Sony reveals PlayStation 4 with official logo – games, features and controller shown, too

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The PlayStation 4 is real.

Sony Computer Entertainment has formally announced the PlayStation 4 home console, with our first look at the logo of the hardware revealed at the company’s PlayStation Meeting 2013 conference in New York City!

PlayStation 2013 Event - PS4 Logo

SCE’s Andrew House presenting at the PlayStation Meeting 2013, officially announcing the PlayStation 4

At Sony’s February 20th PlayStation Meeting 2013 the company officially took the wraps off of the PlayStation 4, revealing the focus on an interconnected ecosystem of PlayStation products, the heart of which will be this new home console.

Social features and the ability to personalise your gaming experience to you depending on your preferences and activities online and with friends are key goals for Sony, while sharing those experiences is also at the heart of the PlayStation 4.

PlayStation 2013 Event - Dualshock 4 Controller

The PlayStation 4 controller formally unveiled

Many different games (completely new, known and based on previous franchises) were also shown off during the event, with titles from Evolution Studios, Sucker Punch, Media Molecule, Capcom, Blizzard (!), Bungie, Guerilla Games and more at the event.

PlayStation 2013 Event - Knack, from Mark Cerny

Mark Cerny dazzling the audience with techno speak and his new game

Even legendary developer Mark Cerny (who has had a hand in almost every first-party PlayStation 3 game you’ve ever enjoyed) was on hand to announce the PlayStation 4’s technical statistics while showcasing a game of his own – Knack!

PlayStation 2013 Event - Play/Resume

The PlayStation 4 controller is your window into the online world of PlayStation Network

Sony spent a good deal of time speaking about the benefits of its focus on sharing, personalised experiences and interconnectivity, and even Gaikai’s Dave Perry took to the stage to speak about his role in bringing videogame streaming and sharing to PlayStation 4.

El33tonline will have many more stories about the PlayStation 4, its features and games very soon, so keep up-to-date with our stories over here!

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