Sony revealed at the launch that Playstation 4 release date is slated for 'Holiday 2013'.
The Playstation 4is now an official thing. It officially exists. But, we still don’t know what the PS4 looks like. And so far it looks pretty awesome. Here’s what you need to know.
Playstation 4 release date
Sony revealed at the launch that Playstation 4 release date is slated for ‘Holiday 2013’.However it’s unclear which territories it applies to. Most probably Playstation 4 will be coming out in the US in time for Christmas 2013 and almost certainly Japan as well. It is also reported that U.K. and Europe may have to wait a little longer, maybe even until early 2014. Since India comes under Playstation Europe, we can expect the new console here as soon as it is launched in Europe.
Playstation 4 specs
It’s been seven years since the release of Sony’s last console – Playstation 3 and the new console the PlayStation 4 has superior hardware to improve the player experience.
It is powered by an eight-core X86 AMD Jaguar CPU and has a 1.84-teraflop AMD Radeon graphics engine (with “18 compute units”) with features 8GB of GDDR5 memory. It also features a Blu-ray drive, Three USB 3.0 ports. Other means of connectivity includes 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Ethernet, HDMI, Bluetooth 2.1, optical audio and analog AV out. There is also Hard-drive storage (not SSD) but the included capacity in the box hasn’t been specified.
Sony also introduced a new DualShock 4 gaming controller and a new Playstation Eye camera for move games. The PlayStation 4 will be able to playback 4K/Ultra HD video. However, it will not upscale to 4K or play games at 4K resolution.
• Eight-core X86 AMD Jaguar CPU
• 1.84-teraflop AMD Radeon graphics engine (with “18 compute units”)
• 8GB of GDDR5 memory
• Hard-drive storage (not SSD)
• Blu-ray drive
• Three USB 3.0 ports
• 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
• Ethernet, HDMI, Bluetooth 2.1, optical audio and analog AV out
Playstation 4 price
Playstation 4 price in India is yet to be revealed. Rumors suggest a price tag around $500 which is Rs 30,000.But its pure speculation at the moment.
Playstation 4 Game titles
A number of games have been revealed for the PS4. Deep Down, Diablo III, Destiny, Infamous: Second Son, Knack, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Watch Dogs, Final Fantasy etc.