Go Back   nV News Forums > General Forums > Archived News Items

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-06-12, 07:00 PM   #1
News
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 47,055
Post PlayStation 4 Games 'Are in Development', Sony Comments on Console's E3 Absence



Following Jack Tretton's comments on how Sony is never first in releasing consoles, the company has elaborated on the SCEA president's comments by saying they had no time to mention the PS4 during their E3 press conference. The firm has also confirmed games for the next-gen platform are already in development.

Senior vice president Scott Rohde said there was just too many PlayStation 3 titles to display during their presser, leading to the absence of the PS4. He did, however, confirm to GTTV that games were in development stages for the unannounced platform:
We're not talking about when the machine is coming out, but I think anyone on the planet knows that, of course, games are in development.

As for the absence of the PS4 during E3, Rohde said:
It was just something we didn't feel was important to bring up this year. We had probably five or ten other games that probably deserved stage time that didn't get it, right? We always have so much to talk about that we felt we didn't need to talk about that just yet.

Sony also cited another reason for not showcasing the platform yet; they feel comfortable with longer console lifecycles, such as the PlayStation 2 still selling well:
Believe it or not, PlayStation 2 still sells well in some parts of the world, so we're still supporting that to a degree. It's the way this company is set up ' to handle those sorts of things ' so it's not something we're concerned about.

Although the PS3 successor was absent from Sony's E3 press conference, the company's stock is on the rise. The PlayStation 4 itself is rumored to be releasing during Q4, 2013.

© Zak Islam for PlayStation LifeStyle, 2012. | Permalink | No comments |Add to del.icio.us




More...
News is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rumor: Sony Cloud Deal Will Make PS3 Backwards Compatible, Stream PS2/PS1 games News Archived News Items 0 06-01-12 12:10 PM
Why Buying A Cloud Gaming Company Could Be The Smartest Move Sony Has Made This Gener News Archived News Items 0 06-01-12 07:50 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:35 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1998 - 2014, nV News.