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Region locking rumoured to be behind PS4’s Chinese delay

The PS4’s ability to play games from any region could be the cause of its sudden delay in China, reports have suggested. Kotaku says that Chinese reports suggest that the delay, announced just days before its proposed Chinese launch on January 11th, is due to complaints that the console’s ability …

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PS4 release delayed in China

Sony will not release the PS4 in China on January 11th, as planned. In a statement provided to Reuters the company said the last minute decision was made due to various factors”, none of which have been specified although it is claimed that prolonged negotiations with Chinese authorities” played a …

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Xbox One’s Chinese price cut ahead of PS4 launch

Microsoft has cut the price of Xbox One in China. The move comes shortly after Sony’s recent confirmation that both PS4 and Vita will be launched in the territory on January 11th. Xbox One had previously cost CY 3,699 (381) with the Kinect version costing CY 4,299 (443) but Kotaku …

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Sony confirms Chinese PS4 and Vita release date, price

The PS4 and PlayStation Vita will officially be launched in China very early next year. Sony will release the machines on January 11th priced at CY 2,899 (299) and CY 1,299 (134) respectively. The PS4 will include a 500GB HDD and controller while it appears the Vita will only include …

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PS4 will undercut Xbox One in China, reports claim

Reports in the Chinese media suggest that PS4 will launch at a lower price than Xbox One. Kotaku reports that various Chinese outlets reckon that Sony will launch the console at CNY 2,999 (310). The base Xbox One costs CNY 3,699 (382) while the Kinect version costs CNY 4,299 (444). …

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Infinity Blade heading to Xbox One

A version of popular iPhone RPG series Infinity Blade is apparently in production for Xbox One in China. Kotaku reports that a number of Chinese gaming outlets are reporting that the game is being developed by Tencent, which itself owns 40 per cent of Infinity Blade developer Epic Games. Also …

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Chinese firms purchase majority share in Warframe dev Digital Extremes

Warframe developer Digital Extremes has announced China-based companies Multi Dynamic Games and Perfect Online Holding have combined to acquire the majority of shares in the studio. Gamasutra reports Multi Dynamic Games – a subsidiary of meat supplier Sumpo Food Holdings Limited – purchased 58 per cent of Digital Extremes’ shares …

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Sony targeting December launch for PS4 in China, report claims

The PS4 could launch in China in just two months, according to a new report. The machine is without an official release date in the territory but Bloomberg says that Sony plans to start packaging the console from December with the intention of selling 200,000 machines annually. Documents detailing the …

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