Sony has finally announced the PlayStation 4 Release Date, specifications and features at its Play Station Meeting 2013 event which was held in New York on February 20, 2013. For replacing popular PlayStation 3, the new generation gaming console PlayStation 4 is coming with a new user interface and so many exciting features. Sony announced the PlayStation 4 Release Date and features without showing the actual PS4 gaming console, not even the image of PS4. Sony has unveiled most of the features and hardware specifications of PlayStation 4 at the event.
PlayStation 4 Release Date & Features Revealed
PlayStation 4 Features
PS4 is coming with AMD x86-based 8-core CPU having processing speed of 1.8 teraFLOPS and Supercharged PC Architecture based GPU. Sony PlayStation 4 is expected to have 4K Resolution/Ultra HD Video and supports Blu-Ray, DVD and HDMI output. PS4 is coming with 8GB GDDR5 RAM which helps the console to open instantly. It’s rumored that PS4 is not compatible for old games. Sony Said- “A new application from SCE called “PlayStation App” will enable iPhone, iPad, and Android based SmartPhones and tablets to become second screens”…Read More
PlayStation 4 Eye– PlayStation 4 Eye is the new feature announced by Sony which is similar to Microsoft Kinect. PS4 is coming with PlayStation 4 Eye feature which contains a newly developed camera system of 1280×800 Pixels which is capable of tracking the movements of user’s body and their voice to play games. Users are able to login with facial recognition.
PS4 Dual Shock 4 Controller– The dual-shock 4 controller contains a brand new touch pad in the middle of the controller and contains in built microphones and jack. It also contains a share button which allows sharing of PS4 contents, photos & videos with friends.
PlayStation 4 Specifications
1) AMD x86-based 8-core CPU, Processing Speed of 1.8 teraFLOPS
2) Supercharged PC Architecture based enhanced GPU
3) Blu-ray Optical Drive, DVD and HDMI output
4) 8GB of HDDR5 RAM
5) ‘Instant On’ Functionality
6) PS4 is not compatible with old games
7) PS4 users will be able to stream PS3 and older generation games online
8) PlayStation 4 Eye – 1280 x 800 Cameras (Xbox Kinect Style Feature)
9) PS4 with Dual Shock 4 Controller
10) USB 3.0 Port, Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, Digital Audio-Video features
PlayStation 4 Games
Killzone: Shadowfall (Guerrilla Games)
Drive Club (Evolution Studios)
Infamous 3 (Sucker Punch)
Deep Down (Capcom)
Watch Dogs (Ubisoft)
Diablo III (Blizzard)
Bungie’s Destiny (Activision)
Watch PS4 Demo of Kill Zone
PlayStation 4 Release Date & Price Details
PlayStation 4 Release date in various countries is not clearly announced by Sony. According to the Sony, the PlayStation 4 Release date is “Holiday 2013”. So, it is expected that Sony PlayStation 4 Release date will arrive during Christmas. Similar to the PlayStation 4 Release date the PS4 pricing details are not available but the expected price of PS4 is $400 – $600.