Sony's PlayStation team is understood to be trying to figure out a way to add mp3 and CD support features to the PS4 console.
This step has been taken by the Japanese tech giant after a heated response from the PS fans, who were shocked to find out that PS4 will not support mp3 files or CDs and hence vowed to cancel their pre-orders, as reported earlier by Joystiq.
"The biggest surprise for us all internally at Sony was there are so many people who passionately reacted to our announcement that there's no MP3 support or CD support on day one," stated Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Worldwide Studios in an Giant Bomb's interview to Eurogamer. "It's not like we actively decided, 'Let's not do this feature so people will have to subscribe to Music Unlimited. The focus has been more on the game features. Some of the features we wanted but we couldn't get in on day one."
Though Sony had thought of including the features in the console eventually, they had to rush through their plans as users threatened to cancel their pre-orders. "We didn't really think about MP3 or CD. We thought, 'We're going to do that eventually ....' It caught us off-guard," said Yoshida.
According to a poll by Joystiq, it has been revealed that while majority (52.2 percent) does not listen to music on their consoles, a considerable amount of people do so (26 percent), while the rest (21.8 percent) fall under "sometimes" section.
When asked whether the music limitations on PS4 will make the users reconsider buying the console, 66.7 percent said no but 18.7 percent said yes, which could make a big impact on the sales of the console.