February 19, 2013 09:00 ET

Release Date for New Sony PlayStation 4 Finally Announced

After much anticipation, Sony has announced that the new PlayStation 4 will be released on February 20. The timing of this release is optimal: the PS4 will be on the market following the release of Nintendo's Wii U and before the chaos of Microsoft's new Xbox. There is speculation that the graphic features on the new PS4 will be of much higher quality than the previous models, and that there will be a new emphasis on social gaming.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--(Marketwire - Feb. 19, 2013) - After years of waiting, information about the new PlayStation 4 is finally close to being released. The new game console is officially being announced on February 20, 2013.

The release will occur in New York City this month, an event carefully planned by Sony. The technology company invited numerous journalists to a press event on this date, and the company's tweets have simply read, "See the future." The PlayStation 3 was released in November 2006, so after a 7-year wait gaming enthusiasts are ecstatic about this news. Especially following the circulation of fake PS4 teasers in 2010 and 2011, fans are relieved to hear that the PS4 will soon arrive. is particularly enthused about the PlayStation 4 release date. This website provides gaming enthusiasts with current news and information regarding the PlayStation 4, and an official release date is momentous news. Allison Mark, an editor for says, "We are incredibly excited to see the launch of the PlayStation 4, and plan on being the best and most up to date source of news for this next generation of consoles. With so much left to learn, we are all anxious to see what Sony has to say on the 20th."

The website has already been a reliable source of news regarding the new PlayStation 4. The site includes informative articles on how the PS4 will be game-changing, new technology that could be expected, possible prices for the new device, and games for the PS4.

Some of the speculation regarding the new PlayStation is that it will have advanced graphic features. With the new console, games can be played that are capable of 240 frames per second. Comparatively, the PlayStation 3 supports games that are capable of between 30 and 60 frames per second. This means with the PS4, more realistic games can be played. Additionally, it is thought that Sony will be focusing on user interaction and social gaming more than on hardware improvements. also explains that the release was very well planned by Sony. The PlayStation 4 is to be released after the excitement of the Nintendo Wii U; this was released last fall. At the same time, the console beats the release of Microsoft's new Xbox console, which is due to be released this June. The PlayStation 4 will take the spotlight mid-February without any competition.

ABOUT SONYPS4.COM is a website that is dedicated to providing technology enthusiasts with current news, rumors and information regarding the PlayStation 4. In addition to release information and speculation of the new hardware, also informs visitors of PS4 games. Like the site's visitors, the editors of are excited about the release. For more information, visit

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