Playstation 4 Advantages
There are three big names when it comes to video game consoles; Microsoft (Xbox), Sony (Playstation) and Nintendo (Wii). Sony’s latest release is the Playstation 4, or PS4. The Playstation 4 is a great purchase because of its amazing interface, exceptional performance, and innovative sound system, among other superb features. Here are some of the reasons you’ll want to look into buying a Sony Playstation over Microsoft or Nintendo product.
Sony’s PS4 is a computing powerhouse featuring dual quad core processors running at a top clock speed of 2.75 GHz. Primary memory (RAM) is set at 8 Gigabytes standard with a substantial hard drive size of 500 Gigabytes enabling a huge capacity to download and store media of all kinds. Independent chip sets to govern secondary features such as downloading, updating etc mean that the main processing unit is 100% devoted to playing media.
The PS4’s optical drive is also a Blue-Ray player, adding to the machine’s versatility as a media power house. Connectivity to other devices and the internet is achieved via Bluetooth, WiFi and Ethernet connections. Two USB 3.0 speed ports are available to directly upload data via USB hard drive and one special port exists solely for the Sony Playstation motion capturing Camera.
Interface / Features
An improved interface over the Playstation 3 allows users to play games, manage media as well as run third party media apps like Netflix, Hulu, Redbox and many others. New with the PS4 is the ability to instantly and easily live stream the game they are playing. This allows players to share their game experience with friends or the public at large. As an owner and user, you can browse through other’s live streams of games you enjoy playing creating a community experience that can’t be found else ware. Online services from Sony can also be accessed, like the Playstation store, Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited subscription services. Media can be streamed directly to the device including music, video and game demoes.
First and foremost, a console system is about the games you can play on it. As well as having access to all generally available games, the PS4 has the following exclusive titles that are only available to PS4 owners. Notable franchises that are only available on the PS4 are the Gran Turismo (racing), Killzone (first person shooter), Infamous (open world adventure), Ratchet and Clank (Platform), and Uncharted (Action-Adventure). These games are optimized for the PS4 and are incredible pieces of art and entertainment.
The Playstation 4 is a modern games console in every sense of the phrase. Powerful hardware coupled with robust systems, great games and incredible services give Sony an edge when it comes to gaming platforms.