The first games of PS4

What will you be playing when you pick up your PS4 this holiday season? Here's what we know so far.

The Witcher 3 coming to PS4 in 2014

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will release to PlayStation 4 systems in 2014, developer CD Projekt Red announced today.

This follows the studio's announcement earlier this month of the title's release to PC and other "high-end platforms," with a release window scheduled for next year.

"It's a real pleasure to cooperate with Sony," said dam Kiciński, CEO of CD Projekt SA in a prepared statement. "Combining CD Projekt RED's unique artistic vision and tech with the capabilities of PlayStation 4 will make The Witcher 3 a truly next-gen RPG. With Sony's new hardware and our new engine, there are no...

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Destiny headed to PS4, will receive exclusive content

Destiny, Halo developer Bungie's recently revealed "always connected" first-person shooter, is headed to PlayStation 4, Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision publishing, announced today at an event that also revealed Sony's next-gen console.

After announcing the port, Hirshberg stepped off the stage. A video rolled that included new footage from the game, filled with aliens, grand vistas and capes blowing in the wind. You can watch the video, which was narrated by Bungie co-founder Jason Jones, below.

Bungie president Harold Ryan then took to the stage and announced that both the PlayStation...

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Diablo 3 coming to PS4 and PS3 from Blizzard Entertainment

Diablo 3 will come to PlayStation 4 from Blizzard Entertainment, the company's senior vice president, story and franchise development Chris Metzen announced today at Sony's PlayStation Meeting.

The announcement is part of a "strategic partnership" between Blizzard and Sony Computer Entertainment, Metzen said. He also announced that Diablo 3 will come to the PlayStation 3 as well, which is already running on the current-gen console and "runs well and looks great," Metzen said.

Metzen says Diablo 3 has been customized to play on consoles, with a four-player, full-screen co-op mode for...

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Watch Dogs bound for PS4 at the console's launch

Watch Dogs, Ubisoft's high-tech open-world action game, is headed to PlayStation 4, Ubisoft's Jonathan Moran announced today at the PlayStation Meeting 2013.

A press release from Ubisoft later confirmed that the game will be released as a launch title, pegging it for a holiday 2013 release.

"Ubisoft has a strong history of supporting new technologies with unique and creative offerings," Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said in the press release. "The power and capability of the PS4 allows the Watch Dogs team to further push the boundaries of what was previously thought possible in interactive...

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New Final Fantasy title in development for PS4, will debut at E3

Square Enix CTO Yoshihasa Hashimoto took the stage at the PlayStation Meeting to explain how Square's powerful new Luminous Engine will work on the console. He introduced a "cinematic demo" on stage that seems to be the same Agni's Philosophy demo shown off at E3 last year.

Then Final Fantasy brand director Shinji Hashimoto briefly appeared on stage to announce a next-gen Final Fantasy title for the PlayStation 4. "Please be excited for E3 this year," Hashimoto said, presumably hinting at a reveal for the new game there.

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Capcom reveals Deep Down, built in engine designed for PS4

Capcom is developing a new game called Deep Down for the PS4 built in a new engine designed for the system, Capcom's Yoshinori Ono announced at the PlayStation Meeting today.

Ono began by speaking about Capcom's development over Sony's systems from PS1 though current consoles. He then revealed that the company has been working on a new graphical engine called Panta Rhei, which translates to "everything flows." The graphical engine for the PS4 will "allow us to take game design in entirely new directions," Ono said. It is a next step from Capcom's current MT Framework engine

The...

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The Witness from Jonathan Blow to debut on PS4 as timed console exclusive

Braid developer Jonathan Blow will bring his next game, the 3D puzzle adventure The Witness, to PlayStation 4, Sony and Blow announced today.

PlayStation 4 will be the only console The Witness is on during the game's "release window," Blow said. The Witness was previously announced for release on Windows PC and iOS sometime in 2013. The developer's previous game, Braid, was launched as a timed exclusive for Xbox 360 and later came to PC and PS3.

Sony touted PS4 would continue to allow independent developers to self-publish their games on the console maker's next-generation platform.

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Infamous: Second Son coming exclusively to PS4 from developer Sucker Punch

Infamous: Second Son is in development exclusively for PlayStation 4 by Sucker Punch Productions, game director Nate Fox announced at the Sony PlayStation Meeting 2013 today.

"Our security comes at a high price: our freedom," Fox said prior to the game's reveal. "Picture how things would change, how the world would react if a handful of people suddenly developed superhuman abilities capable of unleashing incredible carnage ... these people would be living, breathing weapons."

"Which of us would have the courage to fight to get our freedoms back?" Fox asked.

The game's trailer, which you...

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Evolution Studios developing DriveClub, a new racing game for PS4

Evolution Studios is working on a new racing game for the PlayStation 4 called DriveClub, the developer announced at an event that unveiled Sony's new console today.

"We're making the game we've always wanted to make," said Matt Southern, game director at Evolution Studios.

"It's all about team-based racing. It's existed at the concept as a studio for 10 years. At it's heart, it's always been a simple concept about driving the best cars in the world in the best locations in the world.

"We've literally waited for the technology to deliver our vision."

It's a game designed to play in...

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Killzone: Shadow Fall revealed, coming to the PS4

Killzone: Shadow Fall, the next entry in the PlayStation-exclusive first-person shooter franchise, is scheduled to be a PlayStation 4 launch title, Guerrilla Games' Hermen Hulst revealed during the PlayStation Meeting 2013 today.

Shadow Fall is set 30 years after the events of Killzone 3 and features a new hero. The two rifting factions from the previous Killzone titles, the Helghast and the Vektans, live alongside each other in a city divided by a wall.

"Tensions are high, and the cold war they are embroiled in is about to go hot," senior producer Steven ter Heide said on the PlayStation...

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PS4 not natively compatible with PS3 games

PS3 games are not "natively supported" on PlayStation 4 said Dave Perry, founder of streaming service Gaikai, during the PlayStation Meeting in which Sony announced its next-gen console.

Despite native incompatibility, Perry said that the company is "exploring some very unique opportunities, with the longterm vision of making PlayStation 3 games ubiquitous on any device."

"The technology is so advanced that some day we could easily PS1, PS2, PS3 and the PS Mobile games on any device, including the PlayStation 4."

The "vision of the PlayStation Cloud service" is to play "everything,...

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