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PlayStation 4 “Best Place to Play” video touts up exclusive content, games in development

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 17:59 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Sony has released a video detailing why it thinks PlayStation 4 is the “Best Place 4 the Players to Play,” citing things such as having over 180 games in development, which it says is “more than any other nex-gen console.”

The US video also touts up the exclusive content agreement between Ubisoft and Sony, which will see Watch Dogs and Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag content land on PS4 first.

Time exclusive content will be on PS4 for six months before anywhere else, and Ubisoft may or may not release it elsewhere – as with the Benedict Arnold in Assassin’s Creed 3.

Watch it below. The console lands in stores next month.

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26 Comments

  1. fearmonkey

    Nice Video – But all they needed to place up was $399.00 and We don’t force you to buy a camera.

    #1 1 year ago
  2. XanderZane

    Only a couple decent games at launch. Gotta wait for Infamous SS. Of those 180 games, how many of them are Indie games? Sony has a tendency of announcing lots of things and they most of the game are either cancelled, delayed or take 3+ years to finally get released. Drive Club & Watch Dogs are already delayed. I might pre-order AC4 though, as I like the new direction they are trying to take with the series. Teh best game coming out between now and the end of the year isn’t even on the PS4 or XB1. It’s called “South Park: The Stick of Truth.” It’s going to be epic and outsell everything on the XB1 and PS4.

    #2 1 year ago
  3. pcbros

    @1 – Nintendo might as well make a video and place $299.99 with free game ;)

    I’m pretty sure people will buy whichever has their prefered games. Noticed how I didn’t say, “best” games… that doesn’t exist.

    Price is important but not the most important factor in a gaming console.

    Btw, I noticed you said in another thread that you bought X Rebirth, do you have or recommend any other space flight sims? I haven’t played one since Tie Fighter vs X-Wing and Wing Commander. Since Star Citizen, I’ve been looking into getting back into those types of games.

    Actually, I wish we had more space flight sims on consoles.

    @2 – I need inFamous and Uncharted before I take the plunge. For the Xbox One I need Forza and Halo.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Erthazus

    So far Ps4 is the best place to waste your money because despite good price it has no games right now.

    My inFamous:SS could be a reason to buy PS4… So it’s going to be next year probably.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. Arcnail

    Wow.. that music is annoying.

    Beyond that.. I still have a hard time seeing why I would spend any money on either of these next gens when both their lineups at release are so poor.

    I think they should lay off the indie game stuff. While they are a nice option to have, they are more a bonus then a real reason to get a new console.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. pcbros

    For me, 2014 will be the best time to buy one of these consoles. I’m expecting a slight price drop (or a free bundled game) and a much better line-up.

    Also, any hardware/software bugs will have been resolved…

    #6 1 year ago
  7. CyberMarco

    Didn’t catch the remote-play thing. Is it only supported through WiFi even in the same room, or can you do it like the PSP, with local network?

    Mandatory!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rIJmGj4g-s&feature=player_embedded#t=103

    #7 1 year ago
  8. polygem

    oh boy, the music. i hate sony ads so much. so unrelaxed, so try hard cool…hey sony, not only teenagers are interested in games. i liked destiny, rime, knack, the order, the indies. nothing but some of the indies available at launch. sorry, not enough ‘place to play’ for me. well i can still watch this cool trailer over and over untill i get excited :(

    #8 1 year ago
  9. Legendaryboss

    @8
    Nerd!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWZPFunQmxQ
    ;)

    #9 1 year ago
  10. BurritoZ

    Good video but have to agree with the others the music sucked. The exclusives is what is going to make the Ps4 a better gaming console Imo. Don’t get me wrong I like Xbone also but I just hope they don’t give up bringing out exclusives for it after 4-5 years like they did with the 360.

    #10 1 year ago
  11. polygem

    @9. it’s just…it makes me mad

    http://giphy.com/gifs/r84UZekJWVuuc/

    #11 1 year ago
  12. zinc

    Oh man, i’m pumped son! That was sick bruv! What was that beastly track that dropped bombs all over that vid!?

    Seriously, I rather enjoyed it.

    #12 1 year ago
  13. noamlol2

    nah the current exclusives are trash

    no demon’s souls 2=no buy

    also, why should i buy a limited piece of hardware with locked marketplace
    accesories,and a 50$ per year online service that’s gonna suck next to steamworks anyway?

    i’ll just wait and see the steambox prices and decide for myself
    the current graphics of the PS3 looks like garbage outside sony exclusive games
    and the FPS on gta V is so chuppy it sometimes looks like it’s 20FPS

    #13 1 year ago
  14. Legendaryboss

    @Zinc
    Song name is Tough Rider by Universal Trailer Series.

    Can’t find that anywhere on youtube, so listen to it fully here:
    http://www.unippm.co.uk/#/browse/browsed-results.aspx?selectedLabelId=148&SelectedCDId=8671

    #14 1 year ago
  15. polygem

    aha…tough rider u say

    http://giphy.com/gifs/ZZgMzT2Ual008/

    #15 1 year ago
  16. Legendaryboss

    @Polygem
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqMXgM1rkDo
    :)

    #16 1 year ago
  17. fearmonkey

    @3 – Actually your right, Nintendo should do that :)

    I haven’t bought X:Rebirth yet, it’s not coming out till Nov 15th, the same day as the PS4, so it may get pushed off a bit. I’ll probably end up getting it next year or so, depending on what I am playing on PS4 and PC.
    It’s definitely on my list though :)

    Unfortunately thats the issue, there isnt any decent space sims these days. X:Rebirth is the first good one to come long in quite awhile (the other X games werent the same type of game) and Star citizen is a long ways off.

    A good place to look is http://spacesimcentral.com/ they seem to keep track of the best stuff out and coming out, and indie games.

    There are some older games and mods for games like Freespace, Free lancer that are descent, but there isnt any big polished titles.
    My hope is that Space sims will see a resurgence thanks to Star Citizen. EA owns the Wing Commander brand and the only thing they have done is release a crappy XBLA game. Someone just bought the rights for Freespace months ago, so it could be born again.

    I’d love a Wing Commander reboot, a next gen version of the original.

    #17 1 year ago
  18. pcbros

    @17 – Thanks the info :)

    I remember the good ol’days. Playing Super Mario World on my SNES and Day of the Tentacle/Wing Commander on my PC.

    Hopefully this next generation will push more flight sim games and less FPS games.

    #18 1 year ago
  19. Playmaker

    Crap indies should not count. Don’t for me.

    So exclusive 2014 WD content?!?! Awesome!! I’ll just enjoy the game in 2013 …. Oh wait.

    Sony is always over promising and under delivering. But at least The Fog 1886 … The Order 1886 looks ok.

    #19 1 year ago
  20. TrickyAudio

    Just want to play it now. NOW.

    #20 1 year ago
  21. dontbescaredhomie92

    Best place to play nothing maybe, pretty weak when you have to use several indie games as a key incentive.
    I’ll buy one when it actually offers something worthwhile.

    #21 1 year ago
  22. eddy27

    180 games in development and I wouldn’t bet against 160 of those being indie games that no one cares about.

    #22 1 year ago
  23. Javinator

    They need to be more specific…

    It’s “The Best place to play 1980′s styled 8-bit graphic INDIE Games”

    #23 1 year ago
  24. TheWulf

    A whole three seconds devoted to indie games, in a two and a half minute long advert. Yep, indies are sure feeling the love from Sony, there. See, this is exactly what I expect — fleeting mentions at best.

    I’m thinking they’re probably glad that GoG and Steam still have their back. They tend to get a little more than a throwaway three seconds of fame there (quite a bit more). I think that this is why indies haven’t had too much of a permanent home on consoles, because they really are an after-thought compared to the big budget titles.

    Kind of sad, really.

    You’d think they would have given those who signed into timed exclusivity more than three seconds.

    And #24′s attitude (he’s clearly never bought an indie in his life) is exactly what I’m talking about as to why indie titles just don’t sell on consoles. There’s no interest there whatsoever for them, and there can’t be any interest in them if the console manufacturers are so bad at advertising them.

    It’s just a circular affair — a lack of interest which isn’t helped by almost non-existent advertising, and the lack of interest means that Sony and microsoft don’t want to advertise. Just… bad vibes, all around.

    #24 1 year ago
  25. Lv01

    @25, if u listen to everyone else on the threads tho, its all sony seem to go on about!
    i actually think theyre doing a good job of mixing their message. telling all the individual aspects of what their proposition is.
    at least its more of a mixed and diverse message than that of microsoft.
    im really excited for the indies on PS4. hohokum is a must, for instance. and im actually really happy contrast will now be part of the PS+ instant game collection from the word go (silver lining to the driveclub delay!)
    and then we get rime to look forward to!
    so, for me, im buying a PS4 partly for the indies, but as a lot of other people commenting here are bashing the indie message, that isnt a reason for others.
    each to their own!

    #25 1 year ago
  26. Belazur

    #4 Erthazus

    Ah, I see.
    Dumbass Erthazus is back with his dumbass fanboy comments.
    Some things never change.

    #26 1 year ago

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  • A Kickstarter for Underworld Ascendant will launch next month

    OtherSide Entertainment, an independent games studio fronted by Paul Neurath, has announced it’s developing Underworld Ascendant. Neurath is the founder and CEO of the new studio ad his resume includes franchises such as Thief, System Shock and 1992′s Underworld Underworld. The studio hopes Underworld Ascendant will “innovate and revitalize” the fantasy genre. More details will […]

  • APB Reloaded heading to PS4 and Xbox One during Q2 2015

    APB Reloaded will indeed be heading to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during late Q2 this year, which puts its release sometime around the end of June. Reloaded Productions announced in September 2014 it was working on bringing the free-to-play PC title to consoles during the Digital Media Wire event in New York City. The […]

  • Game of Thrones: Episode 2 -The Lost Lords arrives in February – video

    Release dates for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series have been announced. A new video offering a “first look” has also appeared. Below is the story synopsis, which you may want to skip if you haven’t played Episode One. House Forrester is in disarray. Their liege lord and his heir are dead, and Ironrath […]

  • The open beta for Nosgoth has gone live

    Consider this a friendly reminder: the Nosgoth open beta has started. Announced last week, the open beta can be accessed through the official website. Once you link your Steam account, just log into the service and start downloading the client. Everyone that plays the tester will receive double XP through January 28. More information is […]

  • First gameplay footage of Homeworld Remastered Collection being shown this weekend

    Homeworld Remastered Collection news and the first gameplay footage of Gearbox Software’s remake will be revealed at PAX South this weekend. The news and video will be shown during the Inside Gearbox Software panel at 10.30am CST on Sunday. It will also be streamed on Twitch. Gearbox is hoping to have Homeworld Remastered released by […]

  • Latest Final Fantasy Type-0 HD video delves more into combat

    Square Enix has released its latest Orience News video for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, and it provides insight into character combat styles and techniques. In the video you will see the elite combat force of Class Zero going deeper into battle to improve their skills. Combat is party-based and each of the three characters in […]

  • Something really cool happens when you finish Resident Evil HD *spoiler*

    Those who finish Resident Evil HD will be met with a really nice surprise at the end. If you wish to find out what it is on your own, DO NOT head below the break. You have been warned. According to images posted by Reddit user omeganemesis28, a thank you message from Resident Evil creator […]

  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain release date “should be” announced soon

    A release date for Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain “should be able” to be announced soon, according to the latest Kojima Station webcast. New information on the game will also be announced at the Taipei Game Show on January 31, per Game Spark (thanks, Gemtasu). “I know you’ve all been eagerly await for […]

  • Punch-Out!!, more Throwback offerings arrive on Nintendo US eShop

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Punch-Out!!, Citizens of Earth and Part Two of the Throwback Sale. Here’s the entire update: Nintendo eShop releases Punch-Out!! (originally for Wii) – also 50% off until January 29 Citizens of Earth – introductory price of $11.99 until January 27 Breezeblox (Wii) Midnight (Wii […]

  • The Witcher Battle Arena has arrived on the App Store and Google Play

    The Witcher Battle Arena, CD Projekt RED and Fuero Games’ mobile MOBA, has been released. In Battle Arena, two three-hero teams fight it out as they try to capture and hold conquest points. The game features “no pay-to-win elements”, instead it contains a “player-friendly monetization system.” Every item and functionality can be unlocked entirely through […]

  • Second wave of Star Wars titles arrive on GOG, third wave next week

    The second wave of Star Wars titles will arrive on GOG.com today with more coming January 27. Today you can pick up the following: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron 3D (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Rebellion (digital distribution premiere) Star Wars Empire at War: Gold Pack On January 27, the final three games of this wave […]

  • If Microsoft is serious about PC games, Xbox One should be the real Steam Machine

    Forget the magic space goggles. Maybe Valve doesn’t have the wherewithal to realise PC gaming’s TV dream, but Microsoft holds all the keys. If Microsoft really wants to get into PC gaming full-time, it needs to get around the table with Mr Newell and its platinum chequebook. “It’s time for us to talk about gaming […]

  • Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 releases on Steam next week

    Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 will be released on Steam for PC next week. The PC version of the was announced earlier this month and contains upgraded graphics, runs in 1080p, and has both Japanese and English audio. It will release on January 28 for $14.99. Fairy Fencer F and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 also coming […]

  • Take a look at the controls and special abilities in The Order: 1886

    The Order: 1886 has a new trailer available that highlights the game’s controls and reveals the two special abilities the main protagonist has at his disposal. The game uses a similar control scheme to other shooters, but just in case you wanted to see more gameplay, we’ve got just the thing. The most interesting parts […]

  • These elderly people are better at GTA 5 than you’d expect

    Do old people get video games? Namely something known for its violence like GTA? Well, you’re about to find out. The latest REACT production sits a few elderly men and women in a room and lets them play GTA 5. The results are not what you’d expect, they start off getting a feel for the […]

  • More major Microsoft titles will be coming to PC

    Microsoft will bring more of its franchises to PC. Following on from yesterday’s big Windows stream, Microsoft has released a full recap on Xbox Wire. In the blog post, the firm hid a small bit of news revealing that Fable Legends will not be the only title to come to PC. “Today we announced that […]

  • Someone is attempting to recreate Dark Souls’ Lordran in Minecraft

    Lordran, the land of the ancient lords will soon be explorable in Minecraft thanks to a passionate modder. Davweed is a talented modder attempting to recreate the entire world of Lordran in Minecraft. Lordran is the land where the entire Dark Souls game is set. The goal is to make it a 1:1 scale of […]

  • Elite: Dangerous is getting Community Goals with update 1.1 – all the details

    Patch 1.1 is Elite: Dangerous’ first major update. Developer Frontier has detailed Community Goals, the big change coming with the patch, and more. We were told last week that big additions are coming with patch 1.1, due in February. Today, we learn in more detail what those features are. Namely, what the developer is calling […]

  • Sunset Overdrive, Skyrim and Dead Rising 3 highlight this week’s Deals with Gold

    A new week, a new set of deals for Xbox Live Gold subscribers and we’ve got the full list. Major Nelson posted the deals which are live now and run through Monday, January 26. Highlights include Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, Final Fantasy 13-2 and more. Check the full list below. Xbox One Dead […]

  • Survarium: 10,000 FREE Premium account keys to give away

    We have 10,000 codes to give away for MMOFPS Survarium, granting the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver coins. Each key gives the player a Premium account for 24 hours along with 5,000 Silver in-game currency. A Premium account gives you 50 percent more experience, income and reputation for 24 […]

  • “I don’t like people thinking we’re doing underhanded, dirty shit,” says Evolve dev

    Despite what it looks like, Evolve developers did not intend to give out the wrong signals when it comes to the game’s DLC plan. Evolve creative director Phil Robb spoke to Destructoid in an interview that was conducted late last year about the studio’s approach to DLC, map packs and more. Robb’s idea is that […]

  • Clock Tower spiritual successor Night Cry gets first screens

    Night Cry is coming along nicely and today we get our first look at it. Ever since the announcement of Project Scissors (at the time) last September, and then the name change to Night Cry, we’ve been waiting to see what the game looks like, especially since it’s developed with mobile platforms in mind. Today, […]

  • Tekken X Street Fighter is still happening, 40 people working on it

    Tekken X Street Fighter is definitely not vaporware. A team of 40 developers is currently working on it, according to director Katushiro Harada. Harada was interviewed by Polygon. In the interview, he touched on many topics, one of which is the status of the seemingly-never-coming-out Tekken X Street Fighter. “It’s very difficult to talk about,” […]

  • From Game of Thrones to Borderlands: all of Telltale’s adventure games rated

    Telltale Games has an impressive back catalogue of licensed adventure games to its name, and we have opinions about all of them. Note that this rundown doesn’t include bundles, the non-adventure games or games published by Telltale but created by other developers. It’s also got a fair bit of speculation in it, since at least […]

  • There is probably a new Battletoads game coming

    If you’ve watched last night’s Windows presentation you knew you recognised that logo on Phil Spencer’s t-shirt. Wearing a t-shirt with a logo of an upcoming game is an antic we’ve come to expect from Xbox boss Phil Spencer now. Based on that, we wouldn’t be alone in predicting that a new Battletoads game is […]

  • Here’s a short, 60fps trailer for DmC: Definitive Edition

    DmC: Definitive Edition has a new video available that shows the game running at 60 frames-per-second. Capcom has put out a short new trailer for the Definitive Edition of DmC: Devil May Cry that takes a look at different stages and boss fights. The video begs to watched in 1080p60 quality, if your connection can […]

  • Xbox One to PC streaming targeting 1080p, 60fps

    Microsoft has revealed that it’s looking to achieve 1080p resolution at 60 frames-per-second when the Xbox One game streaming launches later this year. The question of what final resolution and framerate Xbox One game streaming will operate at was on a lot of people’s minds when the demo was shown. Thankfully, Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra has […]

  • Microsoft is looking at offering PC to Xbox streaming

    Having announced Xbox One to PC streaming as part of its Windows event last night, Microsoft said that making the process a two-way street is on the cards. Microsoft’s Phil Spencer sat down to do a group interview following the Windows event and talked a little bit about the firm’s plans for streaming, including a […]

  • Watch John Romero play Doom

    John Romero made DOOM, and now you can watch him play it, dropping many a delightful gem of insight regarding one of the most important shooters of all time. This video was organised by Double Fine as part of its Devs Play series, a thing I only just discovered and now want to marathon all […]

  • World of Speed has gotten fairly pretty over the past year

    World of Speed has produced a new trailer, showing off the racing MMO’s progress over the past year. Announced one year ago, World of Speed is looking pretty damn shiny now. Check it out in this trailer, which introduces the Mountain Spiral Road location and teases several yet to be revealed. World of Speed comes […]

  • Minecraft user data leaked in plain text – change your passwords

    Minecraft users should change their passwords and those of any accounts using the same log-in details. Minecraft’s user data servers have apparently been compromised, with user names and passwords leaked online in plain text. 1,800 Mojang accounts were affected. The news comes via German source Heise and The Guardian and has been treated quite seriously […]

  • Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will commence filming in August

    The sixth Resident Evil movie is back on track. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter will begin filming in August, having been delayed to accomodate star Milla Jovovich’s pregnancy. In a Facebook post, Jovovich said she’s currently being very mindful of gaining enough weight to ensure a healthy birth for her second child, without the risk […]

  • Nintendo bosses “do not really understand modern gaming”, says former executive

    Former Nintendo executive Dan Adelman has provided frank insight into the Japanese platform holder’s inner workings. Adelman, who was one of Nintendo’s most important developer liaisons, left in August 2014. One of the first things he did was say that Nintendo had issued a gag order on his social media use, and shortly thereafter called […]

  • Sony’s 10% apology discount doesn’t apply to pre-orders

    Sony has updated the terms and conditions of its apology discount to exclude pre-orders. PSN members have been offered a 10% discount voucher as an apology for downtime over the holidays due to DDoS attacks. In an update to the PlayStation Blog announcement post, Sony clarified that you can’t use this for pre-orders. So. That […]

  • 343 to beta test Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking fix

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection is still broken, believe it or not. The next Halo: The Master Chief Collection update is, like most of the others so far, designed to resolve the shooter collection’s ongoing matchmaking woes. 343 Industries is determined to get it right, apparently, as it’s gone so far as to elect to […]

  • Here’s the release schedule for Star Citizen’s story and first-person modules

    Star Citizen lead Chris Roberts has shared release windows for several modules of the space simulation sandbox. Star Citizen was the focus of a BAFTA Masterclass presentation yesterday, during which Roberts outlined the game’s current development milestone goals. Polygon captured the details. The first person shooter, planetside and social elements on the game are expected […]

  • Destiny: Crota’s End Hard Mode has already been beaten

    Destiny’s toughest challenge got extra tough today, but a troop of willing Guardians stepped up to the line of duty. Destiny developer Bungie has verified the identities of the first Guardians to beat hard mode for the Crota’s End raid, which launched earlier today. Bungie User Research has confirmed the World First finishers for the […]

  • All maps and modes for Battlefield Hardline detailed

    A third map and mode has been announced for Battlefield Hardline which means all modes and maps have been revealed. The new mode is Crosshair, a second competitive mode in which a former criminal “turned state’s witness” is on the run. His former buddies, who are criminals, are trying to kill him and the cops […]

  • Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies

    Alien: Isolation has sold over 1 million copies, Creative Assembly and SEGA announced today, and probably in joyous fashion, although PR mails never denote the writer’s mood. The quote included from creative lead, Alistair Hope does sound as though he is super pleased with the milestone. “It has been fantastic to watch the reviews come […]

  • Fable Legends launching on PC alongside Xbox One with cross-platform play

    Fable Legends was announced for PC today during Microsoft’s Windows 10 event, along with the news it would contain cross-platform play with Xbox One. The game will allow you to play with up to four of your friends online across both platforms. A video from the team at Lionhead, which goes into more detail, was […]