Sony (SNE) has announced the official launch date of the PlayStation 4.
The PS4 will launch in America and Canada on Nov. 15. The console will be available to European countries on Nov. 29. The PS4 will cost $399, and alreaday has over one million pre-orders worldwide. Sony plans to have 33 PS4 games available by the end of the year.
What wasn’t announced by Sony was the PS4’s Japanese launch date.
Sony’s PlayStation 4 will compete against Micrsoft’s (MSFT) Xbox One, which is priced at $499 and is also expected to be released later this year. The Xbox one was initially met with complaints concerning its always-on internet connection and banning of used games. Microsoft has since removed these features from the Xbox One.