Sony Playstation 4

In Europe, the release of the Sony PlayStation 4 gaming console is planned for the end of 2013. Unlike similar devices from other manufacturers, this device is positioned specifically as a gaming console, not a multimedia center (like, for example, Microsoft Xbox One, Valve Steambox).

Playstation 4

Technical specifications of the device:

  • Optical drive: BD 6xCAV DVD 8xCAV.
  • CPU: 8-core x86-64 AMD "Jaguar" processor with low power consumption
  • Graphics processor: AMD RadeonTM Graphics Core Next with a performance of 1.84 teraflops
  • 8 GB of RAM
  • Built-in hard drive
  • Supports USB 3.0
  • Network:
    • Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
    • IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
    • Bluetooth® 2.1 (EDR)
It is reported that there will be no compatibility with games from previous generations of the console. The support for old controllers is also absent, only the Dualshock 4 and PS Move will be supported. Games can be purchased both in disc format and online.

Integration with social services such as Facebook and Twitter is also provided.

The approximate cost of the PlayStation 4 is $400.