Sony Computer Entertainment declared the details of the much-awaited launch of PlayStation®4 (PS4™). The PS4 system will be available to the Indian consumers from January 6th 2014 onwards at a retail price of INR 39,990. The launch will be supported with a lineup of over 20 first-and third-party games, including exclusive titles like Knack™ and Killzone: Shadow Fall™. In totality, the PS4 system will have a library of over 30 games by the end of the year.
The PlayStation 4 is powered by an eight-core AMD Jaguar CPU, and features 500GB hard drive, 8GB of unified memory, built-in Blu Ray drive and the new DualShock 4 controller. The PlayStation 4 also features 802.11 b/g/n WiFi connectivity option, an Ethernet port, Bluetooth 2.1, and two USB 3.0 ports.
With a press of the "SHARE" button on the DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller, images and videos can be shared with other players in the activity feed on their PS4 system Dynamic Menu, or on social networking services such as Facebook®. In addition, players can broadcast their gameplay in real-time using live internet streaming services such as Ustream and Twitch. During live broadcasts, friends can even make comments on the streamed gameplay. The PlayStation App is now available for free on the iOS App Store and Google Play.