PS4 sell out at Amazon

Online retail giant Amazon has sold its entire launch day allocation for both next-generation consoles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 12th 2013 at 11:06AM in News
A Tale of Two E3s - Xbox vs Sony vs Sega

A Tale of Two E3s - Xbox vs Sony vs Sega

E3 2013 harked back to the glory days of the trade show. We step back in time and discover striking similarities between E3 this year and the very first expo ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 11th 2013 at 12:14PM in News
Dixons predicts Xbox One over PS4 to take Christmas No. 1

Dixons predicts Xbox One over PS4 to take Christmas No. 1

High Street retail group Dixons has today published its Christmas best-sellers list and predicts the Xbox One to top the PlayStation 4.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 11th 2013 at 11:38AM in News
PS4 downloads can be accessed from multiple consoles

PS4 downloads can be accessed from multiple consoles

PlayStation 4 owners will be able to access their digital downloads by logging into any console, Sony says.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 11th 2013 at 9:18AM in News

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PS4 can 'fundamentally alter the landscape for games'

PS4 can 'fundamentally alter the landscape for games'

Although triple-A games will 'thrive' on PS4, the hardware's designer says a complementary range of indie games will herald a 'Renaissance of Games on PS4'.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 10th 2013 at 11:42AM in News
PlayStation had "no intention" of messing with pre-owned - and no pressure from publishers, either

PlayStation had "no intention" of messing with pre-owned - and no pressure from publishers, either

PlayStation boss Andrew House says there was never any plan for PS4 to block second-hand games - and publishers weren't asking for it either.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 3:10PM in News
Edge fuels PS4 vs Xbox One rivalry with new issue

Edge fuels PS4 vs Xbox One rivalry with new issue

Future's multiformat specialist consumer magazine Edge has told its readers that they should buy a PS4 - and that Xbox has 'blown it'.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 11:43AM in News
LoveFilm exits game rental market

LoveFilm exits game rental market

UK rental service Lovefilm has abandoned video games in order to reaffirm its focus on films and TV categories.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 9:45AM in News

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Sony originally planned $499 PS4 including camera - report

Sony originally planned $499 PS4 including camera - report

The PS4 was originally going to retail for $499 before Sony changed its mind not long before its E3 announcement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2013 at 9:25AM in News
The Sony Interview: Play to Win

The Sony Interview: Play to Win

Sony’s stinging attack on the Xbox One business model at E3 saw the PlayStation firm take pole position in the next generation console race.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 25th 2013 at 2:49PM in News
PS4 due for Indian release this year

PS4 due for Indian release this year

Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 will launch in India this year alongside Europe.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jun 25th 2013 at 11:19AM in News
Sony: Vita is perfect companion to PS4, presents "significant opportunity"

Sony: Vita is perfect companion to PS4, presents "significant opportunity"

The multilayered pairing together of the Playstation 4 and PS Vita presents a significant opportunity for Sony's handheld, according to SCEA senior vice president Guy Longworth.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2013 at 2:59AM in News
Mirror's Edge sells 2.5m copies

Mirror's Edge sells 2.5m copies

DICE's first-person action platformer Mirror's Edge has sold 2.5m copies to date, according to EA's Patrick Soderlund.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 25th 2013 at 2:45AM in News
PS4 pre-order "flood-gates" are open as GameStop gets "unlimited" allocation

PS4 pre-order "flood-gates" are open as GameStop gets "unlimited" allocation

It doesn’t seem as if Sony is too concerned about possible launch day shortages for the PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 1:43PM in News
Xbox One and PS4 break records at Amazon.com

Xbox One and PS4 break records at Amazon.com

The excitement surrounding the next generation of consoles has led to a record-breaking performance on Amazon.com.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2013 at 3:01PM in News
Sony's Jim Ryan and Fergal Gara talk PS4 in the latest MCV

Sony's Jim Ryan and Fergal Gara talk PS4 in the latest MCV

The MCV team have returned from E3 to reveal the true winner of the show and dictaphone filled with interviews.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 21st 2013 at 12:10PM in News
Sony doesn't want to harm 'fragile retail'

Sony doesn't want to harm 'fragile retail'

PlayStation has vowed not to risk damaging the ‘fragile’ UK retail market with new business models.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 21st 2013 at 9:36AM in News