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INTERVIEW: Sony India’s Atindriya Bose on PS4 pricing, shortages, imports, PSN cards, and more

Despite the many negative reactions over the pricing of the PlayStation 4 and its games in India, Sony is quite confident about the console’s prospects, especially in the launch period. Speaking with MCV, PlayStation country manager Atindriya Bose acknowledges that at Rs 3,999 per game (for first-party anyway), the running …

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Triple-A giants bounce back

The games industry’s biggest blockbusters are recovering after disappointing opening week sales. As reported in MCV last month (MCV 763 8/11/13),the launch week sales of Battlefield 4 were down 69 per cent over Battlefield 3, while Assassin’s Creed IV fell 60 per cent compared to Assassin’s Creed III. FIFA arguably …

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PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

Sony’s PS4 has commanded a greater share of online web traffic across five leading retail websites in the UK. That’s according to new data from SimilarWeb.com which analyses website activity. Note that specialist retailers such as GAME obviously see a higher percentage of their traffic devoted to games. The share …

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PS4 console, peripherals, 11 launch titles – all the Indian prices here

With Sony finally making things official today, we can now summarise the complete price list for the PS4 in India along with the games and peripherals that will be available at launch. Hardware PlayStation 4 console (500 GB, includes one Dualshock 4 controller): Rs 39,990 Peripherals Dualshock 4 controller: Rs …

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PS4 priced Rs 39,990, India launch on 6th January

The PlayStation 4 will go on sale in India on 6th January at a maximum retail price of Rs 39,990. The price and date were first announced by Medianama, and were subsequently confirmed by Sony at a press conference today. The press conference was attended by Kinichiro Hibi, managing director …

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Sony to live stream PS4 India press conference

Sony India’s press conference on Wednesday, where it will reveal launch plans for the PS4 in India, will be live-streamed. The PlayStation India Facebook page has posted a link to a page that will supposedly host a live feed of the press conference, which is set to take place at …

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Ubisoft: Watch Dogs could have been "best-rated next-gen launch game"

It’s a very intense decision” – that’s how North American Ubisoft president Laurent Detoc describes the process leading up to the delay of a game. Speaking to IGN, the exec explained that as late as August of this year Ubisoft still hoped to have Watch Dogs ready for the launch …

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