The Straits Times
Published on Feb 01, 2013

Sony ignites talk of PS4 unveil with Playstation meeting


(REUTERS) - Sony Corp will this month host its first major Playstation meeting in two years, sparking a flare-up in online speculation the Japanese consumer electronics giant is preparing to unveil the successor to its 70 million-selling PS3 games console.

Sony declined to say whether it would release a new product at the meeting in New York on Feb 20, 2013.

"We will be talking about the Playstation business," spokesman Masaki Tsukakoshi said on Friday.

A Google search for "Sony Feb 20 Playstation" returned more than 7 million hits.