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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:20 pm

PS4 Surpasses 50 Million Units Sold Worldwide; Best Black Friday of PlayStation’s History

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment announced with a press release that the PS4 has sold-through to customers over 50 million units worldwide as of December 6th, 2016.

The press release also mentions that the console enjoyed the best Black Friday week of PlayStation’s history. The figure is cumulative among all models of PS4, including the newly-released PS4 Pro, that hit the worldwide shelves on November 10th.

Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Andrew House accompanied the press release with a statement:

“We’re truly delighted that the PS4 community continues to flourish since launch three years ago.With tremendous support from our fans and partners across the globe, this year we were able to deliver an unprecedented lineup of hardware such as the new slimmer PS4, PS4 Pro and PlayStation VR. We will continue to provide the best gaming experiences available through our ground-breaking software lineup and network services, as we focus on accelerating our business and expanding the PS4 ecosystem.”

On top of hardware sales, we also learn about software, that sold-through 369.6 million copies combined between brick and mortar stores and digital downloads as of December 4th.

The press release also promises, as usual, that “SIE will continue to expand the world of PS4 to deliver entertainment experiences that are only possible on PlayStation.”

Sony Corporation announced back in October that the company predicts PS4 shipments to reach 60 million units by March 31st, 2017, and considering that actual sales already reached fifty million units, the target definitely seems within reach.

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:42 pm

PS4 Software Sell through 50.4 Million over the Same Period, UNCHARTED 4: A Thief's End, reached a cumulative sell through of more than 8.7 Million copies globally ~

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) today announced robust sales for PlayStation®4 (PS4™) computer entertainment system and its software titles this holiday. That includes:

PS4 has sold through more than 6.2 million units during the 2016 holiday season*1.
PS4 has now cumulatively sold through more than 53.4*2 million units globally as of January 1, 2017.
PS4 software sales also remained strong during the 2016 holiday season with more than 50.4 million copies*3 sold in retail stores worldwide and through digital downloads on PlayStation®Store as of January 1, 2017. UNCHARTED 4: A Thief's End reached a cumulative sell through of more than 8.7 million copies globally*4 as of December 21, 2016.

"We are truly grateful for the tremendous support from our fans and partners, which has helped to make this holiday season one of the best in our history," said Andrew House, President and Global CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment. "We will aim to continue the momentum this year by broadening the PS4 title portfolio, further enriching the revolutionary gaming experiences on PlayStation VR*5 and high quality gaming experience on PlayStation 4 Pro*6, while also expanding network services. We will remain steadfast in making the PS4 the best place to play."

The PS4 system is currently available in 123 countries and regions*7 worldwide.

*1 Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SIE. PS4 sales data in Japan and Asia collected 11/21/2016 – 1/1/2017, in North America and Latin America collected 11/20/2016 – 12/31/2016, in Europe collected 11/21/2016 – 12/31/2016.
*2 Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SIE. Sales data in Japan collected 2/22/2014 – 1/1/2017, in North America collected 11/15/2013 – 12/31/2016, in Europe and Latin America collected 11/29/2013 – 12/31/2016, and in Asia collected 12/17/2013 – 1/1/2017.
*3 Number of retail sales to consumers is estimated by SIE. Sales data in Japan and Asia collected 11/21/2016 – 1/1/2017, in North America and Latin America collected 11/20/2016 – 12/31/2016, in Europe collected 11/21/2016 – 12/31/2016.
*4 Includes worldwide sell through data for both Blu-ray Disc sell-through quantities and digital sales.
*5 PlayStation®VR
*6 PlayStation®4 Pro
*7 As of 12/7/2016
53m, it's passed the SNES now. And almost 9m for Uncharted 4 is pretty big.

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:32 am



It's also coming to Xbox One and is on Steam.

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External HDDs, finally.

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Post by Hawq » Sat Feb 04, 2017 6:29 am

when I saw that earlier I thought "brillient, now I dont need to reinstall all my stuff to add a bigger drive to my system" took them long enouth though

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Post by Hawq » Fri Feb 17, 2017 6:09 am

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed Mar 08, 2017 11:48 pm

370 games have been discounted on the Australian & European PSN for PS4/PS3/Vita/PSP. Here's a list:

https://psprices.com/region-au/index
https://psprices.com/region-gb/index

Suikoden 1, 2 & 3 are on special. Nice.


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Post by Matisfaction » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:43 am

Is it only the "George Foreman" model that plays PS2 games?

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:13 am

Only the early 60GB models. Although they can all emulate PS2 games.

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed Mar 22, 2017 2:41 am

I've played around 5 hours of Horizon Zero Dawn so far, the game is great. It's like a cross of Tomb Raider & Assassin's Creed with some Shadow Of The Colossus & RDR mixed in. I haven't done a lot of the story yet, mainly been hunting machines, which is good fun. Very nice graphics.

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Post by melancholy » Wed Mar 22, 2017 5:06 am

Dr. Zoidberg wrote:Only the early 60GB models. Although they can all emulate PS2 games.
That's only partially true. While every version can emulate games via the PS Store, only the 20 and 60 GB models can actually play PS2 discs. So if you have a different PS3 and the game you want isn't on the store, you're out of luck.

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Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:03 am

melancholy wrote:
Dr. Zoidberg wrote:Only the early 60GB models. Although they can all emulate PS2 games.
That's only partially true. While every version can emulate games via the PS Store, only the 20 and 60 GB models can actually play PS2 discs. So if you have a different PS3 and the game you want isn't on the store, you're out of luck.
Yeah that's what I meant. I should have added "if the game is on PSN".

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Today Square Enix released a trailer of the PS4 release of the PS2 classic Star Ocean: Till the End of Time, titled Ultimate Hits HD: Star Ocean: Til the End of Time: Director’s Cut.

The port has been developed by using the PS4’s PS2 emulation tech, and the game will be rendered in 1080p, even if CGI cutscenes will keep their original resolution. Support for trophies, share play and remote has been added, and there will be no need to swap disk like in the original.

If you want to see what the game looks like on PS4, you can watch the trailer below.

Ultimate Hits HD: Star Ocean: Til the End of Time: Director’s Cut releases today in Japan. At the moment, there is no information about a possible North American and European release.

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Post by melancholy » Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:45 am

Meh, I already have the full collection on both PS3 and Vita.

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This is not a joke BTW.

Edit: Here's the trailer.


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Post by melancholy » Wed Apr 26, 2017 8:27 pm

I may want that just for the rarity of it.

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