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PS4 goes on sale in UK

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

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Excited gamers queue ahead of PS4 launch

Excited gamers are continuing to queue ahead of the release of the eagerly anticipated PlayStation 4 console.

A selection of dedicated fans even camped overnight before queues began to build up outside the launch venue in London's Covent Garden earlier today.

Excited gamers queue in Covent Garden ahead of the release of the PS4. 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.

The next generation console will go head to head with Microsoft's Xbox One which launched last week.

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