Watch Sony’s 2013 E3 PlayStation 4 press conference live at 6 p.m.

June 10, 2013 | 4:12 p.m.

Gamers can get a first look at the upcoming PlayStation 4 video game console during Sony’s media briefing this evening at 6 p.m. PDT.

Sony is also expected to discuss the future of the PlayStation 3 and the PS Vita handheld console at the event, which comes before the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, the largest video game trade show in the world.

Hero Complex readers can watch the media event, streamed live from the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, in the video above.

Although E3′s doors at the Los Angeles Convention Center won’t open until early Tuesday, heavy hitters such as Microsoft, Sony, Electronic Arts and Ubisoft were holding arena-sized conferences Monday to get ahead of – and control — the media cycle.

FULL COVERAGE: E3 2013

For Sony, the stakes are high after the company avoided showing the new console at the PlayStation 4′s reveal event in February, instead offering a slick 30-second teaser featuring close-up video of the console’s edges and vents.

Sony is also expected to unveil gameplay footage from the highly anticipated first-person shooter “Destiny,” from former “Halo” developer Bungie and distributor Activision. “Destiny” lets gamers plays the role of a guardian tasked with protecting the last safe city on Earth and reportedly features some massively multiplayer role-playing elements and online capabilities that will enable players to experience the aspects of the universe in real time. A part-CGI, part-live-action trailer directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”) was released in May but did not feature any gameplay footage.

Sony no doubt has several surprises up its sleeve, and the presentation, which follows Microsoft’s media briefing this morning, will push the PS4 vs. Xbox One console war into full swing. Both next-generation consoles are slated for release in time for the holiday season.

Check out Sony’s media briefing at 6 p.m. PDT in the video at the top of the post, watch a trailer for Sony’s event in the video directly above and take a look at the February PS4 unveiling in the gallery below.

Mark Cerny, lead system architect for Sony's PlayStation 4, talks up the new PS4, promising more "personalized" gaming at the Feb. 20 Sony announcement in New York.
MORE: PS4: What we know now
(Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / Getty Images)

Mark Cerny and Sony revealed the new PS4 controller, though not the console itself. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / Getty Images)

Sony's Andrew House, president and group chief executive of Sony Computer Entertainment, at the announcement, held in New York. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / Getty Images)

Sony's Andrew House at the announcement, which was the first major PlayStation meeting in more than two years. The last was in January 2011 to unveil the prototype for the PlayStation Vita handheld console. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / Getty Images)

David Perry, Irish video game developer and chief executive of Gaikai, was among speakers at the event. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / Getty Images)

Gaikai Chief Executive David Perry. Following the event, fans grumbled about the lack of information.
MORE: Questions, few answers for PS4 gamers
(Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / Getty Images)

Mark Cerny explains features of the PlayStation 4. There were promises at the announcement of zero lag time and zero startup time with the new device. (Frank Franklin II / Associated Press)

French musician, writer and video game designer David Cage, head of game developer studio Quantic Dream, at the PlayStation event. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / Getty Images)

Yoshinori Ono, Japanese video game producer for Capcom, was also among speakers. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP / Getty Images)

In August 2009, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan President Shawn Layden displayed a new PlayStation 3 during a news conference in Tokyo. (Itsuo Inouye / Associated Press)

A motion controller, bottom left, and wireless controllers, right, for Sony's PlayStation 3 on display at the company's Tokyo showroom on Feb. 7, 2013. (Kiyoshi Ota / Bloomberg)

A controller for Sony's PlayStation 3 video game console at the company's showroom in Tokyo. (Kiyoshi Ota / Bloomberg)

Gamers play PlayStation 3's "Hitman: Absolution" during the E3 expo in Los Angeles on June 7, 2012. (Frederic J. Brown / AFP / Getty Images)

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Comments


36 Responses to Watch Sony’s 2013 E3 PlayStation 4 press conference live at 6 p.m.

  1. Joe says:

    I'm the first poster on this board!! I already saw Microsoft's earlier today and I am so excited for Sony's!

  2. eMK-xNOS-x1 says:

    Being a PS3 supporter and laughing at the first Xbox One reveal event, I was actually impressed with the Microsoft E3 event. Sony needs to open up with a bang.

  3. Will says:

    Whats the name of the song playing on the video?

  4. michael says:

    which one to buy ps4 or xbox one preordering tomorrow help me choose

  5. Ben T. says:

    MS screwed up as soon as they said $499. If Sony can push the PS4 at $450 or preferably $400 it's going to be a real a$$blast for the Xbone.

    I don't own either current gen system but I'm pulling for Sony this go around.

    • Joe says:

      Hey man, last time Sony was more expensive then XBOX, largely due to a blueray player which Microsoft has included this year. Do you think a price point that is less then the purchase of one game is really going to make a big difference? People are much more likely to buy what they feel will have the best games. If they are a big Halo fan I don't see them going Sony no matter what.

  6. @mrbum21 says:

    eMK, I do agree that MS did a great job showing their games, but the didn't address any of the confusion that is still floating around their system.

  7. colin says:

    When the hell is Sonys?

  8. michael says:

    november as well

  9. PS4Life says:

    Sure would be nice if it actually started. They're 10 minutes late.

  10. jaba says:

    shouldn't it have started already?

  11. bamaraid says:

    waiting and waiting already 15 minutes behind schedules whats wrong

  12. Stephen says:

    better be good Sony… its 2 am here in uk!!!!

  13. Karl says:

    Come on Sony, some time today would be nice to reveal it

  14. guest says:

    Microsoft was awesome…absolutely awesome. Sony has actually avoided more questions than MS.

  15. pcgamer says:

    people act like that never seen a real gaming system before… remember guys, pc gamers have been here many years ago… js

  16. eddie says:

    im a sony fanboy so ill buy the ps4

  17. andy says:

    is it me or does the new ps4 look like the new xbox one ?

  18. mike says:

    y does live stream have to buffer like every 20secs….

  19. jojo says:

    anyone know the pricing range?

  20. Riley says:

    They really need to add subtitles for the china man.

  21. John says:

    Man this stream freezes so much.

  22. Paco says:

    What channel would it be on in Lexington ky end what time

  23. Alex says:

    PS4 wins

  24. Kaddie001 says:

    $399 – I govern my content and don't have to be connected online. I WANT one!!!

  25. jordan says:

    did they say if it was backwards compatible??

  26. Joel says:

    PS4 Just announced they will back user based games, and back USERS RIGHTS. Very important word. NO DRM!!!!!!!!

    NO FEES!

    No check Ins!

    Won't stop working if you haven't authenticated.

    No kinect either… Privacy more guaranteed any attachments OPTIONAL. (User Choice!)

    All perks with this thing!

    Will have access to all games across VITA, PS3, and PS4

    Price: 399 PWNED

    I never though I would say this, but later Xbox! You didn't address this today and you should have.

    12 years loving Xbox and after an EA move of your bottom line taking precedence over me you alienated us. Not the only one either it is blowing up all over the Web.

    True Consumer ownership! And Consumer trust! They have earned it!

  27. abbrim says:

    seen the new ps4 …yes a crown holder!!!

  28. Xerses says:

    Ps4 destroyed Xbox One microsoft even with THEM controlling what we can do want 499 for their console yea and ps4 wants 399 ps4 earns next generation for their as like to call affordable freedom playstation four

  29. Vaughn24 says:

    I'm honestly a hard core Xbox gamer, but I like what both of these platforms have brought to the table. If you look up the specs for both systems, their performance don't differentiate much. When it all boils down to it, most people choose a Playstion or Xbox series over another because they have such biased attitudes for the systems they already owned. This guy here does not. I'm going to give both consoles a shot and buy them both.

  30. Max says:

    The Xbox cost more due to the fact that it can do more its m,ore user friendly and it's got more in it

  31. Kato Luna says:

    Well, personally, I think that both the Playstation 4 and XboX One, the Playstation has more advantage in spoken use, on the other hand, the XboX One, for all, is required to use the kinect, well, apparently there will be no backward compatibility for the Playstation 4, but hey, I agree that is the most wanted, by what they say.

  32. Kato Luna says:

    Playstation 4, the winner!!

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