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News: PS4 Multiplayer Will Be Free This Weekend

PS4 Multiplayer Will Be Free This Weekend

No need for a PlayStation Plus sub

You won't need a PlayStation Plus subscription to play PlayStation 4 multiplayer this weekend. Sony's confirmed that in North America at least, online play will be totally free from 00:01AM PT on Friday, 19th February through until 23:59PM PT on Sunday, 21st February. Assuming the servers hold, this may be a good...

News: PlayStation Vita Scores New Budget Bundle in Japan

PlayStation Vita Scores New Budget Bundle in Japan

Portable powerhouse

The format's very slowly starting to fade here in Western territories, but in Japan, the PlayStation Vita remains an extremely popular platform. Sony's hoping to capitalise on that with a new budget Starter Kit bundle, which is set to roll out in the company's home nation from 3rd March. Initially, it'll only be available in...

News: Respond to the Call of Duty in EU PlayStation Store Sale

Respond to the Call of Duty in EU PlayStation Store Sale

Cheap as chips and CoD

Fans of Call of Duty will find lots to like in the latest European PlayStation Store sale, as practically every game in the popular property – alongside its DLC – has been discounted through to 2nd March. You'll be able to, for example, get Call of Duty: Black Ops III on the PlayStation 4 with a 35 per cent discount, but...

News: Sony Wants You to Test the Next PS4 Firmware Update

Sony Wants You to Test the Next PS4 Firmware Update

v3.5 incoming

Its details may be shrouded in secrecy, but Sony wants you to test the next PlayStation 4 firmware update. "Starting today you can sign up to be a beta tester and get a sneak peek at some of the features making their way to your PS4," wrote marketing boffin John Koller on the PlayStation Blog. Exciting, eh? The beta program will...

News: PlayStation VR May Be Launching Later in the Year Now

PlayStation VR May Be Launching Later in the Year Now

GameStop lets slip fall release window

PlayStation VR is still officially due out before July, but we don't think that anyone believes that at this juncture. Our understanding is that the hardware's finished, but Sony's waiting for the software to catch up. And perhaps recognising that developers are still a fair few months off, it may have...

News: Get Champions League Score Updates While You Play PS4

Get Champions League Score Updates While You Play PS4

And radio commentary

Fair play to Sony: we quite like the Champions League app on the PlayStation 4. For those of you that haven't been using it since launch, it basically includes a simple fantasy football game and score predictor mode, as well as classic match highlights and more. But the latest update includes some nifty features, including...

News: Heavy Rain's PS4 Price Won't Dampen Your Mood if You've Already Bought Beyond

Heavy Rain's PS4 Price Won't Dampen Your Mood if You've Already Bought Beyond

Wet and wild

Quantic Dream's anticipated #Emotion compilation will launch at retail on 4th March for the PlayStation 4 in Europe, but if you've already bought Beyond: Two Souls for your new-gen system, then you'll be able to nab Heavy Rain at a discounted price. The asking fee, in the UK at least, sits at a very reasonable £7.99. The port of the...

News: Er, There May Be a Knack Sequel in Production for PS4

Er, There May Be a Knack Sequel in Production for PS4

Really

Well, then – this is a story that we never, ever expected to write: Knack may be getting a sequel. An eagle-eyed member at NeoGAF spotted reference to the unexpected follow-up on the resume of a Taiwanese animator named Mindy Liang. Apparently, she worked on cut-scenes for the unannounced PlayStation 4 title back in May 2015. The...

Reaction: Why Sony Won't Deploy PS4 Exclusives on PC

Why Sony Won't Deploy PS4 Exclusives on PC

Well, not many of 'em

Microsoft melted the web with its Quantum Break announcements yesterday. Unfortunately for Remedy, the forthcoming time-shifting affair got nudged to the side, as platform politics ruled the day. For those of you that missed it, the Redmond firm confirmed that the release would be coming to the PC day-and-date with the Xbox...

Gallery: DriveClub's New City Track Is Stunning on PS4

DriveClub's New City Track Is Stunning on PS4

Trip to the Old Town

DriveClub's latest update is out now, and it's packing more than just the usual under-the-hood tweaks. This time the PlayStation 4 exclusive's been given some new bodywork, in the form of an urban stage named Old Town. You can find the location in the title's Scotland tab, with six short circuit variants to try. As with other...

News: City Racing Arrives in Free DriveClub PS4 Update

City Racing Arrives in Free DriveClub PS4 Update

Cannae believe it

The gift that keeps on giving is ready to give a little more: DriveClub's teased city track will arrive tomorrow as part of the game's free February update. As we speculated late last year, the urban course is set in Scotland – it always looked like Edinburgh to us. You'll get six brand new circuits based upon this locati

News: Vote for Your Free PS4 PlayStation Plus Game Now

Vote for Your Free PS4 PlayStation Plus Game Now

Decision time

If you're the sort of person that likes to complain about the PlayStation Plus line-up on a monthly basis, here's your chance to do something about it – well, within reason, of course. Vote to Play is now live – you'll find it in the PlayStation Store – allowing you to pick one of next month's free PlayStation 4 games. The...