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News: Yay! PS4 Passes One Million Units in Japan

Yay! PS4 Passes One Million Units in Japan

Not dead yet

Hot on the heels of yesterday's Japanese doom and gloom, there's some good news for the PlayStation 4 in Japan – as it's passed one million units in the all-important region. The latest Media Create data shows that the system sold a reasonable 42,216 consoles during the week ending 4th January, which was enough to tip its install...

News: Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

Yes, PS4 Was the UK's Best Selling System in 2014

The best of British

If you hadn't already noticed, we're slap bang in the centre of that period where companies beat their chests and boast about the previous year's sales. And hot on the heels of last night's impressive PlayStation 4 install base update, SCEUK has revealed that its next-gen system was the best-selling console in Britain last year...

News: This UK PS4 Bundle Comes with Four Blockbuster Games

This UK PS4 Bundle Comes with Four Blockbuster Games

How low can you go?

It's not even Boxing Day yet, but UK retailer GAME is already breaking out the big guns. Despite being historically expensive, the specialist store has been pretty competitive in the hardware space of late – and this £349.99 uber-bundle is one of the best that we've seen so far. It looks like Santa will be arriving early for...

News: PlayStation 4 Proves Its Worth to the Tojo Clan

PlayStation 4 Proves Its Worth to the Tojo Clan

The Dragon of Dojima

It was only a matter of time before the PlayStation 4 obtained admission into the Tojo Clan. Ahead of the release of prequel Yakuza Zero next year, Sony has prepared four tattooed consoles, which should prove the company's allegiance to the current family chairman. Available in both white and black, the designs include the...

News: PS4's Price Drops to $329 at Walmart Ahead of the Holidays

PS4's Price Drops to $329 at Walmart Ahead of the Holidays

Ready! Fight

Whether this is a case of Walmart trying to drive foot traffic to its stores, or Sony realising that it needs to respond if it wants to maintain its dwindling North American lead, the PlayStation 4 has dropped to $329.00 at the aforementioned outlet. It looks like all of the stock has been allocated at this point, but we figured that...

News: Sony's Fighting Back with Some Big US PS4 Bundles

Sony's Fighting Back with Some Big US PS4 Bundles

Cut price consoles

Sony got its ass kicked in the last NPD report – but it doesn’t seem especially keen on taking another beating. The platform holder has teamed up with a slew of American retailers in order to prepare some last minute PlayStation 4 bundles, and they’re pretty decent if you’re in the market for a machine. Amazon’s offer...

News: PS4 Surpasses One Million Unit Milestone in France

PS4 Surpasses One Million Unit Milestone in France

Pour les joueurs

There’s no doubt that the French appreciate the finer things; snails, frogs’ legs, and now the PlayStation 4 are all an important part of the nation’s daily life. Writing on Twitter earlier today, PlayStation France confirmed that the next-gen console has now exceeded one million units in the region, making it the third...

News: How to Buy a 20th Anniversary PS4 Console in the UK

How to Buy a 20th Anniversary PS4 Console in the UK

Without paying exorbitant eBay prices, obviously

All of those cheap and cheerful 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 consoles sold out at the PlayStation ’94 pop-up shop in minutes last week, and were subsequently posted on eBay for astronomical fees. Fortunately, there’s still time for you to get in on the scalping, as Sony has more of the limited...

News: God Eater 2: Rage Burst Gobbles Up a Custom PS4, Vita, and PlayStation TV

God Eater 2: Rage Burst Gobbles Up a Custom PS4, Vita, and PlayStation TV

Deity delicacy

We hope that you’re hungry, because God Eater 2: Rage Burst will be scoring a sizeable helping of hardware treats. Due out alongside the re-release early next year, Sony has prepared a line of custom PlayStation 4, Vita, and even PlayStation TV consoles, which will be available in limited quantities from its official Japanese store...

News: China's Launch PS4 Has a Dragon Emblazoned on It

China's Launch PS4 Has a Dragon Emblazoned on It

PlayStation Roar

Sony will be commemorating the launch of the PlayStation 4 in China with a pretty nifty paintjob. Kotaku reports that consumers will be able to opt for a Special Dragon Edition of the next-gen system from 11th January in the region, which includes a custom hard drive faceplate featuring, well, a dragon and the brand’s iconic...

News: Huzzah! Sony Has Finally Revealed Some Proper Custom PS4 Faceplates

Huzzah! Sony Has Finally Revealed Some Proper Custom PS4 Faceplates

PlayStation phwoar

Aside from the recently announced 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4, Sony's new-gen super machine really hasn't had too many attractive options when it comes to customisation. Thankfully, the Japanese giant revealed a new set of faceplates after the PlayStation Experience keynote today. The plastic personalised plates...