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News: Bloody Nora! PS4 Sales Surpass 30 Million Units

Bloody Nora! PS4 Sales Surpass 30 Million Units

It only prints money

Sony has boasted that the PlayStation 4 is its fastest-selling system ever, flaunting sales of 30.2 million units. That number represents consoles sold through to consumers by the way, and is accurate as of 22nd November. According to the manufacturer, the PS4 has reached the 30 million units milestone two months faster than...

News: PS4 Smashes Two Million Sales Milestone in Japan

PS4 Smashes Two Million Sales Milestone in Japan

System selling steady overseas

The perception among gamers is that the PlayStation 4 is flopping in Japan, but while it's certainly not firing on all cylinders in the Eastern nation, it's still doing reasonably well. Today's big Media Create update has revealed that the console has now crossed two million sales in Sony's home territory, which is a...

News: Get Fallout 4 for Free with a PS4 from GameStop

Get Fallout 4 for Free with a PS4 from GameStop

Fallout boy

If all of the Fallout 4 hype has convinced you to snag a PlayStation 4, then you may just want to pay attention to this GameStop offer. Available from the US retailer's website, you'll be able to snag Sony's best-selling system alongside a copy of Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Bethesda's latest role-playing release for just...

News: Insane PS4 Sales Power Sony to Profitability

Insane PS4 Sales Power Sony to Profitability

Almost 30 million PS4s shipped

Kaz Hirai's a popular character among gamers – but he's clearly an incredible businessman as well. After years of financial losses, the ex-PlayStation executive finally appears to have steadied Sony's ship, with the company reporting a profit for the fourth quarter in a row. Given that we'd gotten used to the...

News: PS4's Price Cut Down to Size in the UK

PS4's Price Cut Down to Size in the UK

Down to £299.99 from today

We've got to admit, the rollout of the PlayStation 4's first price drop has been so disjointed that it's been hard to muster a whole lot of enthusiasm about it. First it was Japan that decided to play limbo, with the rest of Asia following a few days later. North America joined

Rumour: Did a US Retailer Just Leak a PS4 Price Drop?

Did a US Retailer Just Leak a PS4 Price Drop?

Yes, probably

So, that PlayStation 4 price drop's definitely coming – even if some conspicuous text on Target's website is not necessarily confirmation just yet. The retailer's currently advertising the console for $349.99, with the words "$50 price drop on the PS4" plastered in bold across the page. There's also a picture of the Uncharted: The...

TGS 2015: Phwoar, Those PS4 Faceplates Look Fancy in the Flesh

Phwoar, Those PS4 Faceplates Look Fancy in the Flesh

Taste the rainbow

We're sadly not stomping the TGS 2015 show floor, but IGN are, and they've seen something that's caught their eye. No, we're not referring to GREE's lustrous array of booth companions, but those tasty PlayStation 4 faceplates that were announced for the Japanese market earlier in the week. We're not going to embed all of the...

News: This Limited Edition PS4 Is Solid Gold

This Limited Edition PS4 Is Solid Gold

Well, not quite

We all know that Sony loves a good PlayStation 4 bundle – so much so, in fact, that it's giving away 6,000 systems with Taco Bell's tasty Quesaritos. These aren't any old consoles, however, as they're Limited Edition gold coloured ones, which will only be available from the famous American fast food chain. We already know what...

TGS 2015: PS4 Price Drop Announced for Japan

PS4 Price Drop Announced for Japan

How low can you go?

Sony's having no problem shifting PlayStation 4s around the world, but Japan has been reluctant to adopt the new-gen system. It's perhaps no surprise to see the console reduced in the region, then, with today's pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference confirming that the device's asking price will drop from ¥39,980 to ¥34,980...