PlayStation 4

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PlayStation 4
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PlayStation 4 console with DualShock 4 controller and PlayStation Camera
Developer Sony Computer Entertainment
Manufacturer Sony Computer Entertainment
Product family PlayStation
Type Video game console
Generation Eighth generation
Release date
  • NA November 15, 2013[1]
  • JP February 22, 2014[5]
Introductory price US$399/€399/£349/¥38,980
Media Blu-ray Disc, DVD
Memory 8 GB GDDR5 (unified)
Storage Hard drive, 500GB (user upgradeable)
Display
Graphics Semi-custom AMD Radeon GPU (integrated into APU)
Controller input DualShock 4, PlayStation Move, PlayStation Vita
Camera PlayStation Camera
Connectivity 802.11 b/g/n Wireless, Bluetooth 2.1, USB 3.0, Ethernet 10/100/1000
Online services PlayStation Network
Backward
compatibility
No native support
Cloud support planned
Predecessor PlayStation 3
Website Country selector

PlayStation 4 (also known by the code name Orbis)[6][7] is the fourth home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment and the successor to the PlayStation 3. It was officially announced at a press conference on February 20, 2013 and launched on November 15 2013.

For the first time ever, players will show emotion based on the context of the match. With over 600 new emotional reactions, players now respond to pivotal moments on the pitch – bad tackles, missed chances, epic goals - as they would in real life .

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Sony has invited press to a New York City event on 20 February 2013.[8] The company announced the event on Thursday 31 January, inviting us to "see the future".[9]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 O'Brien, Terrence (20 August 2013). "PlayStation 4 hitting shelves on November 15th in the US for $399, November 29th in Europe". Engadget (AOL). Archived from the original on August 20, 2013. http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/20/playstation-4-hitting-shelves-on-november-15/. Retrieved 20 August 2013.
  2. Mohamed N Al Khan (September 26, 2013). "Games13: Let the video games begin". The National. http://www.thenational.ae/uae/technology/games13-let-the-video-games-begin. Retrieved September 30, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Leandre, Kenn (September 18, 2013). "PlayStation 4 Asia Launch Date Announced". IGN Asia (IGN Entertaintment, Inc.). http://ap.ign.com/en/news/9141/playstation-4-singapore-launch-date-announced. Retrieved September 18, 2013.
  4. Desai, Sameer (September 30, 2013). "Sony's PS4 preorder page for India is live, mentions 2013 release". MCV India. http://www.mcvindia.com/news/read/sony-s-ps4-preorder-page-for-india-is-live-mentions-2013-release/0121849. Retrieved September 30, 2013.
  5. Phillips, Tom (September 9, 2013). "PlayStation 4 won't launch in Japan until February 2014". Eurogamer (Eurogamer Network). Archived from the original on September 9, 2013. http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2013-09-09-playstation-4-wont-launch-in-japan-until-february-2014. Retrieved September 9, 2013.
  6. "The Next PlayStation is Called Orbis, Sources Say. Here are the Details.". http://kotaku.com/. http://kotaku.com/5896996/the-next-playstation-is-called-orbis-sources-say-here-are-the-details.
  7. "Orbis SCE DevNet". http://orbis.scedev.net/. http://orbis.scedev.net/.
  8. "Sony to show the 'future' Feb. 20, could it be the PlayStation 4?". http://www.techradar.com/. http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/consoles/sony-to-show-the-future-feb-20-could-it-be-the-playstation-4-1128752.
  9. "PS4 release date, news and rumours". http://www.techradar.com/. http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/consoles/ps4-release-date-news-and-rumours-937822.