Sony has announced the new PlayStation 4. The new PS4 is based on a "supercharged PC architecture," with an x86 processor, an 8-core combined CPU/GPU and 8 GB of unified GDDR5 memory, 802.11n WiFi, USB 3.0, Bluetooth 2.1, HDMI. The controller is called the DualShock 4, features the Vita-style touchpad and a light bar on the back to identify players. Each PS4 will contain a 3D camera to track the various controllers using the bar. The power allows for 30,000 polygons to be rendered in real time (by way of comparison, Heavy Rain on the PS3 utilized 15,000). "Overall, our goal has been to architect the system to support a breadth of experiences," said Cerny. The PS4 to launch later this year.
Source / By Ben on Sun Feb 24 2013