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Submitted by EBTpickle 834d ago | rumor

Sony Has Removed The Street Dates From All Of Their PS4 Launch Software

iGR has been informed by a reliable source at GameStop that Sony has indeed lifted the street dates from all of their launch software (PS4)

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Fil101  +   834d ago
And so it begins.
JoGam  +   834d ago
GREATNESS it shall be!
guitarded77  +   834d ago
Just wish they'd lift the street date for the PS4 now. Picked up Killzone, a DS4 and the PS Camera today... I'm ready to pick up my PS4 now.
Pixel_Enemy  +   834d ago
I agree guitarded.. I have my DS4, camera and charger. I might just pick up BF4 and KZ Shadowfall now that I am allowed to.
TomShoe  +   834d ago
I'd go nuts with all those PS4 games sitting around with no console to play them on.
guitarded77  +   834d ago
@ TomShoe

Yeah, I really want to play, but I'm trying to make a dent in my backlog before the 15th, so it's not too bad. Plus I'm downloading The Puppeteer (< $20 for PS+ right now), so another new game for me keeps me distracted. But when I look at the back of the Killzone Shadow Fall case and it says 1080p native, I get a little worked up.
UnHoly_One  +   834d ago | Well said
I'm so sick of this "greatness" bull****.

Christ, it's a f*cking video game console.

Buy it, play games on it, have sex with it for all I care.

But unless you work for Sony, using their ad slogans in normal conversation makes you sound like a deranged stalker with some kind of obsession.

It's really off-putting.

To the point where I actually have begun to hate Sony just based on the way you people act.
GasClown  +   834d ago | Well said
@ UnHoly_One

If you don't like it, don't read it... your problem solved.
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ThanatosDMC  +   834d ago
^If you're tired of that slogan, you'd best stop visiting gaming websites this gen. Unless Sony uses it for next gen, then you're screwed.
ziggurcat  +   834d ago | Funny
AgentSmithPS4  +   834d ago
@onagao lol.

@UnHoly_One If you're serious please get some help unless you want to be miserable.
"Buy it, play games on it, have sex with it for all I care."
If I were richer I might have a specially made realdoll with a PS4 for a head but as I only have one I will treat it like a delicate precious treasure.
"But unless you work for Sony, using their ad slogans in normal conversation makes you sound like a deranged stalker with some kind of obsession."
Pot calling the kettle black.
"To the point where I actually have begun to hate Sony just based on the way you people act."
Save the hate for more important things. If I thought like you I'd hate the internet based on the way you acted.

Your brain is forcing you to believe this, not the people saying greatness, it's making you upset over nothing. If you use things like self hypnosis you can quit being a slave to the greatness inside your own head.

P.S. When I get the PS6 that you can have sex with I will definitely be saying things like "You won't have to await my greatness much longer baby, it's coming!"
5eriously  +   834d ago
@ Unholy_eXBONe

Well you see, seeing is believing. Where are the eXB0Ne goods? Time is near, time is here yet we still need to know WHAT you get if you buy into the eXB0Ne camp. Al we have is promises, and M$ are not well known for delivering on that, just like at E3 but yet not much to show nor much "confirmed"! I know it's not a nice situation but still no reason to take the butt_hurt concerns out on us!
BBBirdistheWord  +   834d ago | Well said
@ unholy one


The best part of the ps4 is the ps4.
The worst part are the ps4 fans.

I have a ps3 and possibly will get a ps4 too when it gets some good games released for it.
However, based on the behaviour of some the PS4 fans I am honestly questioning why I would want to identify with that community.

It's become like a zoo full of monkeys throwing feces at anyone that walks past.
Volkama  +   834d ago
BBBird you're right the PS4 fans seem awful. But it is just a very small vocal minority, they are not representative of the PS4 community at large.

Getting a PS4 will not turn you into "one of them".
monkey602  +   834d ago
Unholy one
So for whatever you care everyone can do what they like about the ps4 except get excited. Right gotcha! -_-
Orange Juice  +   834d ago
@bird and volcama

No one fanbase is better or worse than the others. Sony fans had to deal with "playstation is doomed" trolls for the past seven years and trust me, there is nothing more frustrating than that. Still, you dont see me saying that microfans are the worst because I know that both sides have their bad eggs.

Now that the shoe is on the opposite foot there are some that are excited to watch microsoft fans eat crow and humble up. Its a constant pendulum that will always swing.

You wont be a part of a "perfect" fanbase ever, no matter which console you choose.
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redey3  +   834d ago
Please tell me how can ANYONE agree with the unholy noob who is a major xbot fanboy. Don't believe it? Just read his comments, ALL OF his comments is bashing ps4/ps4 games, defending xbone 720p and so on and so on... So he is just a hypocrite who is mad his console is 100$ more expensive yet much weaker.
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jrbeerman11  +   834d ago

one of us one of us one of us one of us one of us one of us
Xsilver  +   834d ago
are you really complaining about a Slogan and then say Sony fans are awfulllll dude i don't see sony fans complaining about when people say jump in -_- is this what xbox fanboys do now smh
P.S Greatness awaits ;)
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lilbrat23  +   834d ago
Thats good I am still waiting till Black Friday for BattleField 4 since gamestop will have it on Sale.
Joe913  +   834d ago
@UnHoly_One if you do not like the slogan then do not visit the Sony articles problem solved @BBBirdistheWord both sides have fans that go too far same with android vs apple vs Samsung all companies have fans that just go too far for example what are you and UnHoly_One doing in a Sony article talking crap on Sony fans you are trying to start stuff for no reason just like if you go to a Xbox article you will see Sony ppl doing the exact same thing you are doing you are exactly what you say you hate about Sony but you’re doing it for MS in a Sony article calling Sony fans monkeys that do not make sense a troll is a troll no matter which company they get behind I do not like calling ppl names but it is pathetic and by doing so shows that you do care I am a Sony fan and may comment on a xbox article but only when xbox fans get to name calling but I do not look at all xbox fans like them.
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VENOMACR1227  +   834d ago

Although you went a bit to far/crazy, I see your point, I just don't think you said it very well. To clean up the mess you typed, I think you meant to say:

It's just a game console, not the creation of fire.

PSFans are going a bit overboard acting like it's the next coming of Jesus. I'm looking forward to the new systems, but I'm not taking days off from work or waiting outside for it. I'll get a ton of disagrees, but I do agree with the couple people who have said the PS4 community has really been off putting. So much hatred over a video game console.
UnHoly_One  +   834d ago
I apologize for my over enthusiasm, some of that was supposed to be intentionally exaggerated. I suppose if you read it and take it 100% seriously, it does sound a little crazed. lol

Anyway, to answer some questions, I don't have a problem with the slogan itself. I don't care if I see 100 commercials using that slogan.

It's just seeing fans using it as a catchphrase that strikes me as really weird. I've never seen anyone do that with any product, it's bizarre.

And I know I'm probably wasting my time saying this, but I'm no "Xbox Fanboy". I am buying both consoles.

I prefer many things about Xbox over Playstation, so yes, I'm more apt to "take their side" than most people on this site, for sure, but I'm no blind fanboy.

I'll happily admit that the PS4 is a more powerful console. That doesn't bother me a bit.

But I still think Ryse is the best looking game we've been shown so far, and I think the Dualshock 4 is a terrible controller.

So if that makes me an "Xbot", then that's fine. But you don't see me going around spouting off Xbox marketing slogans and worshipping MS executives' every tweet as if it were gospel.

All I'm trying to say is the level of fandom some of you guys have for Sony is disturbing.

I apologize if I offended anyone.
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JoGam  +   834d ago
@ UnHoly_One....Im the guy who said "Greatness it shall be" which is not the Slogan. The Slogan is Greatness Awaits. Anywho, dude its not that serious. Honestly, you did come off like you're a immature kid. I say that because kids normally rage over ish like that. Listen, I perfer Playstation over Xbox however I do not dislike Xbox...At the end of day we are all gamers. I would never hate on you because you show love for your system of choice. If anything I can relate. No hard feeling though. GREATNESS AWAITS FOR PLAYSTATION AND XBOX!!! :-)

PS...Call me a fanboy, Its fine. However everyone is a fanboy of something. Rather is games, Stereos, Cars, Watches, Women, Jesus, etc...Let them enjoy what they love.
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ambientFLIER  +   833d ago
Unholy One - 100% agree. Hardcore PS4 fans are the cancer of this hobby. I like sony, and have a PS3 and will buy a PS4 eventually, but I won't regurgitate any annoying slogan like I'm getting paid for it...
LordMaim  +   833d ago
@UnHoly_One #dealwithit
Enemy  +   833d ago
Lol Unholy One having a really bad day.
zippycup  +   833d ago
greatness awaits dedicated to unholy_one
Eonjay  +   834d ago
Nobody stops this train.
Naga  +   834d ago | Funny
Anarki  +   834d ago
That pic is hilarious!! ^^^
shoddy  +   834d ago
GT67  +   834d ago
@ Guitarded
PUPPETEER WAS A CORNY GAME to much like a stage puppet show game sold it back to gamestop.
madpuppy  +   834d ago
Tapewurm  +   834d ago
@onagao LOL was that the bus from the toys R us commercial 8)
Ron_Danger  +   834d ago

What did you think the Puppeteer was about?

That's like saying I traded in Fifa cause it had too much soccer in it.
Deputydon  +   834d ago
They did this simply because it's building hype. The games are finished but it's not like you can play them until November 15th. Meanwhile, "holy shit I can buy ps4 games and controllers"
FITgamer  +   834d ago
You're right about the games, but we can use the controllers. It be awesome.
shoddy  +   834d ago
I need a better ps3 controller anyway.
MRMagoo123  +   834d ago
its working with me lol i hope the Australian shops do this.
Campy da Camper  +   834d ago
I know what you mean. Do I buy them now and torture myself or kick myself for not securing all needed games per launch.
FamilyGuy  +   834d ago
I read this title wrong and was worried, thought it was saying that the 1st party PS4 games were being held from release like something of a delay was going to happen. Seeing the rumor sway towards "hopefully" let me know I was reading it wrong lol.

This is great, less time spent in line dealing with people picking up everything all at once.
kwiksilver99  +   834d ago
i can imagine a lot of guys with a ds4 and a copy of kz shadow fall who are pretend playing in front of the waiting for the console more than ever .

hopefully i'll be able to pick up one in march,only killzone shadow fall for me till i clear my backlog of ps plus on the ps3.
after that its ps4 all the way with the vita alngside for the ride :)
nosferatuzodd  +   834d ago
me too lol
nosferatuzodd  +   834d ago
all i can say is the dark side is back (take light saber out) wave hand push a few cars yes welcome my playstation brothers to play some killzone the force is strong indeed
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beakeroo1  +   834d ago
Wow, look at you and FamilyGuy, it's like deja vu for some reason.
FamilyGuy  +   834d ago
Hey! My original forum family from -Hacks , it's been a while :D
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BX81  +   834d ago
Yeah like gas clown said if you don't like it, simply avoid it by knowing what's in the content with out reading it... That's all.
mynameisq  +   834d ago
Haha exactly! Can't believe that comment got so many likes. Don't read this (oh wait, too late)
Gamer1982  +   834d ago
Very clever idea! Get people invested so if they cannot get that PS4 come Christmas because of no stock they already bought the games and controllers so they won't be tempted to get the Xbone which may be in stock somewhere.
Kidmyst  +   834d ago
@ UnHoly_One
With that Logic you should never have bought a 360. go back to when the PS3 came out and Xbox fans brutalized the PS3, trashed it and just about every game stop you went in you were told don't buy that overpriced piece, buy an xbox it has way more games. Many of them today now play on both 360 and PS3.
kenshiro100  +   833d ago
Unholyone, that's Sony's slogan. Why are you so angry? Relax.
sigfredod  +   834d ago
ok , so now we have the option to torture ourselves getting the games before the console, lol. the gamestop answer to the pay 2 get 3 from target ?
Laneljh  +   834d ago
Nobody is holding a gun to your head, sport.
sigfredod  +   834d ago
relax you didn't see the LOL at the end?
ZBlacktt  +   834d ago
Another smart move. Why make it a hassle for people to all go down at once ( same day ) to stand in long lines to get the games they want badly at this point. If the game is ready, already shipped and just sitting at outlets. Let it go already! People will get to hold something real in their hands. This assures them it's really happening! It's already going to be crazy enough just picking up our pre ordered PS4's.
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CGI-Quality  +   834d ago
Preach on, brotha!
SpitFireAce85  +   834d ago
I almost went to pick up KZ:Shadowfall at Gamestop
today..But luckily i saw this leaked AD from target.
ZBlacktt  +   834d ago
I saw that today. The only thing was for me was pre ordering and getting pre order DLC and in game content. I've already pre order AC4, KSF and BF4 so I could get that stuff. But that is still a awesome deal since they are rewarding you for buying what you already were going to buy anyway.
bigtrucknd  +   834d ago
Oh that sucks I already pre ordered from gamestop. Wish I would've waited and got that deal.
Relientk77  +   834d ago
I love that all the PS4 accessories/controllers, and now even games, like Killzone are coming out early
ZeroX9876  +   834d ago
one good reason for doing this is keeping the stores inventory full at launch, while having distributed most of the pre-orders already.
serratos27  +   834d ago
So much for my Amazon pre-order lol.
badz149  +   834d ago
Amazon gonna be pissed LOL!
Destrania  +   834d ago
Now just get PS4's out!
thekhurg  +   834d ago
If only they'd break the street date on the PS4!
iiwii  +   834d ago
That would be awesome if we got a release this week, lol. Thursday 31 Oct would be perfect.
Destrania  +   834d ago
How about everyone who had theirs pre-ordered since E3 get theirs now lol jk.
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MRMagoo123  +   834d ago

Im all for that lol i had mine on preorder before the announcement lol.
JRH7783  +   834d ago
I'm getting mine this Sunday on the 4th. My girl said our Walmart gets them in stock, but wont release them until the 15th. Since she's a manager i'm getting mine early. CAN'T WAIT!!
garos82  +   834d ago
Even though I pre ordered mine way after e3 I'm all for that.I'd it means less queuing on launch date that would be great
FlameHawk  +   834d ago
I wonder if they would release the PS4 early, that would even give them a bigger head start and probably more sales. I'm sure people are just itching to play the next gen multiplatform games on the next-gen consoles.
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iiwii  +   834d ago
At my local Walmart, they were doing a lot of rearranging on the video games stock shelves last week. I was thinking to myself at the time: isn't it a bit early to be making room for the PS4?
Lawndart1981  +   834d ago
Gamestops in my area were the same way this past weekend. As cool as it would be though, I doubt they would break street date for the console
JRH7783  +   834d ago
My Walmart gets them in stock on the 4th...
Campy da Camper  +   834d ago
If console came out early, say Halloween, I wouldn't be opening my door for one trick or treater. I'd just pile all the candy on the porch with a sign that said help yourself.
GuruMeditation  +   834d ago
Get some landmines. Just to jazz up that candy pile.
Mr_cheese  +   834d ago
O dear. my mind is ready but my pocket isn't :O
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johny5  +   834d ago
Quick before the they go out of stock!
Hit the ALARM! Wii U Wii U Wii U
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AbortMission  +   834d ago
Dude. Don't jinx the PS4 launch with that death siren!
boeso  +   834d ago
Christ mini scare! Read this as Sony remove release date from launch lineup.

*Peter Griffin voice* Thank, GOD
Omegasyde  +   834d ago
I made the same mistake. I was like "damn they delayed the console?"
OrangePowerz  +   834d ago
Not a bad idea. I wouldn`t mind stocking up on games a few days before to just go into the store get the system and get out and have everything else needed already at home.
Ketzicorn  +   834d ago
I like it because I'm getting close to 10 games and accessories so over 1000 in merchandise and will feel a lot safer carrying a $400 console out ar midnight rather than $1000 worth of stuff.
gusgusjr  +   834d ago
Thanks, I wish the employees at gamestop were this smart. I received a sly under the breath comment between two employees about "why get the controller now he can't use it on anything". Gamestop employees are clowns, I don't expect them them to know everything about games but they really should be quiet when it comes to this type of stuff. If customer wants to purchase something early let them there is no way of knowing the customers reasoning. Don't even want to mention when I called about Killzone today, lol. The only good that came of it is that i found out about the buy 2 get 1 free at target. Really considering it now instead.
sprinterboy  +   834d ago
Got a email from GAME UK today invitin me to a 1 to 1 meeting in store on the 10th - 15th November to pay in full for ps4 any trade ins I wish to do etc plus access to a VIP style Que to just walk in and get console, thought that was a great idea, limited only to set amount of people, I get the impression I might get mine at 11.30 28th November and then open the doors at 12 for the other gamers to try and limit the madness lol
Supermax  +   834d ago
Had the ps4 controller in my hand today at local GameStop manager said killzone was there as well.
Lboogieskells  +   834d ago
Now remove the street date for the PS4!
GentlemenRUs  +   834d ago
UK/EU still has the date correct?

Because quite frankly... We feel Shafted...
DigitalRaptor  +   834d ago
Go, go, go, go, GO!
KwietStorm  +   834d ago
gusgusjr  +   834d ago
lol, nice
LonDonE  +   834d ago
INDEED!!! it would be mind blowing if the console world wide had its street date removed! imagine that as a surprise!!! man i cant take it any more, this wait is killing me, another whole month to go, dam it why does time have to move so slow when you want it to go fast? like for instance, you put your hands on a hot pan and a few seconds can feel like forever, put your hands on a hot woman's ass and a few minutes can feel like a few seconds, ITS BULLSHIT I TELL U!LOL
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LEOPARD1030  +   834d ago
I have a pre-order for Battlefield 4 for 59.99, with the promotion until Oct 29th Sony will give me 10 bucks in November 8th and DICE with the preorder will give to me for free the expansion China Rising ( 14.99), the game really cost me 35 bucks, nice policies and good promotions at PSN, thanks Sony !
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Caleb_H  +   834d ago
Come on sony, break the ps4 release date. I want in on this 64 player 60fps bf4 (On console).
svoulis  +   834d ago
Can confirm went there they offered me Killzone Shadowfall as I have it preordered and paid for. Also saw PS4 camera and controllers.

I declined, as I feel like it would tease me even more...staring at the game for the next 2 weeks
KontryBoy706  +   834d ago
I bought the DS4. Best controller ever!
thehitman  +   834d ago
This is normal I believe every gen you could buy the the games before the console release especially the games that had versions from previous gen console. Its also good because if they sell out fast before launch they can send shipments out so people can still get the games they want when the console releases and not be stuck with any game that's just left over.
spankdaddi  +   834d ago
Wish Australia wasn't left out of the loop like US!
Bio_Mod  +   834d ago
29 days over here
DarthBigE  +   834d ago
yea I got a text last night saying I can pick up my pre order of killzone tonight....but I didnt have time today to go get it. Will do...on thursday....busy tomorrow too!!
jkuli6  +   834d ago
The texts said "Killzone 4", so I thought that was slightly weird. But, either way, it turned out to be true! Grabbed my preorder today!
TristanPR77  +   834d ago
Today I picked up my DS4 and played with it on the PS3. Wow, the controller is awesome, so comfortable, it have a lot of more precision, if feets naturally on the hands. It feels very different from the DS3 so anyone getting the PS4 I highly recommend you pick up the DS4 now because you will be use to it once the PS4 arrive and the transition will roll smoothly.
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My_precious  +   834d ago
Sony: here our plan of release ps4 game *look at gamestop* oh fork it, free for all people
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Dzellius  +   834d ago
This is great news! Now the console can't get here fast enough.
Campy da Camper  +   834d ago
Agreed. Fricking time is taking forever plus we set clocks back on Saturday so that's ANOTHER hour added. Sucks!
Caleb_H  +   834d ago
Whatever you do, do not freeze yourself.
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EBTpickle  +   834d ago
It will be removed from store shelves when people see what a flop it is. Greatness awaits on November 22nd.

LOL best comment on that post so far, EASY
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jrbeerman11  +   834d ago
maybe if you used quotes people wouldnt think you were actually saying what that slay kid was trolling.

I read that comment and the others that kid was trolling hard on the comments, got a couple laughs out of me.
SpideySpeakz  +   834d ago
This is fagboy-ism taken to a whole new level.
EBTpickle  +   834d ago
Lol whoops! It's not me, it's a comment on the article! Don't shoot the messenger.
Gamer666  +   834d ago
This is both exciting and concerning...

Exciting because the next gen PS4 games will be available right away...

Concerning because if they aren't great games Sony has suckered us into buying average games before they got formal reviews.

I'm buying the games anyhow...
Soldierone  +   834d ago
Most of the games will have reviews by then anyways. all the major outlets already have the entire lineup.
KwietStorm  +   834d ago
Good thing I couldn't give a rat's filthy ass about a review. Don't even remember the last time I read one.
Jsoc  +   834d ago
I agree , I don't go by the review of others. I like to try it my self.
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