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Sony Exec: PlayStation 4 can play used games...

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Initial post: Feb 20, 2013 9:43:22 PM PST
GarionOrb says:

Before PlayStation 4's official reveal, rumors were swirling that the console would come packing some sort of used games block, disabling a gamer's ability to play pre-owned or shared titles. But Shuhei Yoshida, Sony's head of its first-party Worldwide Studios, has confirmed to Eurogamer that that's simply not the case.

In a rather strange conversation between Eurogamer's writer and Yoshida, a back and forth ended up resulting in the following declaration from the Sony executive: "So, used games can play on PS4. How is that?" The answer came following an exchange between Yoshida and a Sony Japan PR representative, apparently seeking clarification about the particular question being asked.

We've reached out to Sony for official clarification, but considering that this comes from a well-established Sony executive in the know, it's safe to assume that PlayStation 4 will indeed be able to play used games. Crisis averted?

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 9:44:35 PM PST
Prankster says:
Another thumbs up to Sony I guess.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 9:45:00 PM PST
yay! Was wondering why this wasn't brought up.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 9:45:14 PM PST
Pick 34 says:
Lol, ninja'd by eleven seconds

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 20, 2013 9:50:22 PM PST
GarionOrb says:
They were mum on a lot of details...

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 20, 2013 9:52:08 PM PST
R. TypO says:
It's the art of nerd seduction.
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