The Gaming Industry
This industry owes its existence to the advent of personal computers. From simple Tetris and snake games this industry has reached to the entire worlds of “grand theft auto” and what not. This industry has not only provided people with entertainment but has also produced millions of jobs. The arena of video games has also given birth to a whole new segment of sports popular worldwide known as e-sports.
Talking about gaming, one of the most popular gaming stations is PS4 or PlayStation 4 in the huge universe of gaming.
The History: PS4 Console
PS4 is a home gaming console fourth in line in the series of Playstations developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. PS4 is the successor to Play Station 3. It was announced in February 2013 and released later at the end of the year all around the globe. It is an eight generation console and its competitors are Nintendo’s Wii U and Microsoft’s Xbox one among others.
The Technical Specification
Its technical specifications include Accelerated Processing Unit, which is one the most powerful APU built till date. It includes a CPU, GPU, memory controller amongst other components. The RAM totals to 8 GB and the console comes with 500 gigabyte of hard drive storage. Additional storage can be increased up to 8TB. PS4 supports WiFi and Ethernet connectivity along with Bluetooth and two USB 3.0 ports. The PS4 comes with a ‘rest mode’ feature which puts the console in a low power state.PS4’s primary controller is the DualShock 4 and the design is similar to previous controllers of the series. Certain changes have been made to give users a better experience with the controller, for example; the motion tracking system has been made more sensitive than the previous one. The approximate weight of the console is about 2.1 kgs. One of the PS4’s biggest achievements is to introduce people to Virtual Reality, perhaps the cheapest way to get it.