The Catch-Up: November 8th, 2013 – PSN Friend Limit Increased to 2000, PS4 Box Size Compared to Quarters, Need for Speed: Rivals PS4 Gameplay

November 8, 2013Written by Jason Dunning


It’s hard to believe we’re less than 7 days away from the PS4 in the United States and Canada.

General News

  • In anticipation of the PlayStation 4 launch, Sony has officially increased the PSN friend limit to 2000. Get friendin’! [Via, Source]
  • Uncharted 3 received a small live update today. [Check out the Three Changes]
  • Jack Tretton will be in New York for PS4 All Access. [Twitter]
  • Sony will be releasing PlayStation Vita TV in Asian regions such as Hong Kong and Singapore on January 16th, 2014. Hopefully we’ll hear something about PS Vita TV coming to North America and Europe soon. [Source]
  • The PlayStation 4’s release date in Hong Kong has been confirmed for December 17th at HK$3380 ($436). There will also be a PS4 and Killzone: Shadow Fall bundle for HK$3780 ($487). [Via, Source]
  • Wonderbook: Walking with Dinosaurs will release in Europe on November 13th. [Source]
  • GameStop Senior VP of Merchandising Bob Puzon has revealed that “EA has the most cumulative launch-title pre-orders of any publisher” for the next generation of consoles. [Press Release]
  • The demo for NBA Live 14 on PS4 will be available in the PlayStation Store on November 19th. [Twitter]
  • Adam Boyes did with a PS4 what we were all thinking:

New Videos

  • Here’s both a gameplay and live action trailer for Super Motherload, which releases for the PS4 this month:

  • Here’s some Need for Speed: Rivals PS4 gameplay:

Do you have any EA games pre-ordered on next-gen consoles? Let us know in the comments below.