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News: PS4 Is a Beast! Sales Surpass 40 Million Units

PS4 Is a Beast! Sales Surpass 40 Million Units

Still Sony's fastest-selling system

While the industry may be awash with rumours of iterative hardware upgrades, the PlayStation 4 is continuing to quietly chug along at an intense pace, with the platform holder confirming today that sales have now surpassed 40 million units worldwide. This means that the system is still the fastest-selling in...

News: Is PS4K Scheduled to Launch Before October?

Is PS4K Scheduled to Launch Before October?

For the upgraders

The PlayStation 4K, or Neo as it's supposedly codenamed, is not a rumour anymore; Sony may have refrained from commenting on the upgraded hardware, but it's almost certainly happening. The big question is: when? Previous rumours pegged the supercharged platform for October, which is when PlayStation VR is also set to deploy.

News: PS4 Was the Best Selling Console in the US Last Month

PS4 Was the Best Selling Console in the US Last Month

Confirmation at last

Sony refrained from releasing its usual self-fellating PR statement following last night's NPD report, leading many – ourselves included – to assume that the PlayStation 4 had failed to secure a seventh successive spell at the top of the US hardware charts. However, it's since confirmed to IGN that its new-gen system was...

News: Sony Is Making 1080p a Requirement for Neo Mode Games on PS4K

Sony Is Making 1080p a Requirement for Neo Mode Games on PS4K

Frame rate can't be lower than the base game, either

The internet's still reeling from the news that PS4K seems to be the real deal, but the details just won't stop dripping. On the latest Giant Bombcast - the podcast of Giant Bomb, the publication that initially revealed the contents of the PS4K technical documents - it's pointed out that Sony...

News: Sony's Sending out PS4K Dev Kits Right Now

Sony's Sending out PS4K Dev Kits Right Now

And so it begins

Bloody hell, it's all kicking off today isn't it? Following Giant Bomb's earlier leak and probable confirmation of the existence of the PS4K, our pals over at Digital Foundry have stepped into the fray, backing up the claims and stating that they've also got their hands on the leaked technical documents. In short, everything...

News: PS4K Is Codenamed Neo, Has Upgraded Specs, Will Not Supplant Existing PS4 Systems

PS4K Is Codenamed Neo, Has Upgraded Specs, Will Not Supplant Existing PS4 Systems

Devs requested to support both consoles starting this October

Sony probably won't be happy today, as the PlayStation 4K has leaked in full – assuming that Giant Bomb's sources are correct. We've already heard a lot about the Japanese giant's hypothetical hardware half-step, but it seems that documentation regarding the device is now in the hands...

News: GameStop's Stoked About the PS4K At the Very Least

GameStop's Stoked About the PS4K At the Very Least

Money, money, money

While most of you remain unconvinced by the heavily rumoured PlayStation 4K, the big cheese at GameStop is rubbing his hands like a pantomime villain. Speaking at an investor day, COO Tony Bartel told an audience that, while the company's not basing its forecast particularly heavily on new formats, it's hyped about all of the...

News: Is This the Beginning of the End for the PlayStation Vita?

Is This the Beginning of the End for the PlayStation Vita?

Sony starting to cease shipments, it seems

It seems like, over four years since its original launch, the PlayStation Vita is nearing the end of its run. Reports are swirling that Sony has ceased shipping the system to the Netherlands, with major retailer Bol.com currently having only two units left in stock. And now a retail source has told NDTV...

News: So, the PS4K Has Been Under Our Nose All Along

So, the PS4K Has Been Under Our Nose All Along

We just didn't pay attention

This whole PlayStation 4K lark has been like a bullet train: we're already sick of writing about it and you've expressed your dissatisfaction regarding our regular posts about it. But it's kinda come out of nowhere, right? Well, we've been thinking about the hypothetical hardware half-step for a few days now – obvs...

Rumour: PS4K Will Cost $399, Will Feature 4K Blu-ray, and Will Boast Better Graphics

PS4K Will Cost $399, Will Feature 4K Blu-ray, and Will Boast Better Graphics

God of War 4 will supposedly leverage new system

Another day, another PlayStation 4K rumour. This time the news comes courtesy of the most trustworthy of venues: NeoGAF. . According to OsirisBlack, he/she recently attended a meeting where information was disclosed on Sony's hypothetical hardware half-step. The member has been verified by a...

Rumour: Sony's Building a Supercharged PS4 Console

Sony's Building a Supercharged PS4 Console

Better graphics! 4K compatible! Enhanced VR!

Sony, it seems, is working on a supercharged PlayStation 4 console. A report published by Kotaku – citing a slew of different sources – claims that the Japanese giant is at the very least exploring the possibility of a so-called PS4.5-esque system, which would boost the graphical capabilities of the...

News: Sony: We're in Position to Make 2016 the Most Successful Year in PlayStation History

Sony: We're in Position to Make 2016 the Most Successful Year in PlayStation History

PS4 sales surpass three million units in the UK

Another day, another milestone. This time, the PlayStation 4 has apparently surpassed three million units in the UK. The news comes courtesy of British trade magazine MCV, who cite UK retailers quoting GfK figures. Apparently, the platform surpassed the noteworthy install base sum all the way back in...