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PlayStation 4 Preview Program Reveals Updated Party Features For Beta Testers

By Sato . June 4, 2019 . 5:30am

Sony Interactive Entertainment is getting ready to test an update to the Party function on PS4 with a preview program that’ll allow selected participants to check out what’s new.

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Sony’s New Published Patent Shows A Controller Camera That Can Sense Your Expressions

By Alistair . May 22, 2019 . 4:00pm

A recently published patent filed by Sony Interactive Entertainment in 2017 shows off a video game controller with a camera built in, with the camera detecting your facial expressions to make emojis.

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Sony Gives Us A First Look At A Performance Comparison Video Of PS4 Pro vs. PS5

By Sato . May 21, 2019 . 12:30am

During a Sony presentation, the company shared a look at its official comparison that gives us a look at how the next-gen PlayStation console compares to the PlayStation 4 Pro.

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Sony To Utilize Game IP Catalog For Film And TV With PlayStation Productions

By Alistair . May 20, 2019 . 8:50am

Sony has opened up a new production studio called PlayStation Productions, which will focus on adapting PlayStation games and IP for film and TV.

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Sony Asks Fans To Share Their Favorite PlayStation Games For The Reiwa Generation

By Sato . April 30, 2019 . 4:30am

Today, April 30, 2019, marks the last day of the Heisei period in Japan before it officially goes into the new Reiwa period. Sony wants to know what PS games would you like to share with the future Reiwa generation.

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PlayStation Store’s Golden Week Sale Has A Bunch Of “Japan-Inspired” Titles Up To 75% Off

By Sato . April 29, 2019 . 2:30pm

An unprecedented 10-day Golden Week holiday began kicked off on Saturday in Japan, and Sony has been celebrating with its annual GW sales with titles like Kingdom Hearts III, Resident Evil 2, Jump Force, and more.

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Sony Reports Reduced Hardware Sales But Increased Software Sales In Fiscal Year 2018

By Alistair . April 26, 2019 . 6:00pm

Sony has revealed its financial earnings for Fiscal Year 2018, and they have reported that there was a decline in PlayStation 4 hardware sales this Fiscal Year, while software has increased.

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Sony Will Not Launch The Next-Gen PlayStation Over The Next 12 Months

By Sato . April 26, 2019 . 1:45am

Sony Interactive Entertainment shared some tidbits regarding its next-generation console during a financial results briefing, stating that it will not release over the next twelve months.

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PlayStation 4 Reaches 96.8 Million Units In Worldwide Sales

By Sato . April 26, 2019 . 1:00am

Sony Interactive Entertainment shared its consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter that wrapped up the fiscal year ended March 31, 2019. With it comes a new total for worldwide PS4 sales of 96.8 million.

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Sony Is Ending PSP-3000 Repair Services In Japan, PS3 (CECH-3000) Repairs End On May 31, 2019

By Sato . April 23, 2019 . 3:00am

PlayStation Customer Support’s official Twitter account it was announced that repair services for the PS3 (CECH-3000) will end in Japan on May 31, 2019, and PSP-3000 repairs will be ending soon.

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Sony Reveals The Existence Of Their Own Content Guidelines For PS4

By Alistair . April 16, 2019 . 5:00pm

In a recent interview, Sony revealed officially for the first time that they do have separate internal content guidelines that developers must follow in order to get their games approved for PlayStation 4.

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PlayStation 5’s First Details From Sony With PS4 Backwards Compatibility, Ray-Tracing, And SSD

By Sato . April 16, 2019 . 6:00am

Sony Interactive Entertainment’s lead architect Mark Cerny spoke with Wired in an interview to share the very first details on the company’s next-generation console that has yet to be revealed.

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Sony Wants To Add Your Friends As Spectators In Sports Or Other Versus Games With This Patent

By Alistair . April 13, 2019 . 5:30pm

Sony has filed yet another patent on VR technology, this time focusing on increasing the player’s immersion by swapping out generic spectators with friend avatars captured in real-time.

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Sony Files Patents For VR eSports Live Viewing, And More

By Alistair . April 10, 2019 . 5:00pm

Sony has been busy filing patents for ways to use their VR technology, and some of it is actually quite interesting, such as several that describe virtual live eSports competition viewing via special audience seats at the live venue.

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Sony Files Patent For VR-Use Prescription Glasses That Can Track Your Eyes

By Alistair . April 7, 2019 . 3:30pm

It seems that Sony has come up with a (perhaps inelegant) solution to the problem of using glasses with PlayStation VR. That is, glasses that track your eye data instead of VR head-mounted displays doing so.