Earlier today, news started circulating involving some early PlayStation 4 consoles reportedly experiencing bricking issues. According to a number of early PlayStation 4 owners, their console pulsates a blue light and is unable to do anything else, although a rather involved fix has been found to help alleviate the issue. As a result of these reports, Sony is proactively looking into these hardware issues.
Sony president of worldwide studios Shuhei Yoshida took to Twitter to announce Sony is looking into these issues. “”Be assured we are investigating reported PS4 issues,” he says in a tweet sent out earlier today. “The number is very small compared to shipped, we believe they are isolated incidents.” Just how isolated these incidents are in comparison to PlayStation 4 consoles Sony already shipped is yet to be seen, but we’re hoping what the company says is true considering a ton of consoles will be in the hands of customers starting as early as midnight tonight.
Until Sony is able to report what they found in their investigation, all we can suggest is you cross your fingers real tight tonight that you don’t receive one of these PlayStation 4 consoles that have been shipped unusable. The headaches you’ll probably experience trying to get a replacement unit from Sony is one we can’t imagine.