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PS4 Hardware Issue: New Video Shows Overlapping of UI

GPU failure of some sort in PS4? (PS4)

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Rashid Sayed  +   242d ago
Just wanted to add a note: This does not seem to be a HDMI cord issue. If you look closely at the video, two different parts of the UI seems to be overlapping over each other.
WrAiTh Sp3cTr3  +   242d ago
So it begins...
abzdine  +   242d ago
"GPU failure of some sort in PS4? (PS4)"
you should take Cerny's place i can see.

seriously, reset the console and it should work. if it still keeps doing it go back change it or wait for an update.
inveni0  +   241d ago
My PS3 behaves like this, and it's just due to the TV screwing up the signal somehow. I switch inputs on the TV and go back to PS3, and it is fine. I don't think, however, that this is the problem these people are having. I also don't think it's a GPU issue. It is clearly an output issue that could be either hardware or software related. It is most probably a case of a bad connection where the HDMI port meets the mainboard or a short in the HDMI jack itself.
black0o  +   241d ago
@abzdine agreed, how on earth did he come up with that

this days software bugs = hardware failure
static5245  +   241d ago
Lets say there's 20 consoles out a batch of 4000 that fail. Thats a failure rate of .5%, that's actually considered to be pretty good for electronics.

When they picked 2,500 of the 360's and PS3's at random they found that the 360 had 12% chance of RROD and 11.7% of something else failing. The PS3 had 10% failure rate. So people need to chill out.
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mark134uk  +   241d ago
looks like hdmi issue to me i had similar problem when i was running ps3 hdmi through bluray player/surround sound,it fixed when i pushed hdmi in better
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Lukas_Japonicus  +   242d ago | Well said
Hilarious watching Xbox fans tear this apart......the 360's launch doesn't exist in their memories any more it seems. You take a risk buying a launch console, im taking the risk as are millions of others.......it happens with launch consoles.....lets just hope it doesn't match the failure rate of 360's with RROD.

To the people trolling or bashing the PS4....i would seriously wait until the X1 is released before you run your mouths because you never know what problems the X1 will have, you don't to have spoken too soon and embarrass yourself.

"I do, however, think it's pathetic that fanboys are actually happy/excited about hardware failures of any kind for the "other side"."

I agree, we may argue all day long but we all share the same passion, laughing at another when their consoles fails is pathetic.
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Palaven  +   242d ago
Why would the X1 have problems when it has already been played by the public for weeks with no problems reported? Something Sony never did with the PS4. The PS4 consoles in stores and at events have been crashing for a while, something Sony fans tried to ignore and debunk.
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thekhurg  +   242d ago
360's launch? Don't you mean the first three years of the 360's existence? All electronics fail, it's part of life.

I do, however, think it's pathetic that fanboys are actually happy/excited about hardware failures of any kind for the "other side".
OrangePowerz  +   242d ago
@Palavaen

The PS4 has also been played by the public with demo stands at retailers and events such as PAX.
neoMAXMLC  +   242d ago
Wow Palaven.... What a way to contradict yourself in the same paragraph.
B-radical  +   242d ago
Agreed I don't wish for anyone's ps4 to screw up this early on...i do plan on getting one next year i sure as hell don't want mine to screw up
mikeslemonade  +   242d ago
The 360's hardware issues were the biggest failure in history. Nothing in consumer electronics or consumer history had there was something you had to send in 3 to 4 times by so many people.
LeCreuset  +   241d ago
You get a well said bubble for that, sir. I agree. Keep an eye on it, but it's nothing to go into panic mode about at this point. I'm sure some of the people trying to play this up are the same ones going "nuh-uh" when the 360 had record failure rate, right up until MS finally admitted it.
HammerKong  +   241d ago
yeah man xb360 was also having such problems and most time devices have ,but these days there are much advancements and i was not hoping this ,yeah my ps4 is not facing problems like this but there have been many reports like this not only one ,why dont these things happen with much expensive or cheat tvs why not with every other device from popular company ,yeah 1 or 2 still have ,but that device must be assured when distributors are giving away them for 10 years ,this time sony created mistakes ,back then MS created ,xb1 may can also have ,but it is not like that it will have for now xb1 is not released so we cannot make any comments for them wahat if they get every thing right and then we people will be blamed for such rude bihaviour and we may feel guilty.
u got owned  +   241d ago
Im sorry but everybody saying all this issues the PS4 is having are ok are hypocrites.

This is bad no matter on what console is happening. Hopefully is just a few cases and not the norm. Here are some of the issues people are talking about;

NeoGaffer Dylx: Was downloading an update for Battlefield 4

2 or 3 from Reddit: Unknown specifics

Twitch Streamer: Was downloading DCUO when it stalled. He unplugged the console. It wouldn't work properly after that.

1 IGN unit: See Original Post.
http://www.ign.com/articles...

1 Kotaku unit: "Here are the facts: In the past week, my Kotaku colleagues and I have used one pre-release PS4 and three retail PS4s with no problems. I've also heard from fellow gaming reporters who've used their PS4s with no problems. But the first retail unit that Sony provided me failed to work when I plugged it into a TV in Kotaku's office. A colleague and I were able to compare it to a second PS4 that did work and we found that the issue was rather simple: the bad unit had a faulty HDMI jack that we couldn't fully plug an HDMI cable into. It couldn't make a solid connection and therefore, apparently, couldn't transmit a stable signal to our TV. We tried different cables and monitors. The issue was with the console."
http://kotaku.com/the-plays...

Video from Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watc...
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aawells07  +   241d ago
Don't even act as if Sony fans wouldn't be doing the same exact thing. As if Sony fans would be sympathetic. Yea right. They would be doing THEE EXACT same thing. I can picture it now.
Docknoss  +   241d ago
Be honest your worried lukas
NikonSteve  +   241d ago
I think if this happens to 55% of PS4's then people can worry (like 360). I have 2 360's so I know. Its not uncommon for there to be a small percentage of failures in any electronic device. I highly doubt the xbox one will be immune to defects as well.
GearsOfWar  +   242d ago
@Lukas

Well, considering you and the other Sony fanboys have been tearing Xbox One news apart all year, positive or not, I'd say this is the karma that was owed. Just like you guys love to bring up that you were picked on 7 years ago by 360 fanboys and use that as an excuse as to why you're so deluded and rabid.

This isn't a good thing for either company. I will not celebrate it nor will I hope it gets worse. Our industry needs good publicity for console gaming at the moment. Microsoft's missteps have caused enough damage and we certainly don't need the PS4 to be having hardware issues.
Lukas_Japonicus  +   242d ago
*Calls me a Sony fanboy*

*checks my XBOX 360 gamerscore....yep, its still there...all 103k of it*

And you are damn right ive been tearing up X1 news all year....because MS deserves it, the way they treated gamers and tried to force their vision when we clearly weren't ready for it. Give credit where credit is due my friend. In fact, i actually stuck up for MS when they announced support for indies a week ago and everyone else was laughing and making jokes..... Im getting both consoles.....but i make no attempt to hide the fact i DESPISE Microsoft, the fact i actually like Sony as a company is just a bonus.

"One act of good faith doesn't make up for the many bad ones."

But i said i give credit where credit is due....i can only do that as i see fit in my own opinion. Im not going to give credit if the news is negative....which the majority of it has been. Ive always said countess times how much i want Titanfall,Forza5,RYSE and Halo....if that's any constellation.

Anyway, this is getting off topic....launch consoles have problems, its the risk you take as a gamer. Ill be the first to say that i sincerely hope none of you Xbox fans have any problems at launch, i hope your consoles last you the entire generation. Shame some others can't be as sincere.
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GearsOfWar  +   242d ago
One act of good faith doesn't make up for the many bad ones.

I prefer Xbox as a whole, own both the PS3 and 360, but you won't find me in every article bashing the Playstation. I will comment on issues, but I will not make it a mission of life to go into ANY article related to Sony just to bash and have a circle jerk with others for momentary feelings of acceptance.

Also I find it rather funny you made it a point to say you're not a Sony fanboy and then go on at the bottom of your comment talking about how you "DESPISE" Microsoft and like Sony. Good stuff.

Yes, you are correct. Launch consoles do have issues. I even made the effort to say that I hope this does not worsen. But don't act like it's any surprise that the fans you made fun of all year find it ironic that this is happening.

Let's come to an agreement. You find it hilarious that Xbox fans are tearing this apart, I find it hilarious that you're laughing about the exact same thing you've been doing. :)
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Lukas_Japonicus  +   242d ago
"Also I find it rather funny you made it a point to say you're not a Sony fanboy and then go on at the bottom of your comment talking about how you "DESPISE" Microsoft and like Sony. Good stuff."

What i meant to say is im not a "blind" Sony fanboy, the Sony fanboy part is completely correct, there is always going to be favouritism, its impossible to be completely unbiased. There's a difference between a fanboy and a blind fanboy though. I hate MS but im willing to buy their console....what does that tell you about me? That i love games more than i love games companies, that's what.

" I find it hilarious that you're laughing about the exact same thing you've been doing. :)"

NO....just no. Laughing at Xbox fans making fun of launch consoles failing is NOT the same as poking fun at MS for the past year or so. Poking fun every day at each other is one thing but with consoles breaking, its no laughing matter.....don't compare launch failures to what other news has gone down....because this is a lot more serious.
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SpringHeeledJack  +   242d ago
Think you should check your facts. You xbox fanboys have been ripping the ps3 for 6 years, you get what you deserve and would of thought you would of learned your lesson.
B-radical  +   242d ago
Lol very immature of them to use the "360 fanboys teased us" excuse it's like grow up and move on...of course alot of the younger fanboys *xbox and playstation alike dont even remember the start of this gen and still just use it as an excuse
GearsOfWar  +   242d ago
Lukas, it's no different than Sony fanboys laughing about RROD.

@Springheeledjack

I must have been sleeping for the past 6 years but especially within the last 3-4, the consensus of the PS3 has been rather positive.
BBBirdistheWord  +   242d ago
@ lukas

dude you have some issues.

The ps4 has problems on launch and you are obsessively trying to deflect this.

It's making you look like a fool. Just trying to help, really.
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Death  +   242d ago
@Lukas

Please don't speak for "we" and "us".

You feel MS deserves the treatment.
You were not ready for their vision.

Others may agree with you, others do not.
Lukas_Japonicus  +   242d ago
@Bird

"The ps4 has problems on launch and you are obsessively trying to deflect this.
"
No, there's a difference between telling people not to talk too soon and "deflecting" bad news. I see alot of people talking crap before the X1 has even launched....how are they going to feel if the X1 has problems? Like idiots, that's how.

Damn, i just remembered who you are. Nevermind move along.
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GuruMeditation  +   242d ago
Even if you haven't ripped on PS over the years, your comments right here make up for that, throwing terms like circle-jerk and fanboy like you're above everyone else. There's a huge gulf between jabbing at opposing consoles due to various features etc. And wishing DOAs on your fellow gamers. I also despise Microsoft, but am excited for both consoles. My distaste for them as a company will not affect that, nor should it.

Addendum: I wasn't insinuating anything, I respect your opinion and share part of it. I do, however, take issue with you asserting that you are above the bickering, whilst claiming that the hardware issues are karma. Your whole attitude is simply coming across as abrasive and snotty; I believe you're better than that.
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GearsOfWar  +   242d ago
Guru, there's a clear difference between calling out Sony fanboys and calling out Sony. I did not state Sony has been circle jerking. But thanks for trying to push the blame onto me as if I've been trolling Sony here.

Like I'm above everyone else? That's quite comical considering the mentality that Sony fanboys believe themselves to be the superior console race. It's a joke they believe that. We're all just buying game consoles and playing the games we like.

You're right though. I do believe myself to be above going into articles with the sole intent to troll. I can't bring myself to stoop to that level. People have differing choices. I'm not going to crucify someone because they choose something other than what I enjoy most.

Edit:

Like I told Lukas in PM, I'm tired of all the dividing and attacking. I know it can't be avoided when 2 products in close competition are coming out but people can still exercise their opinions and likes without constantly bashing the competition.

If you look at my past comments, I strongly oppose the route that Sony fanboys have been taking lately. If Microsoft fanboys ever get to that level, I will oppose them as well. It will not change my preference of experience but it will change my opinion of sections of either fanbase.

I believe that for every action, we do have a consequence. Maybe the karma is deserved, maybe it isn't, but people still chose to jump in and take things to the next level instead of discussing and criticizing in a less rabid way.
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Tctczach  +   242d ago
Watch out Gears he might P.M. you if he starts to cry like he did me. He was using all caps and freaking out because I made a suggestion. It ess quite immature and embarrassing. Haha. I think I still have it.
Nujabes_  +   242d ago
Are you guys living in the past? Who cares what Xbox fanboys did 7 GOD DAMN YEARS AGO. This is the present, focus on it.
black0o  +   241d ago
why the need to put ps4 and xBone on the same boat .. who am i kidding since DRm days and xboners have been dragging sony/ps4 to M$'s sh!t

-they only console in history that had 54% failure rate was x360
-sony launched 3 consoles and 3 hand-held non-had failure rate higher then 10%
-M$ was the only one that implanted the DRM
-launch units always have bugs

should i keep on going
LoveOfTheGame  +   241d ago
^^
Sony has 3 handhelds?
JokesOnYou  +   241d ago
Look I don't know who started it or care but some of you need to get off your high horse. I know for sure long before 360 launched I was looking forward to 360 because I loved the original xbox, I was excited to see what micro would bring to the table next but I know for a fact you couldn't enjoy any 360 news without tons of Sony fan boys slamming the 360 about far more than RROD all the way up until ps3 launch. I can't tell you how tired I grew of "That sucks a**, just wait until ps3 launches...", "bluray", "the power of the cell", blah, blah, blah. So forgive me for being human and when ps3 stumbled hard out the gates. That's been along time ago and I've tried to just be about games and love my hobby but my point is there are NO VICTIMS HERE. You either continue to fan the flames or you give credit where credit is due AND OF COURSE STATE VALID CRITICISM.

Lukas you make some great posts at times but clearly here you are being a hypocrite given how critical you've been of micro, not that ps4 is broken but we should be suspect with the reports and so few of them in the wild so until launch let's wait and see this could be nothing we just don't know though.
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XboxFun  +   241d ago
I love how sony fanboys need to get some vindication for what happened 7 to 8 years ago on this site. You would think that after all that time passed there would have been a little bit of growing up and maturity found.

Some reports of PS4 having some problems out the gate and the sony defense force with their insecurities automatically have to bring up the 360 just to feel good about themselves.

Out of all the PS4's shipped you don't think one or two may have problems? Who cares! You all fall right into these traps and go into rage mode whenever a news site reports the slightest bad thing about Sony.

Lukas, you are just one of the main offenders and I actually think you may be xHeavyx's other account since you seem to have replaced him in being at the very top of every MS/Xbox One news stealth trolling and all.
B-radical  +   242d ago
I notice the screen shows of grids for slight seconds not a good sign
Blackdeath_663  +   242d ago
the console is trying to read from the HDD but can't because of some corrupt files he needs to remove the HDD start the console without it which will launch the console in safe mode turn it off re enter the HDD then boot it up it will go to safe mode automatically then he can recover corrupt files from there and fix it. this problem has already been fixed
N4realGMRZ  +   242d ago
It's sad reading all of the comments about what happened 8-9 years ago with MS....that isn't going to fix this current problem...you guys should just relax and wait....see what happens...i really hope it's a faulty batch, i wish this on no company. period.
thehitman  +   242d ago
I had my GPU fail on my PC a few times and I can tell you when your GPU fails you get horizontal lines running across your screen or BSOD or screen just goes black and the fan goes into overdrive and you have to force restart. Definitely seems like a bad HDMI port/cable or this poor sap TV is on the fritz and he just getting to know about it.
frostypants  +   241d ago
Or just a UI glitch tied to a memory leak or something.
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frostypants  +   241d ago
"GPU failure"? Really? What idiot submitted this?
_FantasmA_  +   241d ago
Static. You're being to kind. M$ had like 33-57% or more failure rate. That is unacceptable. They should have been sued.
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Mr-Dude  +   242d ago
Expect these vids for the x1 also
jackanderson1985  +   242d ago
care to back that up? or just trolling?
Mr-Dude  +   242d ago
They are launch systems, problems are to be expected. Sony is a better hardware developer than Microsoft and Microsoft is a better software developer. Remember 2006? There will be problems big or small. Leave it to us and the press to make it worse
isa_scout  +   242d ago
I actually will be buying both consoles, but he's right you can def expect these same types of vids for the X1.Just as XOne fanboys are trolling the PS4s launch there will be PS fanboys trolling the X1 launch.
EVERY new console ever has had issues at launch.It's the price we pay for being early adopters. The true test is to see if both companies can permanently fix these issues in a timely manner, and make sure they don't become a recurring problem.Honestly, I think MS learned from the RROD debacle so we wont see a high failure rate for the X1 which is awesome, but to think there wont be vids of the few that do break is kinda crazy.
kneon  +   242d ago
While I expect Microsoft put in a lot of extra work to ensure the xb1 is the most reliable console possible, every electronic device has a failure rate higher than 0.

And when you sell millions then there will be thousands of failures, even with a reliable device.
N4GDgAPc  +   242d ago
Yes there will be x1 vids. Seems like some here don't realize every console has a chance to fail.

It comes down to the PS3 and 360 debate I always here. "Well I got Yellow ring of death on my PS3 so it fails just as much as 360."

Yeah it sucks for them that there ps3 failed on them but there the minority.

PS3 had like a 5% chance to fail.
360 had 30% to fail. Any other product would have to recal with a failure rate that high. How they got away with it is they spent $1billion to add all 360's a 3 year warrenty.

Wii did have the lowest with around 1% fail rate.

I expect Microsoft will learn from there mistakes and not have a bad fail rate like the 360.
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Death  +   242d ago
Failure rate is measured when consoles fail under warranty. All electronics have a 100% failure rate. The question is when.
cyclindk  +   242d ago
Yeah but the Wii had like, a calculator for a videocard and a digital watch for the rest of the internals powering its games...

Calculators and digi-watches hardly ever fail, so it doesn't count.
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tiffac008  +   242d ago
My fear is this situation will become a battle of which one has the higher failure rate and every failure report will be blown out of proportions as if it where an RRoD issue.
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kneon  +   242d ago
It almost certainly will get blown out of proportion, for both consoles.

Microsoft can't afford another RROD fiasco so I'm sure the XB1 is as reliable as can be.

And Sony can't afford anything like the RROD as they absolutely need the PS4 to succeed.

If either does have major reliability issues then it wouldn't surprise me if in a couple of years we'll be playing on the Amazon Xbox or Google Playstation.
ltachiUchiha  +   242d ago
Warranty is always a good thing to have for launch buyers. =]

Edit: Anyone with no coverage for any launch system is setting themselves up for disappointment if anything happens to their system. The extra money for coverage is worth it.
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iiwii  +   242d ago
They don't want you to remember that these things (if not software problems) are covered under warranty. They are still butthurt over having to buy 5 XB360's so they are trying to take a dig. Shows how bitter they are.
Death  +   242d ago
If someone bought 5 Xbox 360's that were covered under warranty due to failure, they are way too stupid to be "butt hurt" over anything. Fictitious fantasies like this only live in the minds of the Playstation faithfull.
NoLongerHereCBA  +   242d ago
Standard coverage on the device was sufficient for my Xbox 360. But we have at least 2 years of coverage here, guess it differs per country a lot. MS added 1 year on top of it with the xbox 360 because it was so terrible at the time. Didn't have to pay a dime for repairs (3 times in total).

Let's hope very little people have to go through the same thing on either side, because it sucks. I hope these videos aren't an indication of the average PS4, since I wish Sony all the best. Microsoft need proper competition (Nintendo doesn't partake in the console war, but just does it's own thing, which I also applaud)
Mister_G  +   242d ago
Sigh! :(
Kayant  +   242d ago
So this is how a console launch goes.... Oh my am happy this is my first time witnessing a console launch & waiting from the sidelines seeing these issues. Am happy I get to avoid any chance of these issues happening to me since am not getting one at launch.

These issues don't seem too be widespread atm so hopefully it won't increase too much at launch or Sony won't be having a fun time.
ElementX  +   242d ago
First time witnessing a launch? Young grasshopper you have much to learn.
Kayant  +   242d ago
Loool I know :p. Am actually 19 but I have never been into gaming too much until about 5 years ago so yh.
admiralvic  +   241d ago
A lot of people seem to forget that this sort of thing is relatively rare, but happens throughout the consoles life. I've heard of people buying 3DS's with broken hinges, DOA PS3's and other such issues. The only difference here is that these systems are new, so people are giving those complaints the time of day. However, this could always be a widespread problem, which would be dreadful is true.
Nivalis  +   242d ago
American designed the console and its being released in America first and yet people still insist on a Japanese imperial rising sun to pad out their backgrounds.
KwietStorm  +   242d ago
What.
90Supra  +   242d ago
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GurlPleaseBye  +   242d ago
Girrrrl....the fuq you talking about?
Lucreto  +   242d ago
It might be because I am watching on my phone but it looks like what happens when you try and record tv from a phone.
jackanderson1985  +   242d ago
it's not so much the wavey lines (think they are the recording from a phone issue) it's more the UI keeps flashing up in the background for a brief second
forcefullpower  +   242d ago
I have had this before and it was down to the hdmi cable being knackered. Wonder if he even bothered to try another one.
imt558  +   242d ago
We will se tommorow when bunch of people getting their PS4 and starting to use it.
AllroundGamer  +   242d ago
exactly, now it's only one video/one PS4 and everyone is panicking... (and with everyone i mean xbox fanboys :D )
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ShiftY_AU   242d ago | Trolling | show
GentlemenRUs  +   242d ago
Could we just keep all these articles under one please... We already had like 50+ of them so far...

Seem's to be a glitch with the OS, Easy fix via a patch...

EDIT: cl1983, It's the same thing still, Leave it in one article to avoid spam...
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Niv  +   242d ago
These r natural hardware failures out the box unlike rrod on xbox360 which was a weakness in hardware
Zefros  +   242d ago
console launch issues are bound to happen, i trust that sony will fix it asap.
THC CELL  +   242d ago
Got one set up in game no 8 day's running in a box no problems
TheDarpaChief   242d ago | Bad language | show | Replies(3)
TomahawkX  +   242d ago
This could all be attributed to bad shipping.
ShiftY_AU   242d ago | Trolling | show
gamingisnotacrime  +   242d ago
the internet allows for few events to sound like mass failures. first few batches are bound to have errors here and there
ShiftY_AU   242d ago | Trolling | show
OrangePowerz  +   242d ago
I dont think it's a GPU failure since it displays different UIs. I think it's more software related.
90Supra  +   242d ago
Puhleeease don't let this happen to me....

I'll be heated!!!
Ravenheartzero  +   242d ago
Well still 2 weeks till UK release, hopefully the problems are in a small minority and can be fixed with a patch
Snappy  +   242d ago
Yeah that happened to me on my ps3 , changed hdmi cable and hey presto
metalhead  +   242d ago
I love how people take this so seriously. Sad this is.....we make up a very small fraction of the population that's going to buy game consoles. We're in a world where people looked at the Nintendo Wii, saw it was cheaper, and bought that up. Same thing with the PS4. It's cheaper, it's a game console, games look the same if not better from what little they've been reading, and it plays his Call of Duty. Little Johnny is getting that for Christmas. Those are the people who will decide the fate of this next generation of video game consoles. It is sad, but true. Now for the rest of you one here crapping themselves over fan boy arguments: Play your console. If it makes YOU happy, then that's all that counts. If not buy both and play one for exclusives and the other for both exclusives and multiplat. Because seriously as much of a proud PS gamer since day one, these kinds of arguments are silly. Remember it's still just.....a video game. It's not like the world is going to explode if one side wins and the other loses. Remember......a source of entertainment. You won't die. It's gonna be ok.......deep breaths.
robur91  +   242d ago
LOL
it is FAIL - look at background -in ps4 it is animated -here is only a print scrrean FROM ps4 view on brocken NOTEBOOk
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Shnooze  +   242d ago
This is precisely why I'd rather wait.
purp13m0nk3y  +   242d ago
Just looks like a faulty HDMI cable.

Honestly. When GPU's fail they don't do that WTF! It's so ridiculous what people will post to try and stir up the fan boys lol.
sibbor  +   241d ago
My bet is: Issues with the HDMI cable or faulty one, causing issues with HDCP. Reminds me of when I used a 15 m cable certified for 720p with a 1080p cable. Sporadic issues, just like these happent.
MetalJedi  +   242d ago
Did he even try replacing the cable? He seemed very quick to post without says whether or not he tried switching cables. Flickering like that is usually a poor cable, not saying it is for sure.
Neonridr  +   242d ago
I love how everyone here is suddenly a console manufacturer who knows EXACTLY what the problem is for something they don't even have in their hands yet. Stop calling this person out against what they are merely SHOWING everyone. I am sure this person didn't show the world that his PS4 was failing so that he could make fun of them. Jesus you guys, he is merely letting people know that his had a problem. Will this mean yours will? Who knows, it might, it might not. This could be a totally isolated incident that will have no bearing on the general launch as a whole. Or it could be an early indication of a widespread problem that could plague the PS4. Time will tell. Obviously electronics fail, as MS showed with the 360. But that's not an excuse to use, nobody should be of the mentality "Oh well, consoles fail", especially if you are one of the people getting one tomorrow.

Is it a cause for panic? No, but it's something to be aware of.
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InTheLab  +   241d ago
There's an acceptable level of failure with every electronic device. PS4 will be no different. No if half the people that buy one end up with an error...then it's news.
isarai  +   241d ago
Well that's certainly an issue, but how is it a hardware issue? there's no way to tell if it's hardware or software
GraveLord  +   241d ago
This is obviously a problem with the output. So in other words, the HDMI connection is faulty. Either the cable, the TV or the port in the PS4.

Doesn't seem to be GPU related at all.
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