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Sony PlayStation 4 unveiled at NY event

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NEW YORK (AP) - Sony unveiled its next-generation gaming system at a New York event Wednesday evening.

The announcement gives the struggling electronics company a head start over Microsoft and an Xbox 360 successor.

The PlayStation 4 is Sony Corp.'s first major game console since the PlayStation 3 went on sale in 2006. Microsoft Corp. is expected to unveil the next Xbox in June at the E3 video game expo in Los Angeles.

Underscoring the importance of a new PlayStation and the U.S. market, Sony held its announcement event in New York rather than in Japan, as it had in the past.


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