GotGame writes: Gamescom 2014 is coming. Sony will be there and is expected to drop some big announcements. What do you think they will be?
What to really expect is neither of those from the headline.
The PS4 is in no need of a pricedrop, we can all rule that out. What I realistically expect is Media Molecule's and Quantic Dream's PS4 games to be announced. Less likely is Guerrilla Game's PS4 game but Im hoping for that too I am eager to see Until Dawn running on PS4 though
Agreed. Sony have just announced that they've managed to reduce manufacturing costs for the PS4 and suddenly people are jumping to conclusions prematurely. What Sony were doing when they released that information is sending a message to Microsoft: 'We are in a position to cut the price of the PS4 to match any price cut you make.' It is designed to give Microsoft a difficult decision in light of pressure put upon them by their shareholders. Sony will keep the pricing as it is and harness the selling power of bundles and the value proposition of PS+ (as they have so far) but now with the added value of PSNow. IF Microsoft DO drop the pricing and it creates a spike that leads to a sustained higher monthly sales average (in the US), and if that new sales average threatens Sony's dominance, THEN and only then will Sony match Microsoft's new pricing. Even then they will wait a while to see if that new higher average is sustained for any meaningful length. The one thing Sony try to do as much as possible is to avoid a knee jerk reaction to their competition. They hold fast and stick with their long term strategy until it's completely necessary to alter that strategy to compensate for any loss of interest.
But we found out that Guerrilla's new game was in consideration for E3 depending on if they felt they needed it. I'd say it's likely to be shown. As far as a price drop? Probably only for PS3/Vita.
I only want The Last Guardian ! Only !
Microsoft could cut the price of the x1 further no?
Canada is getting a value upgrade by having The Last of Us PS4 bundled for the same price of a PS4 without any game.
@kreate: No, MS couldn't just drop the price further. Their shareholders have already been putting pressure on them to drop the XB brand altogether, how are they going to feel about MS losing even MORE money per console? @SoapShoes: Yes, it's more likely that the PS3/Vita could get a price drop early-ish (perhaps Christmas).
@pedrof93 Probably will not happen. Why? It's a Japanese game at the core. I do believe we will see a new TLG reveal this year with a PS3 AND a PS4 version but I think that reveal will be at TGS rather than Gamescom. @kreate No? No.
I really don't see a price drop happening until the xbox drops down to 325. The word of mouth that has been spreading is the ps plus service. Most people do not know what it does for ps vita ps3 or ps4. However it is gaining ground. More people have been asking about the ps plus service at game stores. The xbox one needs more than a new slogan if they want to remain competitive.
A Morpheus update on its development, some planned games and movie support for it and a release window will do just fine for me. The rest is just icing on the cake...(IMO)
yeah i agree what would be the reason to lower the price for ps4 when it selling like hot cakes
Why not a price drop? If they want to stay ahead of MS then they NEED to drop the price even if it is by $50. The Last Guardian is always expected even though something that nobody knows about happened in that office which truly set the game to development hell
Realistically, PS4 can maintain a healthy lead simply with the momentum they have now. I would of course welcome a price drop, but to say they NEED it would be premature. Until X1 goes $350 or less, PS4 will lead the pack.
They sell what they manufacture. There is little point in dropping the price and creating a shortage. Think about it.
Less than a year on the market and you want a price drop??? Price drops within a year of release is not common at all especially if your console is selling well currently.
Don't be silly. PS3 was much more expensive than the cheapest 360 (Arcade SKU), for almost an entire generation, and outsold it practically every year. They are staying ahead of Microsoft regardless of any price cut. Factor in the disadvantages PS3 had against it, and all the advantages the 360 had going for it that Microsoft has now all lost to PS4, and you can see why it's silly to suggest that MS can ever catch up, let alone surpass.
I'm glad you read the article.... oh wait, you obviously didn't...
All I want is: * Syphon Filter PS4 announcement * Uncharted 4 gameplay * More Vita love(enough of indie crap) Am I asking too much Sony?!
My predictions for Gamescom: - RiME (stage demo) - Everybody's Gone to the Rapture (stage demo) - Shadow of the Beast (stage demo) - Press blowout for Bloodborne, including direct feed gameplay and playable demo on the floor. - Debut teaser trailer for Without Memory (PS4 exclusive). - New trailer for Ratchet & Clank Redux with release date. Announcements/teaser trailers for (expecting at least 3 of these): - Sony Bend's new horror IP; - Media Molecule's new PlayStation Move/Morpheus IP; - Guerrilla's new open-world fantasy IP; - Until Dawn for PS4/Morpheus with stage demo - Journey and The Unfinished Swan for PS4 and Vita, supporting cross-buy.
A price drop won't happen for awhile.
Read the article... he states clearly to NOT expect one...
Right...but the N4G headline explicitly implies that there may be one. Submitter is a dbag.
where to begin? I'd love to see doom running on ps4. I'd love to see more of : no mans sky everybodys gone to the rapture' the witness rime uc4 DYING to see bloodborne/the order gameplay more dying light gameplay until dawn more "lords of the fallen" gameplay is the zombie dlc for gtav real? and my big longshot hope is to just hear something....anything about RDR2. btw - I've given up on "agent". what a disappointment. also thinking last guardian is dead too - even at best I don't think it'll be as great as I once thought it was going to be....very sad.
PS4 price drop will not happen. Sony would be a fool to lower the price on a system that is not cheap to make and is still in high demand. They will lose potential earnings that are pretty much guaranteed. IMO no system should be seeing a price drop until next summer at the least, they should IMO just add more value to the price like a couple of free games or other incentives which is something Nintendo has been doing very well. Anyways hopefully for Ps4 there is a demonstration of Bloodborne and some thing on the last guardian. As for Uncharted I loved the games but I don't really need to see footage to know I want it. As for Xbone I want to see is some screenshots of Halo 3 because I am curious to see how it looks at a higher res, see how forge is in Halo 2, and see the new ranking system. Also I want to see Scalebound and Quantum Break demos. As for Nintendo if they are at Gamescom I would like to see more mega pokemon, Zelda, Star Fox and X. I would also like to see some new reveals and EA show footage of Mirrors Edge, ME, and Battlefront
I know I'm the minority in this, but I don't want Sony to show trailers of games that will only come out in two years , what I want them to do is to show more of the ones they already announced. I want to see more of Rime, Little Big Planet 3, Helldivers, The Witness, Bloodborne, Uncharted 4.
Agreed, I would like to see more of what I will be purchasing sooner rather than later.
Hope to see more of Everybody's Gone to the Rapture. And Shadow of the Beast (haven't heard a peep about that since last gamescon)
What to expect from Gamescon... my guess would be games.
This is M$ at the thought of a 299$ PS4 http://media2.giphy.com/med... ITS not if its gonna happen But when. M$ better get ready cause a 299$ PS4 is gonna do even more damage to the Xbox one
If Sony goes to $300 then MS can easily do the same, it is not like Sony is in a better position to lose money on every console sold compared to MS. Either way it will be a very long time before these systems are $300
Hey Lawson72 how is that 399$ price parity on the bone working for you its still getting beat by the PS4 it would be even worst for the bone at 299$ amazon top 100 vG PS4 #5 Bone #29 yea its working like magic you delusional bone fan even more facts http://www.neogaf.com/forum... 3.5m PS3+4 shipped vs 1.1m 360/XB1 in the same quarter
You PS4 fanboys and numbers lol. All I said is MS can easily price match Ps4 and you talk about sales numbers. Talk about going off topic and telling me statistics that had literally nothing to with what I said. If you are going to troll try harder.
yea just like they did with 399$ and that didn't help the box against the 399$ ps4..
i dont understand why people think sony is gonna drop the price of ps4, ps4 is the best selling console right now, there is no need for it. if anyone should consider dropping the price its Microsoft.
They probably won't drop the price but they are in a position to sweeten the pot ex: add a couple of free games with every bundle (knack, killzone)
Last Guardian, if its coming in recent history, its going to be announced at TGS.
No need for a price drop, if anything they will just add another game to the bundle like ps4 with fifa 15 and tlou for £349
I wonder what people are seeing when they expect a price cut. It has been out for less than a year, it is leading in sales, and there is no huge amount of inventory to drain. I don't understand.
It doesnt need a price drop. Wouldnt get too hyped for announcements either, not unless e3 is less relevant than gamescom.
I'm not sure I agree about TLG, I think TGS is the place to show that game and finally give us a for real relase date also.
TGS isn't a big event as Gamescom, a lot of people in the industry agree that GC is becoming as popular as E3 if not more so. Gamescom is a better bet for an announcement.
There's no doubt about that... I was only talking about The Last Guardian. I think that Sony Japan will give us a release date in Tokyo.
A price cut?! You'll lucky still selling without the big hitters arriving yet and still cheaper than an xbox one, if they do it'll be game over until Microsoft do the same, again, but nah not gonna happen this year, sorry.
I think Singstar for ps4 is a dead cert for a release date at Gamescon Online retailer Very in the UK seems to know something we dont http://www.very.co.uk/plays... expected delivery date for singstar ultimate party PS4 is 14/11/14????
i want to know if any other games that r not announced will beo n ps4 beofre holidays end either digital indies or retail so i can plan my budget accordingly. cuz if dark souls 2 comes out for ps4 by years end then im gonna have to narrow some stuff down
You're not gonna see a price drop on the PS4, with the recent reports that SONY has already reduced the cost of production on the unit, it'll be a good time for them to make more profit from the PS4. Plus with it selling as well as it is at the price point it is at, there is no need.
Give me Journey etc on PS4 I've missed so much while being a BF3 addict on the 360.
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