The stage is now set for the release of PlayStation 4; the upcoming video console game from the Japanese Sony Computer Entertainment. The PS4 launch date is November 15, 2013. It will be taking place simultaneously in the US and Canada. The product will also be launched in the UK/Australia on November 29, 2013 and in Japan on February 22, 2014. It’s really going to be great. Every video game lover is looking up to the event!
Actually the PlayStation 4 comes up as better upgrade of the former PlayStation 3 which is known for having complex cell architecture. The new PlayStation 4 is coming with a unique AMP processor that is quite simple. It’s also going to be more interactive and compatible with other devices. The game console comes with a unique app that can connect easily with tablets and smartphones. This makes it more user-friendly.
Hardware Technical Details
The PS4 is coming on board with awesome technical specifications. These include:
- AMD developed processor
- CPU combined with Graphics Processing Unit
- Memory Controller
- Video decoder
- 8 GB of GDDR5 memory
- Secondary custom chips for easy uploading and downloading
- Audio module for in-game chat
- Audio streams for in-game
- Read-Only optical drive
- 500 GB hard drive
- Ethernet and WiFi connectivity
- 2 USB 3.0 ports
- Auxiliary port for Camera devices
- Mono headset
- Suspend mode for power saving
The PlayStation 4 is coming up with a primary controller known as “DualShock 4” which can easily connect to the console through Bluetooth. The controller has a clickable touch pad and other features. It supports motion detection and also has improved vibration. It comes with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery that stores enough power. It equally has unique output connectors for other devices. The controller can be charged through the consoler or through a micro-USB.
PlayStation 4 Cameras
The PlayStation 4 comes up with two unique cameras known as “PlayStation 4 Eye”. They operate as a motion sensing input devices with powerful lenses. The cameras can be used for depth-sensing, image generation and motion tracking.
- PlayStation 4 is designed to run on a unique operating system known as “Orbis OS”
- The console comes with PlayStations Network which gives users access to diverse cloud-based services from the popular PlayStation store. Users can enjoy unlimited video and music subscriptions.
The new game console is coming with excellent social features meant to enhance users’ interaction. Most of the features are optional. Users can use their real names or nicknames as they interact with one another. Among the social features include:
- Share Button on the controller
- Live broadcasting for sharing video titles
The PlayStation 4 is coming up with series of affordable games which are not limited to any region. Gamers will have easy access to purchase games in one region and also play them in any region they find themselves. Gamers are also allowed to re-sell, trade, purchase or lend games among themselves. However, games in the former PlayStation 3 are not going to be supported in the oncoming PlayStation 4.
PlayStation 4 Forum
Prior to the launch of the oncoming PlayStation 4, some forums are already being created online. For instance, there’s a new PS4 Forum that is currently attracting gamers across the globe. Several issues are currently being discussed in the forum. Gamers are currently discussing issues relating to the launch of PlayStation 4. There are also discussions about the awesome features of the console. All lovers of game consoles are quickly becoming members of the forum.
In all, the game world is waiting for the upcoming PlayStation 4 launch. The Sony Corporation is equal to the task. The management has already published PS4 launch FAQ aimed at addressing pertinent questions that are already arising concerning the upcoming event.