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Sony Launches Updated PlayStation VR With HDR, Improved Cables

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Sony’s PlayStation VR has been a quiet success, racking up over a million sales by June of 2017. Granted, that’s not much compared with the 62.6 million consoles Sony is estimated to have sold to date, but it’s not nothing, either, particularly for a new technology. The company is rolling out a modest update to its original design, and while it won’t likely persuade anyone to upgrade, new buyers waiting to see what features the ...

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Sony Launches Updated PlayStation VR With HDR, Improved Cables

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Sony’s PlayStation VR has been a quiet success, racking up over a million sales by June of 2017. Granted, that’s not much compared with the 62.6 million consoles Sony is estimated to have sold to date, but it’s not nothing, either, particularly for a new technology. The company is rolling out a modest update to its original design, and while it won’t likely persuade anyone to upgrade, new buyers waiting to see what features the ...

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Destiny 2 PS4 Pro Crash Errors Continue; Sony And Bungie Are Working On A Fix

Update: It seems that the issue involving crashes on PS4 Pro have still not been fully resolved. Bungie recently passed along a message from Sony’s support account on Twitter, which states, “We’re aware that some Destiny 2 users have seen crash issues on PS4 Pro. We and Bungie are working to resolve, thanks for your patience.” There’s no word yet on when this might be fixed, but if you haven’t tried disabling HDCP (as outlined below), it could be worth a try. The original story follows. After many PlayStation 4 ...

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Ark Dev Talks Xbox One X And Says Sony Won't Allow Cross-Play

With the official release of Ark: Survival Evolved coming up soon, lead designer Jeremy Stieglitz has been busy responding to fan questions on Twitter. Two topics that recently came up were the Xbox One X and potential cross-play support between Xbox One and PlayStation 4. On the subject of the Xbox One X’s horsepower, Stieglitz said Ark can run at the equivalent of “Medium” or “High” settings on PC. It can run at 1080p/60fps (Medium) or 1440p/30fps (High), and it sounds like developer Studio Wildcard may offer an option to ...

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Sony PlayStation 5 Arriving in 2019, Linked to 4K TV Adoption: Analyst

The recent PS4 Pro debut and upcoming Xbox One X launch have led some to speculate we’re seeing the wholesale retirement of the traditional console launch cycle. It’s possible Sony and Microsoft have transitioned to something like the iPhone model, as new products launch with backwards compatibility, and older models work with the latest software and receive OS updates for a substantial period of time (typically 3-4 years for Apple, markedly less for Android devices depending on the manufacturer). Sony has made some recent comments indicating there will be a PlayStation 5, however ...

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Sony PlayStation 5 Arriving in 2019, Linked to 4K TV Adoption: Analyst

The recent PS4 Pro debut and upcoming Xbox One X launch have led some to speculate we’re seeing the wholesale retirement of the traditional console launch cycle. It’s possible Sony and Microsoft have transitioned to something like the iPhone model, as new products launch with backwards compatibility, and older models work with the latest software and receive OS updates for a substantial period of time (typically 3-4 years for Apple, markedly less for Android devices depending on the manufacturer). Sony has made some recent comments indicating there will be a PlayStation 5, however ...

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Vinyl comeback: Sony to produce records again after 28-year break

Czech businessman leads vinyl revival One of the world’s biggest record labels is going retro. Sony Music Entertainment said this week it will begin pressing vinyl records again, ending an almost three-decade hiatus. A dramatic increase in demand for vinyl music in recent years prompted the move, a Sony spokeswoman said. Interest is coming from younger customers who have never used records before as well as older fans, she added. Sony(SNE) — whose artists include Adele, Beyoncé and Daft Punk — ended production of vinyl in 1989 after CDs cornered ...

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E3 2017 Proves Sony Hasn’t Forgotten Beloved Franchises, PSVR

E3 2017 has been really weird. Not only is the show itself morphing into a consumer-focused entity, but the press conferences have been oddly muted this go ’round. At last night’s Sony event, only a single person (Shawn Layden, CEO of SIEA) spoke on stage, and the rest of the night was made up of only music and trailers. But in spite of the wonky presentation, it’s crystal clear that Sony is doubling down on games — including VR titles. During Microsoft’s press event on Sunday, we saw a similar ...

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E3 2017 Proves Sony Hasn’t Forgotten Beloved Franchises, PSVR

E3 2017 has been really weird. Not only is the show itself morphing into a consumer-focused entity, but the press conferences have been oddly muted this go ’round. At last night’s Sony event, only a single person (Shawn Layden, CEO of SIEA) spoke on stage, and the rest of the night was made up of only music and trailers. But in spite of the wonky presentation, it’s crystal clear that Sony is doubling down on games — including VR titles. During Microsoft’s press event on Sunday, we saw a similar ...

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