PS4 Release Date Announced, Preorders Top 1 Million - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 20 August 2013 / 10,801 Views

Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House announced at Sony's Gamescom press conference the release date of its next generation console the PlayStation 4. The system will be hitting store shelves on November 15, 2013 in North America and November 29, 2013 in Europe.

With the hype generated at E3 two months ago, there have been more than one million pre-orders worldwide for the PlayStation 4. The PlayStation 4 will also launch in 32 countries.

House also announced that gamers who purchase the PlayStation 3 version of certain games will be able to purchase the PlayStation 4 of the game at "a significantly discounted price." Confirmed games are Assassin's Creed: Black Flag, Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts.

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Michael-5 (on 20 August 2013)

$399 for PS4 is incredible, PS4 is going to have the best opening for a Playstation console since the PS2.

paulrage2 (on 25 August 2013)

I think will be the biggest opening in the history.

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DialgaMarine (on 20 August 2013)

I recall people saying the console won't break 1 million week 1... Holy f*ck, it's going to destroy that number!

Iveyboi (on 21 August 2013)

Beastly launch confirmed

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radha (on 21 August 2013)

OMG where can i preorder now, amazon is out of stock!!!!

Ledreppe (on 21 August 2013)

I get paid the day before launch, ideal!

binary solo (on 21 August 2013)

Not all pre orders are day one or week one but 1 million 3 months out is pretty great.

DonnieDarko2013 (on 20 August 2013)

Wow, this is great new. The PS4 is going to sell a lot the first week. It's good that the pS4 will be coming out in Nov. I will not get a ps4 this year, or an xbox one but next year I will get one. I still have a lot of games for ps3 that I want to play for this year, games like GTA V.

Locknuts (on 21 August 2013)

1 million sounds like an awful lot. What are launch numbers for previous consoles?

bondxbox (on 21 August 2013)

5 people come to my friends shop today to cancel their pre orders. Sony give as games not indie

DJEVOLVE (on 21 August 2013)

write a thread about it, that's what Sony fans do. However it won't be treated like facts like a Sony thread. So they Canceled the ps4?

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withdreday (on 24 August 2013)

Insecure Xbox fans, lulz

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