Here's another punch to the solar plexus for Call of Duty fans stuck on Xbox One: PlayStation 4 gamers who pre-ordered certain versions of the next Call of Duty game, called Infinite Warfare, can now download and play Modern Warfare: Remastered.
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Starting with Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Activision has delivered game DLC to PlayStation 4 users first, leaving Xbox gamers in the lurch. I don't mind being a second-class citizen, but this is ridiculous.
You have to wonder about Sony, a company that inexplicably chose to introduce its new PlayStation 4 Pro on the same day that Apple unleashed the iPhone 7. But now the firm is facing more serious questions: Are the PS4 Pro's vaunted 4K capabilities even real? Is it all a lie?
For a brief, shining moment, Microsoft's nifty new Xbox One S dominated the video game headlines. And then Sony and its PlayStation 4 Pro happened. And now everything is different. Again.
Sony today announced two new video game consoles. A new cost-reduced PlayStation 4 model will replace the current console, and the new PlayStation 4 Pro will provide basic 4K gaming capabilities.
Sony announced today that its PlayStation Now streaming game service is now available on Windows PCs, offering subscription-based access to over 400 PlayStation 3 titles.
Well, it looks like that supposedly controversial strategy of tying the future of Xbox One to Windows 10 wasn't so dumb after all. Because now Sony is trying to tie its PlayStation platform to the PC as well.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sony will announce two new PlayStation 4 consoles in September. One will be a reduced-cost version of the current console, the other a higher-end model.
Sony today released a new system update for its PlayStation 4 video game console, enabling---among other things---Remote Play capabilities with your Windows PC. This feature works like Xbox One game streaming, where you connect a controller directly to your PC and stream games from your console over the home network.
According to multiple reports, Sony will ship a more powerful version of its flagship PlayStation 4 video game console this year. It looks like this new PS4 version---let's call it the PS4K---will be optimized for 4K and virtual reality (VR) gaming.
Two and a half years after I first purchased the PlayStation 4, I've dusted off Sony's flagship console, renewed my PlayStation Network subscription, and purchased some games. And while I'm a long-time Xbox fan, I can understand the allure of a console that just works and performs better than the Xbox One.
It's been a busy couple of days at DEVintersection in Las Vegas. But I think I can post on a more normal schedule today. Here's what else is happening.
Here's what's happening today: Skype apologizes (poorly), someone underestimates what Microsoft has just accomplished, and PS4 heads to the bargain bin.
Call of Duty, one of the most successful gaming franchises in history, will now deliver game updates, including new maps, to PlayStation first, not Xbox.