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Submitted by Raiz 351d ago | news

PS4: Blue Line On Console Is Light, Changes Colors confirms Yoshida

Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that the blue line of Playstation 4 console is not a paint but Light which changes colors. (PS4, Shuhei Yoshida, Tag Invalid)

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Majin-vegeta  +   351d ago | Well said
Changes colors??:0 Freaking sweet.
JimmyLmao  +   351d ago
please Mr. Sony let us choose which colour.. i want pink!
badboy776  +   351d ago
Can't wait till I get my Taxes!!!!!
cleft5  +   351d ago
I got my cash ready for the PS4. Can't wait for the 15th.
edgeofsins  +   351d ago
Maybe it matches the background color
ZodTheRipper  +   351d ago
Blue fits perfectly into my room, I'm fine with that :>
devwan  +   351d ago
Don't pick red - it goes red when there's a problem!
Prime157  +   351d ago
We all know that (when confined a small space that would make it overheat) it turns red in bad circumstances.

So, red is reserved. It would be sweet to custom the color. Black + anything usually looks as good as the person wants it. However, something has to be reserved to say, "hey, dumbass, put me in a position to cool me down.
GraveLord  +   351d ago
I'm guessing it changes automatically for notifications and stuff like that.

For example, download finished, update complete, firmware update available....etc.
UltimateMaster  +   351d ago
Blue, Red, Green and Purple.
I assume, since those are the colors of the PS Move lights, as well as the buttons on the controller.
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sobekflakmonkey  +   351d ago
pretty sure red is when you turn your system off or it goes into stand-by, just like the PS3, orange would actually be the overheat or "there's a problem" light.
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BISHOP-BRASIL  +   351d ago
@Ultimate Master

Actually, the LED inside the Move sphere and Dual Shock lightbar is 24bit RGB controlled, so it can be any color, not just blue, red, green and purple... Look at this image (in yellow/orange)
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Y...

In fact, even when a game uses, let's say, a green color, it not always the same tone of green, it'll adjust for the room's lighting, as it can output well over 1000 hues, in order to make the orb easier to track.

I'm not disagreeing with you, it could as well be only those 4 colors (with red reserved for system alert), but if the PS4 lightline uses the same kind of LED controller (which it may as well do), chances are it'll be just as capable as Move's sphere or DS4's lightbar. That said I don't see it outputing 1000 hues, it't not for tracking nor anything like that. Still, if it indeed let us pick a color and uses a 24big RGB LED controller (both of which are GUESSES, let's not get carried over) I believe they would have some good 20 or so colors available to choose, not just four.

Anyway, as good as black looks with any color of light, what I really wanna see (and will never have the balls to make) is black light/UV LED casemod.
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No FanS Land  +   351d ago
I would have liked a blue line that fades to green. This would have kept sony's flagship power/disc indicator.
the PSX had power written in blue and open written in green.
and well same thing for the PS2 and PS3.
UltimateMaster  +   351d ago
@bishop-br
Thanks for the info!
UnholyLight  +   351d ago
Some great ideas here, I'd love to be able to choose the colour based on my mood at the time, but if It's just Blue that's fine too cus it's my favourite colour :)
mewhy32  +   351d ago
I wonder what the different colors indicate?
darthv72  +   351d ago
It would be sweet if the PS4 did this:

http://cdn.makeagif.com/med...
ohiostatesman  +   350d ago
I think the red light is for the PS4 when it overheats. I saw videos of it. Not just one. But 3 videos.
Ozmoses  +   351d ago
been paid off in full for over 3 weeks now.. only 11 more days

and no college classes on Fridays... gonna be a long weekend.
Godhimself_In_3d  +   351d ago
I paid for mines June 13 lol
memots  +   351d ago
I booked off , Monday Tuesday and Wednesday . 5 days off from the day I pick it up, wouhou !!
Themba76  +   351d ago
same here trying to finish my project early so i can have all weekened to game.
stevehyphen  +   351d ago
While you may have an extra day off, I bet your weekend won't be long. It'll be Monday before you know it :p
JimCom95  +   351d ago
same story as me bro lol
colonel179  +   351d ago
That's old news. What I want to know is if it really goes across the entire console, or not.

Edit: I already found out the answer: It does not go all the way across. Only two thirds.
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Tsar4ever  +   351d ago
Holy Shit! I remember In an older post I suggested if this could happen with the "led light" on the face of the ps4. 4 colors that represented each of the symbols on the face buttons of the control-pad.

Green- triangle
Red- circle
blue- X
pink- square

Now this latest twitter, conformation! Damn! I'm good!
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Irishguy95  +   351d ago
Red for mwee
mickaelmc  +   351d ago
I was playing a PS4 kiosk and the line bar thingy on the consolewas lit up white.
kingPoS  +   351d ago
I'm guessing it's an led array similar to the one in the DS4. You could literally pick a color to match if you're customizing the PS4.
Koyes  +   351d ago
Can we turn it off?
Hicken  +   351d ago
Yes, if you turn it off.

Edit: I'd advise not doing it while you're playing, though.
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RE_L_MAYER  +   351d ago
I hope so I dont want this light up in dark so all I see is that damn light
LonDonE  +   351d ago
looks so damn sexy!!!!
Even the PS3 launch fatty looks sexy, the slim doesn't look as good, and the new super slim? lets just say its damn FUGLY!!! i LOVE SONY HARDWARE! i always by Sony, smart phone, hdtv, surround amplifier, EVERYTHING
QSPR  +   351d ago
@badboy...

you can do what I did, SONY store with Sony credit card no interest for ONE year!! only going to pay $35 dollars a month! sweet
RedSoakedSponge  +   351d ago
i have a feeling red will be available still but if theres an error, it will blink on and off.

id like it to be red! lol
sigfredod  +   351d ago
You devilish black creature, i already can see it blinking your lights at night to wake me up and make me play you, lol
gamer2013  +   351d ago
Yeah blue and red. Guess what the red is for?
Rainstorm81  +   351d ago
The Helghast?
Lwhit6  +   351d ago
Let's just hope it doesn't change to yellow or red..... D:
IRON883  +   351d ago
I'm pretty sure the color of the light on the system will be tied into the color that is on the controller
LAYLOW  +   351d ago
Yeah it does ,it turns red when it overheats!!
xtremeimport  +   350d ago
Who didn't know this?

Also, this will be one the first things to go when the PS4 gets a redesign. We all know it..
Lol
ironfist92  +   351d ago
Aside from Blue, Yellow and Red, any other choiceS?
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dumahim  +   351d ago
I would hope it's the standard PS colors. Red=off, green=on, blue=disc in.
JimmyLmao  +   351d ago
but where is the pink for square button!!! i must have pink!!!

pink = playing digital game, no disc in?? =D!!

the lucky person who get's to be Player 4 has a pink light on the DualShock4
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mickaelmc  +   351d ago
And yellow means "uh oh".
jk
Greatness Awaits.
Studio-YaMi  +   351d ago
Damn! I was just wishing if we could change the color on the console! O___O

My God this is GREAT! I want yellow PLEAAAAASEEE!!!
Triella  +   351d ago
I've seen it in white.
RedSoakedSponge  +   351d ago
id imagine it would have all the colours of which the move/ds4 controller can use.
strigoi814  +   351d ago
just imagine like the original ps3 color theme that change every month...this will be nice
CursedMarkBlake  +   351d ago
Yoshida twitter avi goes too hard
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Lboogieskells  +   351d ago
Really Shu? Ive been trying to get this guy to answer my tweets for six months now.
neocores  +   351d ago
I was sooo happy when shu answer my tweet
KwietStorm  +   351d ago
Me too. And I don't want to downplay anyone else's information seeking, but I have been asking important things over the months like do I have to download the OS manually if I switch the disk drive on day 1, can I play video files off my external drive, does the system still use the same encryption on the disk like with PS3, will we get dynamic themes later, etc.
Lboogieskells  +   351d ago
Exactly what I was getting at, seems like he conveniently only answers the easy questions.
PS4isKing_82  +   351d ago
Omg that's amazing. I wasn't expecting that. Would be cool if we could sync it to the beat of music.
JimmyLmao  +   351d ago
use these instead --> http://www.youtube.com/watc...

=D!!
jr85prix   351d ago | Spam
BobBelcher  +   351d ago
Would be cool if it's customizable... But I think he just means that it changes colors according to how the PS4 is running.
SynestheticRoar  +   351d ago
Shu is a pimp.
bobsmith  +   351d ago
I first saw it at 46 seconds on this vid thought it was awesome

http://www.youtube.com/watc...
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colonel179  +   351d ago
So it's the light is white when in remote play? (at least it seems that way) That's cool!
nosferatuzodd  +   351d ago
Sweet now we can hack it and get it to display any color I want sweet
THC CELL  +   351d ago
Your going to hack a console so it changes to any colour u want seriously 350 quid for that boy u need help. Why not strip it and mod it http://i1046.photobucket.co...
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HappyWithOneBubble  +   351d ago
If it turns yellow that means turn it off and give it a break. If it turns red it will cut off on its own. I'm guessing that's how it might go.
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GaoomDerek  +   351d ago
So excited for the PS4!
BG11579  +   351d ago
One colors... Pfff... I hope it can change color randomly giving out a spectrum of colors to behold.
The PS4 would be then called Rainbow Edition. Nice...
kingPoS  +   351d ago
If it has three led diodes like the DS4 does, I'm pretty sure it can shine any color in the rainbow.
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S2Killinit  +   351d ago
I am sooo ready for this!
nevin1  +   351d ago
how many colors did move had?
ion53  +   351d ago
Explains the red line?
dethpuck  +   351d ago
The thin red line. Sony's rrod
first1NFANTRY  +   351d ago
Alright folks I'm selling my 250gb ps3 with 25 games plus extras for $400. If you're interested or know anyone else who might be let me know. It's in immaculate condition.
KwietStorm  +   351d ago
All you want is 400? Man hold onto your stuff.
first1NFANTRY  +   351d ago
lol i'm holding onto my precious ps3 exclusives but i need extra money to complete my preorder of the ps4
DEEBO  +   351d ago
Sell it to gamestop,on the weekend before the ps4 drops gamestop is going to give a 50% bonus trade 60% with the pro card.
i'm guessing your trying to buy a ps4 right?
first1NFANTRY  +   351d ago
that's correct bro. only thing is i'm in Australia and we don't have a gamestop.

edit: well there's an ebgames in almost every suburb which is the equivalent of gamestop i guess but they rip you off when you trade in your games.

the retail price of ps4 here is $540.
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DEEBO  +   351d ago
So what do you when you buy you're game?
I know there is some kind of game store in the land down under?

What is the price difference?in the states we are paying 400.
Evil_Abed  +   351d ago
Big whoopty doo
kingPoS  +   351d ago
I can't wait till PS4's with custom colors & art start turning up. That led light really does open up options.
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WitWolfy  +   351d ago
Now the next thing they BETTER add.. DLNA and MP3 support... MAKE IT HAPPEN!!!
Iltapalanyymi  +   351d ago
I knew it. I saw one PS4 in Digiexpo finland that's lightbar had white color!
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WolfOfDarknesss  +   351d ago
That really nice ... It will look amazing at the dark .
Buzz7S  +   351d ago
Of course it changes colours. Who didn't see the image of the overheated PS4?
Bigc32  +   351d ago
Sony is lying. Is this what it says with red light when it overheats. I wonder y they don't demo this crap or let journal list review lol
Sadist3  +   351d ago
You know people are idiots when they are praising the fact that a console has a light that changes colors. Wow, so awesome. When I play my PS4, I think I'll be watching Battlefield on my screen, not some freaking blue light on the console. But these fanboys are like zombies, one track minds that enjoy anything that has to do with Playstation. If Sony announced they put a lightening bolt on the rear of the PS4, idiots on this site would say things like "yeah I love Sony!" or "I trust Sony,"
RE_L_MAYER  +   351d ago
Is bunch of idiots collected here? Can you turn it off or not? Im not planning to be blinded by this thing while playing in the dark room
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bomboclaat_gamer  +   351d ago
this site is filled with idiots for real
there is no confirmation that you can change the colors manually

the only thing his tweet says was "changes color"
wtf

his posts have been only 2 worded vague ass posts and you people just take it and run with it as gosple

i will be getting the ps4 on nov 15
but my god...some of you guys are really gullible
xHeavYx  +   351d ago
Takes one to know one, right?
bomboclaat_gamer  +   351d ago
im pretty sure the different lights will only be indicators for certain modes that the ps4 will be in

for example:
red = overheating
blue = normal
yellow = some mother board error

and so on

just like dell computers which output number codes to specify the type of error the computer system has

when the time comes and you realize that you cant change colors manually, you'll see that you're just a gullible idiot

anyway..cant wait for next week to get my ps4, and when i do my taxes ill be getting the xbox one

:)
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