It is currently expected that both Microsoft and Sony will be revealing their next generation systems, which is expected to be the Xbox 720 and PS4, at the E3 event that is scheduled to take place in June. In regards to this, a piece of information that was posted on NeoGAF yesterday points to a possible revealing of the PS4 prior to E3.
As provided through this post, statements from Sony Japan's VP leads us to believe that Sony has plans to reveal the PS4 in May or June. Below, you can view the information that was provided:
Sony executive previews an 'important PlayStation announcement' to be made in some few months
Hiroshi Sakamoto, Sony Home Entertainment general subdirector also highlighted how important the Chilean market is for the Latin-American technology adoption.
LAS VEGAS.- We saw new products in Las Vegas, but also could talk during some minutes with some of the top executives of the main technology companies.
One of these meetings was with Hiroshi Sakamoto, Sony Home Entertainment general subdirector, who told us in a short interview that they have an important announcement related to the PlayStation consoles to be made in the coming months.
Regarding consoles, people say that Sony will make announcements this year and that would be working on the new PlayStation. Are we going to see a new model in some months?
It's still a big secret, but our Sony PlayStation friends are getting ready. I only can say that we're focused on the games related E3 event, booked for June. The announcement can take place there or even before, in May.
But are you working on a big reveal or in something complementary?
Probably the first, we plan to release big news for this date, but we have to wait at least until May.
Q: As for consoles, has said enough that Sony has ads for this year and is working on a new PlayStation. Will we see a new model in a few months?
"That's still a big secret, but our friends are preparing Sony PlayStation. I can only say that we are focused on the E3 gaming event, scheduled for June's announcement may be in that month or even earlier in May. "
Q: But are preparing a major announcement or a complement?
"Probably the first, in that time we expect to deliver great news, but we must wait until May at least."
Although this information does seem very trustworthy, readers should not take this as a confirmation of the PS4 being revealed in June. For those of you that are interested, we have listed a few concept photos of the PS4 in the slide-show above this article.