Will UK get PS4 in 2013? "It's too early to say," says Sony

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Although 'Holiday 2013' is US launch window for PlayStation 4 that doesn't necessarily mean it will hit UK before the close of this year.

That's not a huge surprise - Sony games platforms have never had a simultaneous worldwide launch, and Europe traditionally is the last to get PlayStation hardware.

Speaking to Eurogamer, Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida said that it was still too soon in the production process to know if it can launch in multiple territories.

He said: "It's too early to say. For one thing the system has to be complete and we have to understand the manufacturing pace of it. Then we have to kind of look at the demand predictions and we have to decide whether we can go global or like [the rumour]. So it takes more time for us to know that.

"Europe is an enormously important market. That's no question. So I hope European consumers can play PS4 as soon as it's available somewhere, but I'm not making promises."

Sony unveiled the PS4 at a big media event in New York.You can read all the big headlines from it here.