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Major PS4 System Update Out Tomorrow, Updates for PS Vita and PS App

John Koller's Avatar + Posted by John Koller on Apr 29, 2014

At PlayStation, we love hearing the great feedback we get from our passionate community of gamers. That’s why I’m excited to announce that our highly-anticipated system software update for PlayStation 4 (v1.70) will be released tomorrow, with a huge number of your demanded features, and expanding upon what we believe is the most socially connected console experience. One feature that I’m most excited about is SHAREfactory, our new rich video editing app.

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PS4 Update 1.70 Coming Soon, Introducing SHAREfactory

Scott McCarthy's Avatar + Posted by Scott McCarthy on Apr 16, 2014

As we mentioned last month during GDC, we’ll be releasing a major system software update for PS4 that will add some exciting new features that many of you have been asking for. Today, I’m pleased to announce a few of those features from PS4 system software update (v1.70) will be available soon, including features that were incorporated as a result of your great feedback. This will be a significant update, and today we’re excited to bring you a sneak peek of just a few things you can look forward to.

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PS4 Sales Surpass 7 Million Globally

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Apr 16, 2014

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Hi guys! I’ve got a quick update to share with you. Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. just announced that PS4 has cumulatively sold through more than 7.0 million units globally as of April 6th, 2014. PS4 software sales are another bright spot, with more than 20.5 million copies sold at retail and PlayStation Store worldwide as of April 13th, 2014.

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PS4 Hits 6 Million, Ushers in New Era of Social Gameplay

John Koller's Avatar + Posted by John Koller on Mar 03, 2014

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As you’ve probably read by now, cumulative PS4 sales have now surpassed six million units worldwide following the successful launch in Japan just over a week ago. It’s truly humbling to see the rate at which gamers across the globe are choosing PS4 as their next gen console of choice. Even more exciting is what happens when gamers power up their PS4s. In the United States, more than 90% of PS4s are online, enabling gamers to connect, compete and share their greatness with friends and fellow gamers.

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Q&A: PS4 By the Numbers

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Feb 13, 2014

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Though the slimmer, lighter PS Vita — and its upcoming North American release — was squarely in the spotlight of this week’s PlayStation Showcase, PS4 wasn’t left behind. Today, I caught up with Sony Computer Entertainment America Marketing Vice President John Koller for a status check on PS4’s global rollout – an especially relevant topic, with the Japanese PS4 debut less than two weeks away.

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Thanks to You, PlayStation 4 Just Made History

Guy Longworth's Avatar + Posted by Guy Longworth on Dec 12, 2013

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It’s now clear that the launch of PS4 is one for the record books. This afternoon we learned from market research firm NPD Group that PS4 was the top-selling console for November and PlayStation was #1 in sales overall for home consoles. This news comes on the heels of yesterday’s confirmation that the PS4 launch is the biggest ever in the history of game consoles. Ever! And it’s all thanks to you.

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First to Greatness: 64 PS4 Challenges to Test Your Mettle

Sid Shuman's Avatar + Posted by Sid Shuman on Nov 21, 2013

PS4’s North American launch heralds the dawn of a new gaming generation, and today we’re upping the ante with an interactive event called First to Greatness. Using DualShock 4’s Share button, you’ll capture and upload videos of your conquests across 64 challenges detailed on the First to Greatness site (see the full list here). The challenges are spread across a who’s who of PS4 launch titles.

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Twitch on PS4: 7 Tips for New Broadcasters

Jon Carnage's Avatar + Posted by Jon Carnage on Nov 21, 2013

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It’s been less than a week since PS4 launched with Twitch broadcasting functionality, and the feedback we’ve been getting from new broadcasters has been phenomenal! To help new streamers ease into the Twitch community – which is already 45 million members strong – here are some tips for first-time broadcasters.

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