Sony PlayStation 4 Overview Updated September 6, 2019

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PlayStation 4 (PS4) replaced PlayStation 3 (PS3) in 2013 as Sony’s flagship video game console. It’s a direct competitor to Microsoft’s Xbox One and Nintendo’s Wii U. Every PS4 comes with a Dualshock 4 wireless controller, which features a six-axis sensor, touch pad, and SHARE button.

The console’s connectivity options and tech specs include HDMI out, digital out (optical audio) Ethernet, two USB 3.0 ports, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, Blu-ray/DVD optical drive, 8GB of GDDR5 RAM, an eight core X86 CPU, and 500GB/1TB storage capacities. Exclusive PS4 game titles include Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, The Last Guardian, and Ratchet & Clank.

Sony PlayStation 4 Stories September 6

expiredScore a rare 15% off PlayStation Store purchases: $50 eGift Card for $42.50

ANTOnline via Rakuten is offering the $50 PlayStation Store eGift Card for $42.50 with free email delivery when coupon code ANT15P has been applied during checkout. Note: You will need to be logged in to a free Rakuten account to use this code. That’s 15% off the typical rate found at retailers like Amazon and is in-line with what we tend to see when these go on sale. Whether you’re excited about an upcoming release or simply want to prep for future purchases, this digital card is a no-brainer. It works on anything that can be found in the PlayStation Store, including PlayStation Plus renewals. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

Sony PlayStation 4 Stories August 30

Tracking feet in VR has proven to be complex. Top this off with just how ridiculous and uncomfortable it can be to strap on a ton of wearable gear and it’s pretty clear there’s a large number of hurdles that need to be overcome in order for it to become mainstream. With the upcoming launch of 3dRudder on PlayStation VR, Sony’s popular console is receiving another simple way to enjoy even more immersive experiences. expand full story

Sony PlayStation 4 Stories July 30

After Sony announced that it had shipped 3.2 million PlayStation 4 consoles between April and the end of June, it took just a short while for analyst Daniel Ahmed to identify that it had surpassed the 100 million shipment milestone. When comparing PS4 sales with other consoles that have reached the 100 million mark, PlayStation 4 has managed to reach this goal faster than any other console to date. expand full story

Sony PlayStation 4 Stories May 27

expiredThrustmaster’s PS4 Racing Wheel will take driving games to the next level: $80 (Amazon low)

Amazon is offering the Thrustmaster T80 Ferrari 488 PS4 Racing Wheel for $79.99 shipped. That’s $20 off the typical rate there and beats the lowest offer we’ve tracked at Amazon by $7. This officially-licensed PlayStation racing wheel is a great way to shake up your gaming experience. Not only will you be able to give the DualShock a rest, you’ll also net a more realistic way to play racing games. Slick styling, two pedals, and on-wheel gear shift paddles make this low-cost racing wheel a no-brainer. Rated 4+ stars from over 60% of reviewers.

Sony PlayStation 4 Stories May 4

expiredPDP’s PlayStation 4 Remote lets your console behave like a set top box: $14.50 (Reg. up to $25)

Amazon is offering the PDP PlayStation 4 Remote Control for $14.53 Prime shipped. If you are not a Prime member, orders that exceed $25 will qualify for free shipping. That’s over $10 off the going rate found at retailers like Best Buy and is the lowest price we’ve tracked. With pressure to buy all sorts of set top boxes and streaming sticks, this remote lets you pass them up and use the PlayStation 4 already at home. It will make your streaming experience feel more natural, allowing you to leave your DualShock fully charged for the next gaming session. Rated 4+ stars from over 65% of reviewers.

Sony PlayStation 4 Stories April 23

expiredBoost PS4 storage while retaining its good looks w/ WD’s 4TB Gaming Drive: $92 (Reg. $120)

Amazon is offering the WD 4TB Gaming Drive for $91.99 shipped. That’s $27 off the going rate found at retailers like Best Buy and is within $2 of the lowest price we have tracked. If you have a PS4, it’s shocking how quickly the internal HDD fills up. This forces you to pick and choose between which games you keep around, which is an ordeal that nobody enjoys. Grab this drive you’ll be able to store roughly 100 games before you run into any storage concerns. You’ll also love the matching PlayStation colors. Rated 4.8/5 stars.

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