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What is PS4 Pro? Supported games, price and what’s in the box

Announced on-stage at an event in New York in September, Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro is the platform holder’s hardware for serious gamers. Previously known under the codename of ‘Neo’, the new console has double the graphical power of a ‘regular’ PlayStation 4. That amounts to an impressive 4.2 teraflops. Next …

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Sony has shipped 47.4m PS4s

More than 47.4m PlayStation consoles have now been shipped to retailers worldwide, Sony has revealed. That’s according to the firm’s financials for the quarter ending September 30th, which reveal that 3.9m PS4 machines were shipped during the month. Adding that to the previously-announced 43.5m shipment figure. To emphasise – this …

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ESL is powering PlayStation’s new tournaments feature

ESL will integrate its competitive gaming systems into PlayStation’s tournaments section on the PS4. ESL will allow players to sign up and compete in many tournaments across multiple games on the PS4 with just a few button presses. Players can also check into tournaments and check their progress through the …

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PS4 sales up 380% on back of £149 bundles

Sony’s PlayStation 4 has returned to the top of the weekly UK hardware race following a number of cut-price bundles. Sales of the console climbed 380 per cent week-on-week, thanks to a 359 per cent boost to original PS4 sales, according to GfK hardware figures for the week ending October …

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GAME apologises to customers following unfulfilled PS4 orders

High Street retailer GAME has issued an apology after it was unable to execute some orders for a cheap PS4 bundle. As reported by Eurogamer, the deal in question – an original PlayStation 4, FIFA 17 and a three-month Now TV pass – set consumers back 150 on its website. …

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Slim release sees Xbox One hardware sales rocket 1,000%

Xbox has stormed the UK console market following the launch of new Xbox One S models. The release of the firm’s new slim 500GB and 1TB SKUssaw Xbox One sales rise 989 per cent week-on-week. The Xbox One had a 71 per cent share of the hardware market for the …

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Sony’s Jim Ryan explains the strategy behind its slim PS4 and PS4 Pro

Last week, Sony finally revealed its new PS4 consoles – a slimmer version and a 4K super-powered edition. We ask global head of marketing and sales Jim Ryan about the strategy behind the new machines What’s the target audience for the PS4 Slim? This is a path pretty well trodden …

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