SCEI PR Seemingly confirms PS4 will not be region locked.
Doesn't really affect people in North America (except those who import Japanese games), but I must say, I am mighty happy to hear this news for my gaming brethren in Europe and Australia, since (correct me if I'm wrong) they can import games from the USA for a much cheaper price.
As an Aussie, this is a case of a gift that keeps on giving. Thankyou Sony.
STAPPPPPP. You're killing them.
. http://i.imgur.com/zUcwrkw.... The Xbox Brand was found dead on June 10th, 2013. The body was recovered from Silver Lake outside of Los Angeles where Sony dumped the remains after brutally beating them at its E3 Press Conference.
One more slap to MS. Let's throw the Xbones to the hungry CODogs.
Yes, Thanks Sony!
Shut up and take my money Sony!
expected more new IPs and exclusives from Sony E3 presentation.. not disapointed though since they announced 30 in house exclusive games in development for PS4 among which 20 will release during Year one
They didn't show everything at the presser, check this out: http://www.youtube.com/watc... Also don't forget the multiplats that Microsoft showed, Metal Gear, Battlefield, Call of Duty, Witcher 3 will all be there also.
http://www.youtube.com/user... theres a lot of stuff they didn't talk about, Microsofts exclusives are for the most part failures.
Oh boy https://www.youtube.com/wat...
Xbox One WILL have Region lock. Let your minds marinate on all of the restrictions of that horrible machine...
Did you know that every Xbox One also will break the day after the warranty ends, this is why Microsoft requires online checks.
With all the restrictions, I'd be surprised if it wasn't.
This is one of the biggest deal-maker or breaker for me, as I travel quite a lot, and I do take my home consoles with me (wand portables!). I want to be able to buy games from USA, Europe and Japan (or Hong Kong/China) and just put them in my one personalized system and play them. Thank you Sony, for listening us all and understanding that the world is now very globalized and interconnected place, where one system can work beyond the country borders!
Fantastic News! Now I can import all my Gundams! Edit: But the paid service seems likely to restrict online unless you buy PS+ for each region though.
Day one, all day.
pre-ordered from gamestop/EB games online already! so excited.
(too late to edit) ... and it's a good thing i did it when i did because it's no longer available (EB games, i live in canada).
Just keeps getting better.
Good to know that i will be able to import the next Idolmaster game without hesitation! Thanks Sony! I need my Japanese boob jiggling physics :P
We all do, Yu... We all do. Btw, how's Rise? I'm pretty sure she's over legal age now. Do you think we'll maybe see a Risette cameo with jiggling boob physics in Persona 5?
Damn good news! Now I can pre-order from UK! Shipping to Asia :)
lol, another nail in the coffin
Sony calm down the Xdone is already buried.
At this point, Sony's just sh*tting on their grave.
The CODogs are chewing on the Xbones.
they are not satisfied until they've put layers of cement on top the grave and build a skyscraper on top of it so then people will only look up and not asking what was down there lol!
Well that's another one down. Just need to find out what's happening with the HDD, whether or not its swappable, and what if anything is going to happen to Home. Also be nice if the PS4 had three HDMI ports. One in the back for the camera, which you don't have to buy. @majiebeast above: Sony's doing what they're doing for gaming, not competition. At least competition wasn't at the forefront of their thinking just like overconfidence.
i believe the HDD is swapable, dont remember where i read it but i thought they said something about it being changable.
Yes, the HDD is upgradable http://n4g.com/news/1278077...
OMG YES :D
Sony=Goku MS= Nappa
Nappa is to good for MS MS = caiba-man
more like chaotzu.
Sony = Cell MS = Mr Satan How about that? :P
Finally a good reason to buy the PS4 over the Xbox ONE....I was on the fence on this one. NOT.
LOL, people still say "Not"? I thought that went out of style mid 90s
I learned it from Borat :/ is wawaweewaa still current?! I don't know what to believe anymore :(
Another good news coming from Sony, the best gaming company in the world!
I'm so glad that Sony has listened to the consumer except for that pay for on-line but I'll let that slide because of no DRM.
no region locking, either? it just keeps getting better, and better!
Awesome! I'm living in UK for more 9 months, then going back to Brazil. Now I can safely pre-order mine here! Thanks Sony! And sorry Wii U, I would take you too months ago if you were not region locked!
This is great news as I sometimes get Hong Kong releases because they'll generally have English subtitles. Sony is definitely doing everything right!
Oh Sony Mercy on their poor souls.
Gracias senor Sony:)
And the hits keep coming.
This one was not even in question.
Is the DLCs Region free too?
PS3 TAGLINE - It only does everything PS4 TAGLINE - It only gets better
I'm Happy to be a playstation owner! :')
OMG, this just keeps getting better and better! Thank you Sony!
Awesome. Thank you, Sony.
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