PlayStation 4 (PS4) features an AMD Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) built on the x86-64 architecture, which can theoretically max out at 1.84 teraflops. The PlayStation 4 places a greater emphasis on social interaction and integration with other devices and services, including the ability to play games outside the console on PlayStation Vita and other compatible devices, the ability to stream games online or with friends, with them controlling the game remotely (“Share Play”). The console also supports high dynamic range HDR10 video and 4K resolution multimedia playback.
The Playstation 4’s DualShock 4 controller wasn’t built for the PC, but that hasn’t stopped it from becoming one of our favorite PC gaming controllers. It feels great in your hands and retains the classic shape of the DualShock with joysticks and triggers better suited to modern shooters and action games.
Your guide Wirecutter Staff Collapse all The PlayStation 5 launched on November 12, though most retailers are already sold out of both the $500 PS5 and the $400 PS5 Digital Edition.
Also known as PS4 (abbreviation) Manufacturer Sony Electronics, Foxconn  Release date Lifespan 2013-present Introductory price US$399.99, €399.99, £349.99 Units sold 106 million (as of December 31, 2019) Units shipped 115 million (as of December 31, 2020) Media Operating system PlayStation 4 system software CPU Semi-custom 8-core AMD x86-64 Jaguar
Black Friday might be over, but did you really think you’d be safe from Sony’s bargain-fuelled wrath? PlayStation Store has been updated today with a new sale named End of Year Deals, and there are hundreds more discounted PS4 games to browse. It’s slim pickings for PS5 games in this sale, unfortunately.
PlayStation 5 exclusives may not come to PC anytime soon to keep interest high in the new console, but Sony has a hell of a PS4 back catalog to explore for future PC ports. Here are the PS4 games we really want to see on PC—plus a few that, honestly, we’d take with more of a contented shrug.
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The big day might have finished, but there are still many Cyber Monday deals – and that includes the PS4. Usurped from the top spot by the PS5, there will be some big PS4 savings to be had, but be ready as stock has been low for a while now and any hesitating could cause you to miss out.