Here is a full live blog about the conference:
5:45PM: The conference starts in about 15 minutes.
6:00PM: It’s started with a montage/short introduction.
6:10PM: Looks like the conference has been a bit delayed. Still waiting for it to start.
6:15PM: The conference starts in 1 minute according to the announcer.
6:17PM: It has started. Opens up with a montage. Drop the bass!
6:20PM: Jack Tretton comes out on stage. Talks about the PS3, VITA and PS4.
6:22PM: Talking about the Vita and how it has become a lot more popular lately.
6:23PM: 85 new Vita games are scheduled to launch in 2013.
6:24PM: God of War, Final Fantasy 10 and 10-2HD and The Walking Dead are all coming to the Vita.
6:25PM: Showing short clips from games which are all coming to the PS3: The Last of Us, Puppeteer, Rain, Beyond Two Souls, Gran Turismo 6.
6:33PM: Jack Tretton is back on stage praising the 7 year old PS3.
6:33PM: Batman: Arkham Origins trailer.
6:35PM: Sony will get exclusive DLC for Batman: Arkham Origins.
6:36PM: Exclusive PS3 GTA5 Bundle for $299 coming later this year.
6:38PM: Andrew House comes on stage.
6:39PM: PS4 console is being unveiled.
6:40PM: Andrew House talks about the new capabilities with the PS4. Will focus on (new) content.
6:41PM: Michael Lynton comes on stage. The PS4 is a groundbreaking platform for new content. Will not only focus on games, but also music, movies, tv-shows etc.
6:42PM: The Sony Entertainment content will be exclusive to the PS4.
6:44PM: Andrew House is back on stage, talking about exclusive content (Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited). It can be streamed to smart phones and pads. Netflix is also available. Redbox will be available on the PS3, Vita and PS4. Flixter will arrive on the PS4.
6:48PM: Shu Yoshida comes on stage.
6:50PM: 40 PS4 games currently in development. 12 of them new IP’s.
6:51PM: New IP, “The Order 1886” being shown. All in-game graphics and exclusive to PS4.
6:54PM: Showing PS4 highlights for upcoming games. Killzone: Shadow Fall, Driveclub, InFamous: Second Son and Knack.
6:59PM: Shu Yoshida. All games shown in the highlight (except InFamous) will launch together with the PS4.
7:00PM: New real time tech-demo being shown. The Dark Sorcerer.
7:02PM: Shu Yoshida is back on stage. The rest of The Dark Sorcerer will be streamed live and on YouTube.
7:03PM: Adam Boyes comes on stage.
7:04PM: Supergiant Games comes on stage (creators of Bastion). Shows Transistor which will come to the PS4 early next year.
7:06PM: Indie developers will be able to self publish their own games on the PS4 and Vita.
7:07PM: Indie games like: Don’t Starve, Mercenary Kings, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, Secret Ponchos, Ray’s Dead, Outlast, Oddworld: New & Tasty (remkake of the first Oddworld game), Galaks and more are all coming exclusively to the PS4.
7:11PM: There will be exclusive items for Diablo 3 on the PS3 and PS4. There will also be more exclusive content from Blizzard in the future.
7:12PM: Final Fantasy Versus XIII has been renamed to Final Fantasy XV.
7:16PM: Kingdom Hearts 3 announced.
7:18PM: Both Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts 3 are coming to the PS4 (but he didn’t say that they were exclusive). Final Fantasy XIV is however exclusive on the PS3 and PS4.
7:19PM: Assassins Creed: Black Flag gameplay being shown.
7:25PM: Jonathan Morin comes on stage. Talks about Watch Dogs.
7:26PM: Watch Dogs gameplay being shown.
7:33PM: There will be exclusive 1 hour extra gameplay and costume for Watchdogs on the Playstation.
7:34PM: NBA2K14 shown.
7:35PM: Announced partnership with Bethesda Softworks. Elder Scrolls Online trailer being shown. Coming to PS4 spring 2014.
7:37PM: The Elder Scrolls Online beta will be exclusive on the PS4 first.
7:38PM: Mad Max game announced. Exclusive survival gear/content for the Playstation.
7:40PM: Jack Tretton is back on stage. Talking about exclusive content on the Playstation.
7:41PM: THE PS4 WILL SUPPORT USED GAMES! The crowd goes wild! People in the audience are chanting “Sony! Sony! Sony!”
7:42PM: THE PS4 DOES NOT NEED TO BE CONNECTED ONLINE OR BE AUTHENTICATED. WILL NOT CHECK FOR INTERNET CONNECTION WHEN YOU PLAY. WILL NOT CHECK FOR INTERNET CONNECTION IN ANY WAY LIKE THE XBOX ONE!
7:44PM: Playstation+ service will be expanded and built upon. It will automatically carry over to the PS4. If you’re PS+ member today (or in the future) you’ll be set for the upcoming console.
7:45PM: PS+ members will receive Driveclub PS+ Edition for free when the PS4 launches. You also get Don’t Starve, Outlast and Secret Ponchos for free.
7:47PM: Destiny gameplay being shown for the first time. Looks like the game is class based. Warlock, Hunter and Titan classes revealed. Magic abilities combined with technology (or extremely advanced weaponry which looks like magic)? Heavily loot driven game, similar to Borderlands? You’re able to drive speeder bikes and fight together (or against each other) in large teams. Coming 2014.
7:59PM: Sony has announced a partnership with Activision and Bungie.
8:00PM: Gaikai Online Gaming Library announced. The cloud gaming service will be available for the PS3, PS4 and VITA in 2014. First available in the US.
8:02PM: The PS4 will cost $399, €399, £349. Coming this Holliday season.
8:03PM: The conference is over. Ending with a montage.
Here is a full list of all the games for Sony’s consoles:
[Likely] PS+, $5/mo, required for Online Multiplayer on PS4
Launch Titles: (Exclusive to PS4 unless otherwise specified)
- Killzone: Shadow Fall – Guerrilla Games
- Drive Club (PS Plus Edition free on Launch for Plus Subscribers) – Evolution Studios
- Knack (New IP) – SCE Japan Studio
- Madden 25 (ONE) – EA Sports
PS4 Exclusives: (Will be noted if also PS3)
- The Order: 1886 (New IP) – Santa Monica/ReadyAtDawn
- Infamous: Second Son – Sucker Punch Productions
Indie: (Exclusive Console Release, Most on PC)
- The Witness (Timed Exclusive)- Number None/Jon Blow
- Transistor – Supergiant Games
- Don’t Starve (PS+ free at some point) – Klei Entertainment
- Mercenary Kings – *Tribute Games
- Octodad: Dadliest Catch – Young Horses
- Secret Ponchos (PS+ free at some point) – Switchblade Monkies
- Ray’s of the Dead – Voltron Studios
- Outlast (PS+ free at some point) – Red Barrels
- Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee New N’ Tasty – Oddworld Inhabitants
- Galaxy – 17 Bit Games
Cross-Platform: (BOLD are known additional platforms)
- Final Fantasy XV (ONE) – Square Enix
- Kingdom Hearts III (ONE) – Square Enix
- Final Fantasy XIII: Lightning Returns (ONE/360) – Square Enix
- Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain (ONE/PS3/360, Keifer) – Kojima Productions/Konami
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (ONE/PC) – CD Projekt Red
- Battlefield 4 (ONE/PC, XBOX MapPack Timed Exclusive) – DICE
- Thief (ONE/PC – Eidos Montreal/SquareEnix
- Dying Light (ONE/PC) – Techland/WB Games
- Destiny (Gameplay) (ONE/PS3/360) – Bungie
- Planetside 2 (PS4/PC) – Sony Online Entertainment
- DC Universe Online (PC)
- Diablo III (PC/PS3/ONE, exclusive items) – Blizzard
- The Elder Scrolls Online (ONE/PC) – Zenimax Online Studios
- Doki-Doki Universe (PS3/Vita) – HumaNature Studios
- War Thunder (PC – Gaijin Entertainment
- Warframe (PC) – Digital Extremes
- Star Wars: Battlefront – DICE
- Dragon Age: Inquisition – Bioware
- Mirror’s Edge 2 (ONE/PC) – DICE
- Need For Speed: Rivals – Ghost Games/Criterion
- Plants Vs Zombies: Garden Warfare (ONE Timed Exclusive) – PopCap/EA
- NBA Live 14 – EA Sports
- FIFA14 – EA Sports
- UFC Game – EA Sports
- The Crew – Ivory Tower
- Tom Clancy’s: The Division Trailer/Gameplay (ONE) – Massive Entertainment
- Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag Gameplay/Trailer (ONE/PC/PS3/360) – Ubisoft Montreal
- Watch Dogs (360/PS3/PC) – Ubisoft Montreal
- Rocksmith 2014 (360)
- Just Dance 2014 (“ALL MOTION CONTROLLED PLATFORMS”)
- Trials Fusion (ONE/360/PC) – RedLynx
Playstation Vita: (“85 in 2013”)
- Destiny of Spirits (F2P) – Studio Japan/Q Entertainment
- Tearaway – Media Molecule
- Killzone: Mercenary – Guerrilla Cambridge
- Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD (PS3) – Square Enix
- Flower (PS3) – Thatgamecompany
- Dead Nation – Housemarque
- The Walking Dead (PC) – Telltale
- God of War Remastered – Unknown
- Stick It To The Man (PS3) – Zoink AB/Ripstone LTD
- LEGO Legends of Chima: Laval’s Journey – TT Games/WB Games
- LUFTRAUSERS Warfront (PS3, Flash Game?) – Dennaton Games
Playstation 3: (“+300 Titles”)
- The Last of Us – Naughty Dog
- Puppeteer – SCE Japan Studio
- rain – SCE Japan Studio
- Beyond: Two Souls – Quantic Dream
- Gran Turismo 6 – Polyphony Digital
- Batman: Arkham Origins (10/25/13, PC/360/Wii U) – Warner Bros. Montreal
- Grand Theft Auto V (9/17/13) – Rockstar
- Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PC) – Square Enix
- Dark Souls 2 (PC/360, March 2014) – From Software
- Mad Max (PC/360) – Avalanche Studios
- Tales of Xillia (8/6/13) – Namco Bandai
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