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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 10 best video games of 2020, according to critics

In 2020, with millions of people observing stay-at-home orders amidst an ongoing pandemic, video games were bigger than ever. The year started big in March with the wildly popular “Animal Crossing” game for Nintendo’s Switch, and ended equally big with the launch of the next-gen Xbox and PlayStation consoles. These […]
The 10 best video games of 2020, according to critics
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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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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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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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Microsoft’s Xbox is already crushing Sony’s PlayStation when it comes to creating the ‘Netflix of gaming’ — and it has huge implications for next-gen consoles

Like movies, TV, and music before it, the video game industry is currently going through a paradigm shift toward subscription services. Microsoft’s Xbox has Xbox Game Pass, and Sony’s PlayStation has PlayStation Now – subscription services that offer access to an evolving library of games. Despite the massive success of […]
Microsoft’s Xbox is already crushing Sony’s PlayStation when it comes to creating the ‘Netflix of gaming’ — and it has huge implications for next-gen consoles
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How to connect AirPods to a PS4 for wireless audio listening

You can connect your AirPods to a PS4 using a Bluetooth adaptor, which you can plug right into your PS4. These Bluetooth adapters will let your connect a variety of Bluetooth devices to your PS4. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Wireless headphones are great for gaming, and Apple’s […]
How to connect AirPods to a PS4 for wireless audio listening
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The first ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X was just revealed, and it’s a Viking epic — see it in action right here

The next “Assassin’s Creed” arrives this holiday as a launch title for Sony and Microsoft’s next-generation game consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, French game publisher Ubisoft revealed on Thursday morning. “Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla” is the first game in the series to feature Vikings. It’s set in Norway […]
The first ‘Assassin’s Creed’ game for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X was just revealed, and it’s a Viking epic — see it in action right here
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PlayStation 4 download speeds are being slowed in Europe to ‘address internet stability concerns’ as more people than ever are online due to the coronavirus outbreak

The main online service for the PlayStation 4 is reducing speeds, Sony Interactive Entertainment leader Jim Ryan announced this week. The move is part of a broader initiative to alleviate pressure on international networks as more people than ever are online due to the coronavirus pandemic. “We believe it is […]
PlayStation 4 download speeds are being slowed in Europe to ‘address internet stability concerns’ as more people than ever are online due to the coronavirus outbreak
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The upcoming Playstation 5 will only play 2.5% of the Playstation 4’s library. Microsoft’s new console will play the vast majority of your current Xbox library.

The PlayStation 5 is Sony’s next major video game console, and it’s scheduled to arrive this coming holiday season. In a new, hour-long video detailing the console’s internals, lead architect Mark Cerny revealed that – despite previous statements to the contrary – the PlayStation 5 will only play a limited […]
The upcoming Playstation 5 will only play 2.5% of the Playstation 4’s library. Microsoft’s new console will play the vast majority of your current Xbox library.
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The PlayStation 5 is finally getting detailed on March 18

The PlayStation 5, Sony’s next-generation game console that’s deep in production, is scheduled to launch during the 2020 holiday season. As you might expect, the PlayStation 5 is promised to be more powerful than the existing PlayStation 4- and we’ve slowly been learning more about the next-gen console’s new features. […]
The PlayStation 5 is finally getting detailed on March 18
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Google just poached a crucial employee from Sony’s PlayStation group in its ongoing attempt to break into the video game industry

Sony’s PlayStation 4 absolutely dominated the current video game console generation, with over 100 million PS4s sold around the world. Critical to that success was Sony’s lineup of major first-party games, like 2018’s “God of War” reboot. Much of that first-party success, including “God of War,” comes directly from Sony’s […]
Google just poached a crucial employee from Sony’s PlayStation group in its ongoing attempt to break into the video game industry
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The 10 best games of the past 10 years, according to critics

With 2019 wrapping up, we’re looking back at the last 10 years in gaming. From revered sequels like “Mass Effect 2” to precedent-setting new franchises like “The Last of Us,” the last 10 years are flush with great games. But which are the best of the best? This list of […]
The 10 best games of the past 10 years, according to critics
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How to copy and paste text on a PS4 in 2 different ways

You can copy and paste text on a PS4 when you’re in any appropriate text boxes. Your PS4 controller can function like a mouse and keyboard in text boxes – or you can connect a separate mouse and keyboard to type more smoothly. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
How to copy and paste text on a PS4 in 2 different ways
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How to cancel a PlayStation Now subscription on your PS4 in 5 simple steps

You can cancel your PlayStation Now subscription right from your PS4, just by going to your “Account Management” menu. You’ll need to cancel your PlayStation Now account to avoid being charged for the service if you don’t want it. Cancelling your account will keep PlayStation Now active until the start […]
How to cancel a PlayStation Now subscription on your PS4 in 5 simple steps
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How to unlink a Spotify account from your PS4 in 2 different ways

You can unlink your Spotify account from a PS4 simply by logging out of the Spotify app. You can also unlink your Spotify account by logging into your PSN account on the PlayStation website and clicking “Unlink” on the PS Music page. Linking your Spotify account to your PS4 gives […]
How to unlink a Spotify account from your PS4 in 2 different ways
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How to change the email address on your PS4 account in 2 different ways

It’s easy to change your email on a PS4 on the console or through the PlayStation website. You may want to change the email associated with your PS4 if you’re using a new email address or want to keep your account secure. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Changing […]
How to change the email address on your PS4 account in 2 different ways
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How to play music on a PS4 using Spotify or a USB drive

You can play music on a PS4 in two different ways. The PlayStation Music app is connected to Spotify, and after you log in or create an account, you can play music on Spotify through your PS4. You can also connect a USB drive to your PS4 and play downloaded […]
How to play music on a PS4 using Spotify or a USB drive