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PS4 event E3 2013: PlayStation 4 launch as it happened

Catch all the PS4 details and news from E3 2013 with our live video stream


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Join us for live video coverage of Sony's PS4 press conference at E3 2013. UPDATE: see also Sony PlayStation 4 on sale in UK for Christmas for £349 and Video: Sony launches PS4 for £349 in the UK.

If you want to find out more about the PlayStation 4 then you've come to the right place. Here you can get live coverage of the PS4 conference at the world's largest gaming event, E3. See also: PS4 price in UK; how much will the PlayStation 4 cost?

Get the coffee brewing because unfortunately you'll have to stay up late to catch this one. It will kick off at 2am UK time.

Back in February Sony held a 'Future of PlayStation' event in New York which focused on the PS4. Although the gig lasted for a good couple of hours the firm decided not to actually show off its new games console; instead giving us a glimpse of the PS4 DualShock 4 controller.

Sony PS4 E3 2013 Live Video Stream

So, at the very least, we expect Sony will finally take the wraps off the PS4 at E3 and we can finally see what the gadget looks like. You can expect more details on the console and an early line-up of games, too.

The PS4 will, of course, go toe to toe with Microsoft's Xbox One which has been announced already. Price is important but with the PS4 not due to arrive until the Christmas period we would be surprised if a price was announced but you never know.

See also: New Xbox One release date, specs, features and price in UK.

Until later you can keep yourself amused with the confirmed specifications for the PS4 which we've listed below.

PS4 Specs

  • AMD x86-based 8-core CPU and an enhanced GPU
  • Blu-ray, DVD and HDMI output
  • 8GB of DDR5 RAM
  • 'Instant On' capability
  • PS4 won't be backwards compatible with old games
  • PS4 users will be able to stream PS3 and older generation games online
  • PlayStation App" will enable iPhone, iPad, and Android based smartphones and tablets to become second
  • screens
  • PlayStation 4 Eye - 1280 x 800 camera (Xbox Kinect style feature)
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