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
  • BR January 9, 2016 (From Xbox One)
Units sold 30.2 million (as of November 23 2015)
Units shipped 29.3 million (as of September 30 2015)
Media Blu-ray Disc, DVD, USB Storage
Operating system PlayStation 4 System Software
Memory 8 GB GDDR5 (unified)
Storage Hard drive, 500GB , 1TB (user upgradeable)
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
No native support
Cloud support planned PlayStation 2 emulating
Predecessor PlayStation 3
Website Country selector

PlayStation 4 (also known by the abbreviated name PS4)[6][7] is the fourth home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment and is compatible with 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. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  2. Mohamed N Al Khan (September 26, 2013). "Games13: Let the video games begin". The National. 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. Retrieved September 18, 2013. 
  4. Desai, Sameer (September 30, 2013). "Sony's PS4 preorder page for India is live, mentions 2013 release". MCV India. 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. Retrieved September 9, 2013. 
  6. "The Next PlayStation is Called Orbis, Sources Say. Here are the Details".  External link in |publisher= (help)
  7. "Orbis SCE DevNet".  External link in |publisher= (help)
  8. "Sony to show the 'future' Feb. 20, could it be the PlayStation 4?".  External link in |publisher= (help)
  9. "PS4 release date, news and rumours".  External link in |publisher= (help)