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Jul 07 2013
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50 Things you should know about the PS4!

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1. The PS4 will require PlaystationPlus for "Multiplayer" gameplay. This does NOT follow onto anything else on the PlaystationNetwork.

 

2. The PS4 will not have any kind of "Online check in." You will beable to use your console completely OFFLINE if you wish to do so.

 

3. The PS4 will cost £349 in the UK, 399 in mainland europe, and $399 dollars in the US.

 

4. The PS4 will have a built in 500GB of storage space at launch.

 

5. The PS4 release date is currently pencilled in for 'Holiday 2013', which most likely means in time for Thanksgiving in the US, so a mid-November PS4 launch date.

 

6. The PS4 will have GDDR5 8GB of RAM.

 

7. The PS4 will not include a "Spy camera" like the XBOX ONE will.

 

8. The PS4 has a built-in power supply, so there’s no external power brick to deal with.

 

9. The PS4 will SUPPORT used games.

 

10. The PS4 will leave the third-party publishers free to implement whatever DRM restrictions they can invent.

 

11. The PS4 will allow you to give your friends your "Disc" games with no restrictions.

 

12. The PS4 will look like THIS

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13. The PS4 will have the size and weight of 305 x 53 x 275mm and 2.8kg

 

14. The PS4 will support HDMI and will have Digital Output ( optical )

 

15. The PS4 will use AMD technology.

 

16. The PS4 will love Indie Games.

 

17. The PS4 will be able to run graphically detailed games at 1080p and 60fps.

 

18. The PS4 GPU looks to have 50 percent more compute units than the XBOX ONE.

 

19. The PS4 will run games smoother and with more graphical details than the XBOX ONE.

 

20. The PS4 will be able to cope with the processing overheads of 3D.

 

21. The PS4 will have built in Wi-Fi and an Ethernet port.

 

22. The PS4 will continue to give an Instant Game Collection for PlaystationPlus.

 

23. The PS4 will reward those with PlaystationPlus with a "Premium Demo" version of Drive Club.

 

24. The PS4 will support 4K resolutions, but only for video playback.

 

25. The PS4 will include S/PDIF output for older surround sound hardware.

 

26. The PS4 will have Bluetooth.

 

27. The PS4 will have three USB 3.0 ports.

 

28. The PS4 will have downloads and updates occurring in the background, even when the console is in its Standby Mode. ( THATS GOLD NOT YELLOW )

 

29. The PS4 will be able to charge the new DualShock 4 controller (via Micro USB) while powered-down.

 

30. The PS4 will also be capable of going into a Suspend Mode mid-game, which means that tedious boot-up and game loading times should be a thing of the past.

 

31. The PS4 will  be able to start playing demos and downloaded games before they fully download.

 

32. The PS4 will have Blue-ray.

 

33. The PS4 read speeds have risen from a measly 2x to a more respectable 6x.

 

34. The PS4 has built in video compression hardware.

 

35. The PS4 will include a Share button on the PS4 controller.

 

36. The PS4 will have Live Stream capabilities using Ustream.

 

37. The PS4 will have Remote Play.

 

38. The PS4 will be able to add friends from other social networks (Facebook essentially), and then be able to see each other's real names when playing, while others will only see your anonymous name. 

 

39.  The PS4 interface will look like THIS

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40. The PS4 will have a Playsation Eye with 1,280x800 resolution cameras. THATS 4X THE PREVIOUS CAMERA

 

41. The PS4 will have a new design for the L1, R1, L2, and R2 buttons on the controller.

 

42. The PS4 will have a Touch Pad on the new controller.

 

43. The PS4 will have a light sensor and a speaker on the new controller.

 

44. The PS4 will much much easier for developers to develope on.

 

45. The PS4 will have Gaikai technology which will let you instantly try out sections of any game on the PlayStation Store.

 

46. The PS4 will allow your friends to take over your game.

 

47. The PS4 can be updated while the console it turned off.

 

48. The PS4 will no longer have Start and Select buttons on the controller, which means WE NEED A NEW KONAMI CODE!!!

 

49. The PS4 controller will have a headphone jack.

 

50. The PS4 will have more games than the XBOX ONE

 

 

 

If you have any more that is not listed on the list above please leave a reply below.

 

 

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7 is the one that wins the war on it's own.

 

It could be a steaming pile of crap and win just with that.

 

From everything I've heard about that XBOX camera gives me the chills. it sounds so creepy.



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Aureilia wrote:

7 is the one that wins the war on it's own.

 

It could be a steaming pile of crap and win just with that.

 

From everything I've heard about that XBOX camera gives me the chills. it sounds so creepy.


Not to mention Microsoft works with the NSA lol

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FiveFourteen wrote:

Aureilia wrote:

7 is the one that wins the war on it's own.

 

It could be a steaming pile of crap and win just with that.

 

From everything I've heard about that XBOX camera gives me the chills. it sounds so creepy.


Not to mention Microsoft works with the NSA lol


I honestly don't know what the NSA do. But I've heard the camera was always on, I have my consoles in my bedroom... It's hardly appropriate considering what goes on in ones bedroom.



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You forgot to mention that ps4 is outselling xb1 like a million to 1, and it's going to be getting most of the japanese rpg franchises -_-



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You forgot to mention that ps4 is outselling xb1 like a million to 1, and it's going to be getting most of the japanese rpg franchises -_-


The Ouya is outselling the XBOXONE 

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What is an Ouya?


Should have gone with the Wii U
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Artfuldead wrote:
What is an Ouya?

It's a small console I think based on Android? Could be wrong.



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For the record number 19 is an opinion not a fact.
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Is it like that one system, I can't remember the name, where is streams games and you just need fast internet? Or is it going to be like android games -_- I don't want to play temple run on the tv


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