Some PS4 consoles shipping bricked: here is how to fix them

ps4-brickedWe’re only 24 hours from the PlayStation 4 launch, but some lucky gamers already have their consoles in hand. Unfortunately, some of these lucky gamers quickly became unlucky gamers: their consoles were bricked before they even turned them on. But don’t worry… we got the fix.

Some early PS4 owners are claiming their consoles shipped with fragmented hard drives. When you try to boot the PlayStation 4 for the first time, you get nothing except a blank screen and blue flashing light. There is some debate as to whether the circulating issues are hard drive related, HDMI related, neither, both, etc… but we’re led to believe the problems are real: both Kotaku and IGN have reported these issues.

Thankfully, one member of PS4 Forums has offered us a working solution (proceed at your own risk):

1. Remove the HDD

2. Turn on the PS4 (without the HDD)

3. Turn the PS4 off and Put the HDD back in

4. Turn the PS4 back on again.

5. The system should now boot to the OS.

This will re-format the HDD, so its best if we backup our saves to USB while we wait for Sony to give us a permanent fix.

There are users who have reported the above fix works, some permanently, others temporarily, and then some who seem to have a separate problem.

1. The fix I posted above has worked for a few people.

2. For others, the fix has only made their PS4 work temporarily. After a while, it will not turn back on again. In this case, the user will need to get a whole new HDD.

3. This fix is ONLY for the fragmented HDD issue. It will not fix the reported issues with HDMI.

There are supposedly 5,000 prelaunch PlayStation 4′s in circulation and only 6 reports of hardware issues, but it’s better to be prepared. We’re not sure exactly how widespread these issues will prove to be once millions of them leave the shelves.

Let’s hope the number of PlayStation 4 owners searching for “PS4 won’t turn on” are very, very limited in numbers come launch. If you’ve got a faulty unit yourself, have more details on the issues, or simply want to discuss them further, head on over to the thread on PS4 Forums where it’s all going down.

[Thanks JustinQ!]

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  • Ryan Eslambolipour

    Xbox fanboys dinner is served

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    • Gilbert Nicks

      Na nothing to say here. As long as Sony replaces the hard drives… and replaces faulty hardware… but if it is still a issue after march I will be worried…

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      • robjackson81

        Would be extra helpful if this only affects the limited run of 5,000 that shipped early for the Taco Bell winners. But I’m guessing it’s the same production run as the rest.

        Let’s just hope it affects the smallest number of people possible. This would be a pretty shitty experience to know your PS4 is in transit but there’s a good chance it won’t even work. Especially considering there is limited supply… not like you can just go to the store and trade it in the same day!

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        • Gilbert Nicks

          Very true. But this ordeal isn’t something to rag on people about… hell I only bring up ylod because people act like it never happened. And it even has gotten worse… lead free sodder is shit…. but this issue sounds like bad batch of hard drives. And I really hope the HDMI issue is freak accident. If not its going to be a pain of a issue. I’m happy that other than getting banned. No one has had issues like this on Xbox one… fingers crossed they both hold up.

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        • NIGHTSCOUT

          Dang Rob, whatcha doin over here :D I’m a PD reader. Anyway, I pre-ordered mine back in June on Amazon. Came in last night, plugged it in, and nothing happened. I have a pulsing blue light, no video. Tried removing HDD, no luck. Attempted to access safe mode, won’t even load. Your’s works?

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    • Deezy

      LOL! Bon Apptit!

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    • Dameon Percival

      This is not dinner is served, as a gamer it is never good that we spend our money on a hobby we enjoy to have these sort of problems. While i do perfer the Xbox brand i truly hope sony gets a handle on this very small problem and lets play games.

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      • LupineMP3j

        Well in all of this it’s nice to meet an actual gamer on the Internet instead of a fanboy.

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    • DeewekomsNY

      Ooohhhhh, sounds like a lot of work / pain in the ass for something you already paid for..

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    • Yeah like the shit box wont

      Im fucking go to lmao when all your guy’s XBONES get red rings on launch and microsoft wont do a damn thing about it. At least sony cares

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    • Chamomile

      XB1 has the same issues, it’s called Launch Day madness it happens to all of them

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    • Spencer Mcintosh

      what was that one Xbox problem… OH YEAH THE ONE WHERE YOU HAVE TO HIT THE CONSOLE TO GET IT TO WORK, almost forgot

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    • ncc2000

      Poor man. It’s a bad thing for the customers that have a bricked console after 399!!

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  • Deezy

    Still, thanks for troubleshooting the issue :)

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  • Flowingwind

    Not worried if anything is wrong with my PS4 Amazon will ship a new one out and I will get it the next day. I would then have to use the same box, print out the RMA return label then take it back to the Post Office where I work. I had a similar problem with the PS3 slim when I replaced the 120GB hard drive with a 500GB hard drive ;)

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    • Jordan

      So Amazon would give us a new one the next day?

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      • Guest

        Yes if they have them in stock. I ordered a PSP Go from Amazon when it released. I told the PS3 GO was bricked because it wouldn’t turn on. I called Amazon they took my info. One hour later the PS3 GO display came back on. I look at the shipping info on my Amazon account and discover they already shipped the replacement. I didn’t just get one new PS4 GO replacement, I got two the next day (FedEx next day Air). I had to call Amazon back and I got a RMA shipping label sent to my email to send the two new PS4 GO devices back. Amazon is serious about keeping their customers happy especially when you have Amazon Prime.

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      • Flowingwind

        Yes if they have them in stock. I ordered a PSP Go from Amazon when it released. I thought the PSP GO was bricked because it wouldn’t turn on. I called Amazon they took my info. One hour later the PS3 GO display came back on. I look at the shipping info on my Amazon account and discover they already shipped the replacement. I didn’t just get one new PS4 GO replacement, I got two the next day (FedEx next day Air). I had to call Amazon back and I got a RMA shipping label sent to my email to send the two new PS4 GO devices back. Amazon is serious about keeping their customers happy especially when you have Amazon Prime.

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        • Chamomile

          Dude, you’re not meant to tell them about it… lol

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    • James Didurmom

      This was the biggest reason i pre-ordered on amazon. those guys have amazing customer service.

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      • Alan Dripps

        There’s a site in the UK called shopto, they have a 12 month collect and return warranty on all new hardware. So I guess I’m covered by that. Don’t always buy new hardware from Amazon though, they’re often too expensive and take longer to deliver.

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        • Robert Tebby

          Shopto FTW

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  • Ghostdoctor081

    This thread is going to blow up, and yeah dinner was served but i’m thinking this would be more like dessert for the fan boys

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  • Tony T.

    Or, you know, you could just have Sony or the retailer replace it because that’s BS…

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    • rymflaherty

      The issue, and surely what will bum people out, is that retailers won;t have stock to replace it with.

      So the options become refund, sending it away for an unknown time, or attempting a fix that your not sure will work (or more importantly for how long)…And while none of this is a tragedy in the big scheme of life, none of those are really desirable options.

      I’ll be hoping these issues are not as wide-spread. Really outside of this article I have not seen many other sites or journalists that I follow reporting on it as if it is.

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  • JustinQ

    Someone from Sony has taken IGNs broken unit to examine it, so we should have more details and maybe an official statement soon. Hopefully none of us will have hard drive problems tomorrow.

    According to a few boards, the problem seems to start when you download games, apps or the update. If your PS4 has a fragmented drive, the downloaded data will corrupt the drive and brick the PS4. Be careful when you download stuff tomorrow night.

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    • Mikey Styles

      Thnx for all the updates & info you have found. Not something I would consider a good start. But I’m sure it could be worse right.

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  • Chronic Gang

    wow thats a bummer but usually things do go wrong during the the first few months

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  • Big Mattock

    So instead of RROD, on Xbox One what do you get this time?

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    • Fweds

      Why would you even say that ?.

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      • Big Mattock

        If your Xbox 360 RRODed 6 times, you’d choose PS4 too, right?

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        • Cody Westle

          Never happened to me, then again I waited 2 years to get a 360. I will probably do the same, though this time I’m actually not sure which system I should get. With the decline of quality in Halo, I’m seriously thinking of jumping ship and getting Killzone. Who knows I may just play Destiny on my 360 and wait the 2 years.

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          • Jonathan Fisher

            Killzone’s new game is DEF better than Halo 4, i love Halo but the tides have turned this generation

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          • Fweds

            Better then the LAST GEN Halo 4 in your opinion is not exactly a fair comparison though.
            And the reviews for Killzone Shadowfall are average.
            Let’s see how next gen Halo 5 turns out.

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          • UE

            Not that I care about the game but when did eights become average?

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          • nikki

            7′s, 8′s, and 9′s are not average. average would be 5-6, maybe 6.5. but only retards buy their games based on scoring from reviews. I would rather read the review, watch gameplay, and see what I like about the game before buying it, instead of making my decision based solely on an obligatory number score.

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          • Dameon Percival

            That is a stupid comment to make Halo 4 review score are much better than Killzone, it will never sell as much as halo and the masses speak with their wallets, plus have you played Killzone SF?

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          • DeewekomsNY

            LOL!!!!!!!

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          • TomDobo

            Next joke please. Killzone shadow fall sucks as does the rest. Have you read the reviews to that and knack ? It’s the worst launch line up ever. Not saying Xbox ones is going to be better but surely it can’t be any worse.

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          • Cody Westle

            I agree that it is looking that way. I’m going to wait and see how well Shadowfall is received. If it’s just meh, I’ll play Destiny on my 360. I’m really hoping Killzone does well because that’s one of the biggest deciding factors for me. I don’t play many TPS so a lot of Playstations exclusives aren’t pulling me in.

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        • Fweds

          What in any way has this discussion on the PS4 having problems got to do with the Xbox one ?.
          Answer NOTHING
          We can all point out just as easily how many of us had multiple YLOD PS3s but that also has not got the slightest thing to do with the 8 years more advanced PS4 and the issue people are discussing here.

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          • killbunny

            Hmmm PS4 8 years more advanced?? where you pulling that from? the tech in the PS4 is at least 2 years out of date(just like the tech in the xbox one) and it hasn’t been 8 years since the PS3 has been out.

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          • Chamomile

            He’s pulling it from his ass

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    • Chamomile

      Something to do with the disk drives !~!

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  • Johan Naudé

    I think those that are bricking might not have been transported properly. Maybe something came loose while being delivered. I’m picking mine up at a shop and I’ll hope for the best. At least it’s easy to fix.

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    • killbunny

      I don’t think so as IGN reported that there was no issue with the PS4 they got until they updated it. That in itself would suggest that it’s a software issue, that could have lead to a hardware failure. If this is hardware related it will not be an easy fix, unless you consider returning it an easy fix.

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      • Johan Naudé

        A valid point. If there is something wrong with mine, it’s not a hassle to return it as I live 2 blocks from the store. I do hope it get sorted. It’s only releasing Dec 13th here so it should be fixed by then.

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  • bizzy gie

    Not too big of a problem. Hopefully, it’ll be fixed by TOMORROW.

    1 day left!

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    • JAYCEE989

      It happens with every console launch bro, the Wii U had some bricking as well with the day one update. Can only hope that everyone who gets a ps4 tonight will go unaffected with these faulty hard drive/hdmi issues. It more and likely will happen to Xbox One too, it happens can only hope the console you purchased isn’t affected.

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    • KsnNwk .

      Then you know why, some people do not pre-order hardware.
      Since there can be problems with it at the release, that are fixed during 1st Quarter of the release Year.
      It was that way with PS3 and Xbox 360 when they were relaesed (they had lot of bugs) still long before that lot of consoles had problems when they are first released.
      So why it should be other way around now.
      I rather wait so that the most unplayable bugs get fixed, and then grab the PS4.

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      • killbunny

        The issues with the PS3 and the Xbox 360 took long than the 1st or 2nd month to fix, much longer.

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  • Zohak Diaz

    lMFAO

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  • Nigga

    lmfao, this is why I have Wii U

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    • JAYCEE989

      Wii U had some bricking launch day as well with the day one update, I love my Wii U and was worried after hearing about it. But after updates to the firmware Nintendo solved the bricking/ constant freezing during game play. I can only hope that when I get my Xbox one nothing like this happens.

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      • CorA

        I never had that problem with the Wii U luckily, but that launch day update was brutal to sit through lol

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  • Amadore Blackwood

    Only 6 out of 5,000 reporting issues. I don’t know how this is a story then. No one can expect every single one to work perfectly. That doesn’t happen with any product released ever. So, as it is, you have about a 99.8 chance of your PS4 working just fine. Or something.

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  • Uncle Bug Music

    Having been through a bricked PS3 after getting the YLOD after an update, hearing about these issues just pisses me off. I haven’t pre-ordered a PS4 and won’t be in the market to get one right away but this just makes me want to wait. But the question is…how long? My PS3 that I purchased in 2009 bricked in 2012, and that machine was created 3 years after the system launched. I think if Sony really wanted to support their customers, they’d give people $150 off a new PS4 with a trade in of a bricked PS3.

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  • Gameonfool

    what a disgrace. good luck to them all

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  • jfelts

    Well hopefully I don’t get the hdmi issue because I plan on swapping out the HD on Day one.

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    • killbunny

      From what IGN have stated and what other have posted about the issue with the “HDMI” issue, it actually seems more of a graphics card issue. So if that is the case then swapping it out will not resolve the issue.

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  • ill1cit

    My PS4 IS BRICKED OUT OF THE BOX!!!! http://www.reddit.com/r/PS4/comments/1qm7yo/my_ps4_is_bricked_out_of_the_box/

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  • Adrian

    I hope you aren’t giving excellent advice on how to void your warranty with Sony. It’s safer to let Sony fix it for you until your warranty is up.

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    • rymflaherty

      Sony has encouraged people to replace the HDD if they’d like, so opening and taking out the HDD will not void the warranty.
      So in that regard the “fix” would be worth trying.

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  • Matt Dargis

    This is MUCH easier than downloading a patch

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  • JustinQ

    Sony just issued an official statement to IGN that this problem only effects a small amount of units.

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  • MiamiGoon

    6 defective out of 5,000 is a good job so far. thats .0012% awesome so far!

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  • krayzielilsmoki

    Anybody else think that this is somehow tied in with that slave labor stuff we heard about a while ago?

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  • Crispyman

    This didn’t work for my ps4 and can’t even get it to load in safe mode and the people at PSN said it has to be shipped back and turn around time is about 3 weeks

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  • Tim

    Minor issue, besides nothing will ever compare to the xbox 360 rrod that was like a plague. I had it replaced 4 times and they all red ringed.

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    • nikki

      same with me, after my 3rd RROD i said fuck it and got a ps3.

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  • Ptaz

    Wow already!!! Great job Sony, I am glad I did not buy this piece of shit. Horrible
    online service, a shity launch line-up and now hardware failures. You
    hyped this console up so much, you should have kept your mouths shut.

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  • Mirzababa

    LMAO!!!!

    GOOD LUCK MOTHERFUCKERS!!!!

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  • Mirzababa

    OH GOD!

    PSN CAN’T KEEP UP WITH THE EXTRA 10,000 PROFILES THAT CONNECTED TO IT TODAY.

    THAT’S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU GIVE OUT CRAP FOR FREE, NOBODY MAINTAINS IT PROPERLY!

    LMAO! JESUS! MY STOMACH! OH GOD!

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    • nikki

      oh god, so these are the kind of people on this site. goodbye ps4daily.com

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      • Guest

        Good riddance

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      • Mirzababa

        LOL

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  • nikki

    well if i don’t have to buy the damn system 3 frikken times (i.e. 360 RROD), then defragmenting the hdd is not a big deal. also please note that these systems are “PRELAUNCH” systems, meaning they were given to critics/media before the ps4 actually releases, preventing such things such as updating firmware. seriously though, all these kids sayin xbox fanboys rejoice…do you guys remember the RROD? or was i the only one who ended up wasting tons of money and resources trying to resolder shit back onto the motherboard! xbox will undoubetly have issues too, it’s unavoidable and happens with every console launch. there isn’t enough Q&A for the whole world! and a little message for PS and MS fanboys, are you really so eager to become a corporate slave? or are you just trying to justify your own purchase by trying to convince everyone on the internet that you made the right choice? please, i invite you to reply.

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  • Flowingwind

    Like the Xbox 360 didn’t have a higher Failure rate compared to the Failure rate of the PS3.
    http://www.gamespot.com/articles/xbox-360-failure-rate-542/1100-6215590/

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  • barbqribs

    Just got my ps4 today from BB, went to Target for the buy 2 get 1 free on games deal and headed home. Plugged her up, powered on, began the set up and then blank screen. Swapped HDMI cables, nothing, powered down/up, no signal anymore. It does power on, just no signal. No bent pins, and the cable is fine, using it with other devices to test the cable and swapped with other cables. Just cant get a signal now and it seems to be getting pretty hot quickly (fans are working as the hot air is blowing out the rear)

    2 co-workers who got theirs at midnight launch are having same issue.

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    • Matt Dickinson

      Very disappointing on the part of Sony! I thought they were turning around as a company!

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    • Flowingwind

      “As it turns out, a piece of metal in the HDMI port that should have been flush with the bottom of the port was sticking up. This prevented the HDMI cord from being plugged in all the way and damaged each of the cords (in identical fashion) that had been plugged in. The solution was to, simply enough, press the piece of metal down so that it was no longer in the way. With that done, the system now works as it should.”
      http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/11/15/ps4-hdmi-issue-traced-back-to-upright-metal-in-port

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  • Guest

    Got my PS4 delivered from Amazon (they used UPS) at 6:45pm. Had everything setup at 7:15pm. I plugged the PS4 camera in, the HDMI cable then the power cord and it came on. I had a slight problem connecting to PSN (took about 4 minutes). I linked my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to my PS4 using the official app then I linked my PS Vita to my PS4.

    I played Knack for a couple of hours, played INJUSTICE for a couple of hours and now playing Killzone Shadow Fall. I never got to play Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag because I am still on the third game. A little glad my NBA2K14 and Need for Speed Rivals was delivered yesterday (it will be delivered next week). So I have been on my PS4 since yesterday 7:15pm it is now 10:30am and I am still playing games. My PS4 works fine

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    • Matt Dickinson

      I thought you were going to say it turned off and now won’t turn back on.

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      • Flowingwind

        Nope it is still on and I am still playing. Changed controllers back and forth about three different times because I ran the batteries down. I got a extra PS4 controller and the Energizer PS4 dual controller charger. I got my NBA2K14 game today (it was supposed to be delivered Monday). Two more hours and it will be 24 hours and I still didn’t play two of my games yet (Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and NBA2K14).

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  • Flowingwind

    Got my PS4 delivered from Amazon (they used UPS) at 6:45pm. Had everything setup at 7:15pm. I plugged the PS4 camera in, the HDMI cable then the power cord and it came on. I had a slight problem connecting to PSN (took about 4 minutes). I linked my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to my PS4 using the official app then I linked my PS Vita to my PS4.

    I played Knack for a couple of hours, played INJUSTICE for a couple of hours and now playing Killzone Shadow Fall. I never got to play Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag because I am still on the third game. A little glad my NBA2K14 and Need for Speed Rivals wasn’t delivered yesterday (they will be delivered next week). So I have been on my PS4 since yesterday 7:15pm it is now 10:30am and I am still playing games. My PS4 works fine.

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  • Ian Kelly

    Was going to get a ps4. Glad I didn’t then. I moved my gaming pc to the sitting room and have never looked back.

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  • Flowingwind

    Yet another Xbox One game that is not 1080P. Dead Rising 3 an Xbox One Exclusive is only 480P which is upscaled to 720P, Ridiculous!!!

    “Notice that I didn’t say it was pretty. Dead Rising 3 runs at an upscaled 720p resolution, it doesn’t have amazing textures outside of its cinematics, and it suffers from regular framerate stutters and occasional walls that pop in after you’ve driven into them. It doesn’t look a whole lot better than what you’ve probably played on Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3.”http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/11/18/dead-rising-3-review

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  • Robbiedee

    My ps4 worked for 20 min then turned off,when turns back on I got no picture and a blinking blue light,I tried everything but no joy I rang Sony and within 10 min they scheduled a replacement that will be recieved in 4 days,to be honest they were very helpfull and quickly resolved my issue.

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  • Adam Davis

    i just bought a PS4. i played for two hours before it bricked. taking hdd out and in again only made it work for two minutes. then it broke again.

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  • lilbuddy2000

    Unfortunately I had one of the ‘Bricked’ PS4′s. It worked out of the box but once I installed the update I have sound but no picture. I’m waiting for a return box to be sent from SONY :-(

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  • Disguy78

    DOA PS4 ordered from Best Buy wrapped in shrink wrap didn’t help being Sony put a four hundred dollar console in a egg box wait let me rephrase that egg boxes are much stronger!!! I have worked in the shipping business and trucking business for some years now I know how these shipments are treated. When I seen the UPS driver walking with it in his hand I knew it was a brick system!!! Sure you can say its just a small percent but I’m not buying it. If that story is true about those kids in China well so be it I would have did the same thing!!! SLAVERY is still very much alive!!! P.S. Sony your customer service sucks sounded like the rep I was talking to was washing dishes while watching family feud and feeding the baby all at the same damn time. I will be calling the business bureau..

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  • Ronshalit00

    Are there still problems or I can buy my precious PS4 safely?

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  • Ahura Z. Diliiza

    I personally have not had any problems. Except finding playstation accesories as no store in Maine has them. My suspicion is that xbox dumb payed distributers not to do their job and spread rumors about playstation. No one here wants xbox, It’s like they are trying to force people to buy only xbox. I’ll not buy microsoft products again

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  • politicaljules

    Waited over a month for the PS4s on back order. Tried to turn it on today. Got a broken one. I think it is more wide spread than people are admitting. The Wii-u works beautifully btw.

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