PlayStation 4 Pro Announced, Release Date 10th November

Sony finally unveils the well known “PlayStation Neo” as the new higher spec PlayStation 4, The Playstation 4 Pro.

Here is the full spec of PS4Pro:

  • Main processor: Custom-chip single Processor
    • CPU: x86-64 AMD “Jaguar,” 8 cores
    • GPU: 4.20 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon™ based graphics engine
  • Memory: GDDR5 8GB
  • Storage size: 1TB
  • External dimensions: Approx. 295×55×327 mm (width × height × length) (excludes largest projection)
  • Mass: Approx. 3.3 kg
  • BD/DVD Drive: BD × 6 CAV, DVD × 8 CAV
  • Input/Output: Super-Speed USB (USB 3.1 Gen.1) port × 3, AUX port × 1
  • Networking: Ethernet (10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T)×1, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth® 4.0 (LE)
  • Power: AC 100V, 50/60Hz
  • Power consumption: Max. 310W
  • Operating temp: 5ºC – 35ºC
  • AV Output: HDMI out port (supports 4K/HDR) DIGITAL OUT (OPTICAL) port

The same discs and downloads will run on both models of PS4 but play in different ways. Sony has said it is asking publishing partners to consider how they can best use PS4 Pro on standard HDTVs and 4K. Users with 4K TVs will be able to enjoy PlayStation 4 titles at higher quality, such as at 4K resolution and faster frame rates. It also supports 4K video playback for streaming video (but not Blu-ray discs). New Netflix and YouTube applications that support 4K video content will be available for PlayStation 4 Pro at launch.

HDTV owners will be able to enjoy enhanced gameplay experiences, with PlayStation 4 Pro delivering 1080p resolution for all PlayStation 4 games and higher, or higher or more stable frame rates for supported titles.

All PlayStation 4 models will be upgraded next week via a firmware update to support HDR imaging technology, which enables the reproduction of brightness and darkness while realizing a much wider range of colors.

The following titles have been confirmed to support the new capabilities of PS4 Pro:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Days Gone
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • Farpoint
  • FIFA 16
  • Final Fantasy XV
  • For Honor
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • inFAMOUS: First Light
  • Killing Floor 2
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
  • Paragon
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Spider-Man
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Watch Dogs 2

PlayStation 4 Pro is now available for pre-order on Amazon.com. it will be released on 10 November 2016 worldwide. The price is $399 / £349 / ¥44,980 / €399.

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