Sony says the PlayStation 4 will support voice commands through the optional PlayStation Camera’s built-in microphone, similar to the Xbox One.
In an interview with IGN, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime responded with “Meh” to the PS4 and Xbox One launch lineups, and said he felt good about Nintendo’s lineup of games and “the value proposition we’re putting out there for the consumer”.
A reddit poster has revealed that Microsoft will gift a special edition white Xbox One with an “I made this” engraving to employees who have worked on it, as well as one year of Xbox Live, games, and a special achievement on launch day.
Ubisoft executive director Alain Corre told IGN that Ubisoft were “pleasantly surprised by Sony’s last push on the Vita” and believes that Nintendo’s strong brands will keep the Wii U going.
EA’s Humble Origin Bundle has beaten the previous record of $5.1 million for the pay-what-you-want series, earning $8.7 million, with the bundles being sold for an average of $4.86.
Nintendo continues to lose money on each Wii U system sold, making an eventual price drop for the console highly unlikely, a Nintendo spokesperson said.
Following reports this afternoon, Microsoft has confirmed its plans to allow self-publishing on the Xbox One within the console’s first year. This will allow any Xbox One to be used as a game development unit.
According to a report from All Things Digital, the president of Microsoft’s “Interactive Entertainment Business”, Don Mattrick, is leaving the company.