On February 20, 2013 Sony announced the PlayStation 4 at their PlayStation Meeting 2013 and the services it is going to include.
Summary of PlayStation 4 Specifications
- Supercharged PC Architecture
- x86 CPU
- Enhanced PC GPU
- 8GB Unified GDDR5 Memory
- Local Hard Drive
- Secondary Background Chip – Used for downloading things in the background
DualShock 4 Controller
- Looks similar to DualShock 3
- Share Button
- Stereo Camera Peripheral used to track the controllers Lightbar
Social Networking Aspect of PlayStation 4
- Record video as you play and upload it to share with your friends on PS4.
- Watch your friends play games live online.
- Take control of their game if they get to a spot they can get past.
- Network uses you real name when you are interacting with your real-life friends.
- Use your PC, smartphone, tablet, PS Vita, etc. to connect with PS4.
Gaikai is working with Sony Computer Entertainment to develop enhance the PlayStation Network experience for PS4. They are helping to develop the following:
- Creating the fastest gaming networking ever made.
- Instantly sample the games available in the PlayStation 4
- Integrates PlayStation Network with Facebook and Ustream
- First gaming social network with meaning.
- Spectators (friends) can watch your live game footage while you are playing.
- Friends can help you play the game.
- Remote play via PS Vita (Looks like what the Wii U GamePad can do now.)
- The new features and services will be rolled out in stages.
Killzone: Shadow Fall by Guerilla Games
They uploaded the live demo they recorded on the PlayStation 4 to the Killzone – The Office Page on Facebook.
Drive Club by Evolution Games
inFamous: Second Son by Sucker Punch
The Witness by Number None
PlayStation 4 Tech Demo by Quantic Dream
The face shown below was being rendered in real-time on the PS4. The level of detail goes way beyond anything we have seen on PlayStation 3.
The member of the band were being controlled by moving the PlayStation Move controller around in real-time.
Panta Rhei Engine by Capcom
Deep Down (Working title) by Capcom
Luminous Studio Engine by Square Enix
Final Fantasy is coming to PlayStation 4
Watch Dogs by Ubisoft
Diablo III for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4
Destiny for PS3 and PS4 by Bungie
PlayStation 4 Developers and Publishers
PlayStation 4 is coming Holiday 2013
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