Sony: PS4 is the most powerful gaming device ever conceived big PS4 announcements coming at Gamescom

most viewed right now
 104
Video inside 21 Savage Threatens To Kill Tyga and Disses Him In Sacramento
68 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
 91
Video inside Charlamagne hanging out with Tomi Lahren in Times Square
100 comments
@hiphop
most viewed right now
 82
Image(s) inside ATL Strikes again
46 comments
@wild'ish
most viewed right now
 69
Image(s) inside Dec 2 - LEAN thieves caught with GPS enabled bottle of SIZZURP
32 comments
@news

section   (0 bx goons and 1 bystanders) Share this on Twitter   Share this on Facebook
 

Props Slaps
 3 years ago '13        #1
7308 pageviews
129 comments


CrunchTime CDN 422 heat pts422
space
avatar space
space
$9,242 | Props total: 2535 2535
Sony: PS4 is the most powerful gaming device ever conceived big PS4 announcements coming at Gamescom
 

 

More big PlayStation 4 announcements coming at Gamescom

image

The PlayStation 4 made its debut on UK soil this week, with Sony's retail partners and key press invited to a location in London to see the new console in action and play the new games.


At the event we caught up with Fergal Gara, VP and managing director at Sony Computer Entertainment UK and Ireland.
We asked Gara if it was true that Sony had changed its plan to bundle the PlayStation Camera in order to undercut the cost of the Xbox One. IGN reported that was the case last month, citing multiple sources. But Gara denied this, saying the PS4 price was in place long before the Xbox One cost was revealed.
"It can't be true because we couldn't possibly have known what the Xbox was going to cost," he said.

"What I'll say is, lots of ideas were considered you know, lots of different combinations and of course price was I think fairly clear from a very long time out but you know everything about PS4 is about giving gamers choice. So if you don't want a camera you don't have to have a camera. If you want to trade in games, you can trade in games. So there's been nothing in the whole proposition that is overly restrictive and I think the reaction has proved that people value that."

Gara reiterated that Sony's main goal with the PS4 was to deliver the most powerful console at a price that gamers consider to be acceptable, underlining its perceived status as the next-gen games console designed exclusively for gamers.
"The thing I'm most pleased about is the entire design principles about the PS4 are being focused around the gamer first. So how can we create a platform that's great to develop for and easy to develop for, because that unleashes the creatives and if they can create the best experiences that's going to lead to satisfaction for gamers.

Shipping without a camera, the PS4 is plenty cheaper than the Xbox One
"But secondly to design a piece of technology like that it's very easy to deliver one or the other, in particular I'm talking about the price and the performance trade off. It's very hard to deliver both and for me the balance that's been delivered across those two is outstanding. So it's great to be going to market with what we believe is the most powerful gaming device ever conceived and certainly ever developed and at a price that feels very acceptable, certainly based on the pre-order volumes that we're seeing."
Gara also highlighted the PS4's 8GB of super-fast GDDR5 memory as a key spec where the PS4 has a strong advantage over the Xbox One.

"We have the most uncompromised memory spec that we could pretty well dream up and if you talk to developers, if you talk to first party, third party developers, you'll see that that opens up the possibilities for them and it's about as high spec as they could have ever imagined, 8GB gives them huge headroom to continue developing fantastic games."
We asked whether Microsoft's decision to backtrack on its controversial policies regarding DRM, used games and online check-in had been a disappointment to Sony, given the tremendous amount of negative energy in the gaming word surrounding those features.
"Look here's a phrase for you that someone I worked for once gave me which is, 'if you do things first you do it for your customer, if you do it second you do it for yourself'. What I'm most pleased with is that we've had an agenda for a long time now and all we've done is stick to our agenda. So it is tremendously rewarding that your agenda appeals to the people we most want to appeal to and that we don't have to change, we just keep focused, we keep going the way we were going for many many months and years now, certainly as we've clarified details we've changed not a thing."

In our view the DualShock 4 pad is a big step forward

It seems logical that while the PlayStation 4 will launch for 349/$399 without the camera, that doesn't preclude Sony and retailers putting together bundles that includes other items such as the Camera or PS Vita for a higher price. Gara didn't confirm any specific bundles but did indicate they are on the way.

"We're talking to retail about bundles but of course we don't need to formally create bundles so they're in the one box necessarily, the way UK retail is it's quite flexible really so we can create soft bundles as we call them. But it's great to see that the retailers are hungry for these kind of conversations, they're seeing the potential. They want to talk to us and the PS4 and Vita devices put together is not a huge amount more than the PlayStation 3 was when we launched that."

Word from retailers thus far has been that the PS4 is well ahead on pre-orders, and Gara confirmed he was hearing the same information.
"Based on feedback yes [we are ahead on pre-orders]. But what we say as a team is that we've had a good few weeks but we're in for the long game. So lets be satisfied but lets keep our heads down, keep focused and realise that it's a long game so success is not realised way before launch. It's a good start but there's much much much more to go."
To end the interview, we asked Gara what pledges he could make to gamers that the PS4 would remain the console to have in the long term.

"I think the last 20 years shows that we're in it for the long haul! There's more to be revealed around services and what else is going to come with the package you know, when it launches and what more can people expect so we'll go into more detail about that probably around about Gamescom time so we won't go into that today but take it from me, we designed the machine for the long haul."
We went hands-on with the PS4 at London's PlayStation Summer showcase on July 4th. See how we got on:




visit this link Sony: PS4 is the most powerful gaming device ever conceived | News | TechRadar



I couldn't make this sh*t up if I tried!


They are going to call me HDBeatz again image

129 comments for "Sony: PS4 is the most powerful gaming device ever conceived big PS4 announcements coming at Gamescom"

 3 years ago '07        #2
ShintaX 90 heat pts90
space
avatar space
space
$1,537 | Props total: 136 136

[pic - click to view]

 3 years ago '07        #3
moe4484 4 heat pts
space
avatar space
space
$7,900 | Props total: 375 375
Wait so SONY said the PS4 is the most powerful gaming device ever conceived? This changes everything since this is obviously coming from a company that has no bias as far as video game consoles Im gonna jump ship to the PS4!!!!!!!!!!
























 3 years ago '07        #4
link04 67 heat pts67
space
avatar space
space
$9,984 | Props total: 1169 1169
my nicca just popped a bottle with the dual shock 4



[pic - click to view]

 3 years ago '13        #5
CrunchTime CDN 422 heat pts422
space
avatar space
space
$9,242 | Props total: 2535 2535
 link04 said:
my nicca just popped a bottle with the dual shock 4



[pic - click to view]



That sh*t Cray!


[pic - click to view]

 3 years ago '05        #6
Greece 8 heat pts
space
avatar space
space
$4,335 | Props total: 461 461
Why wouldn't it be though...like why would a company not make it's nextgen device more powerful than the last?
 3 years ago '08        #7
King Jackson 80 heat pts80
space
avatar space
space
$5,235 | Props total: 1213 1213
 3 years ago '11        #8
KRCROOKSNY 94 heat pts94
space
avatar space
space
$8,642 | Props total: 2860 2860
I literally laugh and wonder what u muthafukkas look like when i see these threads.

As I wonder what kinda faces could be behind such pathetic antics..
 3 years ago '12        #9
OldBusiness 158 heat pts158
space
avatar space
space
$16,595 | Props total: 857 857
 KRCROOKSNY said:
I literally laugh and wonder what u muthafukkas look like when i see these threads.

As I wonder what kinda faces could be behind such pathetic antics..

[pic - click to view]

 3 years ago '13        #10
Erma Gerd 244 heat pts244
space
avatar space
space
$13,896 | Props total: 5592 5592
 CrunchTime CDN said:
That sh*t Cray!


[pic - click to view]

That gif is awesome.... aaaand useless, because they cut the camera to get a better price.
 3 years ago '06        #11
ChevyBrah 214 heat pts214
space
space
space
$15,142 | Props total: 632 632
HDBeatz
 3 years ago '07        #12
moe4484 4 heat pts
space
avatar space
space
$7,900 | Props total: 375 375
 Ctrllers said:
That gif is awesome.... aaaand useless, because they cut the camera to get a better price.
Plus alot of the cats thats getting the PS dont want to "move around and sh*t" they just wanna chill while they play their games so really that sh*t is useless
 3 years ago '13        #13
Erma Gerd 244 heat pts244
space
avatar space
space
$13,896 | Props total: 5592 5592
 Mr I 95 said:
yea if there was only some way you could go to a store and buy the camera
That everyone here claims to not want, but still gif.

 RP12 said:
and still be 40 less than the competition
before purchasing a pay to play online requirement.
 3 years ago '06        #14
coolio 57 heat pts57
space
avatar space
space
$18,376 | Props total: 9 9

[pic - click to view]

 3 years ago '11        #15
Jesszman 2207 heat pts2207
space
space
space
$29,847 | Props total: 97 97
 moe4484 said:
Plus alot of the cats thats getting the PS dont want to "move around and sh*t" they just wanna chill while they play their games so really that sh*t is useless
wanted to sign in with my controller
 3 years ago '10        #16
SwooshWonder 11 heat pts11
space
avatar space
space
$24,434 | Props total: 2506 2506

"Look here's a phrase for you that someone I worked for once gave me which is, 'if you do things first you do it for your customer, if you do it second you do it for yourself'. What I'm most pleased with is that we've had an agenda for a long time now and all we've done is stick to our agenda. So it is tremendously rewarding that your agenda appeals to the people we most want to appeal to and that we don't have to change, we just keep focused, we keep going the way we were going for many many months and years now, certainly as we've clarified details we've changed not a thing."

[pic - click to view]




 3 years ago '12        #17
sigNN 14 heat pts14
space
avatar space
space
$5,947 | Props total: 1827 1827
 sm00vb0iiw0nder said:

"Look here's a phrase for you that someone I worked for once gave me which is, 'if you do things first you do it for your customer, if you do it second you do it for yourself'. What I'm most pleased with is that we've had an agenda for a long time now and all we've done is stick to our agenda. So it is tremendously rewarding that your agenda appeals to the people we most want to appeal to and that we don't have to change, we just keep focused, we keep going the way we were going for many many months and years now, certainly as we've clarified details we've changed not a thing."

[pic - click to view]




 3 years ago '12        #18
LicensedLegend 11 heat pts11
space
avatar space
space
$7,614 | Props total: 859 859
 Ctrllers said:
That everyone here claims to not want, but still gif.



before purchasing a pay to play online requirement.
You need online to use the eye?
 3 years ago '11        #19
Jesszman 2207 heat pts2207
space
space
space
$29,847 | Props total: 97 97
 Ctrllers said:
That everyone here claims to not want, but still gif.



before purchasing a pay to play online requirement.
That's still $50 cheaper.
 3 years ago '05        #20
Krazie 125 heat pts125
space
avatar space
space
$41,310 | Props total: 8759 8759
 Jesszman said:
That's still $50 cheaper.
Day One comes with a free year of gold.

$500 = X1, Kinect, 1 year XBL

$400 + $60 + $50 = $510 = PS4, PS Eye, 1 year PS+

That's what he meant.
Home      
  
 

 






most viewed right now
 56
Image(s) inside She Might Be A Stripper But She's A Dime
34 comments
1 day ago
@thotsdimesetc
most viewed right now
 34
NFL Steelers LB James Harrison Gets Hit With His 7th "Random" Drug Test This Y..
83 comments
1 day ago
@sports
most viewed right now
 24
CAM'RON explains y he dont rock with that dirtbag JIM JONES anymore. Speaks on..
201 comments
1 day ago
@hiphop
most viewed right now
 18
Image(s) inside Dec 1 - woman knocked unconscious in Kroger baking aisle for asking ho..
138 comments
1 day ago
@news
most viewed right now
 17
Image(s) inside The Chick With The A$$ From J. Cole's False Prophets Video...
43 comments
20 hours ago
@thotsdimesetc
most viewed right now
 13
Alleged 72 hour Final Fantasy XV battle actually takes 50 minutes
56 comments
2 days ago
@games
most viewed right now
 11
audio inside J. Cole - False Prophets
185 comments
1 day ago
@hiphop
most viewed right now
 10
Video inside J Cole ethers Lil Yatchy
278 comments
1 day ago
@hiphop
back to top
register contact Follow BX @ Twitter Follow BX @ Facebook search BX privacy