Sony sees the PS4 as a disc based platform

by Ben Salter Featured 7 Comments 23 Votes 2023 Views 25/02/2013 Back to News

Sony sees the future of PS4 games on Blu-ray.

Sony's Jim Ryan told IGN that despite a growing trend towards digital distribution, Blu-ray is the future of PlayStation 4.

"Clearly, and this applies not just to games but to pretty much every form of entertainment, there is a trend to increased digital consumption, and that is happening now on PS3 and will continue and will probably accelerate on PS4," Ryan told IGN.

"But the primary delivery mechanism for the big games on the PS4 platform will continue to be Blu-ray discs, for the foreseeable future."

Sony has increased its digital content on PS3 over the last two years, but still pushes consumers to buying the physical disc. Particularly in Australia, digital versions of a game often cost more than buying it from a store.

By Ben Salter

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SCE president Shuhei Yoshida:

"We're shifting our platform more and more to the digital side"

Which is it Sony!? =_=

Beta said:
Which is it Sony!?


Both. If you have the bandwidth you can go fully digital. If you don't the Discs are there. Best of both worlds. :P
This is great news!!!!!
glad to hear its still disc, I dont really like DD
punk
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whether its disc (DVD, BR) or some kind of physical format that's widely available down the line. I'm all for it.
This was always a given. Anyone who thought otherwise is delusional Sony sees the PS4 as a disc based platform
I don't mind dd.

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