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    Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    The WSJ says it will be revealed alongside the high-end PS4 Neo next month.
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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    If it does 4k blu-ray, I might be interested in making the leap from PS3*

    * If I can justify it with the wife. So no then.

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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

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    * If I can justify it with the wife. So no then.
    Know that pain, luckily she hasn't a clue when a new graphics card shows up

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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

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    ... luckily she hasn't a clue when a new graphics card shows up
    Unless she stalks you on Hexus of course....

    If we don't see you back on line, we'll know why

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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    So, there's going to be a PS4 neo and a PS4 slim. Feels pointless to have the original PS4 now.

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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    Disappointed the optical-out port has been removed - I still rely on it for 5.1 on my Marantz DTS Amp (doesn't have HDMI pass-through).
    Last edited by Bruno; 22-08-2016 at 01:52 PM.

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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    Original PS4 stock will be sold through by Xmas most likely. I prefer the look of the original to this one but the slim no doubt will be a lot quieter/cooler than the original. I'm staying with my PS4 until PS5/Xbox(post project scorpio) comes out, at which point 4K and VR should be well established/mainstream.

    To be honest, if new consoles are going to pop up after three years, I might just go back to PC gaming and just have a cheap slim console when they emerge for the exclusives I'm interested in.

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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    Quote Originally Posted by The Hand View Post
    Original PS4 stock will be sold through by Xmas most likely. I prefer the look of the original to this one but the slim no doubt will be a lot quieter/cooler than the original. I'm staying with my PS4 until PS5/Xbox(post project scorpio) comes out, at which point 4K and VR should be well established/mainstream.

    To be honest, if new consoles are going to pop up after three years, I might just go back to PC gaming and just have a cheap slim console when they emerge for the exclusives I'm interested in.
    At the rate new cards are costing it might end up being cheaper to still buy a console.


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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    My PS3 may be on its way out, so waiting for the next version of PS before I upgrade.

    Not getting the slim version when its just repackaged current tech.

    But, its never gonna replace my PC for gaming.

    Its just a media machine at the end of the day.

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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    Quote Originally Posted by Bruno View Post
    Disappointed the optical-out port has been removed - I still rely on it for 5.1 on my Marantz DTS Amp (doesn't have HDMI pass-through).
    Can't you use the optical-out of the TV you are connecting the HDMI to?

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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    If they did backwards compatibility, I would have upgraded sooner, but I still have many, many PS3 games I haven't finished yet, and there aren't any exclusive titles that make me want to throw my money at Sony, like the original Gran Turismo did on the PS1

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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    Quote Originally Posted by Smudger View Post
    If it does 4k blu-ray, I might be interested in making the leap from PS3*
    If they put one of those in the Neo..Sony can take my money. I skipped the PS4 and went Xbox One primarily for Halo, entertainment and backwards compatibility features..but I have missed out on a number of Sony exclusives as a result. I did this last generation too and eventually picked up a PS3 specifically for it's Blu-Ray support, so the same pattern again would be an interesting repeat of history

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    Re: Sony PlayStation 4 Slim, updated console pictured

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    Unless she stalks you on Hexus of course....
    I resemble that remark!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ambersuccubus View Post
    I resemble that remark!
    Mild panic for a second there

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    Quote Originally Posted by virtuo View Post
    Mild panic for a second there
    How do you think I know people's wives stalk them on Hexus

    Although I don't think it really counts as stalking when you let them know you're doing it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    How do you think I know people's wives stalk them on Hexus

    Although I don't think it really counts as stalking when you let them know you're doing it...
    I know I'll probably regret saying this, and I'm going to need a bigger shovel soon, but unless you add a Panda Pop or Harry Potter section, I'm perfectly safe

    Now stop quoting my posts so I can go and edit some innocence in to them!

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