Sony PlayStation 4 release date still sometime off as gamers stay loyal to current generation consoles
Gamers are still happy with the current generation of consoles suggesting Sony’s much mooted PS4 will not land anytime in the near future, an EA head has claimed.
Having announced he hopes the current generation PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 will be around for “a little longer,” EA Labels head Frank Gibeau has said that it is hard to see where the mooted next generation consoles could improve on the current models.
"It's hard for me to conceive what you would do on a PlayStation 4," Gibeau said. "The displays are already 1080p, you're already connected to the internet... You could make it faster, you could have more polys and you could up the graphics a little bit... but at what cost?”
“I'd like to see the cycle last a little longer. I don't see consumers right now banging on the walls for a new platform. They seem to be very happy with their PS3s and 360s. They love the online connectivity, they have great communities and great libraries.”
Whilst Gibeau remained insistant that the PS3 and Xbox 360 are still more than up to scratch he said that news of a Wii revamp was warmly welcomed. He said: "I like the fact that Nintendo's coming in with new hardware. That'll help really rev up their business for the HD side, which is where we're in a really good position."