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Cross-gen Games will be Developed for Several More Years

Musiol, 11 November 2020, 14:40

A lot of water may pass under the gaming bridge before developers stop supporting PlayStation 4. Sony Interactive Entertainment's vice president has admitted that the company actively encourages the development of games for both generations of consoles.

Head of PlayStation: PS4 Will Remain the Dominant Console in 2022

qjin, 02 November 2020, 15:56

The head of Sony Interactive Entertaiment emphasized how important for the company are the users of PlayStation 4, which is expected to remain the dominant console across 2022. He also suggested that exclusives could appear on the PS4 for several years.

Sony's Farewell to PS4 Summarizes Gen-defining Titles

qjin, 19 October 2020, 22:41

Sony has decided to memorize all the important games that launched on PlayStation 4 in a single trailer, bidding its farewell to eighth generation consoles as the PS5 is about to be released.

Sony Releases Free Black Lives Matter Theme for PS4

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 October 2020, 20:16

Sony has released a new PlayStation 4 theme, inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement. The theme is free to download.

PS4 Firmware 8.0 Eavesdrops on Players? Sony Explains

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 October 2020, 18:33

The internet became abuzz after a new firmware update for PlayStation 4 introduced a warning message to informing of the possibility of our calls from being recorded. Sony commented on the matter.

PS4 Firmware Version 8.0 Update Breaks PSN

Musiol, 14 October 2020, 22:24

Sony released PS4 firmware update version 8.0, which integrates group and event tabs. Instead, communities and events were removed, and what's worse, access to PSN was broken.

Sony Finally Repaired Game Download List on PC

Musiol, 14 October 2020, 20:41

Sony has been rebuilding its network infrastructure for some time. This entails many expected changes. The latest is a completely new version of the game download list that we can use on PC.

PS5 Will Offer More PS4 Games but Without Some Features

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 September 2020, 23:55

Internet users have found an interesting piece of information. The source code of PlayStation website indicates that Sony intends to add support for more PS4 games, but there will be some problems and missing features.

Sony Plans to Support PS4 for 3-4 More Years

Bart Swiatek, 17 September 2020, 15:59

Sony Interactive Entertainment's CEO said in an interview that the community around PlayStation 4 will remain important to his company for the next three to four years. Plans related to the price and launch date of PlayStation 5 were formulated early this year.

PS4 Firmware Version 7.55 Available for Download

Christian Pieniazek, 26 August 2020, 19:36

Gamers can now download the 7.55 firmware to their PlayStation 4 consoles. As is often the case, the new software update focuses exclusively on system performance.

Sony's Report Suggests PS4 is Slowly Leaving the Stage

Paul Wozniak, 04 August 2020, 20:07

Thanks to Sony's financial report, we have learned about sales of PlayStation 4 in the first quarter of this fiscal year. In this case we are observing a downward trend, but the company can be satisfied with the results in other segments.

SSD in PS4 Pro Reduces Loading Times and Improves Graphics

Bart Swiatek, 04 August 2020, 14:59

Digital Foundry experts have looked at what can be gained by installing a high-speed SSD into our PlayStation 4 Pro. As it turns out, quite a lot - this type of storage not only significantly reduces loading times, but also improves visuals in some games.

PS5 Will Overtake PS4 Within 5 Years, Claims Sony

mikos, 28 July 2020, 13:27

Within five years, PS5 is expected to sell more units than PS4 over its entire life cycle.

PS4 - Firmware 8.0 Will Add Support for Authentication Apps

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 July 2020, 20:08

Sony intends to introduce a two-step verification option on PlayStation 4, using authentication apps. The feature will debut with the console's software upgrade to version 8.0.

Ghost of Tsushima Becomes 15th Top Rated PS4 Exclusive

Adrian Werner, 19 July 2020, 21:48

According to Metacritic summary, Ghost of Tsushima is the 15th highest rated PlayStation 4 exclusive, 17th if we ignore the occasional PC ports of some titles.

PS4 Firmware 8.00 Inbound

Milosz Szubert, 17 July 2020, 20:01

We're likely to see a new PlayStation 4 software update soon. Version 8.00 is reported to focus on the news and events. Selected people have already had the opportunity to test the upcoming changes.

Sony Launches Bug Bounty Initiative on PS4 and PSN

DS, 25 June 2020, 14:49

Sony Interactive Entertainment has just launched the Bug Bounty initiative, thanks to which users will be able to report various errors related to PS4 and PSN. Significant rewards are awaiting the best bug hunters.

The Last of Us 2 - Naughty Dog Accused of Illegal Use of Music

Bart Swiatek, 05 June 2020, 11:22

In a Twitter post, singer Lotte Kestner accused Naughty Dog of illegally using her version of True Faith in the trailer of The Last of Us: Part II. The cover contains fragments that are not in the original song.

Problems With PS4 Firmware Version 7.50; Better Wait With Installation

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 April 2020, 21:16

Internet users report problems with their PlayStation 4 due to the latest software update. Some gamers have been unable to boot up the 7.50 firmware, while others have noticed malfunctions in the Blu-ray drive.

Firmware 7.50 Improves PS4 Performance

Christian Pieniazek, 16 April 2020, 15:19

PlayStation 4 users can now download the latest version of software for this console. Firmware 7.50 improves system performance.

Photorealistic Forest Shows the Full Power of PS4

Paul Wozniak, 01 April 2020, 15:53

Photorealistic projects created in Dreams, a unique PlayStation 4 exclusive, show the true capabilities of the console.

Horizon Zero Dawn is Coming to PC This Summer

Mathias Zulpo, 10 March 2020, 16:21

As revealed in a Q&A session with Head of PlayStation Worldwide Studio Herman Hulst, Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition will officially debut on Steam this summer.

109 million of PS4 vs. 41 million of Xbox One - AMD on Console Sales

Bart Swiatek, 06 March 2020, 10:50

AMD has announced that a total of more than 150 million PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles have been delivered to the stores. By comparing this data with the information disclosed by Sony, we know that sales of Microsoft's device are about 41 million.

Play and Win Prizes on PlayStation's Player Celebration

Paul Wozniak, 19 February 2020, 13:10

With over 100 million players using PlayStation 4, Sony has decided to organise an action with avatars and themes to be won. Everyone will also get a chance to win a special set, which includes a platinum trophy with the winner's nickname engraved on it.

PS4 Console and Game Sales Slowing Down

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 February 2020, 15:52

Sony boasted its financial results for the period between October and December 2019. In the past quarter, the company recorded a significant drop in sales of PlayStation 4 and games as the ninth generation of consoles approaches.

Over a Billion PlayStation 4 Games Have Been Sold

Adrian Werner, 01 February 2020, 21:24

Sony announced that by the end of January 2020, total sales of PlayStation 4 games exceeded 1.18 billion copies. The only console in this family the has done better is PS2.

French PlayStation Website: DualShock 5 Compatible With PlayStation 4

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 January 2020, 22:03

The French PlayStation website reported that the DualShock 5 pad will enable us to play on PlayStation 4, and this has again raised hopes related to the rumor of the controller's alleged compatibility with the new console.

PlayStation 4 Firmware Gets 7.02 Update

AS, 19 December 2019, 22:23

PlayStation 4 is receiving its second update this month, to version 7.02. It is designed to improve the performance of the system. The upgrade is not the smallest, as we'll need at least 470 MB of free disk space. Can we expect even more revolutionary PS4 updates?

Programmable Buttons on DualShock 4; Here's Sony's Official Attachment

Bart Swiatek, 17 December 2019, 20:32

Sony has created an attachment that adds two programmable buttons to the DualShock 4 gamepad. The device works with any model of the controller and will be available for sale in February next year.

Rumor: Horizon Zero Dawn Coming Out on PC?

Bart Swiatek, 04 December 2019, 13:13

Russian journalist Anton Logvinov suggested in a YouTube video that Horizon: Zero Dawn, the popular action-adventure game from Guerrilla Games, which has so far only appeared on PlayStation 4, would also receive a PC version.

Sony's Playstation Celebrates is 25th Anniversary

Bart Swiatek, 03 December 2019, 12:37

The PlayStation brand celebrates its 25th birthday today. Sony's first console appeared on the market on December 3, 1994. The CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, Jim Ryan, wrote a special note to fans on this occasion, in which he reminniscenes on the past and thanks for the community's support.

PS Now has 1 Million Subscribers, Sony Boasts

Jacob Blazewicz, 30 October 2019, 21:45

Sony has boasted the current number of PlayStation Now subscribers. The game streaming service of the Japanese company is already used by one million people.

No More PS4 Content Sharing on Facebook

Konrad Serafinski, 08 October 2019, 10:14

Sony has informed gamers that PlayStation 4 will no longer allow integration with Facebook. This means that the website is no longer offered as a destination for sharing screenshots, videos or scores.

PS4 - Firmware 7.0 Launches This Week

Bebop, 07 October 2019, 14:06

Firmware 7.0 will become available to PlayStation 4 users this week. The new version of the software will focus on doubling the number of participants in Parties and making the Remote Play function available on Android.

Death Stranding - Limited Edition PS4 Pro Announced

Bart Swiatek, 25 September 2019, 11:04

During the State of Play stream, a limited edition PlayStation 4 Pro console model was announced, featuring a visual theme from Death Stranding, the new title of Hideo Kojima. The device will hit the market in November.

PS5 Will Need Less Power; Sony Joins "Playing for the Planet”

Barth Faryna, 23 September 2019, 14:03

Sony joins the fight for the future of our planet and becomes part of the „Playing for the Planet” initiative. Its aim is to take all possible actions to, among others, reduce the emission of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere through appropriate management of energy consumption.

PS4 is a Great Success in the USA, PlayStation's Biggest Market

Bart Swiatek, 16 September 2019, 11:29

30 million PlayStation 4 consoles were sold in the United States. The USA is by far the largest market for PlayStation, followed by Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom.

PlayStation 4 Cloud Saves Have an Utterly Pointless Limit

Paul Wozniak, 18 August 2019, 18:19

PlayStation 4 has a limit on the number of saved game state in the cloud. It amounts to 1000 files, which seems kinda pointless with the recent increase in the amount of space available for saves to 100 GB.

Here's „Portable” PS4 and Xbox One

Bart Swiatek, 07 August 2019, 11:44

GAEMS currently offers the Guardian Pro XP suitcase, a portable case for Xbox One or PlayStation 4. The device is dedicated to mobile streamers and professional gamers and features a 1440p screen resolution and stereo speakers.

Exclusive Single-player Games will be Sony's Future

Sin, 06 June 2019, 15:00

The excellent sales of exclusive single player games on PlayStation 4 show the current needs of players. As a result, Sony's CEO declared that the company would „never stop” creating great productions with an engaging story.

Current-Gen Games Will Run Faster on PS5

Sin, 04 June 2019, 18:42

Sony has shared additional details about the backward compatibility of games that the PS5 is supposed to offer. The software developed by Sony engineers will allow us to play older productions with a higher frame rate.

Trailers of The Last of Us 2 and Death Stranding Available Tomorrow?

Bart Swiatek, 28 May 2019, 13:07

A tweet from Hideo Kojima suggests that tomorrow we will receive new information about the much-anticipated Death Stranding. This week we may also see another trailer - that of The Last of Us: Part II.

Nintendo Switch Sells Better than PS4 in Japan

Conrad Hazi, 16 May 2019, 12:36

According to data published by Famitsu, Nintendo Switch outperformed PlayStation 4 in terms of sales in Japan. The result is noteworthy as Switch debuted on the market 3 years later than PS4.

Long-awaited Functions Coming Soon to PS4

Michael Kulakowski, 15 May 2019, 00:26

According to the rumors, in the upcoming firmware updates PlayStation 4 will receive further long-awaited options, such as buying gifts for friends from PlayStation Store and viewing our activity log on the console.

Sony Announces Limited PS4 Days of Play Edition

Bart Swiatek, 10 May 2019, 12:26

During PlayStation's State of Play event, Sony announced a new model of PlayStation 4. The device will stand out with steel color and feature a 1TB hard drive.

MediEvil PS4 Gameplay to be Shown on State of Play

Frozen, 07 May 2019, 11:20

On Thursday Sony will show the second ever State of Play stream. It was confirmed that among the presented games there will be MediEvil and a completely new, previously unannounced title.

PlayStation Network Introduces Option to Change User's Online ID

Jacob Blazewicz, 11 April 2019, 00:08

Sony has announced that it will make account renaming option available to all PlayStation Network users. The feature will be available from tomorrow.

Sony Sold Over 4.2 Million Units of PlayStation VR.

Konrad Serafinski, 26 March 2019, 09:40

Sony sold more than 4.2 million PlayStation VR devices, according to a post published on the official company blog. This means that 1.2 million users have bought the device within the last 7 months.

Let's Watch Sony State of Play

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 March 2019, 21:41

Today, Sony will broadcast the first State of Play event, during which the company will present the latest promo materials of upcoming titles and, hopefully, announcements of new productions.

Sony Will Show New Games and Trailers During Monday's State of Play

Michael Kulakowski, 23 March 2019, 23:25

This Monday, Sony will hold its first State of Play broadcast, during which the company intends to present. The formula will resemble that of the long-standing Nintendo Direct event.