Sony has released the second biggest new generation console the Playstation 4 and they are selling like hot cakes, will it out do the Xbox One?
Only time will tell, anyway here’s the official announcement.
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. (SCEE) today launched PlayStation®4 (PS4™), a system built for gamers and inspired by developers.
The PS4 system is now available in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom at a suggested retail price of GBP £349 and EUR €399, arriving with a lineup of over 20 first- and third-party games, including exclusive titles like Knack™ and Killzone: Shadow Fall™.
In total, the PS4 system will have a library of over 30 games by the end of the year.
The PS4 system enables game developers to realize their creative vision on a platform specifically tuned to their needs, making it easier to build huge, interactive worlds in smooth 1080p HD resolution.
Its supercharged PC architecture – including an enhanced Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) and 8GB of GDDR5 unified system memory – is designed to ease game creation and deliver a dramatic increase in the richness of content available on the platform.
The end result for players is an abundant software library, as more than 180 games are currently in development.
The PS4 system integrates second screens, including the PlayStation®Vita system (PS Vita), smartphones and tablets, to connect gamers to the PlayStation ecosystem wherever they are.
Through Remote Play, gamers can play most PS4 titles on their PS Vita system via Wi-Fi on their home network, freeing up the television for other uses. The “PlayStation®App” will further enhance the PS4 system experience by allowing iPhone, iPad, and AndroidTM based smartphones and tablets to become second screens.
Once installed, users can, for example, see maps on their second screens when playing an adventure game on the PS4 system, purchase a PS4 game while away from home and download it directly to their system, or find and watch shared PS4 gameplay.
PlayStation App is now available for free on the iOS App Store and Google Play.
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