OnlySP: Sony is asking developers to give attention to the social aspects of the PlayStation 4 when they develop games for the system, according to Chris Cobb, co-founder of Ragtag Studio.
I buy a console to play games not to use social features on it
READ the article! They're talking about enhancing Online PLAY. Not Facebook or Twitter. For example, sharing gameplay or screenshots to your friends on PSN.
I dont play online. I play single player only.
then why are u here online complaining ?
This is not a game and I am entitrled to my opinion.
Since the Release of the Xbox 360, and the Ps3 consoles have become a much more social realm with the increase of online gaming. I'm in favor of this. I would love to have most games able to use the "share" feature. The Ps4 really looks like it's going to have a good amount of social features which I will love to use. Watch live streams, tell me when a friend gets a new game, jump in for a friend to help him/her beat a level in a game, and get an announcement when your friend gets a platinum trophy... which for me is amazing, I don't have to many platinum but getting a little more bragging rights would be awesome,especially since me and my friends are competitive we would love to out do each other. Bring on the Social :)
The people who disagree with me know me better than I know myself
LOL you just got burned by nooneknows. Did it hurt? lol
Yes horribly , seriously he didnt burn me. Some people on here are so bloody opinionated and think they are the only ones allowed to have an opinion.
How the hell do you have five bubbles?
@steve "Why are you here?" (In my Bane voice).
*continues in Banes real voice* Your carelessness has cost the lives of 3 otha trolls.
Good for you!! let's all clap for the antisocial shut in "clap clap clap" I buy a console to play games but I use it for many other things too. those extra things may not factor into my purchase choice, but appreciate them being there. I am looking forward to showing crazy glitches in the eventually coming Fallout 4. I am interested in sharing my community content I make for the upcoming Media Molecule ps4 game to youtube so people who don't have it can see what I make. I am interested in cross game chatting with people so I can easilly play MP games like Planetside 2 and only listen to the select people I want to hear instead of dealing with annoying 12yos. Social features enrich the gaming experience
thats a bit harsh, and just because you think social features enrich the gaming experience dosnt mean it is a fact. I also just play single player as most of my mates who game only play fifa and cod, and i have no interest in playing people online that im never going to meet in real life as its dont enrich anything for me..and i also just prefer story driven games. So does that make me an anti social shut in to...or just someone who has a different way of enjoying games?
Well that's your problem for not wanting to play multiplayer. I take it you're not buying BF4?
Focus on social features? HA, what a joke, people want to play games not update their twitter feed or facebook status every time they get a trophy.
Some people like to keep track of that. Raptr does exactly that and its got millions of users.
I'm going to do a facebook search, find out who you are. Go to your school. And tell your teacher the mean things you say about Playstation. Everyone will laugh at you as they pick up their launch PS4's. Just you watch, HolyDuck. Just you watch. /lulz
You obviously didn't read the article. Run along now.
aw sad, you can't read :(
did you read the article?
pls read the article before you say something stupid and PATHETIC again
As we don't know what the PS4's social aspects are called, I think it's reasonable to use "Facebook & Twitter" as examples, the videos/pictures are obviously going to be shared somewhere (Most likely a Playstation social service). So calling me out on not reading it is utterly idiotic as I'm using the sites as examples. Grow up.
re-read the article please.
Ok so no more social features no friend list no chat options no mmessages no online gaming STFU dude.....just STFU
Clearly twisting what I said way out of proportions, no one wants to update their social networks when playing a game. I didn't mention chat once, so please go back to whatever hole you decided to scamper out of.
This article never had anything to say about twit or facebook I just went back to my hole and scampered back out with that fact. Thanks for the advice Internet hero.(almost) Every online feature our consoles have are social features.
Now the ps fanboys can post non sense about the Xbox one while gaming at the same time, how cool is that!
lol i like
believe me Thrust when i say this but when the ps4 is released no one in the world will be talking about the xbone.
What they mean by social aspects is online play to enhance better gameplay. I bet you Xbots didn't bother to read the article obviously.
Now this is somthin that needs looking at and spending alot of money on!
nooneknows, I read the article. This has nothing to do with "online play to enhance better gameplay". They are asking devs to include the "share" feature which is online streaming and video capture.
Yeah, that makes online play, better. Sharing gameplay with your friends and having fun looking at it.
so all you did was prove nooneknows right there death grats.
Online playback to enhance social networking? Maybe. "online play to enhance better gameplay" makes no more sense tonight as it did this morning when I read it. I'll be honest, I kind of assumed english wasn't nooneknows first language and tried not to let the phrase hurt my brain too much. If you got "the ability to share prior gameplay and post it for your friends" from that, Godbless you. What he said sure as hell didn't come from the article though.
Clan features,trophie leaderboards. Challenge a player. Video awards.clip of the week and I can think of many more
This will be cool as well :). I also want more social features like skype and twitter and fb :)
Wow, since FB and Twitter.. the word 'social' has lost all meaning. If it produces more quality additions to the MP area, whilst not detracting from others, then its welcomed.
Sony just wants to make sure that the social features are on par or better than microsofts. Last gen a lot of people favored the 360 just because of its social features
lol don't worry sony still won't be up to par with microsoft with anything relating to online features lol.. xbox live all the way
How won't it be? Also psplus just has so much better value than live gold has. In every way
You clearly don't know why Sony is a customer to Rackspace that was reported in the latest earning call. Open cloud which Rackspace has has benefits. Remember when some of the servers went down for Microsoft and they replaced them. Anyone who had saved data on there lost there data but with open cloud they can go back and get the data. There is also when you sign onto the PSN loading the store uses the "cloud" to load it, loading your friends list is done through the cloud, every time your friend signs in or out it goes through the cloud to everyones friends console. There is also the same amount of RAM for the OS anyways so cross game chat and stuff like that will be on both consoles and they left room for the future so they can add more features. I used to game on the 360 until it got the RROD which was like 2 months after I bought it but all this this console is going to be better hasn't been proved yet. Stupid fanboys
PSN is already better than live lol so im guessing that psn on ps4 will be a lot better than MS offering, also i might add whats the point on social features on the xbone when there will be only 4 ppl with one? @jomcom95 below I really wish they give out the release date at gamescom, i have a feeling tho they wont till MS announce theirs so they can release first.
I want to see more the system ui and online features at gamescom. Obviously games should continue to be the main focus but they needto dive more into these topics. Oh yeah and maybe even a release date too.
Well done Sony exactly what I want to hear
I think its a good move, learning of friends and creating a competitive environment Globally! is a good move. Now take my money and give me that!
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