Sony releases PlayStation 4 unboxing video

Shuhei Yoshida unboxes a US retail PlayStation 4 unit.

Sony has released its official unboxing video for the PlayStation 4.

The 1:25 video features Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida going through the contents of a North American retail PlayStation 4.

Inside the box is a network voucher, quick start guide, DualShock 4, HDMI cable, AC power cord, mono headset, USB cable and, of course, the PlayStation 4 itself.

Last week Sony announced that it will be giving $10 of free PlayStation Network credit with new PlayStation 4's bought in the US.

The PlayStation 4 will be released in North America on November 15.

Microsoft released its own official Xbox One unboxing video in August.

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moesuir
moesuir

whats up with the gloves, did he recently murder his ex wife?

07wintert
07wintert

from what iv seen the card is superior but the final output is not. watching it at 900p on battlefield 4 the xbox one looked slightly better to me at 720p and i'm a pc gamer completely neutral. i new ps4 couldn't handle it at 1080p because a similar card to it a radeon 7870 could only play battlefield 3 at 65fps. generally if i was going to buy either it would be based on price and what games are coming out for it.  

hadlee73
hadlee73

Did Gamespot ever release that "unboxing" video where the Sony tech rep completely dis-assembled the PS4? I enjoyed that video more than this one :P

Arclight95
Arclight95

Wow...it comes with a manual, so cool.... + does every ps4 console also come with a creepy Asian dude?

REPNthe10
REPNthe10

This video was overly dramatic. Just take it out already. That's what she said...

adders99
adders99

that headset is so terrible!

Diegoctba
Diegoctba

I hate when i'm watching television with someone, and this person talks about the commercials we are watching. Now we need to comment about commercial on the internet as well???

omar_q
omar_q

Seems like he's overcompensating for a lil somethin somethin. 

Jasurim
Jasurim

That was horrible, lol.

PlatinumPaladin
PlatinumPaladin

Yeah, it was corny. But it was better than Microsoft's video where I felt like it was some geezer flogging it down the market, or some shopping channel faker.

Infinity_Gauntl
Infinity_Gauntl

My wife is used to holding something big in her hands so I'm glad they made the Dual Shock bigger.

fredyellowone
fredyellowone

Usually, when one is watching an unboxing video, it's to get more details than that.

crix01
crix01

OMG! There's a PS4 inside the box!!!

KiriharaZro
KiriharaZro

For a moment, I think Darth Vader will unbox the PS4

tomservo51
tomservo51

What's in the box? A shark or something?

StHapns247
StHapns247

How did unboxing videos ever catch on? 

L0vnThatBuddah
L0vnThatBuddah

Sony decided to go with a cheesy corny sploosh all over MS self praising unbxn vid. "Aaah my eyes! Wtf is that?! Corn chowder??!" - Mjr Nelson

killemallgp
killemallgp

after watching this i can understand why its so cheap lol

tightwad34
tightwad34

@hadlee73 I'm pretty sure they haven't. At least I haven't seen it here. I did see it on Gameinformer, and I'm pretty sure it's on IGN seeing how they are Playstation bias.

tightwad34
tightwad34

@REPNthe10 No, no it's not "what she said". I can't wait until the day when that joke gets old. It's been old for at least 10 years IMO.

tom2750
tom2750

@adders99 obviously why would they be selling proper ps4 headsets if they were going to give you some amazing surround sound headset its just so at least people can talk to there friends and team mates when playing online from day 1 until they go out and buy a real headset unless they are happy to just have that crappy headset that can do nothing but talk to others I got my $150, 7.1ch virtual surround sound headset from my ps3 so I will only be using that crappy thing until they release the patch that makes my ps3 headset compatible with the ps4

tightwad34
tightwad34

@Diegoctba I hate it when people mute the commercials, all that does for me is create an unnecessary awkward silence.

tightwad34
tightwad34

@StHapns247 It helps to truncate things into one video. I would rather watch someone unbox everything and let you know what's inside in a couple of minutes rather than read a long article or two explaining things in some terminology I don't understand or care about.

untouchables111
untouchables111

Over Anticipation of new stuff. Plus it's helps people answer questions like, do I need an hdmi cord or a micro USB to charge the controller.

yd816er
yd816er

@killemallgp  It's cheaper because it's called marketing something you know nothing about. Good thing you live with your mom and don't plan on ever starting a business.

REPNthe10
REPNthe10

That's what she said will never be old.

StHapns247
StHapns247

@untouchables111 Yeah, but every online product page can answer those questions and if you're buying in-store you can read the side of the box.

PlatinumPaladin
PlatinumPaladin

@StHapns247 @untouchables111 Some online product pages aren't as comprehensive as they should be. I can see how these videos could reassure us as to what we'd assume will come as standard.

tom2750
tom2750

@Narutogx2 I am pretty shore there is a bundle that comes with the ps4 an extra controller kill zone shadow fall and the play station camera

Narutogx2
Narutogx2

@yd816er @Narutogx2 Yeah I've Been Into Open World Games For Years, But Thats Not The Only Reason I Play Playstation, lol. I Grew Up With Playstation And Nintendo, Which Is Why I Own A PS3, 2, Wii, DSi, DS Lite, And A Nintendo 64, lol.

Narutogx2
Narutogx2

@yd816er @Narutogx2 I Think The Xbox Franchise Is Aimed At More Like, Shooter Fans, Like, FPS COD Stuff Like, That, Whereas The Playstation Franchise Seems To Be More Focused On Like, Single Player Games, And Open World Ones Seem To Be Popular Right Now, Like, Assassin's Creed, Watch Dogs, Infamous, Etc, So I Think It Just Depends On The Users Preference, They Shouldn't Start A Literal Console War Over It.

yd816er
yd816er

@Narutogx2 @yd816er  Yea true any thread/forum you go into that's all you will see. I look at it like if you can't just enjoy gaming and appreciate what each console has to offer why even game. I mean everyone will have a favorite console or game but that doesn't make the other consoles least appealing. That's why i just shake my head when gamers battle over if cod or battlefield is better etc...

yd816er
yd816er

@Narutogx2 I like all consoles, i just don't like when the fanboys come and comment negatively about Ps4 just because they support one console.

Narutogx2
Narutogx2

@yd816er @Narutogx2 @cubesthegamer @CyberLips @killemallgp Ah. Probably, lol. And Nah, Im Sony All The Way, Their Pretty Much Overall Superior, lol.

yd816er
yd816er

@Narutogx2 @yd816er @cubesthegamer @CyberLips @killemallgp Sorry, i thought you were one of them xboner fanboys,but as of now i haven't seen anything from Sony saying it will come with the ps camera, but i'm pretty sure later on they will release a Ps4 with the camera for the gamers who want it.

Narutogx2
Narutogx2

@yd816er @Narutogx2 @cubesthegamer @CyberLips @killemallgp 1. Hostile Much? 2. It Was Just A Question, I Just Read Something A While Back About A New Camera, I Wasn't Sure If It Came With The PS4 Or Not, And 3. The Only Reason I Asked Was Cuz My PS3 Came With The Old PS Eye, So I Was Wondering If The PS4 Would Do The Same, And 4. I Never Said They Forced It.

yd816er
yd816er

@Narutogx2 @yd816er @cubesthegamer @CyberLips @killemallgp  Show me the link to where Sony said they were putting the ps camera with the Ps4, They don't force you to get the camera it's [OPTIONAL], go grab your Webster and look up the meaning. 

Narutogx2
Narutogx2

@killemallgp @Narutogx2 @cubesthegamer @CyberLips When U Say "Indie Games", I Hope Ur Not Talking About Games Like, Infamous: Second Son, Battlefield 4 (Which Happens To Get To Full Potential On The PS4), And Other Mainstream Games Like Those, lol. The PS4 Is Not JUST For Indie Games, It Was Just Made Easier For Indie Creators To Make Their Games And Etc.