Posted by Sid Shuman Director, SIEA Social Media
Be the first to know.
January 31st, 10:18 pm
:) I work for something bigger than Sony, but I do have investor relations with this company you make 4k as giant tech for which humans aren’t ready and shall not touch makes me smile in reality it was created by humans not aliens yet. you say we can’t handle it with what we have right now it’s so big we have to change everything…. it’s not an atomic bomb, every innovation comes from what we already have nothing less or more. in reality it’s a lot simple than you say it is
January 31st, 10:24 pm
Everything you just posted made little, if any sense at all.
It’s just gibberish.
“Something bigger than Sony”.
Your command of sentence structure
tells me otherwise.
January 31st, 10:30 pm
don’t try to catch me on grammar man, not going to work… as I know besides english other languages – many …
January 31st, 10:32 pm
Been calling friends left and right!!!! SO AMPED!!!! Posted the news on Facebook, I’m losing it over here ahahahahahahaha :p
January 31st, 10:37 pm
Let the games begin…
January 31st, 10:38 pm
igorrocks2 on January 31st, 2013 at 10:18 pm said:
” :) I work for something bigger than Sony, but I do have investor relations with this company you make 4k as giant tech for which humans aren’t ready and shall not touch makes me smile in reality it was created by humans not aliens yet. you say we can’t handle it with what we have right now it’s so big we have to change everything…. it’s not an atomic bomb, every innovation comes from what we already have nothing less or more. in reality it’s a lot simple than you say it is”
I would say grammar is the least of the above’s problem. It is completely incoherent.
Talking about aliens and atomic bombs, and something about us not being able to handle it.
This is not a grammar issue. LOL
January 31st, 10:43 pm
okey are you saying you know how to handle it without blowing it up? oh I see now ypu work for IAEA?
January 31st, 10:44 pm
Handle what without blowing what up?
January 31st, 10:46 pm
In my opinion, it’s a teaser for the announcement of the PS4.
I don’t think we will see the PS4 released this year, though. 2014 for sure.
I see it going down like this….
They announce the PS4 this month.
Show the PS4 off at E3 in June.
Then they make people’s heads explode when they reveal that “next-gen” titles were already shown at E3 last year, without anyone even realizing it. (Beyond Two Souls, Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes, Watch_Dogs, Star Wars 1313, etc.)
I peed a little bit.
January 31st, 10:51 pm
radioactive components you saying that people without fair knowledge know what it is and will be able to use it without fear? because I used this exactly in this context
January 31st, 10:53 pm
great things come to those who wait PS4:)
January 31st, 10:55 pm
January 31st, 10:56 pm
PS3 sucked really bad compared to the PS and PS2. PS3 only has a handfull of excellent JRPGs. Not a fan of modern casual QTE linear watered down games that are catered to the Angry Birds crowd (Ass Creed, CoD, Uncharted, DmC, modern Resident Evil, NG3, etc.). Games this gen have just sucked. No memorable Sony character mascots, and Nintendo continue to pwn your company, and they always will.
Sony, you have disappointed me and ashamed the Playstation brand.
Not going to buy your ShooterStation 4 / PewpewStation 4.
January 31st, 10:58 pm
perhaps you must grow up a little before you’ll understand me 4k not gonna blow up and/or shoot at you with few chips and transistors on board and 200 GB bluray is more than good for it if its bigger it not cost effective dont you think?
This is it! This is it! Good call Sony! It’s happening!
January 31st, 10:59 pm
Okay, the last thing I knew was that there was a conversation contemplating the continuance of blu-ray and the possible impact of 4K on the form factor of a “PS4”.
In an instant, I find myself in an alternate universe where a UN Atomic Oversight agent (IAEA) is telling me about aliens and atomic bombs.
This is where we are at. LOL
January 31st, 11:00 pm
Ok WAR0979, I think you should research these things before you start talking about them. You don’t have to upgrade to a new disc format to release a new console. There are many other factors involved. Like processing power, ram, and hdd space. And the consoles are WAY behind the PC in basically every respect. That is why a new console would really be a good thing. And I think that if it is reasonably priced it would be successful.
January 31st, 11:01 pm
can’t be anything but PS4….
January 31st, 11:02 pm
igorrocks2 on January 31st, 2013 at 10:58 pm said:
“perhaps you must grow up a little before you’ll understand me 4k not gonna blow up and/or shoot at you with few chips and transistors on board and 200 GB bluray is more than good for it if its bigger it not cost effective dont you think?”
Are you telling me the IAEA has weaponized the 4K HD ULTRA display for cost effectiveness?
January 31st, 11:07 pm
lol you lost my point =) but good one really good one XD
January 31st, 11:08 pm
You had a point? What was it?
This will either be an incredible, breath-taking reveal…or it could be ball busting teaser for E3 or any other convention sony could make or visit.
January 31st, 11:12 pm
What do you think about this theory:
The PS4/ORBIS will be similar to the steam box dynamic, but 4K cloud gaming & media streaming. With less emphasis on a physical media drive, greater emphasis on CPU/GPU/RAM performance?
January 31st, 11:13 pm
4K doesn’t require new type of media just upgraded existing media so did VITA and many others
January 31st, 11:18 pm
A blu-ray drive cannot handle a non-compressed 4k file stream. This has been established. A compressed 4K stream is not a 4K stream.
4K upconvert ≠ 4K HD ULTRA
What is so hard for you to understand about this equation?
January 31st, 11:19 pm
The Vita is not 4K
@273 4K able console and streaming with steam base in mind hahaha nice but will not work lol yet may be in 5 years ish…
January 31st, 11:22 pm
Do you know why Sony shipped it’s newest 80″ 4K displays with external hardrives containing 4K media files?
Answer: True 4K does not fit on a current physical media source (even with increased layers) without compression.
January 31st, 11:24 pm
which codecs do u use as part of equation? :) tricky -tricky
January 31st, 11:25 pm
it is currently possible in many areas of the US and EU. 30+mbps infrastructure.
This is approx 1800 megabits per minute.
January 31st, 11:27 pm
igorrocks2 on January 31st, 2013 at 11:24 pm said:
“which codecs do u use as part of equation? :) tricky -tricky”
The current codec is:
January 31st, 11:29 pm
Don’t be shocked if the next gen ships without a disc drive.
January 31st, 11:37 pm
Already upgraded to current gen with WiiU and 3DS.
I have no need for SuckStation 4 / CasualStation 4 / Pewpew ShooterStation 4. Instead I’m going with the company that keeps on providing the best funnest games, unlike Sony does these days. WTF happened to Sony? The PS3 library is so inferior to PS, PS2 and Nintendo systems.
PS3 = sucky QTEs, sucky linear games, sucky QTEs, sucky setpieces, sucky generic pewpew crap, sucky games that are trying to be movies (keep games games, keep games separate from movies. games are not movies, so stop trying)
January 31st, 11:39 pm
SxS still has to compress quality to produce content
January 31st, 11:40 pm
Go with what makes you happy dude.
People quit being idiots! It’s not PS4…. They already said there gonna let the other game console go first… And that has not happened yet… So it has nothing to do with PS4!
I’ve heard Rumors that they are going to a PAY-To-Play Online service to play games for PS4 so they might be releaseing it now on PS3 to make sure it’s set up and ready for when it arrives… So are ya Ready For Pay-To-Play Online?
Not me… I pay enough for the Internet service i use… I’m not paying extra to PLAY onLine!
So if this happens… The End Is Nigh!
January 31st, 11:42 pm
The SXS is not 4k. It is HD,
The SXS is irrelevant to this topic.
January 31st, 11:44 pm
That is what I was referring to. Cloud gaming.
BTW, no matter your format of choice, you ALWAYS pay-to-play.
January 31st, 11:46 pm
Let us hope… No, let us pray… That it is PS4 with 8gb of GDR5 ram and one helluva graphics chip — And NOooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo stupid tablet controller!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We don’t need no idiotic junk to make us look away from the action of the screen. Leave that garbage out of it or I’m out.
January 31st, 11:47 pm
if this really is a ps4/next gen console announcement ill be beyond disappointed.. i feel like the ps3 has only shown the tip of the ice berg… GUYS AND GALS LISTEN PEASE I BEG YOU… dont buy it day 1.. i bought a ps3 day 1, 60gb, 4 usb ports, memory card slots, and backwrd compatibility… $650 flushed down the toilet,, services and capabilities were removed and my ps3 got the YLOD in less then two years… which im sure sony designed it like that purpose.. the same exact happened to 2 of my friends and uncle.. 2 years and poof… i would wait for the ps4 *slim* ive had my slim for twice as long as my 1st ps3… PS4 SLIM!
January 31st, 11:53 pm
I’m sorry but if it’s PS4 I won’t be buying, I just bought my PS3 3 years ago and it has much life still in it and many games to yet to be played. I don’t see how a new console is going to help out Sony when they are failing in the business of making money?!?! You need to work on software not hardware, the PS3 is a very powerful machine and I believe there is still much more that can be done with it and it would be very said to see a company give up and move on to another console, what happened to the 10 year life cycle? I don’t know I just think my PS3 is still brand new but hey maybe I’m wrong, I just know I won’t be forking out hundreds of dollars on another new console and starting all over once again. It’s really lame that you would simply give up on this wonderful machine and give us something we really don’t need. That’s just my opinion though…
@286 LOGIC XBOX LIVE IS RIVAL SERVICE ‘We are not commenting on rummers and speculations
@283 xD Grade 5
@287 it is relevant point is there is more to hardware than media
January 31st, 11:54 pm
When the PS4 comes out in 2014, I’m going to buy it day one. Just to piss you off.
January 31st, 11:57 pm
@ 292 igorrocks2
It is not an equivalent. An HD camera is not comparable to a gaming console. To try to attempt a comparison is a stretch.
February 1st, 12:01 am
@289 xD There ia no god which will hear your prey as there is no GDR RAM existing oh immortal one there is only GDDR5 VRAM which is for video not processing RAM and no 8GB Video Card :)
February 1st, 12:08 am
PlayStation 4 and Vita BUNDLE at Launch please!
February 1st, 12:10 am
DATA is easier actually to manage in 4K…. as it always use enhancements hardware side or software hardware would be the best as company learned from ghosting effect
I prefer physical media. I am not advocating for a digital transition. 95% of my game purchases have been physical media, save for a rare few indie developers I want to support that can not afford physical publishing.
But the consumer base has been consistently endorsing the download format. Sony customers, Microsoft customers, Steam customers. It is happening whether we want it or not.
And with Sony buying GAIKAI and unveiling the 4K format, it is inevitable.
PC & NIntendo will probably be the last hold-outs. And they may hold onto a sizable market share if they do.
February 1st, 12:22 am
I am 50;50 on including a lot of comedy in a game this one but I own 30 games digital including Ni No Kuni recommend it to any one who has PS3 many jaw to the floor moments and this mastery os only on PS3
ALL of my Vita games are digital
Would you be willing to answer a few brief questions about PlayStation.Blog?