PlayStation 4 – Wikibooks, open books for an open world

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Historical past[edit]


Growth of the PlayStation Four began in 2007.[1] Making the console straightforward to develop for was a precedence,[1] doubtless as a recognition of points builders had utilizing the highly effective, however troublesome to make the most of {hardware} of the PlayStation 3.


There was nice pleasure across the launch of the eighth technology of online game consoles, with many questioning which rising console would show to be the best choice. At a vital second in 2013 Sony gained constructive reactions when it introduced it would not have draconian restrictions on sharing bodily copies of video games,[2][3] in stark distinction with unpopular selections relating to the unique Xbox One, together with strict used recreation insurance policies, at all times on-line necessities, and a Kinect requirement elevating privateness points. Whereas Microsoft would rapidly change course on their unpopular insurance policies, this fumble gave the PlayStation Four a vital early edge available in the market.

The PlayStation Four was launched on November 15th, 2013 in North America.[4] The PlayStation Four noticed a Japanese launch on February 22nd, 2014 at a price of 39,980 yen.[5]


The headquarters of Sony Interactive Leisure in San Mateo, California. The PlayStation and Sony logos are prominently displayed.

In January 2016 Sony Interactive Leisure moved from Japan to San Mateo, California following an inner merger.[6][7] Later in 2016, the PlayStation Four line was given a refresh with two new main fashions launched. The PlayStation Four Slim was launched on September 15th, 2016 for $299, and the PlayStation Four Professional was launched on November 10th, 2016 for $399.[8] The Slim changed the unique mannequin because the default alternative, whereas the Professional supplied a premium excessive finish expertise, with each providing enhancements over the unique mannequin.



Authentic PlayStation 4 & Slim[edit]

A single chip consists of an AMD APU containing an X86 64 eight core Jaguar CPU clocked at 1.6 gigahertz and a Radeon GPU with 18 compute models clocked at 800 megahertz.[1][9][10][11]

The PS4 has eight gigabytes of unified GDDR5 RAM on a 256 bit bus with throughput of 176 gigabits per second.[1]

The PlayStation Four GPU has a efficiency of 1.84 teraflops.[9]

PlayStation Four Professional[edit]

The die of an 16 nanometer course of AMD APU utilized in a PlayStation Four Professional.

The PlayStation Four Professional is powered by an AMD APU containing an X86 64 eight core Jaguar CPU clocked at 2.13 gigahertz and a Radeon GPU with 36 compute models clocked at 911 megahertz.[1][10][11]

The system has eight gigabytes of GDDR5 RAM with a throughput of 218 gigabits per second.[9][11] The PlayStation Four Professional additionally consists of a further one gigabyte of RAM for recreation swapping, and one other separate financial institution consisting of 512 megabytes of RAM for specialised options.[11]

The PlayStation Four Professional GPU has a efficiency of 4.20 teraflops.[9]

Secondary Processor[edit]

PlayStation Four consoles include a secondary ARM processor with a devoted 256 megabytes of DDR3 SDRAM.[12][13] The precise goal of this low energy subsystem stays open to hypothesis.


The PS4 consists of Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, and gigabit pace ethernet.[9] This networking {hardware} allowed supported massive recreation downloads, in addition to recreation streaming.

The PS4 features a Blu-Ray drive.[14]

The case of the PS4 is made from injection molded ABS plastic, and the Blu-Ray drive is usually made out of polyoxymethylene plastic.[14] Metal is extensively used on the console inside, and an aluminum heatsink is used for warmth dissipation.[14] The unique PS4 internals are comparatively straightforward to entry.[15]

Software program[edit]

The PlayStation Four makes use of Orbis OS, a modified model of FreeBSD 9, as an working system.[16]

As with the PlayStation 3, and to a lesser extent the PlayStation 2, the PlayStation Four was designed to be greater than only a recreation console, and supported quite a few further options. The PlayStation Four may play multimedia content material, together with overlaying customized music whereas taking part in a recreation.[17] The PlayStation Four features a internet browser,[18] that makes use of the open supply WebKit engine for rendering internet content material.[19]

Notable Video games[edit]




Challenge Morpheus sales space at E3 2015




A particular version Monster Hunter World PS4.




Authentic PlayStation 4[edit]

PlayStation Professional[edit]

DualShock 4[edit]

Different PlayStation 4[edit]


Exterior Assets[edit]


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