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Sony Calls November 13th PS4 Release Date "Speculation"

While Microsoft was more than happy to confirm at E3 2013 that the Xbox One would be releasing in November, Sony stuck with what they’d always said and just gave the PS4 a ‘holiday‘ launch in the US and Europe during their conference. - PSLS (PS4)

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Relientk77  +   966d ago
Nov 13th would be great

as soon as possible

doctorstrange  +   966d ago
I want it tomorrow
Relientk77  +   966d ago
Tomorrow sounds good lol

you hear that Amazon be at my house tomorrow with my PS4
pimpschitz  +   966d ago
I want it now!!!! And some meatloaf!!!
stuntman_mike  +   966d ago
I'd be frothing at the mouth if it came out tomorrow (and skint).


is that Meatloaf the singer or the food?

I can just imagine the delivery guy pull up on his Harley carrying your PS4 to the theme tune of "i would do anything for love" straight to your waiting arms lol.
mewhy32  +   966d ago
me tooooo
irepbtown  +   965d ago
If it came out tomorrow...

Tonight would feel like a century.

Anyway, I live in the UK and as long as our release date isn't too long after the Americans I'll be happy (wait, I'm already happy; Damn you Sony!).

PS3 was released March 07 here (Europe) and November 06 in the States. Wouldn't be surprised if Novemeber 2013 the PS4 arrives at my door in which the delivery man will be greeted by myself, I might give him a present because I'll be that happy.

Off topic of sorts: I still haven't pre-ordered a game yet, too many to pick from (Damn you Sony... AGAIN!).
Anarki  +   965d ago
They put an advertisement in the UK newspaper with a date of 24th of November.
kraigslist_killa  +   965d ago
I needed it yesterday
ClosedUnknownz  +   965d ago
I want it today so I can shut my "Xbox One is better" friends up and show them what REAL power the PS4 has.
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dbjj12088  +   966d ago
September 13th!
Steven21  +   966d ago
My bet is October 17th. Sony would be brilliant to do this. They would get their first batch out to all the hardcore and be able to restock for Black Friday. If you launch too close to Black Friday then their out of consoles and aren't making any money because their shelves are3 empty. They'd be able to keep a steady amount coming in until Christmas and really be able to get a big jump over XBONE. Hell, they could even drop the price 10 dollars on Black Friday if hey launched in October and make an even bigger splash. M$would be dead in the water.
minialex  +   966d ago
I'll agree with Steven21 with October 17th. Isn't that the date that keeps popping everywhere on the signs in The Last of Us?
jobboy  +   966d ago
october 17th is my birthday!!!!!!!!!!
but i'm not from US.... i'm from Italy :(
cloak365  +   966d ago
I really hop not I get married on the 19th so wedding planning going on during that time I would get no game time lol
Steven21  +   966d ago
@minialex Yeah! Naughty Dog could definitely be dropping some serious hints with that. It would be great if it happened. The October 17th would be great for the industry, Sony, and the consumer in mind. Hopefully they'll shock us all and release it then.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   966d ago
That's pretty close to my Birthday, I hope so.
FamilyGuy  +   966d ago
October would be epic though.
That extra month ahead of the X1 would have Sony taking the people on the fence about which system they want right off.
Cryptcuzz  +   966d ago
I was thinking of October, well its actually more like HOPING lol, since I know it would not make sense to release it any earlier and I want it ASAP!
bicfitness  +   966d ago
If the 13th is accurate, NA will get it sooner, that is always the way. Licencing issues always hold up stuff in EU. But if Sony can get it out in Europe by mid-November, that means late October for NA, which would be killer. It would also allow them to get another shipment out for Black Friday after the initial allotment is gobbled up.
iMixMasTer872   966d ago | Spam
LiinoMajire  +   966d ago
Yeah, I would love for that to be the date- if not sooner.

@Pimp: I want Frugals. If anybody even knows what that is. Lol.
The_Con-Sept  +   966d ago
I guessed 11/12/2013 a while back. That's what it should be so their add campaign can do a recount up to four by fading away the excess 1's with a bright blue 4 to the right that appears fist with the "PS" letters fade in slowly as the 123 fades out. Then fade in the console on the left. Then have the PSVita appear in the right for the subconscious mind to read it as PS4Vita. A.K.A PS4Life (Vita is better defined as saying "life.")

Then it would be an instant cult classic advertisement that gamers would totally appreciate seeing. :P

Hahahaha if only they could figure that one out.
NumOnePS3FanBoy  +   966d ago
November 8th or November 22nd. Calling it right now ;)
1Victor  +   965d ago
I Smell A Plot Twist Like The We'll Release Later Than The Competitor Comments And Then BAM plot Twist See The Future On February 20. This Time Sony Is Out For Blood And Microsoft Is The First On The Sidewalk.
TakahashiDemon  +   965d ago
Nov 1st would be great.

That's sooner than possible ;)
greenlantern2814  +   965d ago
and since 11/13/13 was speculation than could you tell us a day please.
pretty please with sugar on top.
Wedge19  +   966d ago
Because it's coming out in October! Awh... I just realized ...Wishful thinking gets you no where... sad... Can't wait to find out the release date.
dbjj12088  +   966d ago
Very sad :(
specialguest  +   966d ago
Feb 21, 2014!
Cryptcuzz  +   966d ago
Dude I would have dropped kicked you if you said that in front of me! JK.

Not because I don't like you, but because I want it ASAP, not 2014!
killacal13  +   966d ago
You are special alright. JK
specialguest  +   966d ago
a little light-hearted trolling.
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SilentNegotiator  +   966d ago
You think this is a JOKE?!? I don't know how much longer I can contain my friend Cryptcuzz here, buddy. You'd better watch yourself!

Cryptcuzz  +   966d ago
You heard what SilentNegotiator said about me so you better recognize we want our PS4 this year not 2014! JK.

Anymore soft trolling from you and I cannot guarantee he can be *Silent* much longer ;)

Yo Silent, let's roll out!
ANIALATOR136  +   966d ago
the typical "we do not comment on rumour or speculation response." I hope this date is true though. Pretty much the sooner the better. Still saving but I'm slowly getting there :)
tarbis  +   965d ago
That's Sony's way of confirming things. LOL!
Mikelarry  +   966d ago
stop teasing Sony and just tell us the anticipation is too much
KrisButtar  +   966d ago
Call of Duty launchs on Nov. 5th and Watch Dogs launchs on Nov 19th, its sometime around then
PurpHerbison  +   966d ago
Those dates could easily get pushed back.
A-laughing-horse  +   966d ago
It's next week. Someone just called me and told me.
poopsack  +   966d ago
thanks man.
A-laughing-horse  +   966d ago
Bro. I got you.
stuntman_mike  +   966d ago
yeah it was a wrong number lol.
WeMilk   966d ago | Spam
slutface  +   966d ago
The PR for PS4 is massive....I mean talk about building hype...they didnt show the PS4 until MS showed XBOX1...they didnt share the price until the they are building anticipation for the actual release date. Their PR gets an A+.
WeMilk   966d ago | Spam
310dodo  +   966d ago
Oh god please...

November 13th would be heavenly!!!

I just dont know what game to buy. I want Fifa 14 but I hear thats launching in 2014?
aiBreeze  +   966d ago
They will want to keep their cards close to their hands at present I imagine. They probably want to be the first next gen console to release and wouldn't want to give anything away which would allow Microsoft to get the upper hand in this.
slutface  +   966d ago
Sony got VERY SMART this new generation. This is not the Sony that we knew. This is a massive turn around for their PR department.
ThatCanadianGuy514  +   966d ago
Lots of new Management at Playstation these days.No more Krazy ken, stringer, harrison.

Instead we get Adam boyes, Scott rohde, Shuhei, Mark cerny, Shahid etc.

This is a PS2 type dominance team.
SpinalRemains  +   965d ago
This is not a Ken Kutaragi influenced launch.

No Riiiidge Racer this time. As much as that man had to do with PS dominance in the past, he began to make poor decisions which almost was PS undoing.

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cunnilumpkin  +   966d ago
September 27 please!!!

its my birthday, plus I am beyond ready for new consoles!
Angeljuice  +   966d ago
26th would be better (my birthday). :-)
GanjaMan  +   966d ago
25th would be better, you probably know why ;)
from the beach  +   966d ago
Just hope they have the decency to launch at least two weeks apart..
WeAreLegion  +   966d ago
I hope you're right, but a same day release would be so cool! Think of the YouTube videos from the fights at midnight releases!
Cryptcuzz  +   966d ago
Yeah I know right! The news media would pick it up and report on it being gang related.

New rival gangs sporting what appears to be Playstation Blue and Xbox Green causes one of the biggest riots near store chains across the world simultaneously!
from the beach  +   966d ago
Come out and play :D
iMixMasTer872   966d ago | Spam
MRMagoo123  +   966d ago
I would hate for them both to release at the same time , i dont want to be asked if i can help someone carry their xbone to the car it might do my back in.
Ilovetheps4  +   966d ago
I really think it'll be at the very end of October. I'm expecting the X1 to release between November 1-5 just because Call of Duty is releasing on the 5th. I assume that Microsoft wants to have released the console by then. With the way Sony has been doing everything, I think they will release it slightly earlier. Sony keeps trying to 1 up everything that MSFT does. Only time will tell though.
S2Killinit  +   966d ago
thats two days after my b-day. a man can dream
C-Thunder  +   966d ago
If they can, they should launch earlier, like September or October. This would give their first party titles a bit of time to themselves before all the third party stuff shows up in November.
WorldGamer  +   966d ago
This would be cool. All the release madness will be done by Black Friday, allowing me to enjoy the system, as well as going out and shopping for the holidays.
Sarobi  +   966d ago
I'm assuming they won't say anything until MS announces something first.
WeAreLegion  +   966d ago
Yep. And you can bet we'll see it before November. Quote me on that.
Sarobi  +   966d ago
I'll bookmark it, lol.
BabyTownFrolics  +   966d ago
In the US we have black friday the day after thanksgiving, i would be surprised if both the PS4 and Xbox1 dont launch before that date, 11/29/13
BabyTownFrolics  +   966d ago
may I ask what you disagree with:

is it that black Friday occurs after thanksgiving in the US?

is it that I would be surprised?

or is it that the day after thanksgiving is 11/29/13?
mi_titan27  +   966d ago
that was a funny post
SpinalRemains  +   965d ago
Ppl disagrees with the release date.
PerryCaravello  +   966d ago
Sony needs to RIDE HIGH for the next few months. Insure the positive press is constantly flowing, nothing but positivity. Then release the PS4 either right before Xbox One is released, or in the same 2 week window.

They shouldn't allow microsoft to release their console first, they need to go first just to cap off the successful lead up to launch.

Why is google chrome telling me that "positivity" isn't a word.
mi_titan27  +   966d ago
cause its google chrome.
Looking at the history of Sony, the PS1 launch in September 1995 in NA, the PS2 in October 2000, and the PS3 November 2006.

This generation I think it's going to be released on October 30th.
Steven21  +   966d ago
October 17th!!
minialex  +   966d ago
10-17-2013 by 8pm.... (TLOU easter egg) or was it just too obvious?
Steven21  +   964d ago
Probably too obvious but it would be amazing if it actually happened!
Wolf873  +   966d ago
I'm sure this time Sony and Microsoft would release their consoles around same time frame.
Game4life  +   966d ago
i think sony actually might do a vita styled launch.

Think about it. You get the games that will launch before the actual say like idk 10 games for a pre launch special bundle (it was called a first edition bundle for vita). and a week or two later , you release the launch edition where everygthing is availible
LoveSpuds  +   966d ago
I will straight up loose my shit if it releases on the 13th, I need to know so I can book a week off work :D
MooseWI  +   966d ago
What games do you plan on playing for the week? Not many I can see myself playing, they all come out next year...
mi_titan27  +   966d ago
how loose will it be?
LoveSpuds  +   966d ago
:) Well I like to get a nice Vindaloo in if I am taking leave from the office, so there is a good chance it could be very loose indeed :)
Rockstar  +   966d ago
@ LoveSpuds

Be sure you're well hydrated if you're going to be that loose otherwise you may be in trouble on launch week.
LoveSpuds  +   966d ago
is my boss in here? Thats the only reason I can imagine someone disagreeing that I am excited!
MooseWI  +   966d ago
Wouldn't it release on a Tuesday?
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tidusforeverx2  +   966d ago
Best thing they could do as far as a NA release is to launch on October 29th alongside Assassin's Creed IV. It's a AAA 3rd party title that we all know will sell systems. And that will give a 2 week buffer to Watch Dogs. The only thing that realistically complicates the Launch date is being able to guarantee that (x) amount of games will also be available on day 1 as well which is the main reason they haven't announced. Along with the fact that they want to punch Microsoft in the mouth one more time before launch.
b3ast  +   966d ago
October would be sweet
mochachino  +   966d ago
I'd love October or September

I'm sure the companies are showing deference to GTA though. I'm sure a lot of money was spent making that game.
GamePeace  +   966d ago
I've pre-ordered mine from a catalogue, an employee from the online catalogue phoned me and said that the Ps4 will be released in the middle of december (that's the EU release). This is for sure, he phoned me in the evening...
MRMagoo123  +   966d ago
yet sony havent even said when release was ,but some guy on a phone knows huh lmao
GamePeace  +   965d ago
Exactly. You can read...
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miacosa  +   966d ago
Any day before Nov. 21st can't hurt sales if the software and manufactured units are up and ready to go.
A little more research on previous release dates says that if in fact the European release date is between the 13th and the 21st then the North American release would be a two weeks to a month prior to that date. So possibly October 13th or November 4th.
reko  +   966d ago
October would be bada**
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