The Sony Play Station 4 release date is set for Friday, November 15 in the U.S. Although the PS4 pre-orders ran out long ago, some retailers such as GameStop, Target, Walmart and Best Buy will have some additional supply for midnight release events and early morning sales.
Amazon, Target and Toys R Us are offering some great game deals. Target is offering a buy two, get one free deal on a selection of more than 1,000 games this week, including PlayStation 4 titles. Toys R Us is offering buy three Get a $50 gift card while Best Buy is offering a $25 My Best Buy certificates with the purchase of three select PS4 titles.
Amazon is currently offering a $5 credit deal if gamers purchase select titles which include "Assassin's Creed IV" and "Battlefield 4," season passes for PS3 or PS4, as well as "Batman: Arkham Origins," "Madden NFL 25," "The Last of US," and "FIFA 14" for PlayStation 3.
Each of these retailers is offering a promotion that offers cheaper PS4 games on release day, and as long as the item is in stock, gamers can buy the game online or in store ahead of time to get the games delivered by the PS4 release date.
Sony PS4's launch day exclusives include: Killzone: Shadow Fall, DC Universe Online, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Warframe, War Thunder, Contrast, Blacklight:Retribution, Escape-Plan, Flow, Flower, Pinball Arcade, Putty Squad, Resogun, SoundShapes, Switch Galaxy Ultra , DC Universe Online, Skylanders SWAP Force, Super Motherload, Tiny Brains, and Warframe.
The PS4 release is the first new PlayStation since 2006, it will offer unrestricted access to pre-owned games. So when you buy a titles, you are free to then trade it in at retail, sell it to another person, lend it to a friend or keep it.
The PS4 will launch with the ability to stream games directly to your PS Vita. In exactly the same way as the Wii U allows you to switch off your TV and continue playing on the tablet controller, the PS4 will wirelessly send your games to the Vita.
The PS4 will cost $399 USD, which is a $100 cheaper than Xbox One. That price, however, does not include the PlayStation Camera, whereas the Xbox One will ship with the second version of Kinect.