Sony Announces PlayStation 4 Release Date

Posted Aug 21, 2013

Sony Corporation has announced the PlayStation 4 release date.  Sony will be releasing the PlayStation 4 in the U.S. on November 15 and in Europe on November 29th.  Sony confirmed the dates at a press event at Gamescom in Cologne.

The Sony PlayStation 4 has an 8-core x86 processor, 500GB hard drive, Blu-ray drive, and 8GB of GDDR5 memory.  The PlayStation 4 also has a controller with touchpad and the PlayStation 4 Eye.  The standard version of the console costs $399 in the U.S., ?399 in Europe, and £349 in the UK.  Getting the PS4 with the Eye costs $59.

Sony dropped the price of the PlayStation Vita to $199 in the U.S. and ?199 in Europe also.