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We promised that you’d “see it first.” Now here it is: PlayStation 4 in the flesh.

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Let us know what you think in the comments, and keep watching our live feed of the press conference. We’re just warming up!

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Kchow23 said:

June 11th, 1:53 am


obsequies said:

June 11th, 2:06 am

It looks interesting guys. The silver logo does go well with black although it would be epic to bring back the original colored logo from the original playstation for the top. I don’t know how well that would look on black… maybe just straight white would be better..

derb said:

June 11th, 2:19 am

People keep asking when it’s going to be released?

Well launch games are slated for Tuesday, November 17th

If the Eye Cam needs to be on, its not a PS4. :)

The PS4 can use 3GB more RAM for games (8GB) than the MS ONE because the Kinect needs 3GB of the available 8GB


The best Wii U game is Lego City Undercover. Nintendo E3 is in less than 5 hours from this post & I don’t even know how they got invited.

DonkeyKongKilla said:

June 11th, 2:59 am

I’m not too thrilled about the design of the ps4. Don’t even see any ports for it just main hookups so its hidden? ehh. I missed E3 only because I was dead tired last night.

boob-monster said:

June 11th, 3:27 am

Looks amazing.


June 11th, 3:55 am

wen i first saw this, my jaw dropped lol

crazy_77 said:

June 11th, 4:09 am

Just curious, is it 3D compatible?

gtech13 said:

June 11th, 4:11 am

I honestly hope that Sony realizes its mistake with the playstation 3 and includes a mic along with the console. As an owner of both consoles, I can tell you that the 360 was simply more fun to play because of the online interactions that come from everyone having a mic. Although the ps3 was the superior console, the fact that everyone had a mic, along with simpler chat functionally, made the 360 more fun to play online. As a fan of gaming, I seriously hope that Sony doesn’t once again drop the ball on something as cheap as a mic with simpler chat functionally.

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    Sid Shuman said:

    June 11th, 10:16 am

    It includes a mic!

igorrocks2 said:

June 11th, 4:18 am

@301 No but 4K enabled for video

crazy_77 said:

June 11th, 4:25 am

@302 Doesn’t the controller have a built in mic? Also, thanks @303.

Korbei83 said:

June 11th, 4:33 am

Thank you for giving it a flat top and putting all the ventilation at the back. My PS3 will sit happily upon this beauty. I just hope they don’t Voltron up and kill me in the night.

T230977 said:

June 11th, 4:47 am

I would like to know if it uses a 110-240V unit? I would buy a Ps4 in the US instead of Europe :3

Arkeas said:

June 11th, 4:58 am

Initial reactions during the E3 reveal: “Oh no, how embarrassing, someone brought out an Xbox One for him instead of the new PlayStation!” followed by “Oh now, how embarrassing, that IS the new PlayStation! It looks so much like an Xbox One!”

Really, they just look far too similar. The only real noticeable difference when quickly glancing at them is that the PS4 has an angled front and back. It’s ugly. Why would you want to reveal a console that looks so remarkably similar to the competition? I’d think after Microsoft unveiled theirs that you’d take a look at yours, think “oh that’s just too similar”, and perhaps revise the design to make things less like theirs.


June 11th, 5:01 am

I like this piece of awesomeness. It’s slick , gorgeous and most important powerful to play most amazing titles created by 1st party and 3rd party Developers. Can’t wait to put my hands on it. Thx Sony for bringing dreams of a gamer – reality, with releasing KH III and FF XV for PS4. One request is still without answer where is Last Guardian and FF Type-0 to West ? Please answer .

bldudas said:

June 11th, 5:13 am

It looks nice. When I first saw the side shot, I thought it looked like a PS2. lol

But it’s small and sleek, nice.

rogerjdc3 said:

June 11th, 5:14 am

lo maximoooo

saab01 said:

June 11th, 5:28 am

Here are the real questions on the PS4

1. Can the HDD be upgraded like the PS3 with a higher one like a 1 TB model.
2. Will only one model priced at $399 be sold?
3. Is the current PS4 model a 500 GB HDD?
4. For people who are not plus members how much will they have to pay to play online?
5. Will games install on the HDD?
6. Is the camera required?
7. Certain games on PS3 made a install file to the PS3’s HDD so it would be able to be played smoother this is something that will not be seen on PS4 right ? Since PS4 has more power this time.
8.What is the actual release date?

Otaku_Power said:

June 11th, 5:32 am

You’re so welcome home, Ps4 :D! Can’t wait. Thanks for that awesome conference Sony! It’s been a while since I was last near hysteric while looking at a conference ahah :D.

DeadlyQuietly said:

June 11th, 5:38 am

if yu Change the name to : “PLAYSTATION FOUR” !
it would be much nice and much AMZAING CHANGES !!
please reply for this !
and who agree !!

fatkorn said:

June 11th, 5:39 am

Does PS4 come with the eye? If not has a price or tech info been released? …. don’t the controllers need the eye? If anyone can direct me to an actual Sony release I would be grateful. Beyond!


June 11th, 6:04 am

idk sony needs to fix this you must have ps plus to play multiplayer online its kinda stupid why change it up now just go back to free online an make if u have ps plus u get better online experience better servers i love sony an i will be getter the PS4 but some people wont be paying for that might loose a few customers. can’t wait for kill zone day one buy for me all the way

DAROCK2300 said:

June 11th, 6:14 am

Where is the best place to pre-order? Gamestop, Best-Buy, or Amazon?

LGilly25 said:

June 11th, 6:16 am

Can you make it backwards compatible???


June 11th, 6:24 am

please dont make us pay for plus to play multiplayer the ps3 sold people on free online and that is why i got it

mike030270 said:

June 11th, 6:31 am

I hope they fix the overheating issue PS3 has

timmy19888 said:

June 11th, 6:38 am

in my opinion terrible design. thought it was ugly when i was first saw it. im sticking with my ps3 for a while and hope for a better design.

WHITE_PR said:

June 11th, 6:41 am

OMG is so beautifull!!!! PlayStation 4life!!!

Dannycr said:

June 11th, 6:46 am

Hello Sony,

I’m here in utter disbelief and disappointment.

Your conference, although boring, was going excellent with the announcements, however, they Buy PS Plus to play online? That was a backstab to a pretty earlier supporter like me.

You spent the last couple of E3’s using the “Free Online” argument against other companies just so that you can do the same thing some time later? Isn’t that EXTREMELY hypocritical?

I do not condone this tactics. Payed Online is as bad as DRM’s. I would be ok if you say something like: Cross game chat is PS Plus only, or something like that, but you are removing the freedom of choice out of people without the means to maintain a subscription, and let me tell you, those people have been supporting you for a long time. You are forcing people to choose your way or the highway, unlike it currently is. An open/democratic environment in which PS Plus users can coexists with non-PS plus users in fair terms.

I really hope you reconsider this position because you lost a big fan with this decision. My voice and comment will probably get lost within the sea of comments and probably nobody will read this and care, but at least, it gives me peace to at least try to fix things.

auskyem said:

June 11th, 6:58 am

Already pre-ordered mine but a couple questions.

1. Is it still a 2.5″ HDD? What’s the max capacity?

2. Will Playstation Plus become inherited for sub-accounts, at least for multiplayer?

All my trophies are on my sub-account and not having 2 plus memberships would be nice. Too bad I can’t merge the two accounts >.< I made purchases on master and sub account.

3. Would we be allowed to change PSN names, at least once, when getting a PS4?

Large Playstation Plus libraries make creating a different account hard. I didn't create my accounts when I thought people would need to say them either. I'd pay.

4. Will sub accounts have restrictions from sharing compared to master accounts? Will sub-accounts get facebook options? Would be great for games supporting facebook friends.

5. Any plans to increase the friend limit?


igorrocks2 said:

June 11th, 6:58 am

#317 with Gaikai

igorrocks2 said:

June 11th, 7:01 am

1)replaceable like ps3
2) one membership System wide access to all accounts to MP on the system

elad213 said:

June 11th, 7:07 am

Listen, I just bought a PS3 six months ago, do you think, should I buy PS4?

igorrocks2 said:

June 11th, 7:09 am

#329y you will get more value out of your experiance trust me I own PSP Go PSVita

gamelover2 said:

June 11th, 7:10 am

I saw the E3 con twice and still blow about it, and the price is one of the best part of it 399.99 you can’t beat with a stick. We games out of the butt or launch and more. I was praying for FF15 and vs and didn’t think they and Kingdom Hearts 3 as well. 2014 well a great year for PlayStation fans.

igorrocks2 said:

June 11th, 7:10 am

PS1 PS2 PS3 and preordered PS4

Hrothgar520 said:

June 11th, 7:19 am

Love the look of the hardware, I assume it can be seated in the vertical position during use.

CiscoKid_22_ said:

June 11th, 7:36 am

Like the design…looks like the same size as the PS3 Slim correct?

500GB Hard Drive is pretty good but I suspect that PS4 game data will take up more space so I’m guessing that the drive could be upgraded like on the PS3,

My pre-order is already in!

CommandingTiger said:

June 11th, 7:45 am

Started looking at the Nintendo press conference.
They started to show Pokemon, Mario 3D, MArio Kart… Yawwwn.
Wake me up when this is over. Also started to show bayonetta 2, still not interested in that game, more in MH3U and Zombiu. Again, Mad Max and.. Daylight.. is it, looks remarkably better.

… wait a minute!
What’s this game called? X.
WOW, looks better than Titanfall of the Xbox One!! Hahaha OMG.
I wonder if it’s actual gameplay, it looks that way anyway.
Wii U games looks better than ANY Xbox One games, that’s sooo sad..
(minus BF4, but I think it was the PC version, they switched it in between when it bugged on Xbox One, I think, cuz it’s a landmark superior to the rest)

PS4 still reigns supreme.

ATES said:

June 11th, 7:59 am

Got mine reserved and long wait till Friday for The Last of Us then the longer wait for the PS4

CommandingTiger said:

June 11th, 8:28 am

The friend list should be limitless.

CommandingTiger said:

June 11th, 8:29 am

sorry. that word doesn’t exist, lol. brain fried, I need to get some sleep.

TheGeneralLee86 said:

June 11th, 8:39 am

Just Preordered PlayStation 4 I will get it on release day this time around! Instead of waiting till a year later almost I preordered and will be able to get it the day it comes out. I can’t wait for it.

djnealb said:

June 11th, 8:46 am

That is one sexy piece of kit. I wish Sony had announced the release date or time frame, but this is all amazing.

Megrim23 said:

June 11th, 8:50 am

I’d just like to say that was a GREAT presentation! I will be pre-ordering in full as soon as I get out of my doctor appointment today. As for the ‘paying’ for multiplayer, I don’t think they changed a thing. If you buy used games even for PS3 most games require you to pay $9.99 to play online. So, based on that, it seems to me that having PS+ only means you won’t have to pay the fee, that’s awesome!

joaryche said:

June 11th, 8:52 am

I was glad to see Andrew holding a PS3 on stage.

Natalie445 said:

June 11th, 8:58 am

Pleeeeeaasse allow a sub account upgrade. I have tons of trophies, games, and a plus subscription on this account. I don’t want to lose all of that.

I-Dusk-I said:

June 11th, 9:05 am

@ Dannyc No one will be sad to see you go, you ungrateful git. None of the restrictions of Xbox One, region-free, and $100 cheaper… what else do you want? You’re already a PS+ subscriber.

stu123 said:

June 11th, 9:06 am

As looks go i think Xbox one= Ann Widdecombe and PS4 = Mila Kunis

Kedaro said:

June 11th, 9:16 am

Do those cross sections on the outside of the unit light up? that’s sexy!

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