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Sony PlayStation 4 Console

The PlayStation 4 (PS4) is an eighth-generation home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. Announced as the successor to the PlayStation 3 in February 2013, it was launched on November 15 in North America, November 29 in Europe, South America and Australia, and on February 22, 2014 in Japan. It competes with Microsoft’s Xbox One and Nintendo’s Wii U and Switch.

Release Date

NA: November 15, 2013
EU: November 29, 2013
AU: November 29, 2013
JP: February 22, 2014

PS4 Slim
JP: September 15, 2016
NA: September 15, 2016
EU: September 15, 2016

PS4 Pro
JP: November 10, 2016
NA: November 10, 2016
EU: November 10, 2016

Best Selling Game – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End; over 15 million shipped (as of March 31, 2019)

Media – Blu-ray, DVD, Blu-ray 6x CAV, DVD 8x CAV

Included Accessories

Internal hard drive (500 GB/1 TB) (PS4 and PS4 Slim),[72][73] Internal hard drive (1 TB) (PS4 Pro)
Wireless DualShock 4 Controller
Mono Headset
Power Cable
HDMI Cable
USB Cable

Accessories Retail –

DualShock 4 Wireless controller
PlayStation Camera
HDMI cable
Media Remote

CPU – 8-Core 1.6 GHz AMD “Jaguar” (PS4 and PS4 Slim)
8-Core 2.1 GHz AMD “Enhanced Jaguar” (PS4 Pro)

GPU – PS4 and PS4 Slim: Custom AMD Radeon 18 Compute Units (1152 shaders) @ 800 MHz[75] 1.8 TFLOPS
PS4 Pro: Custom AMD Radeon, 36 Compute Units (2304 shaders) @ 911 MHz[76] 4.2 TFLOPS

Online Service – PlayStation Network, PlayStation Store, Internet browser

Backward Compatibility – No native backwards compatibility. Cloud based backwards compatibility via PlayStation Now.[78] Emulated PlayStation 2 titles available from the PlayStation Store.

System Software Features – Blu-ray playback, DVD playback, Audio playback from inserted USB flash drive

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