Sony Computer Entertainment has announced that the PlayStation 4 will come in “Jet Black” colour and will be available this holiday season in the United States and Europe. We’re not sure when it will be hitting the shores of South Africa but we’re pretty sure (hoping) it will be around the same time. In the meantime check out how awesome this machine looks.
The design of PS4 made its public debut at the PlayStation press conference on June 10, 2013, which kicked off the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. PS4 will also be displayed this week at the Sony Computer Entertainment America booth at E3, one of the world’s largest video game exhibitions.
The internal design architecture of the PS4 system, from the optical drive and power supply unit to the cooling mechanism, has been pursed to keep the body as slim and light as possible to dramatically enhance the flexibility of the design.
Get a better look at the Playstation 4 as it was unveiled at E3:
The PS4 features a simple but modern design accentuated by its linear flat form factors. The surface of the PS4 body is subdivided into four sections, as if four blocks are stacked together making one figure, with disc slot, buttons, power indicator and vent placed within the slim interspace created between the sections. The power indicator designed atop the body will glow in a PlayStation blue colour when the power button is turned on. The foreside and backside of the body is slightly angled; it not only gives users easy access to the power button and disc slot when placed either horizontally or vertically but also helps conceal the connected cables. The black-themed colour along with the matte and gloss finish adds a sophisticated look to the PS4 system as the next generation entertainment system and will fit perfectly wherever it is placed.
PS4 peripherals include the stand-alone Wireless Controller for PlayStation 4 (DUALSHOCK 4) and PlayStation Camera. Both accessories will come in “Jet Black” color.
The upcoming software lineup for PS4 from software developers and publishers will include Destiny, Diablo, KINGDOM HEARTS III, FINAL FANTASY XV, Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Watch_Dogs, NBA 2K14. The Elder Scrolls and Mad Max. Interactive Entertainment, totaling more than 110 titles. PS4 has earned great support from a wide variety of game publishers, including many indie developers. Since February 2013, the number of developers joining has increased from 126 to 505.
Furthermore, from Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, more than 30 titles, including 12 brand new IP, are under development, including Killzone: Shadow Fall, Knack, inFAMOUS: Second Son, #DRIVECLUB and The Order: 1886. Out of over the 30 titles under development, 20 titles will be available within a year from the PS4 launch.
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