Sony is all set to launch the PlayStation 4 Pro, the highly anticipated, upgraded version of the company's successful current-generation video game console, on Nov. 10.
Are you prepared to receive or purchase the PS4 Pro upon its release? Or are you still not sure if the console is worth owning? Here are all the specs, features and details worth knowing about the PS4 Pro, to further drum up the excitement about the console or to help in the decision of acquiring one.
PS4 Pro Specs Upgrade
The PS4 Pro offers an increase in power compared with the PS4, with support for 4K resolution and HDR on TVs that offer the feature. The PS4 Pro also contains a more advanced graphics processor unit, or GPU, so that video games and virtual reality games will look and perform better.
The CPU of the PS4 Pro also received a boost, going from 1.6 GHz to 2.1 GHz for a 1.3x jump, while memory also improved from 176 Gbps to 218 Gbps for 24 percent more bandwidth and 512 MB of more memory that can be used.
PS4 Pro HD To SSD
Sony announced that users will be allowed to replace the internal HDD of the PS4 Pro with an SSD, similar to the options offered for the PS4 and the PS3.
PS4 Pro Launch Games
Upon the launch of the PS4 Pro, there will be more than 30 titles available that have been optimized to take advantage of the more powerful capabilities of the new console. The list of PS4 Pro-optimized titles can be found in a previous report, and notably, the only new games are Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered. Upcoming games to be released within the year that will be optimized for the PS4 Pro include Watch Dogs 2, Final Fantasy XV and The Last Guardian.
PS4 Pro Compatibility With PS4 Games
While the PS4 Pro comes will all these upgraded specs and features, it will not lead to PS4 Pro-exclusive games. All titles released for the PS4 can be played on the PS4 Pro and vice versa, so customers with the original PS4 who have decided to get a PS4 Pro can still play their owned PS4 games on the new console.
PS4 Pro Price
The price of the PS4 Pro is $399 for the standard 1 TB version, which is significantly cheaper than what most were expecting for the upgraded console.