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PS4 Launch Date Revealed - Nov 15th for US, 29th for EU

Dual Pixels - Sony has revealed PS4's launch date at their Gamescom press briefing. (PS4)

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xHeavYx  +   407d ago
I was hoping for an October date, but it's good to know when I'll get my hands on it
Tony-A  +   407d ago
Day One! It'll give me time to pay off all the games I want in full.

There were a lot of announcements in that conference... I'm glad to see the games coming to Vita, and all of those PS4 titles announced. And Twitch TV? Kinda didn't see that coming.

32 countries. It was an insanely clever move to put the launch in the US before it's second biggest shopping day of the year; Black Friday.
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Zuperman  +   407d ago
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badz149  +   407d ago
MEGATON!!

in 32 countries nonetheless!
zeal0us  +   407d ago
November is going to be a busy month thats for sure.
alien626  +   407d ago
good to know i was kind of right. October release would of be nice but was expecting it no later than nov 20
vigilante_man  +   407d ago
They must know when MS are shipping.

Had hoped for the same day for UK. Guess they are hitting the US hard this time. At least we do not have a long wait like last time.

Just gotta wait for MS to release XB1 launch date.
Anarki  +   407d ago
Disapprove with getting it 14 days after NA. Why do NA get everything first, even though Europe is Sony's strongest region...
President  +   407d ago
32 countries, WOW. Thats 19 more than Xbone.
1Victor  +   407d ago
@ Anarki because They Have To Ship Them From Mexico By Boat JK be Glad Its Not 6 Months Like Before
hakis86  +   407d ago
@Zuperman: so that guy is obviously the REAL "YES man"..haha!

Sweet news though! I know what I'll be doing this x-mas! ;) ;) ;)
Gaming on my PS4 <3
bigfish  +   407d ago
I was expecting an end of August release
nirwanda  +   407d ago
@anarki how can you not be pleased with two weeks after usa it's traditionally a whole year later.
I'm impressed with the release date for the first time ever.
DragonKnight  +   407d ago
Anyone else catch the two jabs Sony made at Microsoft?

@Anarki: Blame your government. They make the cost and process of doing business in European countries expensive and unnecessarily difficult.
FamilyGuy  +   407d ago
Gives me more time to save up, really impressed with them releasing in 32 countries this year too.
gaffyh  +   407d ago
I am so disappointed that it's not coming out in October. I guess I only have myself to blame, but the 32 countries thing was definitely a body blow to MS.
zeee  +   407d ago
Great! Every single f***ng day is now going to feel like a whole year!!!

Nov 15th can't come any sooner!

Best of luck to both Sony and MS with their upcoming consoles.

Am also gonna pick up a Vita before the end of the year. Still hoping for PS4+PS Vita bundle. Will gladly cancel my pre-order and go for that!
sengoku  +   407d ago
Sooner is always better but the date is good enough.
it's still in time for the holiday season and we will have lots of time to play with our new kits.

Just happy to know when we will finally be getting our kits.
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ShugaCane  +   407d ago
Day oooone. Perfect for Christmas. Can't wait !!!
AngelicIceDiamond  +   407d ago
Btw my birthday is in November. Just throwin that out there.
Campy da Camper  +   407d ago
Too poor to buy you one but I can afford to give you a bubble. Cheers and happy early birthday.
sync90  +   407d ago
you got disagrees for having a joke? jesus! theres alot of miserable ass people on n4g.
vigilante_man  +   407d ago
Mine too. Guess that must the same for every 1 in 12 of us!

Great month to have a birthday.
BLAKHOODe  +   407d ago
I was also hoping for October, but this gives me more time to enjoy GTAV and I'll have time to play Batman: Arkham Origins, before going next-gen.
joe90  +   407d ago
They need to put it out in the US first as its their weakest market and if MS go earlier they are screwed.
AceofStaves  +   407d ago
I don't think Sony are screwed, even if MS can manage to launch earlier. That lower price point is still important.
HammadTheBeast  +   407d ago
Actually, Black Friday is 2 weeks after release in US. EU doesn't care about black Friday. So it's important to get it in before that day.
ZBlacktt  +   407d ago
Always just trying to be first to post.... Look at me guys!
tokugawa  +   407d ago
thats how you get your bubs boosted.

positive first post in ps4 thread or a negative first post in an xbo thread is almost guaranteed a well said!!
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ZBlacktt  +   407d ago
Yep,

His

Joined 06 Mar 2013 (166d ago )

noobie, lol.
xHeavYx  +   407d ago
@ZBlacktt
Dude, you are hurting too much, you should go to the ER. I happened to be the first one to comment, don't be too jealous
ZBlacktt  +   407d ago
LOL, I'm aware noobie. :)
AlexanderNevermind  +   407d ago
Can't wait. Think I will take me a day off for this!!
Sevir  +   407d ago
Thats On a friday! LOL Thank goodness i'm on Vacation That day! Killzone Watch_Dogs and Knack are all ready to be picked up along with my PS4 thats Paid Off!
MWong  +   407d ago
I think most people were hoping for a October launch, but at least it's not on Black Friday. Roughly 4 months.

Merry Christmas to me!!!
Johnsonparts23  +   407d ago
wait what are you smoking? It's not even a full 3 months away!
Outsider-G  +   407d ago
I predicted November 15 :)
vigilante_man  +   407d ago
You should get a PS4 for free - well done.

Something tells me they know when MS are going to release. It must be at the end of November. No way they would give 2 weeks free pass to XB1 in the UK.
PSVita  +   407d ago
32 in November! Way to go Sony!!
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davekaos  +   407d ago
Like xHeavYx i also was hoping for a Oct launch date however now i have thought about it, it seems November 29th will suit me better as i will be able to afford more launch titles :) so for me as Charlie Sheen would say "WINNING"
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Thisisjuju  +   407d ago
I'm gutted I have to wait the two weeks but I understand companies have to target the most lucrative markets first.

Its only 14 days... Only 14 days... *Rocks back and forth in the shower*
adorie  +   407d ago
My raction:
http://24.media.tumblr.com/...

Now I can get another controller and 2 more games. Thanks for the extra time, Sony!
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rainslacker  +   407d ago
I was too, but this is probably good for me. I have 4 games pre-ordered for October. Already paid off my PS4 launch games, and will finish paying off my PS4 tomorrow, but still it's nice to have a bit of time to recover on a healthy dose of late cycle release games.:)
GentlemenRUs  +   407d ago
Dam it! Ah well... It's only 15+ more days wait :)

Preordered a long way back in the UK.

@d0nni3
Agreed, That was a long long wait.

@Orbilator
Agreed as well, I've had to wait longer for other stuff so yeah :)
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d0nni3  +   407d ago
sure beats the wait for the PS3 to cross the pond
Orbilator  +   407d ago
2 weeks is nothing really is it
i mean its nothing at all is it
i mean its only 2 weeks right,
theres lots to do in 2 weeks right.

who am i kidding, fooking typical still, i pre ordered in february and pre order a shed load of games too, so it'll give me an extra month of scubbing to save up.
Gardenia  +   407d ago
2 weeks is way too long. All the gamertags will be taken by then. That's the whole point of getting the PS4 first, so you can pick the best ID
GentlemenRUs  +   407d ago
But you login with the username from the Vita/PS3 so yeah.
Gardenia  +   407d ago
And what if you want another one or because you are tired of having the same ID for years?
tracyllrkn  +   407d ago
Just make a new PSN on the PS3.
Benchm4rk  +   407d ago
Is there not a feature to change your username on PSN??
Gardenia  +   406d ago
You can't make a new ID because all names are already taken, that's my point. I dont want for example Snake61434028 or XxSnakexX as a gamertag, so stupid
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inf3cted1  +   407d ago
-_-

So US gets it 2 weeks earlier and a cheaper price tag?
WorldGamer  +   407d ago
Better than paying 100 euros more tho. Just saying.

EDIT:

Referencing the X1 in euros if anyone is interested. Sorry for the confusion.
So, my comment still stands, better than paying more for the other system. Thanks.

Not to mention Europe has been paying a premium for a while now, this is nothing new. Not saying it's right, but it has been happening for some time.
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inf3cted1  +   407d ago
399 dollars is 297 euros.

So basically US is getting it 2 weeks early and 100 euros cheaper than Europe.
Sevir  +   407d ago
Well thanks to Europe's VAT thats why its more expensive! in anycase its Still CHEAPER than the X1 and you still dont know when The X1 is coming out My guess is that they'll likely launch on the 29th in the US!

None the Less I'm just happy Sony came out and dropped the release! I hoped it would have been early Nov and Mid Nov in the US is perfect!
TimeSkipLuffy  +   407d ago
you need to consider that in most states you need to pay TAX as well which is not included in the price!
orakle44  +   407d ago
lol, even at 6% its what like $24 bucks......still way cheaper with tax.
harrisk954  +   407d ago
Just order from Amazon... No tax! :)
orakle44  +   407d ago
@harris, or that! lol
Tony-A  +   407d ago
I think they did a little sacrificing to get it out in the States a little early just to get it out in front of Black Friday.

People get a full week to buy it before the crowds devour it on the big day.
mushroomwig  +   407d ago
So, import.
inf3cted1  +   407d ago
What about the shipping costs?
Irishguy95  +   407d ago
Its sony what do you expect? Ps3 was 630 euros over here
dmitrijs88  +   407d ago
its gona be a madness!
MysticStrummer  +   407d ago
"So US gets it 2 weeks earlier and a cheaper price tag?"

It's a bigger gaming market that Sony lost by a big margin this generation.
Goose99  +   407d ago
ITS A FRIDAY. LET THE WEEKEND OF NOT DOING ANYTHNING WITH THE FAMILY BEGIN AND LET THE GAMES BEGIN. LOL!!!!
Akuma2K  +   407d ago
Lmaooooo.....good one.

bubble for you.

But yea, the countdown has officially begun.
SpitFireAce85  +   407d ago
I need to put in for some vacation time ASAP..
ShabbaRanks  +   407d ago
I work on weekends :(
ABeastNamedTariq  +   407d ago
Let the members of the PlayStation nation rejoice; on that day, Greatness Arrives.

Holy crap that's a Friday. Great launch day.
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rajman  +   407d ago
Video revealing release date: http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Mr-Dude  +   407d ago
Damn... Europe 29 november.... O well, beter then 2014
torchic  +   407d ago
yeah it's better than nothing

Africa/Asia/Middle East/Oceania pretty much confirmed for 2014, hopefully February.
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nirwanda  +   407d ago
I think it's the best its ever been for a release date for Europe it's usually nearly a year after japan.
Look at the psp release and ps2/3.
gamer42  +   407d ago
I know what Santa's gonna get me for christmas.
badz149  +   407d ago
did Santa pre-order? if not, don't count on it LOL!
Eldyraen  +   407d ago
Santa watches eBay for when production can't keep up with demand.
badz149  +   407d ago
damn those scalpers!
spektical  +   407d ago
cant wait.
andreasx  +   407d ago
picking this up day one!! PS4 is the ultimate system, hands down!
imXify  +   407d ago
A friday...just perfect !
Kran  +   407d ago
Why does the EU get everything last? :(
RandomDude655  +   407d ago
At least it's 32 countries this year....just saying
rajman  +   407d ago
I know man it sucks, wont be able to experience next gen watchdogs and Killzone 2 weeks after the US :-( Im glad its coming this year though.
Campy da Camper  +   407d ago
I know its not much but I can add you to friends list and then share the game with you. Just remote in and I will only charge you 1.99/min to play my character. I accept PayPal.
Minato-Namikaze  +   407d ago
Looks like EU is getting it before Japan though....
Eldyraen  +   407d ago
Probably will announce Japan's at TGS next month. I could see it being the week between the 2 if not the 15th or even sooner. I don't think they would ignore the Sony homeland come launch.

US I could easily see being first simply to get as much market share as possible here knowing others will be more in Sony's favor anyways. Plus we are entitled gits and won't roll with punches as well if we were last ;)

J/k on last but I do know a few people that fit that mold.
badz149  +   407d ago
way better than 6 months gap during the PS3 launch! compared to that, 2 weeks is nothing!
BLAKHOODe  +   407d ago
It's your punishment for getting better Playstation Plus freebies.
NateCole  +   407d ago
Last?.You do know that EU and NA are not the only regions in the world right?
Kran  +   407d ago
By last, I mean between the US and EU.
Ddouble  +   407d ago
At least you have a release date.
Japan might be next year.

I'm from europe and feel your pain though.
Sevir  +   407d ago
Europe and UK arent last, in fact they are second! JAPAN, ASIA, AUSTRALIA, MIDDLE EAST all get it in 2014! You're complaining about 14 days! Our friends in the middle east, South america, and the rising sun DONT even know when they are getting Next gen! and MS is only launching in 13 countries in the EU and NA, and at $100 premium over the PS4...

Over 1 Million Preorder worldwide! The PS4 is gonna be great! I hope you preordered because November 15th and November 29th are going to be a ZOO all over the North West hemisphere!
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Underworld  +   407d ago
Where are you getting 2014 for Australia? The EB games site here has it as releasing 29th of November.
Simon_Brezhnev  +   407d ago
I wonder if it was October at first. Maybe the massive pre-orders caused the delay if it was in October.
ABeastNamedTariq  +   407d ago
1 mil...that's fantastic! Gonna have lots of people to play online with!
Wizziokid  +   407d ago
Europe get shafted again... this is annoying :/

Still can't wait but don't understand why we have to wait 14 days longer.
TimeSkipLuffy  +   407d ago
I think its because they can't provide enough consoles for a global start. Therefore trying to be early enough for the XBOX home US and pushing more units later to the EU.
Ilovetheps4  +   407d ago
At least it isn't as bad as the PS3 launch in Europe. That was a difference of a few months.
Campy da Camper  +   407d ago
Its that whole WW2 thing. Japan is still a little pissed. Since they did bomb our harbor this is more of an olive branch.
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Underworld  +   407d ago
Is 14 days really a big deal? I think trying to launch in 32 countries in the same week would be hard.
stage88  +   407d ago
It can't get hear sooner!! HYYYYYYPE!
ANIALATOR136  +   407d ago
29th what a load of shit. Awful conference
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first1NFANTRY  +   407d ago
can't wait. my gf is getting me this bad boy for christmas. god bless her soul.
Akuma2K  +   407d ago
You know what you have to do next......get that ring for her finger....lol
Campy da Camper  +   407d ago
To all the single gamers....uh oh oh
first1NFANTRY  +   407d ago
lol my work colleagues keep telling me the same thing. all in good time my friend all in good time.

not to gloat but i wish everyman can have the type of relationship i'm blessed with.
BattleTorn  +   407d ago
And may your relationship rest in peace ;P
Reborn  +   407d ago
House sent a message to MS though, didn't expect it.

Nice launch window. Can't wait.
DirtyPimp  +   407d ago
i was close! i said november 1st.
fredrikpedersen  +   407d ago
Close? lol.
DirtyPimp  +   407d ago
lol
........
showtimefolks  +   407d ago
November 15th will be called a Gamers day

gamers forever

and psn-plus for 14 days with full service

damn andrew house took a shot at MS again lol, that was kind of funny

what was that demo with camera for ps4, that game looked like a lot of fun with family and friends
WooHooAlex  +   407d ago
The demo was called PlayRoom. It comes pre-installed on every PS4.
showtimefolks  +   407d ago
thank you looks awesome
monkey nuts  +   407d ago
Would have liked an October release but whatever, at least the delay for uk isn't as bad as the ps3 one. Seeing as ill have an extra months pay in the bank I might as well drop the extra £50 and get the new ps eye. I've already cleared my 360 away from my entertainment centre (gona keep it boxed up, tucked out of the way for a rainy day) so all I need now is a ps4 to complete the setup. Back to super probotector for me, currently stuck on the boss battle on the hover bike level. Cats will be kicked in frustration* lol.

* not really. xP
akaFullMetal  +   407d ago
Nice, to bad it's not in October, but I guess we can all wait an a couple extra weeks. : )
Also 1 million preorders already, WOW!
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BabyTownFrolics  +   407d ago
so xbox1 and ps4 pretty much launching at the same time, i was hoping sony was gonna hammer that final nail into the coffin and release in Oct. but here we are.

edit:

jackanderson1985

If MS were smart they would announce that the Xbox1 will launches in Europe on the same day the PS4 launches in the US to really take advantage of that FIFA deal. It may not win the war but it would be the smart battlefield maneuver.

Personally though I'm getting both the xbox1 and the ps4, I was just hoping to jump into next gen in oct.
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jackanderson1985  +   407d ago
unless xbox one launches the 1st day of november... this would give them a 28 day lead over europe sales and with cod coming out on the 11th it might seal the deal for those players
GusBricker  +   407d ago
I'm thinking the 5th, along with COD: Ghosts.
ThatCanadianGuy514  +   407d ago
launching in 32 countries.
Incredible.
LKHGFDSA  +   407d ago
Yeah, what was the Xbone? 12? Ha!
monkey602  +   407d ago
Disappointed with the release dates for Europe but what can you do. I have mine paid off in full so I want it sooner rather than later
whoyouwit04  +   407d ago
What happen to all the exclusive you sony fanboys were saying they would show? all I seen were third party, and more indie. hell microsoft didn't have a confrence and announced more exclusives then sony.
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RandomDude655  +   407d ago
So indie games aren't games now?
I thought the xbox crowd loved limbo and braid.
ABeastNamedTariq  +   407d ago
MS announced two new ones, right? So what are you saying again? Oh right, you're trolling.
whoyouwit04  +   407d ago
What I'm saying is you sony fan boys were saying sony would mop the floor with Microsoft come gamescon. But, in the end the only real games were showed in microsoft event. Sony only showed multiplat and ports of indie games. What happen to the games that all yo fan boys were bragging about.
thrust  +   407d ago
I agree mate, where are the games?

War thunder looks great but I think am going to wait till next year.
finbars75  +   407d ago
What exclusives are you talking about?The ones we already saw were already at E3?Not to sure where your logic is but its not in the right place bud.Sonys conference was good and showed a tone of fantastic indie games and online games that looked spectacular.I want to see something new and fresh not the same old crap like KillerInstinct,forza,deadrisin g3 ect.i mean come on there nothing special to look at in my opinion and your titanfall is nothing revolutionary and thats not out until next spring and they already said it was possibly coming to PS4 but for now they where teasting it out on the PC and X1 in a interveiew a month and a half ago..MS showed just as many 3rd party games as Sony and dont have that many exclusive stuff at all that makes me want a X1.The only thing thats getting on my nerves is all the bullshit timed exclusive crap from both sides which is just plain silly.Love how X1 will get dlc before ps4 owners on BF4 but X1 isnt even launching until next year in sweden which is where Dice are from.Nice job MS you look even more dumb then before.
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NateCole  +   407d ago
???. There were more exclusive games shown for the PS4. Multiplta games exclusive content which is all i saw at rhe MS conference are not exclusive games.
monkey602  +   407d ago
I have to admit I was a bit disappointed in that front. Indies are great but the conference was far too focused on them we needed at least one huge title and didnt get it. I was really expecting an uncharted 4 announcement after dominic Monaghan blowing the lid on its existence
Adva  +   407d ago
Hey troll, here are some announced exclusives for PS4 that aren't indie.
- Killzone
- Driveclub
- Knack
- Order 1886
- Everyone's Gone to Rapture
- Shadow of the Beast
- Infamous

Unannounced, but work in progress
- Naughty Dog
- G.Games
- Santa Monica
- Media Molecule
- Quantic Dreams
- Other First party studios, they are all making exclusives.
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jackanderson1985  +   407d ago
why has europe been shafted again albeit with a shorter time frame?

also seemed very petty for House to do that swipe at MS
WooHooAlex  +   407d ago
Nothing petty about it, Microsoft and Sony take shots at each other all the time.

Just like when Microsoft said they were going to "kill Sony at E3" .. then proceeded to take one of the worst beatings in history.
jackanderson1985  +   407d ago
i never said they didn't take swipes at each other i said it was very petty and it was

it's extremely petty when both sides do it, just reeks of desperation to take away from the competitors.

@aceofstaves

ran out of bubbles so edited it here... why didn't he just say that then he could have just said " we had a vision stuck with it" but no he had to take the unnecessary swipe at MS and for me personally it was petty

i know the PS diehards are loving it but it reeks of unprofessionalism
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-Foxtrot  +   407d ago
Like MS has never taken a swipe at Sony ¬¬
MysticStrummer  +   407d ago
"seemed very petty for House to do that swipe at MS"

You must be new. Sony and MS take shots at each other quite frequently.

It's all PR for the rabid fanboys of course, since they work together in many ways.
AceofStaves  +   407d ago
So, it's petty to stress how your product and policies differ from those of the competition?

It's not as if he had one of the XB1 consoles on stage and proceeded to smash it with a baseball bat or something. Nor did he make any ridiculous, hyperbolic statements about how PS4 would destroy XB1 in sales.

He simply stated a fact, that Sony had created a vision for PS4 and stuck to their approach. It's not Sony's fault that MS has, essentially, stripped away every policy that made XB1 unique and left it a shell of the original concept.
Underworld  +   407d ago
It's 14 days. How's that getting "shafted"?The swipe at MS was hilarious. They're competing against each other.
kingmushroom  +   407d ago
Woooooooooo! hell yeah !! Sony is owning it !!!!!
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PSX04  +   407d ago
oh my god .... that's what i can say right now
modesign  +   407d ago
they only said "launch of playstation4" 50 times in the conference.lol
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