Queues grown for the next generation of PlayStation

Eager gamers keen to get their hands on the next generation PlayStation console have begun queuing ahead of the launch at midnight. Some fans even camped overnight with queues forming outside the launch venue in Covent Garden yesterday afternoon.

Queues for the new PlayStation console in central London Credit: PA Wire

The PlayStation 4 officially goes on sale in the UK on Friday, but Sony has said customers who pre-ordered the machine could collect them from GAME stores a day early.

Pre-order levels are four times higher than for PS3 Credit: PA Wire