Sony was bit early on in this generation of game consoles by issuing confusing messages about the utility of the PS3. Sony CEO Kaz Hirai made no bones about what the focus of the PS4 will be at the D11 conference.
“The most important thing we need to do is agree and understand that the PS4 is a great video game console that appeals to video gamers,” he said. “If we miss that part, I don’t think we get the initial establishment of the console. That formula has worked for us with all our consoles, including the PS3.”
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“Providing other non-game content is an area we will reveal and talk about in the coming months, but it’s first and foremost a video game console,” he added.