Nearly four months after Sony debuted its first batch of PlayStation 4 games during February’s See the Future event, the company is set to finally unveil the actual PS4 hardware at its E3 2013 Press Conference, which kicks off at 6:00 PM Pacific Time tonight, June 10th – but tune in early, because the broadcast actually begins half an hour early, at 5:30 PM. Of course, your can watch right here and comment along with us!
Sony’s got a lot of ground to cover tonight. In addition to showing off PlayStation 4’s final form factor, there are the lingering issues of price and launch date to address. Now that Xbox One’s price and launch window have been revealed, all eyes are on Sony. Rumors throughout the day have suggested that, unlike Microsoft’s one-price/one-console-fits-all solution for the Xbox One, Sony will release PlayStation 4 in as many as three configurations, with prices potentially ranging from $399 on the low end up to as much as $599. Will that turn out to be the case? Will the console be as “boxy” looking as the Xbox One? Will it resemble the mock-up pieced together from Sony’s teaser video? We’ll know soon enough.
Of course, there are games to look forward to, too. No doubt we’ll see return appearances from some of the See the Future titles (Killzone: Shadow Fall has already been confirmed, and Driveclub seems like a safe bet), but what new IPs and previously unannounced games will be revealed? Will The Last Guardian finally be confirmed for PlayStation 4? What about new efforts from Naughty Dog, Media Molecule and Santa Monica Studio? For that matter, will Sony concretely address how PS4 will handle used games? So many questions!
After the conference ends, be sure to keep checking Game Rant for more details on the newly revealed games, along with all the other news coming out of E3 2013.
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Source: GamesIndustry International