PlayStation 4 Out in November – PlayStation World to Replace PS+

On the eve of the rumored PlayStation 4 announcement, even more information has trickled down to us. Kotaku’s sources have shared the following information about the next generation PlayStation.

– Releasing in November
– Two models planned
– Pricing won’t be announced until later in the year, maybe at E3
– Kotaku reports that the plan is to release $429 and $529 models
– Control the PS4 remotely from your tablet or smartphone
– Can use a mobile device to chat with your PS4 friends or buy games which are then automatically downloaded to your machine
– Source says “most” of the PS4′s online features will require a premium subscription to use
– New online service: PlayStation World
– PlayStation World to replace PlayStation Plus
– Every PS4 will come with a PlayStation Eye
– New spectating feature will let you watch other friends play games from your console’s dashboard, even when you don’t own the game they’re playing
– Local network play through Vita
– Unclear if the controller will have a “share” button or not
– “Share” functionality may be accessible through the PlayStation button

[via kotaku]