PlayStation 4

Vectra bundles PlayStation’s PS Plus with internet

Polish cable operator Vectra has struck a deal with Sony Computer Entertainment Poland to bundle its PlayStation Plus services with its own internet subscription packages. PlayStation users will be able to gain access PS Plus on the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita consoles via Vectra. The offering, which Vectra chief marketing officer Rafał Kandziora said […]

Poland’s launches on PlayStation 4

TVN-owned video-on-demand service has launched on PlayStation 4 consoles.  TVN claims that the app, which went live this week, marks the first Polish multimedia service to go live on the PS4. TVN, which rebranded its online video service from to earlier this year, now offers TVN shows as well as other content […]

Sony and Microsoft make rival game console TV plays at Gamescom

Sony has announced that it will launch its new PlayStation TV streaming media device in Europe in November, following its US launch in October, while rival game console provider Microsoft has introduced a raft of new TV features for the Xbox One, in addition to a range of new social features for the platform. Sony’s […]

Now TV launches on PlayStation 4

Sky’s over-the-top video service Now TV has launched on PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles in the UK.  The service, which went live on the PS3 last May, is available on a range of devices, including Xbox 360 consoles, Now TV Boxes, Apple TV and Roku boxes, iOS and Android smartphones and tablets and computers. Now TV […]

Sony beats PS4 sales target

Sony said it sold more than 5.3 million PlayStation 4 devices as of February 8, beating its 5 million end-of-March sales target ahead of the console’s Japanese launch.  Sony released its latest generation PlayStation console in North America in mid-November, with a European and Latin American launch following two weeks later. It is due to […]

More than six billion web-enabled devices to be produced this year

An estimated 6.18 billion internet-enabled devices, including smartphones, games consoles and tablets, will be produced this year, according to IHS Technology.  The new research claims that connected equipment production will grow 6% year-on-year from 5.82 billion in 2013 and will mark the “largest increase for the market in four years.” Devices expected to enjoy higher […]

Playstation 4 on-demand launch partners revealed

The BBC iPlayer, Lovefilm and Netflix areamong the services offered by the Playstation 4 console when it launches on Friday. A total of 18 services will be available from launch, with another following on December 4. An additional 20-plus apps are scheduled to launch on the platform by Spring next year. Launch apps available to […]

ONO in PlayStation 4 tie-in with 200Mbps internet

Spanish cable operator ONO has struck a deal with Sony Computer Entertainment to co-market its 200Mbps internet services with the forthcoming release in Spain of the PlayStation 4 games console. ONO will make its 200Mbps service available to subscribers with PS4s, and will offer a year’s free PlayStation Plus subscription to its customers, giving them […]

Sony sells a million PS4 consoles in one day

Sony said that it sold 1 million units of its new PlayStation 4 console in the first 24 hours after it went on sale in the US and Canada.  The console was released in North America on November 15. At the same time Sony launched Video Unlimited, its premium digital streaming video service, for the games […]

Virgin Media signs up as UK ISP partner for PlayStation 4

Virgin Media is teaming up with Sony as the UK internet service provider (ISP) partner for PlayStation 4, which Sony announced yesterday would launch globally in November.  Sony said that alongside Virgin Media, it was introducing “VIP broadband” for the PS4 with a selection of other European partners, including Deutche Telekom in Germany, Orange in France, ONO in Spain and MEO in […]