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11/15/2013 09:17 am ET

Fans Go Nuts At PlayStation 4 Release

It's finally here. Sony's latest, long-anticipated gaming console, the PlayStation 4, finally hit store shelves during the wee hours of Friday morning. Across the U.S., die-hard fans camped out to get their hands on the limited number of PS4s available at midnight.

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Fans wait in line to purchase one of 444 PS4s available at the official North American launch event in New York. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

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Actors dressed up as characters from "Kill Zone" and "Assassins Creed" pose as fans line up in New York. (Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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24-year-old Joey Chiu of Brooklyn accepts the first PS4 sold in America. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

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Later, fans wait in line to purchase the PS4 outside a Best Buy store on Manhattan's Upper East Side. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Jordan Smith, left, and Kayla Brittingham, share a kiss after purchasing two new PlayStations during a midnight launch event in San Francisco. (Erin Lubin/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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The character Sackboy from "LittleBigPlanet" greets fans attending San Fran's midnight launch. (Erin Lubin/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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