390°
Submitted by leonHurley 671d ago | opinion piece

12 things you might not know about PS4

OPM list 12 PS4 features announced at the PlayStation Meeting you should definitely know about, but may have missed… (PS4)

_LarZen_  +   671d ago
Great read!
blackbeld  +   671d ago
Wow List.

1 Virtual pass-the-pad
2 Free-to-play
3 Stream any PS4 game on your Vita
4 Digital games are playable as you’re downloading them
5 PS4 won’t block used games
6 Move isn’t going away/PlayStation 4 Eye
7 Self-publishing on PSN
8 PS4 suggests buying purchases
9 Stream PS1, PS2 and PS3 games on PS4
10 DualShock 4 secrets
11 The Witcher 3 is PS4-bound
12 Exclusive PS4 Destiny content
blackmamba707  +   671d ago
+2 additional from their press release sheet :

13. headset (Mono Headset) will be bundled with PS4
14. cross game chat confirmed
StrongMan  +   671d ago
15 Clickable touchpad
Sizzon  +   671d ago
12# The Witcher 3! :o :)

nice!
ziggurcat  +   671d ago
#5 PS4 won’t block used games

"Interviewed last night Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Worldwide Studios, confirmed: “Used games can play on PS4.”

and there you have it, people... straight from the horse's mouth. further proof that patents don't matter, and people should never take anything they see on the internet that doesn't provide concrete evidence without a grain of salt.

there's a lot of really amazing things listed, but i'm not so convinced by the free-to-play stuff mostly because i think free-to-play is a red herring, and the only way you can really get the full experience of those types of games is by paying money.
#3 (Edited 671d ago ) | Agree(14) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
kayoss  +   671d ago
Well developers for Free to play games have to make money some how. If they dont charge you for little things to help improve your experience then they would go out of business. Free to play is give you the choice to purchase item. The items are not forced down your throat.
Saryk  +   671d ago
I bet Microsoft is shitting their pants and going back to the drawing board!
kneon  +   671d ago
It's a little late for that, all they can do now is work on the marketing
ambientFLIER  +   671d ago
I bet Microsoft knew about all these features long before they were released to the public and have planned for them, and the only people "shitting their pants" are ones that buy into the console wars. Like you.
Saryk  +   671d ago
Really! Buying into the console wars, wow. Since I am a PC gamer, who loves PCs, but also hardware,who has a PS3 and a Xbox, guess you caught me.

Want to ask you a question though. Did my post upset you so much that made you make that post XBOX fanboi? Or did you just need to show us your intelligence and grace us here with your presence?
Blastoise  +   671d ago
PS4 is ticking all the right boxes so far. Keep it up because I am well and truly on the hype train
ZBlacktt  +   671d ago
I liked the part about the share button that allows other gamers to come in and help you in parts of your game if you are stuck. Like remote in on CP.
kayoss  +   671d ago
I'm excited about this... now someone can help me to platinum certain games. Game such as Gran turismo... damn those license.
ZBlacktt  +   671d ago
Yep, for me it's those darn God of War challenges, lol. I can't get them all. :(
Talamak  +   671d ago
Dope
stage88  +   671d ago
If the new Xbox blocks used games then that thing will be dead on arrival. I mean tank so hard it will leave a crater.
Thatmattkid  +   671d ago
I dont see how the Vita can have every game streamed to it? It's missing both L2/R2 and L3/R3. It does have the front and rear touch screens to make up for this but now the Dualshock 4 does too.

It's still a very engaging and promising idea though!
#9 (Edited 671d ago ) | Agree(0) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
TheGamerDood  +   671d ago
>It's missing both L2/R2 and L3/R3

Dude those things haven't changed, they're still there. lol
kayoss  +   671d ago
Its still there, you have to assign the back touch panel as L2/R2.
trenso1  +   671d ago
My only gripe is that the options button now takes place for the start and select button
nevin1  +   671d ago
Thats odd.
trenso1  +   671d ago
Yea it is don't know why they did that especially since one of the games I'm looking foward to in bf4 what will be the spot button now
KevPC  +   671d ago
#5 and #9 are kinda are related right?

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories

The 12 Games of Christmas

6m ago - SheAttack: Wondering what to play this holiday season? Erica of SheAttack has you covered with th... | Xbox 360
20°

Geometry Wars 3 : Dimensions Review (Invision Game Community)

14m ago - The Geometry Wars series has one of my favourite indie game series of all time. Starting off as a... | PC
10°

Bravely Second’s Pre-order Bonuses Provide Powerful Weapons And Abilities

14m ago - Square Enix showed off more of Bravely Second’s new Cat Master job during Jump Festa 2015, and th... | 3DS
10°

Trine: Enchanted Edition Review - Gamestyle

14m ago - GS: "This is a weird one as the sequel to Trine has already been out on PS4 for just over a year... | PC
Ad

Start Making Games for the PS4

Now - Want to design the next generation of video games? Start learning game design today. Click for more info on how to get started. | Promoted post
10°

Review: Papers, Please (Apple iPad) - Digitallydownloaded

15m ago - DD: "Papers, Please is not the kind of game that would ever feature in a Christmas countdown. It... | iPhone