The lights are on
Jack Tretton just won an enormous round of applause. He just
announced that the PlayStation 4 will not impose new used game
restrictions. The system will also not require online
authentication.Additionally, PlayStation Plus
memberships will carry over to PlayStation 4 with no additional cost.
Netflix and other services won't be behind a paywall. Oh, and your
instant collection will start on day one with DriveClub. It's not clear
whether it's the full version given the "PlayStation Plus edition"
sub-title. There will be a new free game every month, with three indie titlesincluding Don't Starve coming in the first months.One
interesting note is that Tretton was careful to state that
single-player content and media services (like Netflix) will be free
without a subscription. Be prepared to pay a fee for multiplayer.The response in the crowd seems to say it all, but what do you think? What are your plans for next generation?
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rofl that ad is devastating
Man did they rub it in Microsoft's face. That was basically a gut punch. I kinda feel bad for Microsoft. I'm probably getting a PS4, buuuuut Halo. :( Sorry Halo, maybe next time. Really going to miss you.
If that clip was from Microsoft, it'd left out the part where they beat up your friend and take his money for step 2. I'm still waiting for the cons of this announcement of Sony's, but for now, I have nothing but praise for this move. Way to go Sony!
They are hitting all the right notes with the gaming consumers. Honestly, they trounced Microsoft with their pricing and line-up.
To all the Microsoft fanboys who were all like "Sony is gonna do the exact same thing", all I have to say is suck it.
Holy cow that instructional video floored me. Thank you Sony for making my day. Twice.
No amount of public relations will help Microsoft now.
$399? Game, Set, and Match
I feel PC is in my future.
TOLD YA SO!
$399! TOLD YA SO SONY HAS WON THE WAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
i'm glad they came right out and addressed it. not that they would have any reason not to! and the crowd's reaction was priceless. this was a great press conference.
PS4 is $400!!!!!!! I KNEW IT!!!!GOODBYE MICROSOFT, YOU GREEDY BASTARDS!!
Sony wins, take my money!
No amount of KY was gonna ease the pain of this for xbox.
PS4 wins by a landslide. A cheaper price, no restriction on used games, KINGDOM HEARTS 3! This was a slaughter!
No restrictions and $400 T.K.O.!