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  • Rob

ON THIS DAY, 2013...

On the 29th of November 2013, the PlayStation 4 (PS4) was launched in Europe. The PS4 is a gaming console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was first released on November 15, 2013 in Japan.

Here are some key features and information about the PS4:

* Hardware:

The PS4 is powered by an AMD Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) that combines a central processing unit (CPU) and graphics processing unit (GPU).

It has 8 GB of GDDR5 RAM.

The console comes with a DualShock 4 controller, featuring a touchpad, light bar, and built-in speaker.

* Games:

The PS4 has a vast library of games, ranging from popular AAA titles to indie games.

Some notable exclusive titles include "The Last of Us Part II," "God of War," and "Spider-Man."

* Online Services:

PlayStation Network (PSN) is the online service for the PS4, providing online multiplayer gaming, free monthly games through PlayStation Plus, and access to digital content.

* Entertainment Features:

The PS4 serves as a multimedia device, allowing users to stream content from services like Netflix, Hulu, and more. It also supports Blu-ray and DVD playback.

* Share and Streaming:

The PS4 has a built-in share button on the controller, allowing players to capture and share screenshots and video clips. Users can also live stream their gameplay directly to platforms like Twitch.

* Virtual Reality (VR):

PlayStation VR is a virtual reality headset compatible with the PS4, providing an immersive gaming experience.

* Upgrades:

The PS4 has several iterations, including the original model, the slim model (which is smaller and more power-efficient), and the PS4 Pro (with enhanced graphics and 4K capabilities).


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