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PS4 won't be tied down by region locking

No region locking for PS4
Intrepid traveller

Sony just keeps doling out the good news. After announcing that the PS4 will be able to play used games while also launching for a reasonable $399 (£349), it's confirmed that the console will also be region free.

Speaking to fans in a tweet, Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida announced that the "PS4 is region free", so you'll be able to pick up a game on holiday and play it when you get home.

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Sony - crusaders of next-gen liberation. Oh, and if you were wondering how lending used games will work on the PS4, Sony's posted a useful video to guide you.

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Hugh Langley

Hugh Langley is the ex-News Editor of TechRadar. He had written for many magazines and websites including Business Insider, The Telegraph, IGN, Gizmodo, Entrepreneur Magazine, WIRED (UK), TrustedReviews, Business Insider Australia, Business Insider India, Business Insider Singapore and more.