Sony Launches Gaming Console PS4 in India

Dec 19, 13 Sony Launches Gaming Console PS4 in India

Sony’s latest video game console PlayStation 4 (PS4) has been launched in India at a price tag of Rs 39,990. The successor model to PlayStation 3 is expected to hit the shelves starting from Jan 6, 2014.

Apart from this, PlayStation camera will be sold at Rs 4,990. The PS4 controller will also go out at the same price Rs 4,990. Titles namely Knack and Killzone: Shadow will sell at Rs 3,999.

Sony made announcements of PS4 at a press conference in February 2013, the device launched on Nov 15, 2013.

The gaming console PS4 is priced $399 in the USA market roughly Rs 24,000.

Unlike the predecessor models that use cell architecture, the PS4 rolls out with AMD processor.

The AMD processor was developed in co-operation with Sony and it combines a CPU and GPU.

Under the hood, PS4 packs a eight-core AMD Jaguar CPU. It has a 500GB hard drive, 8GB memory, Blu Ray drive – a built in and a new DualShock 4 controller.

Connectivity features on the device include 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, an Ethernet port, Bluetooth 2.1, and two USB 3.0 ports.

The device is capable of interacting with other services and devices. The Cloud based gaming system offers streaming video game content.

The on-screen interface has been made smooth with large apps and games icon in a horizontal bar.

There is another line of smaller icons above it that let users connect with other gamers, tinker with system settings and access the PlayStation Store, to download new games and buy or rent multimedia content.

Sony claimed that it sold out 2.1 million units after less than three weeks in the market similarly, Microsoft said Xbox One  punched 1 million units in 24 hours of the release.

The Xbox one is priced $100 higher than the PS4 in the USA, it were released on November 22. The competition in between the two legends of the gaming consoles world !

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