If you are a hardcore gaming fanatic, then you can bear witness that Sony did a fantastic job with the PlayStation 4. Compared to its predecessors, the PS4 features high-quality graphics and excellent gameplay. Released in 2013, Sony made a significant impact in the gaming industry outwitting their competitors Microsoft Xbox One. With speculations that the PS5 will be released in 2021, gamers are still holding tight to the PS4 consoles. Below are reasons why.
The Unique Design
The PS4 console has a sleek and unique design. Its parallelogram shaped. Sony built the upper end to slant upwards to give easy access to the power and eject buttons. Although getting used to these buttons was a bit challenging because it featured a design different to its predecessors. The console is uniquely designed to make your cabinet look neater.
The Dualshock 4
The PS4 controller was a fantastic upgrade with excellent features such as an inbuilt speaker and a touchpad interface. It also features a share button where you can take screenshots and share on social media. There’s a headphone jack that enables you to hear game sounds and even the voices of other players while chatting.
It features a single-chip custom processor, that is the x86-64 AMD Jaguar. It also has AMD Radeon-based graphics and storage of eight GB. The console is designed to stay in standby mode, instead of turning off. You can also charge the Controller while still on standby mode. You can read a lot more about this on ThePSNblog.
Finally, the PS4 allows you to keep up with your latest series on Netflix and other streaming channels. It’s a lot much different from the Xbox One where it’s mandatory for you to have Xbox Live Gold. You can access streaming services in PS4 without purchasing a PlayStation Plus subscription. On its release, the PS4 was considered the new generation gaming console. Despite the release of the PS4 Pro, the PS4 is still a favorite among most game users worldwide as they await the release of PS5.