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Uncharted developer takes possession of 120 PS4 dev kits

Monday, 16th September 2013 23:55 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Uncharted and The Last of Us developer Naughty Dog recently received 120 PlayStation 4 development kits. An image of the delivery was tweeted by studio co-president Christophe Balestra, whose comment suggested that Naughty Dog already had some dev kits on hand. The developer had not been confirmed to be working on a PS4 game, but as one of Sony’s premiere PS3 teams it’s – you know – pretty damn likely.

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11 Comments

  1. AngryConsumer

    awesome pic and looking forward to new Naughty Dog ps4 games!!

    #1 1 year ago
  2. pcbros

    Those dev kits better be used to release Uncharted 4.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. Digital Bamboo

    Well I guess that answers my question of how many dev kits a developer needs to make a AAA game.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Obernox

    Wow.

    @2 another fresh IP wouldn’t hurt.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. II-WAR-STEINER-II

    For 1 dev kit you must pay $2500 right? Sony make.believe so no developer must paying for kits. Sony is loaning them out for free for a period of one year…

    120×2500= $300 000

    Not bad that’s cheap i think…

    #5 1 year ago
  6. wally10975

    @5 It also may help them that they are owned by Sony Worldwide Studios.

    #6 1 year ago
  7. tezzer1985

    They were confirmed to be devolving on PS4 @ Gamescom

    #7 1 year ago
  8. redwood

    he says 120 “more” :) meaning they already had some of these laying around.. also it “MIGHT” mean that they are gearing up production, and actually making stuff rather than designing and prototyping. who knows!

    #8 1 year ago
  9. II-WAR-STEINER-II

    yup so i hope we get god games… i mean look at KZ4

    #9 1 year ago
  10. Cyrano De Ballsack

    They hook devkits up together to serve as render farms for their cutscenes, lightmaps, etc as well.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. Kreion

    @9 Kz4 looks like the next in the Killzone franchise…wooo.

    Is this really news? Sony developer gets PS4 devkits – I don’t see why that’s worth reporting on xD It’d be like putting up an article reporting on how Turn 10 had Xbox One dev kits…though I don’t know if Naughty Dog is subsidized as part of Sony or not.

    With that said I would love them forever if they made another proper Jack and Daxter game xD but I don’t see that happening. Maybe for the best, the rose-tinted glasses are not always the best haha.

    Still, they’ve put out a lot of good games for the PS series in the past – I look forward to reading about their next game :)

    #11 1 year ago

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