Sony has gone on record saying they have no intention of pursuing another piece of hardware any time soon.

In fact, when asked directly, all Sony executives will say the PlayStation 3 is just getting going, that it has "at least" a 10-year lifespan, and that the PS4 is far off in the distance. Well, if that's true, Taiwan-based component makers have some screwy information.

According to DigiTimes , production will supposedly begin on the PS4 at the end of this year, and will launch in 2012. It will boast movement-based control like Microsoft's Kinect and believe it or not, they even have an estimate for the initial shipment: 20 million units. Now, just for the hell of it, we refer you to the following commercial, long since confirmed as fake: