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The best gaming consoles in 2021

Every major console brand has something different to bring to the table, offering gamers plenty of options. The PlayStation 5 is our top pick for most buyers thanks to its exclusive franchises and powerful hardware. You can expect low stock for the PS5 through the early part of the year, […]
The best gaming consoles in 2021
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The PlayStation 5 is getting a new PlayStation VR headset

Sony is making a new virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 5. It’s the successor to the PlayStation VR headset for the PlayStation 4, which launched in 2016. The new headset will provide “dramatic leaps in performance and interactivity,” Sony said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. […]
The PlayStation 5 is getting a new PlayStation VR headset
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In less than a week, ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ went from the most anticipated video game in years to being pulled from the PlayStation 4. Here’s how one of the game industry’s biggest scandals was years in the making.

The most hyped game of the year, “Cyberpunk 2077,” finally launched on December 10 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. By just one week later the game was pulled from the PlayStation digital store, and both Sony and Microsoft said they’re offering full refunds to anyone who bought the […]
In less than a week, ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ went from the most anticipated video game in years to being pulled from the PlayStation 4. Here’s how one of the game industry’s biggest scandals was years in the making.
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The PlayStation 5 is outselling the new Xbox consoles on the resale market at a rate of nearly 2-to-1, according to new data from StockX

Sony’s PlayStation 5 is outselling the new Xbox consoles by nearly two-to-one on the resale market, according to StockX senior economist Jesse Einhorn. StockX facilitated the resale of, “more than 60,000 PlayStation and Xbox consoles globally,” Einhorn told Business Insider. Of those resales, 62% were PlayStation 5 consoles, he said. […]
The PlayStation 5 is outselling the new Xbox consoles on the resale market at a rate of nearly 2-to-1, according to new data from StockX
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People have been lining up at GameStop stores all week for a chance to buy a PlayStation 5 on Black Friday — but many are walking away empty-handed

This year, with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic continuing, Black Friday is quieter than ever. One major exception is for video-game retailer GameStop, which started drawing lines on Wednesday, with the promise of PlayStation 5 consoles. Customers camped out with tents, and one man brought a full-on bed frame […]
People have been lining up at GameStop stores all week for a chance to buy a PlayStation 5 on Black Friday — but many are walking away empty-handed
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Some customers who ordered a PlayStation 5 for UK release day claim Amazon shipped them random items instead, including a foot massager and pet food

Some Amazon UK customers said they had their PlayStation 5 preorders marked as delivered on Thursday, the console’s UK launch day – despite their consoles never arriving. Others said they instead received random products they had never ordered, including a coffee machine, a foot massager, and cat food. An Amazon […]
Some customers who ordered a PlayStation 5 for UK release day claim Amazon shipped them random items instead, including a foot massager and pet food
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Walmart’s website just crashed once again from PlayStation 5 frenzy

The PlayStation 5 launched last Thursday, but it has been nearly impossible to buy. The only certain way to get a PlayStation 5 at launch was by preordering it. But at least one retailer is selling PS5s digitally on a first-come, first-served basis: Walmart. The first drop of PlayStation 5 […]
Walmart’s website just crashed once again from PlayStation 5 frenzy
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PlayStation president and CEO Jim Ryan reveals the biggest lessons he learned from launching one of the most-anticipated gadgets of the year amidst a global pandemic

This is a defining week for Sony’s PlayStation division as it launches its next-generation game console, the PlayStation 5, on November 12. Ahead of the PS5 launch, we spoke to Jim Ryan, the president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, which handles the PlayStation business, about how he managed his […]
PlayStation president and CEO Jim Ryan reveals the biggest lessons he learned from launching one of the most-anticipated gadgets of the year amidst a global pandemic
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‘Final Fantasy’ maker says COVID-19 has stopped game development

Video game consoles and games were in especially high demand starting in March, as the coronavirus pandemic forced millions of Americans to stay indoors. Sales of “video game hardware, software, accessories, and game cards” topped $US1.6 billion for the month of March – the biggest March for the game business […]
‘Final Fantasy’ maker says COVID-19 has stopped game development
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Here’s what the PlayStation 5 looks like in action

Sony’s next-generation PlayStation 5 console is scheduled to launch on November 12. Though we’ve seen games running on the console, and even seen the hardware taken apart, we’ve yet to see what the user experience is like. Sony debuted the PS5 operating system and detailed its functionality in a new […]
Here’s what the PlayStation 5 looks like in action
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There is no reason to buy next-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles this holiday

Next week, next-generation PlayStation and Xbox game consoles are scheduled to launch. So, which is worth your $US500? With high price tags and minuscule launch lineups, both Sony’s and Microsoft’s flagship next-gen game consoles aren’t must-buy systems this holiday season. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Next week, new […]
There is no reason to buy next-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles this holiday
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The PlayStation 5 starts at $400 and will launch on November 12

Sony’s next-generation game console, the PlayStation 5, will arrive on November 12 in select territories, with a worldwide launch coming on November 19. The PlayStation 5 starts at $US400 for the digital edition. There are two versions of the console: one with a disc drive and one without. The disc-drive […]
The PlayStation 5 starts at $400 and will launch on November 12
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Sony just invested $250 million in the company behind ‘Fortnite’

Sony is making a $US250 million “strategic investment” in Epic Games, the company behind “Fortnite,” the two announced on Thursday. That $US250 million buys Sony a 1.4% stake in Epic Games, which puts Epic’s current valuation at just shy of $US18 billion. The big-money investment “cements an already close relationship […]
Sony just invested $250 million in the company behind ‘Fortnite’
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Watch the long-awaited PlayStation 5 console reveal right here

The PlayStation 5 finally got its big debut this week, with Sony announcing on Thursday that there would be two versions of its next-generation game console. Both the standard edition PS5 and the Digital Edition PS5 play the same games, but the Digital Edition is unable to read discs. The […]
Watch the long-awaited PlayStation 5 console reveal right here
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Watch the big PlayStation 5 reveal right here

The PlayStation 5, Sony’s next-generation game console, will finally be revealed in a presentation on Thursday that Sony is touting as “a look at the future of gaming on PS5.” As of early June, the console remained shrouded in mystery. We’ve only seen the PS5 gamepad, a logo for the […]
Watch the big PlayStation 5 reveal right here