Sony PlayStation 4 is set to launch on November 15th in US and Canada, and on November 29th in Europe and Latin America, as announced today at PlayStation Gamescom 2013 Press Conference in Cologne, Germany.
PS4 will have at least 33 awesome titles available by the end of December, 2013, including NBA 2K14, NBA Live, Madden 25, Fifa 14, Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack, Assassins Creed IV Black Flag,Watch_Dogs, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Battlefield 4, Skylanders Swap Force, Need for Speed: Rivals, #DRIVECLUB, Just Dance 2014 and Lego Marvel Super Heroes.
It’s a timely launch actually for the holiday seasons, specially with the gaming enthusiasts who would love the way PS4 have them in mind while it has been built. The inclusion of the wireless DualShock 4, with improved dual analog sticks and trigger buttons, plus the touch pad greatly increases control and heightens new alternative game plays. Game developers will surely have their own set of tweaks on these new enhancements.
PlayStation 4 Specs Sheet and Pricing
Single-chip custom processor
CPU: low power x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon Graphics Core Next engine
Memory: GDDR5 8GB
BD 6xCAV / DVD 8xCAV optical drive (read only)
Super-Speed USB 3.0 / AUX
Ethernet / Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n / Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
HDMI / Digital output (optical)
Asia / Philippine Price: TBA
The new PS3 12GB system has also been announced together with PS Vita to be launched in North America, both for $199.99. Actually, the PlayStation Vita system is a great companion for the PS4. Being able to play those PS4 games on the same local Wi-Fi connection remotely on your PS Vita definitely adds portability on an awesome 5-inch display.
The two PS systems also comes with highly-rated game titles, not to mention greatly anticipated indie titles like Hotline Miami, Ibb and Obb, and Divekick for PS3, and Rayman Legends, Batman Arkham Origins: Blackgate, KickBeat, and Proteus for PS Vita.