The lights are on
Next week, Gamescom will begin in Cologne, Germany, and it appears that Sony will be announcing a release date for the PlayStation 4.
In a post on the European PlayStation blog, Sony says that on August 20 at 6:00 pm BST on August 20 it will hold a briefing for media where it will share, "release plans for PlayStation 4, as well as updates on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita."
[Source: UK PlayStation Blog]
Our TakeIt will be entertaining to see how Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will compete for a release date in November. It's unclear when Xbox One's release date will be revealed, but this seems like a pretty strong indicator that Sony will reveal the PlayStation 4's very soon. When the PlayStation 3 and Wii launched, their release dates were only about a few days apart. I bet the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will have a comparable gap.
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The only PS4 game I have planned to get so far is Killzone. Maybe Watch Dogs and AC4 too, but I might just get those for PC. Because of this, I might not get a PS4 right away. I don't have anything pre-ordered. If they're sold out, then they're sold out; I don't care.
Cool. I won't be getting mine until sometime after my birthday in February.
It's cool that they are going to be announcing a date to release it, However I'm still enjoying my original PS2 (It's held up a long time) and my PS3...to many games coming out right now that I wanna play. I'll be buying the PS4 atleast within the year it comes out though but I'm in no Rush.
I like the October 21 rumor. Whatever the launch date is, it can't come soon enough. Mine is paid for. Just need a launch date so I can preorder my games for day one. Hopefully BF4 and Blackflag will be launch titles. I still have my fingers crossed for a PS4 GTA5 reveal at Gamescom. Although very unlikely. =(
I can't wait to get my hands on this.
I'm hoping for a Watch Dogs/AC4 bundle.
Perfect, a release date would be great so I can plan my budget
You said August 20th twice.
Well with Sony's tactic and them wanting to get all the positive news out first, im sure they want to get it out in October, since Microsoft left themselves open with confirming a November release for the XB1.
finally finally finally!!!!
They'd be smart to release it the following week. it would throw off xbox so much they'd turn full circle and do a 360 (poking fun at the xbone 180 cracks)
who's date will be the best lol