Here's How The PlayStation 4 Replacement Box From Sony Looks Like

Sony support, after determining that the PlayStation 4 is needed to be sent back to Sony, promised customers that they will sending customers a ship box or a 'return box' so that the customers can ship their console free of charge to Sony for the replacement.

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Eonjay1820d ago

Cool. Hopefully you get it back soon!

MajorAly1820d ago (Edited 1820d ago )

Unfortunately the replacement will take around 10-14 business days :(

Still salutations to Sony for acting supremely fast in shipping those boxes given how there was a weekend gap.

Hope that all the faulty ones be replaced with the working ones so everyone can happily enjoy true-next gen :D

ziggurcat1820d ago

that's not bad considering people have been told 3 - 5 weeks...

ZBlacktt1820d ago

That's the normal time as always. Sorry to hear about your issues.

Agent_00_Revan1820d ago

During the beginning of the 360's issues it was taking about 2, but closer to 3 weeks to get back. I had to send back 2 within the first 3 months.

So under 2 weeks isn't Awful, other then the fact that your brand new PS4 broke. That part is awful and I feel for you.

ziggurcat1819d ago

wait... 10 - 14 business days actually is about 3 weeks... i m dum.

abzdine1819d ago

cool, this is a good strong safe package.
we'll celebrate the PS4 together with the EU launch

Drewbie9151819d ago

Sony Support told me, when I called, that Saturday was the last day for expedited shipping which is overnight shipping all around. She said that as soon as they get it and confirm the damage/issue they will immediately overnight ship me a new console. She told me that I could get one as early as Thursday.

Ps4Console1819d ago (Edited 1819d ago )

Well so they should work fast it's people's hard earned money & that goes for any company that doesn't refund you with a new product ASP agree .

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Derekvinyard131820d ago

Hope I will never have to see one of these at my house

AlexanderNevermind1820d ago

Was just thinking the same thing...

MasterCornholio1820d ago

Make sure you spray the console before shipping it.

Nexus 7 2013

Dlacy13g1820d ago

Yes, didn't you realize all early adopters need to mark their territory? Even if its not your console you should spray it. Over at a friends? No problem! Just wait for that moment your buddy goes to the restroom and then drop your fly and spray away!

I honestly cannot for the life of me figure out what he actually meant either.

MasterCornholio1820d ago (Edited 1820d ago )

Lol look at the pictures at the section where they tell you what not to send.

Insect Infested consoles


Nexus 7 2013


I know it may sound crazy worry over "bugs" (I'm not talking just insects, any non-aquatic arthropod, as well as many other small animals as snails and worms should be checked out of the box), but remember those consoles will travel. In fact, they may even leave the country (don't worry too much, I'm sure that if they are decided to send your unit to R&D they'll offe/give you another one before).

Alien species are a serious environmental problem and bugs are the number one group to look for when you are sending anything, because they are easy to miss, yet can cause much harm carying/causing desease, competing with local species and even destroying crops/native flora. And most of the time it's not just introducing a species out of the country or continent, many populations are geographically isolated to small regions like a lake surrounds or a particular forest, and may have no natural predators two or three cities away.

Even worse, many bugs have ways to procriate or replicate without a mate (parthenogesis, pseudogamy, polyembriony, autofecunding hermaphrodits and the list goes on).

Neonridr1819d ago

I should hope that your PS4 which is less than a week old is not infested with bugs already. If it is, you may want to consider moving from the woods into an actual house.

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BattleTorn1820d ago

Ahh, spray for bugs. LOL

ratchet4261820d ago

What about cocaine infested consoles? Is that ok?

timlot1820d ago

Dat Sony Quality engineering even goes into the replacement box. Oh the irony. Funny that the it has styrofoam while the retail box PS4 is held in cardboard.

GiantEnemyCrab1820d ago

I was wondering about the packaging myself. It seems very flimsy and protected by a plastic bag and 2 pieces of cardboard.

I'm taking my back to BB I don't want to deal with the box.

Scatpants1820d ago

My PS3 was packed the same way. It was the phat MGS4 edition

hollabox1820d ago

Mines had the plastic air bubbles around all 4 sides from Amazon with fragile written on top.

Moncole1820d ago (Edited 1820d ago )

You should look up the Sony timer. Sony is not know to have the best quality products in Japan.

huntsman12301820d ago

If this was the Xbox One this site would've exploded.

falviousuk1820d ago

Spot on, but as it's Sony everyone is making excuses, saying it's ok, its just a launch hiccup etc etc.

The same mob that shouted from the heavens about the faulty xbox at the start and still shout about it today, but yet here is the same crowd saying they are ok with it.

Double standards took on a whole new level on here

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falviousuk1820d ago

I didnt say everyone, no where in my post did i mention everyone, i appreciate that there are actual real PS4 gamers that just love to play games and good for them, as thats what the hobby is about.

What i did say was that the lot that shouted about the xbox RROD debacle and continue to bring it up almost daily are the ones singles out. those special sorts that frequent here and troll constantly

Fiestabrian1820d ago

"Spot on, but as it's Sony everyone is making excuses, saying it's ok, its just a launch hiccup etc etc. "

Your words bro

Belking1820d ago

Yep, at least the 360 actually worked on day one and xbox live wasn't broken. It's sad that sony and their followers talked up how great nov15 was gonna be, but they counted their chickens too soon.

Eddie201011820d ago

But instead we get Xbot Whiners in every Playstation thread. Waa, [email protected]@#ing WAAA!

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SITH1819d ago

With secondary explosions.

LakerGamerEnthusiast1820d ago

I shall soon be the next one to use this :( Sony said it should be getting to me either today or tomorrow. I'm hoping today so the faster the better that way I can receive the new one by next Monday or so.

Best of luck to you and me bud. I'm anxious to get Next-Gen started!

BattleTorn1820d ago

If it makes you feel any better, know that there are software issues being ironned out as you wait.

I can't play BF4, or KZ atm.

LakerGamerEnthusiast1820d ago

Is that so? even then, I could totally see myself playing single player during this time period lol but it does ease some sorrow off my back a little :)

It just russels my jimmies so much to see these ps4 games sit right next to me and my ps4 right behind and know I could easily be playing if the damn video would show on my tv lol :(

BattleTorn1820d ago (Edited 1820d ago )

Oh, I can't play the single-players either. The games crash too often.

I am going to be trying a full system intialization tonight, where I reset the console, and update OS from USB again.

LakerGamerEnthusiast1820d ago

Oh well that sucks. Hope that works out for ya. I've been skyping with a friend and he's been able to play KZ sp on his ps4. along with other games he got.

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