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PS4 UI images released as console passes FCC certification for sale in US

Tuesday, 23rd July 2013 20:21 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Sony has released images of PS4′s UI as it’s announced the system has passed FCC certification in the US. The FCC report notes the weight, size and the console’s maximum clock frequency of 2.75GHz. The dev kit was approved by the government body last week. The UI shots are posted over on Gematsu.

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  1. gomersoul

    oh yeah, she’s coming…. please release early November

    #1 12 months ago
  2. Hcw87

    Alot of social crap in there. People seems to have forgot that PS4 will encourage users to use their Facebook info to work with their PSN ID, and Facebook is all over PRISM aswell.

    Thank god it’s supposedly possible to opt out.

    #2 12 months ago
  3. SlayerGT

    @2 hope so. I don’t have facebook.

    #3 12 months ago
  4. actuallyisnotafox

    at the top of one of the pictures i can see journey, flower, and call of duty 4 modern warfare, which is intersting.. here’s hoping the ps3 downloads of these are cheap.

    oh and unless its just a way to show off users, i think people m ight abuse the own picture icon thing :p

    #4 12 months ago
  5. galbalazs87

    Oh look, tiles! We hate it on X360 and Windows 8, but now it’s totally cool since it made by Sony, not freakin’ M$$$!

    #5 12 months ago
  6. actuallyisnotafox

    @5 atleast theres not ad’s from what i can see! phew…

    #6 12 months ago
  7. SlayerGT

    Hope it’s completely customizable.

    Edit : @5 The MS tiles aren’t bad on the phone and computer, just on Xbox.

    #7 12 months ago
  8. jmg24bad

    From what I understand, the console doesnt get too hot either

    #8 12 months ago
  9. Kieran

    i live in ireland so overheating is a myth lol !!! but yea i hope its changeable like themes or something in those lines :)

    #9 12 months ago
  10. Fin

    @8

    No that was a misreading of the FCC filing.
    “Operating temperature” != “what temp the console runs at”.
    Operating temp is the ambient temperature the console requires to run.

    #10 12 months ago
  11. salarta

    brb stalking Sarah Greene!

    #11 12 months ago
  12. _LarZen_

    @2 What you see there is not Facebook, but news feed from other people you have on PSN.

    #12 12 months ago
  13. salarta

    @5: 1) It looks like it still operates largely by a scrolling top bar, then when you enter into what you want, that’s where you get tiles. 2) It depends on where it appears; having tiles on a console is different from having them on a PC, in the same fashion that having Windows 7 as the portal to run everything on a console would have been terrible.

    For the record, I loathed the PSN store redesign that took place last Fall. All the changes made with it were stupid, a lot of substance lost for the sake of flashiness that nobody cares about.

    #13 12 months ago
  14. xino

    @1
    *He’s coming.
    PS4 is a BEAST>:D

    #14 12 months ago
  15. dizzygear

    But i liked the XMB. It already pisses my off they shoved that shitty smarties interface down our throat on the Vita.

    #15 12 months ago
  16. SlayerGT

    @15 Im with you I’ve never understood the hate for XMB.

    #16 12 months ago
  17. Lengendaryboss

    @16
    Slow, Simplistic and Sluggish: there three cons.

    That said i will miss the XMB.

    #17 12 months ago
  18. Digital Bamboo

    Looks like a lot of wasted space & pointless social features.

    Updates on who beat what boss and the ability to give that a thumbs up? Really? It’s like a spoiler slide show.

    Though honestly, if you can customize it to just show the actual store items then that’s fine. As long as I can find what I’m looking for, I don’t much care what it looks like.

    #18 12 months ago
  19. DrDamn

    @17
    Simplistic is good though. Look there is a big list of my games grouped how I want them. Look how simple it is to get to them.

    Both current interfaces are slow in there own ways, and a much missed point about what the new ones are bringing is a slick and quick interface. Phones and tablets have set a standard which X1 and PS4 need to meet.

    #19 12 months ago