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Sony UK has prepared for any malfunctioning PS4 consoles, including the dreaded "blinking blue light" error. PlayStation UK Managing Director Fergal Gara told Eurogamer Sony has a stock of PS4s ready to deal with any consoles that are "dead on arrival." "One thing we've done within our stock alloc...

December 2nd 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony has confirmed the rumored PlayStation 4 and Vita bundle for the UK, and it told Eurogamer that it will be available today to coincide with the European launch of the PS4. The bundle, however, may not be what you were expecting and almost certainly isn't what you were hoping for. The offer will...

November 29th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The PS4 launches in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom on Friday, November 29. In anticipation of the European launch, the PlayStati...

November 27th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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PlayStation Europe has already rolled out the PS4 1.51 firmware update, so continental PS4 owners-to-be can prepared extra early for the console's launch on November 29. As per the 1.5 update that arrived ahead of the North American launch, Europeans can download the 308MB update and store it on a...

November 27th 2013 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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140 million gameplay minutes were logged on Electronic Arts-published PlayStation 4 games, the publisher revealed via Twitter yesterday. The data is spread across five days of EA's PS4 games being on store shelves. Across the same period of time, the publisher said that over five million online gam...

November 21st 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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If NBA 2K14 on current-gen systems is the king, then the next-gen version is the prince. While it features the same unparalleled gameplay and control of its current-gen cousin, NBA 2K14 on Xbox One ends up feeling like less of a fully-realized product – a younger, prettier facsimile of what...

November 21st 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The PlayStation 4 costs $381 for Sony to build, $18 under its retail price of $399. The figure comes from a hardware teardown by research firm IHS that included the bill of materials, which amounts to $372, as well as per-unit cost of assembly in the assessment. The teardown notes that the system's...

November 19th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Sony addressed numerous reports of defective PlayStation 4 systems this week, and estimated that the number of damaged consoles is relatively low. "The number of affected PS4 systems is less than one percent, which represents a very small percentage of total units shipped to date and is within the...

November 19th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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PlayStation Support has opened a thread on the official Sony forums for users experiencing problems with the PS4. The post lists "blue indicator light blinking," "no video/audio output to television" and "console powering off after blinking blue" as potential symptoms, but does not point to single...

November 17th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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If you're a Vita-less gamer in Europe that's intrigued by the PlayStation 4's Remote Play capabilities, Sony will throw in a free month of PlayStation Plus if you link a new Vita system to your SEN account by December 31. If you're already a PS+ member, the extra month still stack atop your curre...

November 17th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments