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PS4 / PlayStation 4 (Orbis) Rumored to Cost 40,000 Yen, 2013 Release


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85w ago - Following up on the previous Sony PlayStation 4 rumors, today a well-known Japanese newspaper is [Register or Login to view links] that the PS4 (Orbis) is rumored to cost 40,000 Yen (around $430 / £300) and arrive in Japan and North America this year alongside some additional rumors from [Register or Login to view links] below.

To quote from GamingEverything.com (linked above): "The publication writes today that the PS4 will feature Gaikai cloud tech and will offer special social elements in which you can discuss things with friends while playing games.

Asahi, a well-known newspaper in Japan, is reporting that the next PlayStation will cost more than 40,000 yen. The publication also adds to previous speculation that the console will be made available this year in North America and Japan.

40,000 yen may not mean much to consumers overseas. Converting between currencies, that would be about $428 in USD and roughly 317 Euros.

Two things to keep in mind: 1) Asahi says Sony’s new home console will cost more than 40,000 yen and 2) prices tend to see adjustments in different territories rather than straight conversions.

And of course, Asahi’s report should only be treated as speculation for now."

From Nikkei, roughly translated: "Enhancing network features Sony released later this year, "PS4"

(SCE) will be released in accordance with the holiday season this year "(PS) 4 PlayStation" new product of home-use game machine stationary Sony Computer Entertainment. Become the next generation of "PS3" current machine released in 2006. AC features to enhance the network function, discuss with friends while playing the game.

Presented at the event "PlayStation Meeting" to be held in New York on the 20th. I take advantage of cloud technology outside world game distribution company that was acquired by the United States about 30 billion yen last summer.

"Cell" chip has been developed to be mounted on the PS3 and Sony will not put in the next generation, it seems to adopt the development of semiconductor companies."

Update: According to [Register or Login to view links], Sony is considering pricing PS4 at about £300 ($400 USD) stating the following (via [Register or Login to view links]):

Sony is expected to reveal PS4 at its ‘PlayStation Meeting’ event on Wednesday. Leaked documents and sources have claimed that the console will cost £300 at launch.

According to The Times, “leaked internal documents” confirm the price-tag which - if true - mark a significant reduction from the PS3′s original price-tag of £425.




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SwordOfWar's Avatar
#36 - SwordOfWar - 83w ago
God please don't let those thumbsticks be final design. Everything else doesn't seem too bad.

HeyManHRU's Avatar
#35 - HeyManHRU - 83w ago
That's pretty funny jarvis, lol. In all seriousness though, the controller looks too bulky. Hopefully we can still use our PS3 controllers on the PS4. Same way you could use your PS1 controller on the PS2. But I doubt $ony will allow that.

Smokinjoe's Avatar
#34 - Smokinjoe - 83w ago
looks cool

jarvis's Avatar
#33 - jarvis - 84w ago
Here is a picture of the new controller in action


PS3GAMER20111's Avatar
#32 - PS3GAMER20111 - 84w ago
They should make it little bigger than Dualshock3.. it will become even more handy and easy to use.

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