Keen to ensure UK fans didn’t miss out on all the fun, Sony opened a popup shop in Shoreditch to sell a grey 20th anniversary model of PS4, styled after the original hardware. For once, this was a limited edition that lived up to the name: just 200 units were available, with the first 94 selling for a one-off price of £19.94 to those who brought along Play-Station merchandise. Sony promised that 800 more would be made available online the following week, but forced potential buyers to jump through a series of convoluted hoops to get hold of them. If the idea was to weed out the opportunists, it didn’t work: Ebay was immediately put to work as sellers piled them on for exorbitant sums.
From Exotic rifles to quixotic trifles, there was something for everyone at PSX. Blockbusters and indies rubbed shoulders, while Project Morpheus offered a glimpse of the future. 2015’s lineup has remarkable breadth