Sony started its gamescom 2013 presentation with a view of the new Playstation GUI. Jim Ryan, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, for gaming also expressed how honoured he felt to be in Cologne... and a bloke in a chair.
Before we get to that, be aware that Twitch TV is coming to PS4... as are 15 launch exclusives, as is a tweaked version of Music Unlimited. Big news is also that BT,Virgin, Ono and Deutsche Telecom are teaming up with Sony to provide broadband deals that include reserved 'gaming' bandwidth.
Yes, there's more: a free 14 day PlayStation Plus trial for PS4 users. New PS3 users signing up now will get a 90 day extension.
Oh, yes, Minecraft is finally coming to Playstation too... well, Playstation 4 actually.
BUT WHEN IS THE DAMNED CONSOLE COMING??
Sony Games top man, Andrew House slapped at took to the stage with the price of.... £349, 399 Euros, and $399 on the date of: 15th November in the USA and 29th November in Europe.