The PlayStation 4 system is the best place to play with dynamic, connected gaming, powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative second-screen features. Combining unparalleled content, immersive gaming experiences, all of your favorite digital entertainment apps, and PlayStation exclusives, the PS4 system focuses on the gamers.
PlayStation 4 redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative second-screen features
"Suspend mode" eliminates the load time on your saved game and allows you to immediately return to where you left off by pressing the power button.
Background downloading and updating capability also allows you to immediately play digital titles as they download, or update the system when the hardware is powered off.
PlayStation 4 lets you instantly share images and videos of your favorite gameplay moments on Facebook with a single press on the Dualshock 4 controller's "share" button.
Broadcast while you play in real-time through Ustream, allowing friends to comment or jump into your game in new ways.
Games already announced for the PlayStation 4 include first party titles Killzone: Shadow Fall, inFamous Second Son, Driveclub and Kn Games already announced for the PlayStation 4 include first party titles Killzone: Shadow Fall, inFamous Second Son, Driveclub and Knack as well as partner titles Destiny, Diablo III, Deep Down and Watch Dogs.
Here's the official listing of the PS4 specification, released after the event.
Single-chip custom processor
CPU: x86-64 AMD 'Jaguar' 8 cores
GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD next-generation Radeonï¿½ based graphics engine
Hard Disk Drive:
Optical Drive (read only):
I/O and communication:
Super-Speed USB (USB 3.0)
Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)
IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 (EDR)
Digital Output (optical)
Personalized, Curated Content
The PS4 system has the ability to learn about your preferences. It will learn your likes and dislikes, allowing you to discover content pre-loaded and ready to go on your console in your favorite game genres or by your favorite creators. Players also can look over game-related information shared by friends, view friends' gameplay with ease, or obtain information about recommended content, including games, TV shows, and movies.
Increase your play time with the ability to play games while they're downloading titles. When a player purchases a game that is PlayGo enabled, the PS4 system downloads a portion of the game, so play can start, while the rest is downloaded in the background during actual gameplay.
Remote Play on the PS4 system fully unlocks the PlayStation Vita system's potential, making it the ultimate companion device. With the PS Vita system, gamers will be able to seamlessly play a range of PS4 titles on the beautiful 5-inch display over Wi-Fi access points in a local area network.
The "PlayStation App" will enable iPhone, iPad, and Android-based smartphones and tablets to become second screens for the PS4 system. Once installed on these devices, players can view in-game items, purchase PS4 games and download them directly to the console at home, or remotely watch the gameplay of other gamers playing on their devices.
DualShock 4 Complete Control
The DualShock 4 wireless controller features familiar controls while incorporating new ways to interact with games and other players. Improved dual analog sticks and trigger buttons offer an even greater sense of control, while the capacitive touch pad opens up endless potential for new gameplay possibilities. Experience the evolution of play with the DualShock 4 wireless controller.