When Sony's out-of-the-blue announcement of the framework for their next PlayStation appearing in Wired this morning, many were left with more questions than answers.
What makes the next PlayStation fundamentally different from the mid-generation refresh of the PlayStation 4 Pro, and when will it launch?
How has Sony's approach to public announcements changed since the launch of the PlayStation 4 in 2013?
And why would Sony be releasing any information on it's marquee gaming product now, giving Microsoft a chance to tailor its own imminent next-generation announcement?
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|2:50||"EXCLUSIVE: WHAT TO EXPECT FROM SONY'S NEXT-GEN PLAYSTATION" Wired - April 16, 2019 - Peter Rubin (https://www.wired.com/story/exclusive-sony-next-gen console/)|
|21:54||"Mid-April is an odd time to share even small details for the new Playstation." Twitter Thread - April 16, 2019 - Hoeg Law(https://twitter.com/HoegLaw/status/1118132244684648 48)|
|26:31||"Curious why it's odd to tease now?" Twitter Thread April 16, 2019 - DomsPlaying (https://twitter.com/DomsPlaying/status/1118140371521933312)|
|30:06||"They've got the Pepsi vs Coke advantage in their market." Twitter Thread - April 16, 2019 - TheGodDamnDM(https://twitter.com/TheGodDamnDM/status/1118133316014579712)|
|34:00||"Rumors on the street are still Q3 2020 for mass production of the chips" Twitter Thread - April 16, 2019 SoonyXboneUhh (https://twitter.com/SoonyXboneUhh/status/1118147449862938624)|
|34:53||"By publicly acknowledging this product in an 'official' capacity..." Twitter Thread - April 16, 2019 - nightygale (https://twitter.com/nightygale/status/1118150773483773954)|
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