Sony is planning to launch a follow-up to the PlayStation 3 next year, DigiTimes is reporting.
Citing "Taiwan-based component makers," DigiTimes says production on the console will start at the end of this year. However, the component makers did not say exactly when next year the device might launch.
Though DigiTimes' sources call Sony's next console the PlayStation 4, it's important to note that the company has yet to even announce its next console, let alone name it.
DigiTimes didn't report on the device's graphical capabilities, but the publication's sources said the console will boast a Kinect-like feature, allowing users to play games with only the movement of their bodies.
The DigiTimes report comes just a few months after game blog Kotaku cited its own sources saying that neither Sony nor Microsoft were planning to launch follow-ups to their current consoles until 2014. So far, however, neither company has said for sure when they might release new hardware.… Read more