Sony launched their new PlayStation 4 in the UK on Friday and already it has become the fastest selling console ever in the UK, even beating Microsoft’s new Xbox One next generation games console.
The Xbox One games console launched on November 22nd 2013 around the world and is priced at $499.99 in the US, £429.99 in the UK and 499.99 Euros throughout Europe and $599.99 AU in Australia.
Sony launched their PS4 console to compete with the Xbox One in the US and Canada early last month and managed to pass 1 million sales in just 24 hours. With Microsoft following up with the same sales but on a worldwide basis.
To re-cap the Sony PlayStation 4 console will be equipped with 8-cores of AMD Jaguar processing power supported by 8GB of GDDR5 RAM together with a next generation AMD Radeon graphics card to process your games graphics.
Other features of the next generation PlayStation 4 console include a 500GB storage drive, together with 2 x USB 3.0 ports, and 1 x AUX port, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, and HDMI port. The PlayStation 4 specs for the camera include a maximum resolution of 1280 x 800 together with (x2) pixel capture at 60fps. In the box the PlayStation 4 system will include 1 x Wireless controller (DualShock 4), 1 x Mono headset, 1 x AC power cord, 1 x HDMI cable and 1 x USB cable.