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Dogfacedgod
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(06-12-2013, 06:46 PM)
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NOTE: No difference other than ship date between Launch and Standard versions:

Product Alert
The standard version of the PlayStation 4 is identical to the Launch Edition. Due to high demand, we cannot guarantee Release-Date Delivery on the standard version of the PlayStation 4. We will deliver the standard version of PlayStation 4 as close to its release date as possible. I preordered the PS4 on Amazon Monday night soon after the Sony presentation not noticing any option for a specific version.


I just contacted Amazon via chat and this is what I got:

Thanks for being patient, the launch edition ran out within a few minutes of its availability, I'm afraid yours is the standard edition, but not to worry, the standard version of the PlayStation 4 is identical to the Launch Edition. Due to high demand, we cannot guarantee Release-Date Delivery on the standard version of the PlayStation 4. We will deliver the standard version of PlayStation 4 as close to its release date as possible.

So I may not be a day one owner. Just figured I'd get the word out for those who absolutely have to have it day one.

UPDATE:

ME: I'm just curious why when I'm looking at the Launch Edition product page it tells me: "Instant Order Update for DogFacedGod. You purchased this item on June 10, 2013." I'm hoping that means I actually do have a launch version.

Amazon:I do understand your concern. The information I see is also not clear for me and I'll need to check with the concerned department if the PS4 you've ordered is a standard or launch version. I'll get back to you via e-mail once I get the update from them.
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Axispowers
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(06-12-2013, 06:50 PM)
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Mine's a launch. If you you're signed into amazon, it tells you what you have.
Instant Order Update for ________. You purchased this item on June 10, 2013. View this order.
joe2187
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(06-12-2013, 06:50 PM)
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I dont know what a launch edition is, all I know is that I want it.
GalacticMouse
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(06-12-2013, 06:51 PM)
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Yeah, if you have to have it day one, the best option is always in-store if you have that option. I was first at my local GameStop, so hopefully they get at least one! :)
Odrion
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(06-12-2013, 06:51 PM)
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I preordered as soon as the link was available. It's not like you get charged immediately.
jon bones
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(06-12-2013, 06:52 PM)
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i always avoid the first batch of any new hardware, but i am compelled to buy this "launch edition"

i don't even know what it is
TriniTrin
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(06-12-2013, 06:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by joe2187

I dont know what a launch edition is, all I know is that I want it.

Launch Edition Fam Foeva!

and it means amazon guarantees you get it at launch, standard is whenever they get more after initial shipment
Fenderputty
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(06-12-2013, 06:52 PM)
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Mine says estimated delivery of Dec 31st, so I'm happy. I pre-ordered right away after the conference though. Gonna get PS+ this week when I log into my PS3 for TLoU.
Patryn
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(06-12-2013, 06:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by joe2187

I dont know what a launch edition is, all I know is that I want it.

It simply mean that Amazon is guaranteeing that you'll receive it on Launch day.
SolsticeZero
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(06-12-2013, 06:53 PM)
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I pre-ordered at Best Buy AND Amazon. Gotta cover my bases.
Skilletor
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(06-12-2013, 06:53 PM)
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Launch. We in there.
TeethMummy
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(06-12-2013, 06:53 PM)
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mine is a launch edition. not 100% sure i'll keep it though. Just got my order in right away so I can have it day one if I decide to.
Lambtron
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(06-12-2013, 06:53 PM)
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I got a Launch Edition. The page for it on Amazon wasn't fully updated when I ordered, so I figure I made it in time.
Got the Shakes
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(06-12-2013, 06:53 PM)
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Launch edition here. I honestly think I placed my pre-order within 15 seconds of it being available.
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gbrewski
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(06-12-2013, 06:54 PM)
Launch edition here. I love Amazon's preorder policy--no money down makes it so easy to pull the trigger.
Kenak
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(06-12-2013, 06:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by Solstice

I pre-ordered at Best Buy AND Amazon. Gotta cover my bases.

I pre-ordered from Amazon, Best Buy, AND Game Stop. Bam.
rbanke
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(06-12-2013, 06:54 PM)
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Huh, yea those options weren't there for either console when I pre-ordered them. but now they both say 'you ordered this item...' when I have the launch & day one editions selected.
MikeE21286
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(06-12-2013, 06:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by Axispowers

Mine's a launch. If you you're signed into amazon, it tells you what you have.
Instant Order Update for ________. You purchased this item on June 10, 2013. View this order.

Yep. I ordered mine instantly upon availability before they had any differentiation between "standard" and "launch" and I have a "launch"

#TeamLaunch
Giggzy
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(06-12-2013, 06:54 PM)
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I ordered mine exactly as it went up. I have the launch edition, Woooooot. Saving some PTO at work so I can take a few days off once we get a release date. Yes, I'm that pathetic.
dubq
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(06-12-2013, 06:54 PM)
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Aren't they the same, and Launch just means you're guaranteed one to ship day-one?

Either way I have "launch" orders in at both Best Buy and GameStop. Might cancel one closer to the date, or keep it and sell it to a friend (I always have one friend who waits til the last second and then is really pissed when the new consoles are sold out).
Deku Tree
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(06-12-2013, 06:54 PM)
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I pre-ordered yesterday morning, but somehow I got a launch edition.
knitoe
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(06-12-2013, 06:54 PM)
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Launched. Order at 11:09 EST. Don't know if it matters, but I am also have Prime. OP and others, what time (EST) was your order?
Flo_Evans
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(06-12-2013, 06:55 PM)
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Launch edition yeah baby!
miller_time22
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(06-12-2013, 06:55 PM)
Launch. Still debating what games to per-order though.
Breemin
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(06-12-2013, 06:55 PM)
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I pre-ordered from GameStop. Got the PS4 with NBA2K14. Kind of dumb you cant pre-order the console only with no game.
Dogfacedgod
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(06-12-2013, 06:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Axispowers

Mine's a launch. If you you're signed into amazon, it tells you what you have.
Instant Order Update for ________. You purchased this item on June 10, 2013. View this order.

I didn't notice that. I checked and I only get the order update when on the PS4 Launch page, contrary to what the Amazon peep told me.

I needs must dig deeper.
L-gon
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(06-12-2013, 06:55 PM)
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Launch Edition. Placed my order within 10 minutes of email notification coming out.
Trouble
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(06-12-2013, 06:55 PM)
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I'll let my avatar speak for itself. :)
Duxxy3
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(06-12-2013, 06:55 PM)
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Launch.

Pre-ordered the system 15 minutes after the page was live.
Nibel
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(06-12-2013, 06:55 PM)
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Launch baby
DMPrince
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(06-12-2013, 06:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by dubq

Aren't they the same, and Launch just means you're guaranteed one to ship day-one?

Either way I have "launch" orders in at both Best Buy and GameStop. Might cancel one closer to the date, or keep it and sell it to a friend (I always have one friend who waits til the last second and then is really pissed when the new consoles are sold out).

it's the same. i think it was a good idea for amazon to do this rather than people buying the system and may not be guaranteed a system until after the launch. its their way of sorting things out now than later when they get a flood of comments asking why their superior box isn't here on time.
Mdeezy
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(06-12-2013, 06:56 PM)
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I got the launch edition.
Raymo
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(06-12-2013, 06:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by Axispowers

Mine's a launch. If you you're signed into amazon, it tells you what you have.
Instant Order Update for ________. You purchased this item on June 10, 2013. View this order.

Is this confirmed? Because mine displays that on the launch edition page. However, when I contacted the chat before that, they told me I had a standard edition PS4. So it was conflicting information.
The Outsider
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(06-12-2013, 06:56 PM)
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Cool, I have the launch edition. Would've been upset if I didn't.
Trevelyan
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(06-12-2013, 06:56 PM)
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Launch edition here, baby!
CaptNink
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(06-12-2013, 06:56 PM)
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I don't care about a launch console, I just want A console.

How hard do you think it will be to get one without pre-ordering?
Kenak
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(06-12-2013, 06:56 PM)
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So to the people who say they don't have the Launch Editon: does the PS4 Launch Edition page not have an instant order update for you at the top?

Originally Posted by CaptNink

I don't care about a launch console, I just want A console.

How hard do you think it will be to get one without pre-ordering?

Very. Prepare to wait all night to get one.
Cubs023
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(06-12-2013, 06:56 PM)
Just checked and mine is the launch edition. Curious to find out what the difference is now.
Valnen
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(06-12-2013, 06:56 PM)
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Launch with prime shipping. First console I'll ever have at launch.

Hopefully the UPS/Fed Ex guy doesn't abuse the box too much.
Tucah
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(06-12-2013, 06:57 PM)
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Launch. Still not sure if I want to bite at launch but good to know that I have the option if I want to.
nhlducks35
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(06-12-2013, 06:57 PM)
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I'll just post these pics again:



Patryn
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(06-12-2013, 06:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by Dogfacedgod

I didn't notice that. I checked and I only get the order update when on the PS4 Launch page, contrary to what the Amazon peep told me.

I needs must dig deeper.

You have the launch edition. Don't worry.

Basically, if you pre-ordered before they differentiated, you have the launch edition.
AlphaStriker
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(06-12-2013, 06:57 PM)
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Woo awesome! Now I don't have to worry.
USC-fan
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(06-12-2013, 06:57 PM)
Woot 2x launch... hope they dont cancel!

Originally Posted by Valnen

Launch with prime shipping. First console I'll ever have at launch.

Hopefully the UPS/Fed Ex guy doesn't abuse the box too much.

Yep my first console at launch too!
AkuMifune
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(06-12-2013, 06:57 PM)
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Awww yeah launch baby.

And I upgraded my PC so I could skip the launches and let the consoles fight it out first. Turns out PS4 dropped the xbone even before the handshake.

Still only two-day shipping though. Hope they update to allow overnight for us impatient jerks.
Datwheezy
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(06-12-2013, 06:57 PM)
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Launch edition. Didn't place my order until tuesday morning lol
calder
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(06-12-2013, 06:57 PM)
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I know plenty of people mocked the Xbone "day 1" achievement and shit but I can't lie - I wouldn't mind something like that for having a PS4 launch day. :P

Maybe a special avatar or something. Yes I am someone who is pleased by getting anniversary achievements in WoW and shit.
kick51
(06-12-2013, 06:58 PM)
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Launch. I ordered it within a minute of preorders going live.
RedNumberFive
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(06-12-2013, 06:58 PM)
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Add me to the launch club!
Snkfanatic
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(06-12-2013, 06:58 PM)
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Huh good to know...mine appears to be standard. Preorder cancelled.....

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