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PS4 launches across several new markets

Sony has announced the launch of its PlayStation 4 system in 16 new countries. Games Industry reports new markets include Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Czech Republic, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Other upcoming territories have also been announced, such …

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PS4 ‘wins’ November NPD and takes US sales lead; No Wii U numbers released

Although certain press releases issued last night may make you think the opposite, it is PS4 that has emerged as the early leader in the next-gen US sales race. Cutting through all the jargon, PS4 was the best-selling next-gen hardware in the US in November. Although this of course simply …

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Rayman Legends coming to next-gen

Ubisoft’s latest Rayman title, Legends, is getting a next-gen makeover and will be coming to stores early next year. The game makes the leap to the new hardware with a series of improvements – the cartoon graphics have received an overhaul, while loading times have been reduced. Each console gets …

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Online PS4 prices surge 41% since launch

The price that consumers are willing to pay for PS4 is shooting up as we get closer to Christmas. New research form price comparison site Idealo.co.uk shows that in mid-September the highest PS4 price that was being clicked on by consumers was 349.99. By the first week of December, however, …

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PS4 outselling Xbox One 3.5-to-1 in Spain, Sony claims

The sales advantage enjoyed by PS4 in the UK and US is being seen in Spain as well. In fact, if Sony’s claims are correct that its machine is outpacing Microsoft’s to an even greater extent in the region. PlayStation’s Spanish CEO James Armstrong told Meristation that since its release …

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PS4 claims 10% of Twitch traffic

The Share button on PS4 has proven a big hit with users. Sony reckons that since the console’s US launch on November 15th 10 per cent of all broadcasts on streaming video site Twitch have come from PS4 systems. These broadcasts have lasted an average of 31 minutes each. In …

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Patent hints at possible new PS4 Move controller

Sony could be preparing a new version of its Move controller for PS4. That’s if a patent unearthed by CVG for a device called a ‘Flat Joystick Controller’ that bears more than a passing resemblance to the PS3’s Move but features a touchpad style interface on the front. "A controller …

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US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

It has been estimated that PS4 sold 66 per cent more units than Xbox One in the US in November. Michael Pachter has said in his most recent investor note that he believes PS4 sold 1.25m consoles in the region throughout the month and that Xbox One sold 750k. Note …

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