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]
EU|AU|BR November 29, 2013[1] UAE|SA December 13, 2013[2] KR|HK|TW December 2013[3] SG|MY|SEA December 2013[3] IN Q4 2013[4]

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


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Presentation[change | change source]

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.