Geekparty's Tim Evans ruminates about the time it took for Sony to get on the right track with their approach to music.
Why did we have to wait so long? Does it matter now?
He raises the question. You dismiss it. Why? And YES, it does matter!
Why does it matter? People love to bitch - if you wanted to play cds buy a xbone or STFU
It's in the past like all those 180s. Or should we keep bringing those up? Can't have it both ways.
or use any other device they already have which I bet 95% people have that play a lot of video games. I got so many devices that would play mp3 I don't even need it for ps4.
Even my toaster has those capabilities. Why do I need it on everything. Focus on game development.
People love to whine for anything, first because we don't have it now we have it and here we go
sony made playing music cd's on the first playstation a great option. then they added the ability to also play dvd's on the ps2 and people loved that. once the ps3 came out they gambled on bluray and that too was adopted so we could play music, dvd's, bluray movies and games all in one entertainment centre. now you are telling people to stop whining about playing your own music even though the ps4 has an optical drive, can play movies and dvd's, all while also offering a music store for listening to tunes? ok, sounds reasonable.
Boy the xbox wsrriors are hard at work this week it take you this long to talk about mp3 wait since your on ancient topic should we go back to talking about why microsoft want drm on their system all over again or why the xbone can barely do 1080p even cod isn't 1080p on xbox should we talk about that or should we let by gones be by gones Youre choice
Some people will argue about the silliest things and this article definitely fits into the category of "silliest things."
They should add a search button or let us edit our songs was disappointed when I had to run down a list of 2000 songs ;)
Exactly, I can understand people complaining before hand, I didnt care myself but some people wanted music on the ps4 while playing games, but now it is here I dont get the point in complaining that it took too long, its here and thats that. I guess we will be getting some more articles soon asking why we cant make ice cream with it next because a couple of people like to eat while playing. It seems "Gamers" today and I use that word "gamer" very very VERY loosely are just whiny babies, as soon as something doesnt happen the way they want they spit the dummy and cry. Next it will be waaaaa I dont like using my fingers when will games read my mind sony is taking too long making mind reading possible in games.
It never matter. Who are these people that care about playing a music on a PS4 on a new gaming system that much. I agree that its a feature the system should have but I will probably never play a cd or mp3 on the PS4. I bought PS3 at launch never put a CD in it. I have played MP3's sometimes while doing something around the house but I have a iphone so it is not a big deal. I just can't believe people still even care about this feature.
Its here now soooooo?? Why complain about how long it took? I know, I know, because you cant complain about not having it anymore. Its in the past. Lets move forward. How about, hey sony, you think you can make sure to have our next update ready before the next gen? Appreciate what youve done, but honestly, the needle didnt even moove. Check yo self b fo you wreck yo self. Lol or something like that.
yes it matters, because obviously none of us were able to listen to any CDs or MP3s for a whole year because of it! /s
Think about it bro, if you fix and issue people have with your product, they will then search for something else to complain about. I understand the mp3 support thing was bs on sonys part but hey when its fixed its fixed so stop worrying about it. I cant stand when sony fanboys constantly bring up the xbox drm thing, okay we get it ms tried to screw us but its over now try and let it go. MS changed along with the xbox for the better. Please people stop bitching about things after its been addressed unless it is something we REALLY need like the wii's terrible network functionality and friend code system, but come on " mp3 support" really. I mean come on a 50 dollar phone can do it why does a GAMING SYSTEM need to, it just doesn't seem like a priority. So stop complaining about features that don't really matter to gaming or that half of you idiots aren't even gonna use, especially if its been added. I want to see more features like shareplay, remote play and snap tv.
You finally have what you want, and you are still acting sour? It does not matter. Focus on what other features that are yet to come.
This was a feature "yet to come". Why not discuss it when it finally arrives? Defensive a little bit? Why?
Because most people considering discussing a feature... actually discussing the feature and not the lack of the feature itself. No one likes a someone who is completely insatiable and a chronic complainer... try it in a relationship and see how it works. Its like you are dating someone and they keep pestering you about something and then you fix it and then they complain about you not doing it in the past. If this describes your relationship, you may be dating a miserable person. Switch.
Who gives a sh*t about music support when there's bluetooth speakers and devices that can easily play music with or without cables. I didn't buy a PS4 to play music, watch tv, or surf the web, I bought a PS4 because I know that it WILL be the platform that WILL have the LARGEST LIBRARY OF GAMES to choose from. If you're looking for games that will provide unique and new experiences that you will never see anywhere else, there's only one platform that has a track record of consistently providing players with these "one of a kind" experiences, http://media.giphy.com/medi... http://i.minus.com/iSrhJHG1... http://i.minus.com/iblEg8wY... http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-U... Astroturf that...
Well, I'm happy mp3 support is here, but it's still baffling that local mp3 support isn't here with the player. I still am convinced that DLNA isn't here yet almost solely because they want to push Music/Video Unlimited subscriptions as hard as they can before finally giving in and letting us stream our own stuff. I do like the more responsive OS though, even in crappy COD: Ghosts, you get in/out of the dashboard/share menus much quicker now.
My psp 1000 has mp3's.
So you could complain about it, of course. Duh.
It would be nice to have custom playlists.
Or what other features we have already.....Totally agree guys. At the same time, it DOES suck that we had to wait a year. I bet it was Sony's Music Unlimited that made them wait it out. I hate to say it, but the company posting a loss needs as much money as they can get and I bet this helped (even if it was only a little bit). No worries though! Like you guys said, does it matter now? No. It didn't matter then too, because I have many other devices that will do that for me like the media friendly PS3. On the flip side of the coin, I see this as another thing they add that I can look forward to instead!
Ah please Stfu. I'm tired of these BS PS4 hate articles lately. PS4 is a gaming console f*ck all that other unnecessary Bullshit. If you want all in one entertainment thing get an Xbox One.
Or a PS3. See the problem now?
Your comment is ignorant. And adds nothing to the topic. Adults are talking, go to bed.
The topic is pretty pointless, as it's immature to bitch about a feature you now have.
Well even Sony disagrees with you since they are making a TV show for the PS4. A gaming console as you said without any other unnecessary bullshit. By your logic of thinking, phones should only be able to make phone calls, TVs shouldn't have internet, cars should only be able to drive and not have radio or anything else. Am I right?
Interesting how everyone says to move on, stop complaining, or buy a Xbox One. I remember a lot of people complaining about DRM then going APE SH%T when Mattrick said buy a Xbox 360 if you don't like it. Now we have sony defenders saying not to complain, who cares, buy "something else" when talking about Sony. Lmao, ooooh these goal posts must be on wheels to make moving them so much easier.
Does Japan thrive on mp3's like westerners do or are they more about cloud services and streaming?
Why does the region matter to you? Every region is operated by a different area management team.
Cant wait for Bonesaw23 to use his last comment so we dont have to listen to any more of his BS
... and the reason people need to put music on their game console is....... ? there's dozens of other ways one can stream music in their home, so it's almost completely obsolete to, at the very least, have CD support.
Why are you crying about it? when we already have it?
Because they are running out of things to complain about, they have to hold on tight to these things otherwise they will nothing left to do with their days.
Lately there is a strange surge of MS positive articles and there is a strange surge of negative articles about SONY, seems suspicious.
MS must be doing a lot of "advertising" on popular gaming sites.
and Sony doesn't?
how is that suspicious? MS has been doing a lot to repair their brand whereas there have been problems with PSN, Driveclub, and Firmware 2.0. Hence why there are more positive MS articles and negative Sony articles.
Because unlike MS PS4 is aimed for games first, media second. I'd rather these days not listen to my music on cd's and have an actual 1080P game thanks. Sony got it right this gen and the amount of audio devices everyone has they didn't need to add these features IMO.
So taking out features is a good thing? When a 10 year old PS3 has more multimedia feature than the PS4 something is not right.
@letsa_go Which they had years to do when they were designing the architecture of the PS4.
Lol mp3 support is out, and people still bsing. You can defend this article all you want to, but at the end of the day. We have it now so theres no need for this article or the bsing. You guys just making yourselves look stupid by keep bsing about it. I can say the same about all the bsing about ps+ and nonsense on this stupid internet.
Articles like this is why we can't have nice things.
Sony, video game consoles have been around since 1970s, why did we have to wait so long for the PS4!!!?! /s
cause rocket science ? :P
why play music on my ps4 when i can easily play it on my phone.
its simple they wanted to be the first in the market so they rushed out.
They were not the ones who "rushed out" their system. :I
Why do we have to wait so long for Bluetooth Support! How can a next gen console lack something so basic? Really, going back to a wired mic unless you buy Sony's wireless headset. Yeah, that's "next-gen" for sure. People have been asking and Sony refuses to comment.
It's available now, so complaining is pointless. Humans pick the dumbest reasons to complain.
The arrogance of Sony sucks. And referring to human being as if you weren't one of them is sociopathic. Good job.
MP3 I get, but who the hell buys CDs these days?
why did it take so long. because you bought a console who's only purpose out of the gate was aimed at gaming. I'm not saying its bad but you know what you were getting your self into when you bought your next gen console
Some of these fanboys forgot how their bitching made the Xbone drop their DRM model to regain ground in the console market. But God FORBID.. Dont ever question Sony, Thats blasphemy!
People complain it doesn't have support. *gives support* People complain that it took so long. Gotta love the human race!
It was more questionable why it took them a year to get a Youtube App. There was no MP3 support because Sony wanted to sell Music Unlimited.
Who gives a shit? I didn't buy a PS4 for those things. I bought it for games. I know, shocking, right?
Why don't they talk about how microsoft was going to destroy gaimg?
Possible suspend 2.0 fix. If no one else has already tried this I plugged in my charge cable after I put it in standbye and began charging controller for a few minutes. I held the PS button while still plugged in and the light on the ps4 went from orange to blue and started up fine. I downloaded 2.0 and had had problems with the standbye function until then
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