The Playstation 4 has been highly anticipated ever since the original Playstation hit the shelves. This new console is slimmer, sleeker, and more powerful than it’s predecessor with some impressive features like a 500GB hard drive and a Blu-ray player. It will be available for purchase on November 15th and we’re already counting down the days!
A little history
The Original PlayStation was released in 1994 and became an instant success worldwide. The console sold over 100 million units during its time of production, making it one of Sony’s best selling consoles to date. With such high demand for their product, many people were eagerly awaiting the release of their next generation console – which they dubbed as “Play Station 4”.
Ever since rumors began surfacing about this new console, gamers everywhere have been anxiously awaiting the release date. And while we’ve all become accustomed to long release dates…this one was well worth the wait! The Playstation 4 (PS4) is finally here!
How much does it cost
The Playstation 4 will be available for purchase on November 15th for a suggested retail price of $399.99.
The best games to play on the new console
The Playstation 4 is sure to be a hit not just with gamers but with people of all ages. The best games to play on the new console are:
- Rise of the Tomb Raider (available on November 10th)
- Uncharted 4 (2016)
- Madden NFL 16 (2015)
- NBA 2K16 (released September 29th)
- Dragon Age Inquisition (available November 18th)
- Star Wars Battlefront (release date tbd)
Upcoming fighting games PS4
There are a number of great fighting games coming out for the Playstation 4 in the next few months. Some of our favorites include:
Street Fighter V (February 16th)
Capcom’s latest installment in the Street Fighter series is looking to be one of the best yet. This game will have 16 characters at launch, with more to be added in later updates.
King of Fighters XIV (August 23rd)
This upcoming fighter from SNK pits teams of 3 against each other in a fight to the death. There will be 48 characters at launch, with more planned to be added in future updates.
Mortal Kombat XL (March 1st)
While the game will be released at launch, there is still time to pre-order your copy of Mortal Kombat XL. You’ll receive Goro as a bonus character only available through pre-ordering! If you’re looking for some great fighting games, be sure to check these two out when they hit store shelves in February and March respectively.
Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE (June 24th)
This game is the latest installment in the Shin Megami Tensei series, which has been around since 1992. The game combines elements of Shin Megami Tensei with Fire Emblem to bring us this epic masterpiece!
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (January 12th)
This game is a compilation of three titles:
- Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance HD
- Kingdom Hearts 0.2 Birth by Sleep -A Fragmentary Passage-
- Kingdom Hearts X Back Cover (a movie)
If you’re a fan of the Kingdom Hearts series, this is one game you won’t want to miss!
The Playstation 4 is finally here! With a sleeker design, more powerful hardware, and the Sony PlayStation VR (a virtual reality headset), it’s no surprise that gamers everywhere are eagerly waiting for this console to hit store shelves.
You can pre-order your copy today if you’re looking forward to playing some great games like Rise of the Tomb Raider or Mortal Kombat XL in February or March respectively. If all these features aren’t enough to convince you that this new console deserves an upgrade from your old one…we don’t know what will!