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Has the name "PlayStation 4" been confirmed yet?

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3 years ago#1
Wouldn't see why they wouldn't, but I could see them changing it up.
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3 years ago#2
The number 4 is usually considered bad luck in many Asian countries including Japan.

It is why it may not be a likely name to be used.

It wouldn't be surprising to be simply called Playstation or add something to the name much like they did with Playstation Vita.
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3 years ago#3
SCStunner316 posted...
Wouldn't see why they wouldn't, but I could see them changing it up.


Well the only other possibility is Playstation Orbis.
Because of some random latin meaning with Vita and Orbis= full circle/life.
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3 years ago#4
regsantotomas posted...
The number 4 is usually considered bad luck in many Asian countries including Japan.

It is why it may not be a likely name to be used.

It wouldn't be surprising to be simply called Playstation or add something to the name much like they did with Playstation Vita.


MGS4

DMC4

SMT4

RE4

etc.

It doesn't matter.
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3 years ago#5
It's bad luck. But Sixty Deaths is fine.
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3 years ago#6
Zendaik posted...
regsantotomas posted...
The number 4 is usually considered bad luck in many Asian countries including Japan.

It is why it may not be a likely name to be used.

It wouldn't be surprising to be simply called Playstation or add something to the name much like they did with Playstation Vita.


MGS4

DMC4

SMT4

RE4

etc.

It doesn't matter.


Perhaps. But considering many Japanese companies skip the number 4 in many of their product lines, it wouldn't be too surprising. Panasonic just did this with their TV enumeration.

Again, we are all looking at tea leaves here.
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3 years ago#7
Feb 20th might be the day alot is revealed about the PS4 or what ever it is going to be called.
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3 years ago#8
From: regsantotomas | #002
The number 4 is usually considered bad luck in many Asian countries including Japan.


When associated with people or dwellings
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3 years ago#9
Japan is afraid of 4?

No wonder they lost in 44.
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3 years ago#10
probably different naming according to regions like the 3DSXL/LL

meaning PS4 in the west, super PS or orbis in japan
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