Australian gamers can finally breath comfortably about the PS4, thanks to an interview with Game Informer Magazine. Sony President Shuhei Yoshida confirmed that the PS4 will not require always on connectivity, nor did they even consider it.
“Did we consider it? No, we didn’t consider it.” Said Yoshida ” The main reason being that many countries don’t have robust Internet connections. It makes sense for people to have Internet connections to play online games, but for offline games there are many countries that we saw [that] do not really have robust Internet”
This is great news for Australians awaiting with baited breath over the rumors that both Next Gen consoles will require always on connectivity. Another member of the Press start team shared his thoughts on the rumors that the next Xbox will require “Always on” Go check it out over here!