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Submitted by Prcko 426d ago | news

1200 People Expected at Sony's PlayStation 2013 Event

When Sony wants to make an announcement, they need only post a message to their Twitter feed, Facebook page, or their own blog. But why drip that information when they can make a splash? With that in mind, Sony will be having an event. For 1200 attendees.
Twelve hundred people for an announcement is quite a spectacular number... (Industry, Next-Gen, PS4, Sony)

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ichimaru  +   426d ago
is this open to the public
Prcko  +   426d ago
i think 1200 press only,not public
ApolloTheBoss  +   426d ago
I'll bet they'll be another 1000 standing outside the building though. Does it have a jumbotron? I'll bet that too. They pretty much invented the thing anyway.
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ArmGunar  +   426d ago
I heard some rumors which said 5 000 ^^
That would be wrong
chadwarden  +   426d ago
I didn't get an invite. That must mean that only REALLY REALLY REALLY important people got invited.
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Bathyj  +   426d ago | Funny
Damn, I'm only REALLY REALLY important.
ApolloTheBoss  +   426d ago
@Bathyj And you win another bubble!
Bathyj  +   426d ago
Cool, thanks. I think theyre letting people with 7 bubbles in.
TheOneEyedHound  +   426d ago
Your messing with us, a person like you Mr.Warden, sure deserves a front seat.

Oooo savior of the Ps3.
HarryMasonHerpderp  +   425d ago
Sup b**ches..........sup b**ches it's chaaad warden here ite, I'm talkin bout the PS triple.

The greatest troll of all time :)
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Timesplitter14  +   426d ago
Please lawd let's hope they at least let the journalists post pictures/videos or something
BitbyDeath  +   426d ago
You know it's going to be broadcasted live right?
teedogg80  +   426d ago
I believe that cvg.com is having a live stream of the conference.
PS4isKing_82  +   426d ago
As long as u have a reliable Internet connection, you'll be seeing the beautiful wonderful amazing incredible next gen console known as the playstation 4 via live streaming :)
Y_5150  +   426d ago
That's such an accurate reaction that I would make.
JoGam  +   426d ago
Thanks a lot dude... I only just laughed out loud on the bus at 9:15 at night. People looked at me like I was crazy. Lol
@ichimaru
It will be streamed for us peasants.

This is great! E3 now & E3 Later!
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3-4-5  +   426d ago
That is 1,200 sources of info to gather date from.

Also 1,200 people who could potentially be let down if they don't actually reveal the PS4.
majiebeast  +   426d ago
1200 thats what 4x the size of a E3 presser?

@Ichi
I doubt it. But you could try your luck Sony always lets some fans in at there E3 pressers mostly those who have been standing in line for a day.
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neoMAXMLC  +   426d ago
And I would do it again! :3
GoldPunch-TR  +   426d ago
OMG. PS4 is coming guys !!!!!!
TheCookieMonster  +   426d ago
NICE I GOT INVITED!!!! THEY SENT ME AN EMAIL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!YES!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!

FEB 20th WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT!!!!
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WeAreLegion  +   426d ago
Darn. How'd you get it? :/
Crazay  +   426d ago
He's so full of crap that if you dried it out you could fertilize the lawn with it.

On another note, did I see that this would be broadcast somewhere?
WeAreLegion  +   426d ago
It will be broadcast on many websites, including IGN, CVG, 1UP (I think), and the PlayStation Blog.

Here's one link:

http://www.computerandvideo...
TheCookieMonster  +   426d ago
Can you people not take jokes? lol
gunnerforlife  +   426d ago
he is the cookieMonster how else!
El_Colombiano  +   426d ago
Oh internet. That first image is straight lulz
brandonb21  +   426d ago
yes. and 6 million or so watching the live stream
Soldierone  +   426d ago
There were over 60k people watching that video for Vita yesterday at one point, can't imagine what the streaming numbers will be for this too.
GiantFriendlyCrab  +   426d ago
6 MILLION
Liquid_Ocelot  +   426d ago
Where I was watching it, it said 90k(+)
Can't imagine how big this meeting will be.. Sony should play "All Eyez on Me" at the event (kidding) :P

Let's hope this next gen brings even bigger and better things than the one before it, can't wait.. just a few more hours. God the wait for this and F1 Season is killing me.
WeskerChildReborned  +   426d ago
Well if the hype for PS4 is true, their should be quite a bit of people.
Ultr  +   426d ago
totally here in switzerland the bigggest online newspaper streams too directly, this is going to be huge
porkChop  +   426d ago
1200? But didn't they reserve a 2200 seat venue? Seems like a ton of wasted space...
BitbyDeath  +   426d ago
Some need more than one seat.
Reverent  +   426d ago
They are pressers after all.
Shadow Flare  +   426d ago
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WeAreLegion  +   426d ago
They needed room for Kojima's security detail.
porkChop  +   426d ago
Kojima just arrived in Paris today, so I don't think he'll be at the Sony event lol.
superterabyte  +   426d ago
@BitbyDeath Will Gabe newell be there?
cannon8800  +   426d ago
@superterabyte

Dude, a fat joke a day keeps half life 3 away.
GraveLord  +   426d ago
Breathing room is always nice. Plus there'll be jizz all over the place so the further apart, the better.
cannon8800  +   426d ago
LOL I would keep a safe distance from everybody else. I would bring an umbrella just for added protection.
stage88  +   426d ago
2013 is the Year Of The Playstation
izumo_lee  +   426d ago
Sony to the Playstation fanbase...

R U RED E?!!!
GiantFriendlyCrab  +   426d ago
PLAYSTA-SHUN :)
baldulf  +   426d ago
This is going to be the greatest thing in videogames ever or the biggest fail ever.

It is going to be BIG, whatever it may be a good or a bad thing.
brandonb21  +   426d ago
the live stream will probably crash
GiantFriendlyCrab  +   426d ago
The Times : Sony is considering pricing PS4 "at about £300
modesign  +   426d ago
they have to reveal the ps4 or 1200 press are going to trash sony and the playstation brand for eternity
Zefros  +   426d ago
I heard that Kojima is going to be there too, is that true?
baldulf  +   426d ago
He flew to the US just today, I guess he'll be there.
TheOneEyedHound  +   426d ago
And if he's not?
porkChop  +   426d ago
No, he flew to Paris. He said it himself and he posted pictures of Paris that he took.
TheOneEyedHound  +   426d ago
I expect this to be big, bigger than the super bowl, a 2.8-3.2 billion viewers at starting point I say.
strigoi814  +   426d ago
Sony better not to troll this 1200 individuals in attendance or else....doomed
NateCole  +   426d ago
Imagine if they just announce Super Rub a Dub 2 lol!
truegame  +   426d ago
@NateCole.

Lol. Super Rub a Dub was my first game that i purchased on the PSN network back in the days for my kid... I hope they come out with 2 ...
adorie  +   426d ago
WHat if they announce a new Parappa the Rapper, then end the show? LOL?

"Thank you all for coming!"
taco_tom237  +   426d ago
does anybody know any sites that are livestreaming the event that works on a ps3 browser?
BitbyDeath  +   426d ago
Some have asked Sony this and they've just replied that details will be going out soon.

Hopefully Home will be covering it.
Goodfella78  +   426d ago
Wow come on sony,cant wait to see what they have up their proverbial sleeve,and for anybody in the uk that doesnt know what time the conferance kicks off for us over here in ole england its 11 pm on the 20th of course,peace out people.....
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cannon8800  +   426d ago
Before I watch the live stream I'm going to beat my meat just so I'll be more relaxed and not all crazy and stuff. Gotta prepare for the big day!
khimoney  +   426d ago
Ill be doing it during the announcment
WitWolfy  +   426d ago
If this announcement is so massive as people claim it will be then they would've streamed it in HOME as well.
Hicken  +   426d ago
Well, it can't be SMALL, as you don't invite 1200 people and stream the event through dozens of sites just to make a small announcement.
urwifeminder  +   426d ago
All vita owners in the one place awesome. <S

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