One person from Maryland reported that after turning on his console he got this pulsing blue light which should have been glowing white and it would not output the signal to the television. Some others have reported to having their consoles being bricked out of the box due to the hard drive not being properly fragmented. Another small group of people discovered that the HDMI port which is the only video output was not functioning properly or was completely defective. One user after switching game discs and after booting up the game was then being prompted for an update which for some reason had caused the controller to completely stop working period.
Some of the people who have been experiencing malfunctions have contacted Sony who then told users there is nothing they can do at this point and even one person said they refused to assist him in any way. With all these reports of defecting consoles hitting gamers hard and even Sony providing little to no answers could this mean the PS4 is heading down the same perverse path of problems that not only plagued the 360 at its launch but for years to come? Or could these reports of defects be nothing more than an inconsequential percentage of consoles out of the majority that are functioning properly which is common for any new product on the market? Only time will tell what fate awaits the PS4 in the near future we only hope in is not an ugly one like what some are seeing now before the console even lauches.