Sony PlayStation 4: Everything You Need to Know

PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4

UPDATE: Sony has announced that it sold over 1 million PlayStation 4 consoles in the first 24 hours. Read more about that update here.

The PS4 went on sale November 15 in North America for $399. That’s $100 less than the Xbox One, which includes the Kinect accessory. It hits stores in Europe on November 29 (399/£349), followed by launches in South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan sometime December. Last but not least, Japan gets it on February 22, 2014. For early adopters, Sony is throwing in some nice freebies, including a free month of PlayStation Plus, free month of Sony Music Unlimited, and a $10 PlayStation Store credit. Unfortunately, you can’t play PS3 games on the PS4. The same goes for most peripherals. Except for the PS Move, none of your PS3 peripherals (controllers, etc.) are compatible with the PS4. The same goes for older Bluetooth headsets and headphones, at least for now. If you’ve already purchased PS3 versions of select titles, you can upgrade to the PS4 version for just $10 more. This only applies to a handful of games.

Read the full story at CNET.

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