GB: Earlier we had reported that Sony have released a new teaser video and if you are following the recent rumors, it is not hard to believe that Sony will be revealing PS3′s successor i.e. the PlayStation 4 on February 20th, 2013.
Am trying to not get my hopes up as it might be something else but its quite hard to do that if theres even a wiff of the ps4 being unveiled.
Well, Sony will be the ultimate troll if they dont reveal the PS4. But they will.
You mean these journalist are trolling Sony by making everyone assume it will be about the PS4. It's just ridiculous to jump to conclusions like that. Even if I am wrong and it is about the PS4 I am still not going to set my expectations so high for it when none of us have any real insight into what it actually could be about.. Sure let's just get all pissed at Sony just because their fan base constantly confuses their teasers. I mean this literally just happened everyone was assuming that God of War super bowl ad was something completely different and the same thing happened with PS: All Stars Battle Royal and every one also got all disappointed thinking it was Infamous teaser for the PS Vita.. Time will tell and I can't wait to rub it in peoples faces when it's not about the PS4, feel free to return the favor if I am wrong.
I think your right people should maybe reserve their excitement a bit until more is known. However I don't believe it is a ridiculous assumption that is being thrown out there. Obviously Sony knew how the market would take this trailer, and they wouldn't hold a big press event for a new game IP unless they really changed their views on marketing. The only other ace they have up their sleeve would be Gaikai, but this teaser just screams PS all around. They also know any other announcement that isn't next gen related would leave their fans and the media extremely hostile towards them and I doubt that's something they want to announce some new tech to.
My guess is as good as any but I don't see it being new playstation hardware; possibly Gaikai reveal with announced games/movies or similar that will be available with it's launch later this year. It won't be a psvita re-model that some people suggested. It won't be a new ps3 model. My best bet is probably an introduction to the new Gaikai service and showcasing.
I've noticed something... Type PS4 on youtubes searchbar. The first video on the results is the official Playstation channel and the video tease for 20th February.
Well said, sir.
Problem lies in that now with it being 3 weeks away it has a chance to build even more excitement with people outside of gaming like investors. With mainstream non-niche vg sites saying its the PS4 Sony will lose money now if they dont reveal the PS4. It has to be an announcement, if not stocks are goin to drop.
This is a machine many have waited for and Sony knows it.
I think that's wise. For me, the future of Gaikai would be just as compelling.
Also don't want to get my hopes up but I will crap buckets of blood (in a good way) if they reveal it on the 20th.
I think it is the PS Vita Go! :D
I dunno folks this could be the real deal here. All these PS4 rumors circulating around, somethings bound to happen.
I received the official SONY PLAYSTATION email of the video and its nammed... messages4. Did that 4 means something or it appeared on every email from SONY. go check your email acounts and clarify that please. As the Darkness told Jackie ... SOOONNNNN!!!!!!!!!
i saw that one..the pic that was on the website.. but i saw the gaikai logo as well..the four squares?? or its MS?? lolz
This is what microsoft did now its time to pay back the favor
I dont think its the PS4. Its to soon. Too many current gen games have yet to be released.
Ya but most of them are due by may. Which leaves more than half a year without any new games. Save for gta 5 that was just revealed to launch in sept. Sony's biggest games of the year, the last of us and god of war are out soon. Any other year those would be released around the holidays. Ps4 will have a full on showing at e3 and Sony will use the second half of this year to build a crazy amount of hype. Guaranteed.
HYPE! PRE-MIND=BLOWN !!!!!
It's PS4,people.Sony is inviting investors to the meeting,this is a console announcement.
Ok that proves nothing, you basically took other peoples assumptions and called that proof. Awesome, what factual proof you have there. The only thing that gets me is people are over hyping this teaser and then when people see it isn't about the PS4, they are all going to rage.. I mean why on earth would they release any good information on the PS4 right now? When they straight up said they weren't releasing any solid info until Microsoft shows their console. Why even set people up for disappointment like this? Sure let's dissect a teaser with computer generated graphics and assume it's a PS4.. You know there is also this thing called Gaikai Sony has been working on for a good while now. Funny how Patcher or practically all of you analyst never even mention Gaikai.
I understand where you're coming from completely. Everyone is looking forward to the PS4, It's likely getting announced sometime this year so people are getting over excited and miss interpreting Sony announcements, this happens when anticipating any next gen console. The smart thing to do is to remain cautiously optimistic and try not to buy into any of the flaimbait rumours that are bound to be circulating around about now, easier said than done for some people obviously but if you get disappointed for misinterpreting a Sony ad or believe a non credible rumour with a shady source, then it's true that you have no one to blame for getting upset when it's not what you thought but yourself.
However...there ARE dev boxes out now. That's not even a rumor...I guess this gives this some weight...
Cmon ppl, why are you trying so hard not to see it? Its not Gaikai, Its not a new IP, its the big daddy, the *new* mother of all consoles, its the PS4. The colors, the motifs and the whole thing screams HARDWARE. It doesnt scream new IP (Some type of art would be shown) and sony wouldnt call up investors just to show up a new IP. Look at the games we are looking for right now, TLOUS, UD, KZ:M (Not a new ip but still) and all the others were announced without all these bells and whistles...Why do it now? They built way too much hype for them to get away with some silly new IP announcement which would have a bad backlash on them. Gaikai isnt something new, and i bet sony will only blow the lid off of it when its completely set up, so the MC will just say "and starting from the end of this conference, you will be able to access gaikai from your PS3s, Vitas and PS4s". Some HUUUGE PSN downtime would be needed in order to sync everything up and we havent had any of those this year. The only other big shooter left is PlayStation The Fourth. All in all i prefer to build up and reach my personal climax when they confirm it
Gaikai was a strategic deal. I don't expect any product from them any time soon. And HW. Yes, sure. But I would actually expect much more. This is more like "PlayStation" redefined. Hopefully across more platforms (incl. Vita/PS3) and with the web launch of the Sony Entertainment network more likely some sort of totally integrated network and platform. I think it's not just throwing a new piece of metal at consumers. It's the whole package.
I think Ju may be right on this one. "See the future" means that they aren't likely to just announce new hardware, being optimistic on this. If you have all those investors and reporters there, might as well make it known what their intentions are for the entire PS brand. I know with Kaz taking over Sony hasn't really released a big overall plan to share with the community or investors, only some specifics they were going to do to return to profitability (ie. cut out some departments, focus less or not at all on non-profitable ventures, etc). Sony's PlayStation brand is the strongest they have for their electronics division, and given Kaz's history within that department, and recent changes to PSN/SEN, PS Mobile, etc, it's pretty safe to assume that this reveal may involve a lot more than just PS4, but an entire infrastructure that will go under the PlayStation brand. One that will go head on against MS Windows 8/Live infrastructure that they will be pushing I might add.
It would be crazy to see what would happen if they don't.
It's PS Meeting, and nothing but a hardware reveals there. Another PSP? Bitch, please.
https://twitter.com/KazHira... They seem too relaxed for it NOT to be the PS4. I can't wait to hear all about it, let the 20th come already!
Dude that's a parody account. It even says so when you click on the link. Despite that, I do wish it is the unveil of the PS4!
You got trolled man... Read it better next time ;)
Maybe a new Vita version or even Playstation 4, this will be fun can't wait to see what Sony and Microsoft got to us this time around
Seems that would be a little absurd when they are having a little trouble selling the Vita's they have now. I think getting the first versions to sell well would be first priority over making a new revised one.
I'm sorry, but Kaz is trolling WAYYY too much for it not to be the PS4 lol. "I am proud to exclusively reveal the first screenshot ever of a PS4 game: pic.twitter.com/4TpEM4il" "On 20th February, we will finally show of the future of PlayStation: PS3 Firmware Update 4.4!" If he isn't kidding about the firmware update, it better be one heck of a firmware update lol.