PS4: Release date and pre-order info


Sony will release its fourth installment of the PlayStation series on November 4th. The PS4 is will be released a week ahead of the Xbox One console and will be sold for a $100 less. The PS4 doesn’t include the PlayStation Camera though, the Xbox One has that included.

One of the big perks of PlayStation is that online play is free, you have to subscribe to Xbox Live to play online on that console.

Release Date: November 15th
Price: $399

As of now, Pre-Orders online for the PS4 are sold out at: Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Wal-Mart, and Toys ‘R Us. From a cursory scan of Target’s website it looks like they aren’t offering a pre-order.

Check with your local store, it might be available.


  • CPU: low power x86-64 AMD “Jaguar”, 8 cores
  • GPU: 1.84 TFLOPS, AMD Radeon™ Graphics Core Next engine
  • Memory: GDDR5 8GB
  • Hard Disk Drive: Built –in
  • Optical Drive (Read only): BD 6xCAV, DVD 8xCAV
  • I/O: Super-Speed USB (USB 3.0), AUX
  • Communication: Ethernet, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth® 2.1 (EDR)
  • AV output: HDMI, Analog-AV out, Digital Output (optical)

DualShoc 4 specifications:

  • External Dimensions: Approx. 162mm x 52mm x 98mm
  • Weight: Approx. 210g (tentative)
  • Buttons: PS button, SHARE button, OPTIONS button, Directional buttons (Up/Down/Left/Right), Action buttons (Triangle, Circle, Cross, Square), R1/L1/R2/L2/R3/L3, Right stick, Left stick, Touch Pad Button, Touch Pad 2 Point Touch Pad, Click Mechanism, Capacitive Type
  • Other Features: Light Bar, Vibration, Built-in Mono Speaker
  • Ports: USB (Micro B), Extention Port, Stereo Headset Jack
  • Wireless communication: Bluetooth® Ver2.1+EDR

Keep checking back, more consoles might become available as we get closer to the release date.

The following games will be available when the console is released:

  • Deep Down (Capcom)
  • Destiny (Bungie)
  • Diablo III (Blizzard)
  • Driveclub (Evolution Studios)
  • Final Fantasy (Square Enix)
  • Infamous: Second Son (Sucker Punch)
  • Killzone: Shadow Fall (Guerilla Games)
  • Knack (Sony)
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (CD Projekt RED)
  • Watch Dogs (Ubisoft).

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