Sony’s new PlayStation console won’t be released in Europe until 2014, a new report claims.
EDGE are reporting that the new console – teased by Sony earlier this week – will be out in the US and Japan by Christmas 2013, then in Europe in 2014. The website says the delay is “attributed to the complexities involved in European distribution”.
EDGE also say that their sources claim that the console will ship with a redesigned controller, similar in size to the exisiting DualShock controller, but will now feature small touchpad in place of the existing Select, Start and PS buttons. The technology is based on the PS Vita’s rear touchpad.
There will also be a Share button on the controller which, when pressed, will launch a new feature that will allow users to share screenshots and video online. Furthermore, the hardware of the PS4 will reportedly continually record the most recent 15 minutes of on-screen action, which gamers will then be able to edit and broadcast online.