Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, has done the first official PlayStation 4 unboxing! Let’s see what’s inside the PS4 box at launch.
To quote him about the console: “PlayStation 4 will be incredibly powerful but elegant and easy to use, empowering game developers to create innovative gaming experiences we can only begin to imagine.”
Watch the PlayStation 4 unboxing video here:
At Sony’s Tokyo HQ engineering director Yasuhiro Ootori does his own unboxing and then continues to takes the PlayStation 4 apart:
What’s in the PlayStation 4 Box:
• PlayStation 4 Console (Jet Black) including a 500GB hard drive and slot-loading Blu-ray game & movie player.
• PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 wireless controller with rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
• PlayStation 4 Headset, a wired mono voice-chat headset.
• HDMI Cable capable of up to 4K HD TV resolution and 3D output.
• USB Charging Cable to recharge the controller.
• PlayStation 4 Power Cable.
• PlayStation 4 Manual.
• The Launch Edition features a $10 PlayStation Network Voucher, for a limited time while supplies last.
Hat-tips: Have a PS Vita? Remote Play on the PS4 system fully unlocks the PlayStation Vita handheld’s potential. Gamers will be able to seamlessly play a range of PS4 titles on the PS Vita’s 5-inch display over Wi-Fi access points in a local area network.
Additionally, the PlayStation App will enable iPhone, iPad, and Android-based smartphones and tablets to become second screens for the PS4 system.
Note: The PlayStation 4 console will now always come with a voice-chat headset to connect to the controller. It also supports the optional new PlayStation Camera & old PlayStation 3 Move motion controller. The PlayStation 4 has no online DRM. And the PlayStation 4’s games are by default Region Free, allowing you to import & play games worldwide (unless a publishers blocks this option on the disc).
Now all you need to get a PlayStation 4 is to afford the $399 / €399 / £349 asking price on November 15th 2013 in America/Canada, November 29th in Europe/Australia, or December 13 in United Arab Emirates/Saudi Arabia.