There has been much speculation about the PlayStation 4, with 2013 the year many believe we will see exactly what Sony have in store.
And according to the VGleaks website, a site dubbed ‘the Wikileaks of the gaming industry’, this will indeed be the year, as they have what they claim is the ‘Roadmap’ for the console that Sony are allegedly codenaming Orbis. They claim that the console will be unveiled at this year’s E3 event, and then released in the fourth quarter of 2013.
2011 June/July – PC with Win7 64-bit and a “jailbroken” ATI r9 graphics card
2011 Sept/Oct – PC with Win7 64-bit and a “jailbroken” ATI r10 graphics card
2012 Q1 – disclosure to more developers
2012 E3 – potential unveiling window start
2012 Jul – devkits for engineers writing OS
2012 Q3 – first true hardware prototype devkits
2013 E3 – potential unveiling window end
2013 Q4 – launch
Sony, predictably, have not yet commented on the report.