Today, Microsoft plans to reveal the successor to the Xbox 360 during a live-streamed event held on the Microsoft campus in Redmond. Not to miss out on any of the excitement and hype, Sony has released this epilepsy-inducing teaser trailer for the PlayStation 4 console.

If you recall, when Sony “unveiled” the PlayStation 4 all the way back in February this year, they never actually showed the console. We did, however, get to see the controller with its built-in PS Move lights and touch-pad. At the time, Sony said they still hadn’t finalised the look of the PlayStation 4 console. Many people said that it didn’t really matter that Sony didn’t show off the console because it’ll essentially be a black box that sits under your TV; the controller is what really matters anyway.

Now we get this teaser trailer that’s been carefully designed to show off bits of the console, but not enough to allow you to piece the whole thing together without it looking like it came out of a botched cloning experiment. Also there’s a lot of stuff that’s blurred out. Spoiler: you’re going to see practically nothing other than a hunk of black plastic with some fancy vents. You’ll have to wait until E3 to see the thing properly. Hit the jump for the teaser.

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