Here it is, the final rumor ahead of Sony’s expected PlayStation 4/Orbis reveal tomorrow night.
Kotaku is reporting that an inside source has informed them that the PS4 will launch in November of this year at two separate price points: $429 and $529. According to Kotaku’s tipster, the retail price of the PS4 won’t be announced until after E3, and how the two packages will differ is currently unkownn.
In addition to the price and the launch date, the source revealed that Sony will begin charging for their online service. The current plan is to phase out most aspects of the free service and replace the newly beefed-up PlayStation Plus with a new subscription service dubbed PlayStation World.
Finally, Kotaku’s source has said that every PS4 will come bundled with a PlayStation Eye, every game will include a spectator mode, and the system will be controllable with a SmartGlass-like tablet/phone app.
Remember to check back tomorrow at 6 PM (Eastern Time) to see how many of these rumors turn out to be true.