See PS4's Features Video In All Its Shiny Glory

See PS4's Features Video In All Its Shiny Glory

Greatness awaits, you say?

The PS4's due very soon, and to remind you of what you have to look forward to, the folks at Sony have put together a features video. Wondering about its memory, optical drive, or hard disk drive? Wonder no more. Greatness awaits, says Sony. Awaits until November 15th, in North America; November 29th in Europe.

All indications are it's going to be a hell of a launch, both for it and for Microsoft's next generation machine. "Retailers in our checks indicate there is consumer demand well in excess of supply," said Baird analyst Colin Sebastian, "as evidenced by fast sell-outs of incremental unit allotments." He went on to claim that the PS4 ought to sell about 1.5 to 2 million units in North America, and perhaps a total of 2.5 to 3 million worldwide. Analyst Michael Pachter has claimed that the PS4's pre-orders have already topped 1.5 million, and thinks that it will outsell Xbox One "through year's end and probably well into next year."

We shall see. Sony could really use a good Christmas; whether or not it gets one is something we'll find out very soon.

Source: Games HQ Media

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In other news, it is a box.
A black one.

I'm glad it's going to do so well at launch, but not because of sales or anything. I've told myself that I'm not getting one until I finish every game I've yet to complete on my PS3, of which there are a few. If they're sold out like the Wii was on it's launch, then it'll keep me from giving in to temptation.

loa:
In other news, it is a box.
A black one.

I agree it's really not a very attractive shape. But that has absolutely nothing to do with anything. The shape of the thing should not determine whether you want one or not. Unless you're incredibly petty.

AldUK:

loa:
In other news, it is a box.
A black one.

I agree it's really not a very attractive shape. But that has absolutely nothing to do with anything. The shape of the thing should not determine whether you want one or not. Unless you're incredibly petty.

I liked it better when it was a robot baby from hell though.

Really not sure whether to get one or not. Well; that's not entirely true. I know I'mma get me a PS4 at some undefined point in the coming year or two. Just toying with the idea of release date or not. Choices choices.

It has features?

Last I heard, it won't do much more than just play games, and suck one's wallet/purse dry.

It has features? Last I heard, the only reason you'd buy one is for games. After all, everything else I can already do if I want to afford a 500 Australian dollar machine (which if your shocked at that. That's the cheapest a console has ever been sold here on release, PS3 was 1000, PS2 was like 1200)

Let's see. I paid it off just a few days ago. Honestly, I'm looking forward to it.

Jamous:
Really not sure whether to get one or not. Well; that's not entirely true. I know I'mma get me a PS4 at some undefined point in the coming year or two. Just toying with the idea of release date or not. Choices choices.

Well, if it makes you feel any better, you probably won't be able to get one at launch, if you didn't already have it reserved. The store I'm getting mine at has over 100 (130-150 according to the staff) on preorder. Unless they have a ton of systems set aside for others or manage to produce a lot more machines, I doubt there will be many unclaimed on Day One. Last reliable numbers I read claimed there were 725,000 US preorders for the PS4 and 525,000 US preorders for the Xbox One. But that was about 3 weeks ago.

I can wait to get mine, I've only just got a PS3 so I have quite a bit of catching up to do with PS exclusives.

But more on topic, what the fuck was that? "Oh, here's everything you expect from a modern console, isn't it great?"

No Sony, standard isn't great. And taking a better look at the console it looks even worse than before. I'm definitely gonna wait.

It play games. The end.

Not that I used any of the other features like the DNLA or MP3's, but I am rather miffed that I won't be able to watch movies off an external or back up my save files to it.

Still got Second Son, and sony's track record with exclusives has always made the machine worth it... to me.

Saltyk:
Let's see. I paid it off just a few days ago. Honestly, I'm looking forward to it.

Jamous:
Really not sure whether to get one or not. Well; that's not entirely true. I know I'mma get me a PS4 at some undefined point in the coming year or two. Just toying with the idea of release date or not. Choices choices.

Well, if it makes you feel any better, you probably won't be able to get one at launch, if you didn't already have it reserved. The store I'm getting mine at has over 100 (130-150 according to the staff) on preorder. Unless they have a ton of systems set aside for others or manage to produce a lot more machines, I doubt there will be many unclaimed on Day One. Last reliable numbers I read claimed there were 725,000 US preorders for the PS4 and 525,000 US preorders for the Xbox One. But that was about 3 weeks ago.

Well hot damn. I'm kind of surprised to hear those numbers, really. Didn't think either was all that popular tbh. A lot of my friends and I were considering almost entirely forgoing this gen; perhaps picking one up when they've dropped 100 or so in price maybe. I wonder what the sales figures are like here in the UK... RESEARCH TIME.

s_h_a_d_o:
It has features?

Last I heard, it won't do much more than just play games, and suck one's wallet/purse dry.

Well, at least it will play games. from the commercials you'd think all Xbone is doing is letting you watch TV.

Strazdas:

s_h_a_d_o:
It has features?

Last I heard, it won't do much more than just play games, and suck one's wallet/purse dry.

Well, at least it will play games. from the commercials you'd think all Xbone is doing is letting you watch TV.

And that, only in North America. :|

 

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