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Submitted by Erimgard 1083d ago | news

GameStop Opens a “First to Know” Waiting List for the PlayStation 4

GenGAME writes: GameStop management has confirmed that the retailer has opened a “first to know” waiting list for the PlayStation 4. This isn’t a true pre-order SKU (that will come a little later) but you can go to GameStop now to have your name put on a call list for when new information about the console releases, and you will be notified when the system officially becomes available for pre-order. (GameStop, PS4)

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UnSelf  +   1083d ago
Yes, im glad gamestop is doing this. cant wait to preorder
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Conzul  +   1083d ago
Very mature.
FriedGoat  +   1083d ago
They were clever not to reveal whatit looks like, this will make for anther big event at E3.
FriedGoat  +   1083d ago
They were clever not to reveal what it looks like, this will make for anther big event at E3.
danny818  +   1083d ago
Ps4 looks so promising. Still kinda confused how the ps4/psvita. Wonder if every ps4 title will be playable or what? Anyways the wiiU is irrelevant at this point now lmao!!!
LightofDarkness  +   1083d ago
From the sounds of it, they'd like to have that; but right now, it's too early to know if that's achievable. It's likely not mandated in the development contract to enable this sort of functionality, so it may fall upon Gaikai to provide some means of doing this on a per game basis if the devs don't play ball.
rainslacker  +   1083d ago
Gaikai may not be needed to do this. Near the beginning of the conference they mentioned there being dedicated codec chips built into the system which could facilitate this kind of transfer, although it wasn't talked up as being used for that. This is particularly important when using remote play over the net.

As far as licenses, it's hard to say since I believe developers have to allow it now with the PS3, and most don't care about their older games to bother with it. It's certainly not mandated for new games from what I've seen.
NegativeCreepWA  +   1083d ago
Damn, just called hoping to reserve one.
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dazzrazz  +   1083d ago
and the gamestop hype train started lol waiting list. That sounds like some 3rd world country there
deadfrag  +   1083d ago
I really dont know what to do since all points for a always online connected playstation 4,and no phisical discs.Did you people saw what bungie comment at the end."They were very happy because the PS4 is an online connected system like our game destiny".. it make me think that the PS4 is a always connected console by does words.Please disagree but the way seems to be always online connected next generation!!
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Just_The_Truth  +   1083d ago
Are you serious?
deadfrag  +   1083d ago
Yes!An Sony didnt announce that because they know for sure that M$ is going that route too.So let M$ be the bad guy an announce it.You people dont want to believe it.I got that vibe,not only from the Bungie comments at the end but from the Blizzard guy and from comments like this:"You can start playing the game the moment you start downloading it".
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rainslacker  +   1083d ago
The Blizzard guy hinted at the same thing. What's unknown is if it's a required online connection or not, and what that connection means to just playing games.
_-EDMIX-_  +   1083d ago
? They are merely telling you that you "can" be connected online at all times and be connected to PS4 when you leave your home on your phone, PSV, PC etc. I highly doubt Sony will have a always on DRM.

That might be the stupidest thing I've heard all night. Sony very much knows not everyone has internet. PS2 made its success without it, PS3 sold huge millions even with a lot of users not even having accounts on PSN. Not sure how that would help them.

Even more funny, why wouldn't they say such a thing? I think tonight would be the night to say something as important as that.
rainslacker  +   1083d ago
The stupidest thing you've heard all night? Really?

Anyways, yes it would be a stupid move to do such a thing, which is why I would like them to clear up the rumors(which admittedly are stronger on the MS side) and now the comments made that hinted at it.

Why wouldn't they say it? Because they know it would be a negative, and this show was definitely not meant to show any negative info about the system. There are downsides to everything, and while I'm hyped for the system, I do know there are things not known right now that may affect my, and possibly others, decision to buy one.

I personally doubt it would be required 24/7 for games, but given current trends it's not unreasonable to wonder.
ylwzx3  +   1083d ago
If I get one it won't be from GS.
Rainstorm81  +   1083d ago
....and tomorrow morning I will be placed on that list
Myst  +   1083d ago
Same I'm going in as well. Still going to keep my eyes peeled everywhere though.
Myst  +   1083d ago
Never mind just go to their website instead of having to leave. Play more games tomorrow morning if you don't have to work!

http://www.gamestop.com/ps4
Rainstorm81  +   1083d ago
Thanks I'm on the list
stragomccloud  +   1083d ago
I'll be there~
Ilovetheps4  +   1083d ago
Well, I'm on the list now. Can't wait until I can preorder this console.
Saleem101  +   1083d ago
Already signup!!!
ScubaSteve1  +   1083d ago
how did you guys signed up? did you call them
Conzul  +   1083d ago
Go to the link in the article then press ALT + F4
Saleem101  +   1083d ago
Gamestop.com
ScubaSteve1  +   1083d ago
thanks
WooHooAlex  +   1083d ago
Alright, on the list. I would pre-pay for this thing right now, if I could.
PR_FROM_OHIO  +   1083d ago
I will be on that list!!!!! lol
DivineAssault  +   1083d ago
Tomorrow morning

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