PlayStation TV gets release date, special bundle

Don't want a PlayStation 4? The next-best thing is coming in October.

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After previously announcing its existence at E3 a couple of months ago, Sony has finally laid down the ground work for a release of its forthcoming PlayStation TV device, which will allow users to play select Vita games, as well as PS1 and PSP classics, on their television, along with other apps that utilize the Vita service.

The peripheral will release on October 14th in the U.S., and November 14th in Europe. The base unit will sell for $100, although those who really want to ge the most out of the system can purchase a special $140 deluxe bundle, which includes a DualShock 3 controller, an 8 GB memory card, an HDMI cable and a copy of The Lego Movie Videogame for Vita.

It sounds like it may be a sweet deal for Vita fans and those looking for an alternative to watching Netflix and other apps through a convenient little box. For others, well, there's the PlayStation 4.

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    August 12, 2014 2:00 PM

    Robert Workman posted a new article, PlayStation TV gets release date, special bundle.

    Don't want a PlayStation 4? The next-best thing is coming in October.

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      August 12, 2014 2:09 PM

      i think the graphic is a little misleading. the DS4 doesn't work with it at all right and you cant play PS4 game son it. DS3 only. Hate how this thing uses their shitty expensive memory cards instead of even a high speed USB stick.

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        August 12, 2014 2:12 PM

        A Sony device using memorystick instead of another standard? Get out of here!

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        August 12, 2014 6:12 PM

        You can use a ds4 with it.

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      August 12, 2014 3:00 PM

      Yeah, it needs a dual shock 4 controller. Not dual shock 3.

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      August 12, 2014 5:50 PM

      The nicest thing about this device is that you can stream from your PS4 over your local network to another TV that has the playstation tv hooked up. That way if someone is using a TV with your ps4 already, you can play on another tv with this.