FAQ About PlayStation 4 Consoles

Mind-shattering graphics. Top-tier performance. More than just gaming. PlayStation 4 offers all this and a whole lot more. The PS4 console not only gives developers the capacity to create groundbreaking games, but offers gamers a powerful platform to get lost in rich, immersive worlds, join forces with friends around the world, and explore a wealth of other entertainment. Want to know more about what PlayStation 4 has to offer? Read on.

What comes in the PlayStation 4 box and what bundles can I get?

Unpack a PlayStation 4 box and here's what you'll find: a PS4 console with a built-in 500GB hard drive, a DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller, a micro-USB cable for charging the controller, a mono-headset for voice chatting with allies and enemies, a 1.5m power cable, and a 2m HDMI cable. Most PS4 consoles in Canada now come bundled with popular games, so you can start playing right out of the box. From the riveting Uncharted collection to the nail-biting The Last of Us Remastered, you have the pick from an ever-changing variety of PlayStation 4 console bundles. Some limited edition PS4 bundles come with custom-designed consoles and controllers, so you can show off your fandom for your favourite game franchise.

What are the features of the PS4 console?

PlayStation 4 offers 10x the processing power of its predecessor thanks to an 8-core X86 CPU, 8GB GDDR5 RAM, and powerful graphics engine. The result? Cinematic-quality gaming with rich, realistic details that will blow your mind. Play at screen resolutions up to Full HD 1080p and frame rates up to 60fps for crystal clarity and responsive performance. Share your brag-worthy wins with the community at the press of a button. PlayStation 4 is also the perfect partner to PlayStation Vita, allowing you to play PS4 games on the handheld console over your WiFi network.

What are other benefits of owning a PS4 console?

PlayStation 4 is much more than just a gaming console. When you're not evading zombies or clashing head to head in epic multiplayer battles, you can take a break from the gaming mayhem. Stream blockbuster hits on Netflix, pop in your favourite Blu-ray movie, or watch funny cat clip compilations on YouTube. Or dive into PlayStation Network (PSN), where you can buy games, or rent or buy movies and TV shows with your PlayStation Gift Card.

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