The PS4 or PlayStation 4 – Sony’s much-awaited next generation gaming platform – is coming in Singapore. The console is estimated to cost S$639 when it gets here in December 19.
As expected, popular games will also be available upon the release of the PS4. Among these games are FIFA 14, Call of Duty: Ghosts and Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag. Bundle sets will also be available, such as a set that includes Killzone Shadow Fall for S$699 and a set that includes Battlefield 4 for S$709. A PlayStation Camera set will also be sold for S$689. Pre-orders are already being accepted until the 12th of December. Gamers who made advance orders will be entitled to 2 months PlayStation Plus membership for free and a PSN Money Voucher worth $10.
PS4 promises to be better than its predecessor, the PS3. The new console uses an AMD Jaguar 8-core processor with high-end graphics courtesy of its AMD Radeon Next Engine GPU. All PS4 bundles comes with a DualShock 4 controller that features an LED player identifier, integrated touch pad, headset jack and share button. It will also feature 8 buttons and a D-Pad configuration. Sony will be having a pop-up store for the first time, for gamers who want to have a try at the console first before deciding to buy. It will be set up at the Wisma Atria until January 1.
The PS4 come various colors: magma red, jet black and wave blue. Although PS3 games cannot be played on PS4, they are planned to be made playable by next year through cloud streaming. Some PS3 games could be upgraded to the PS4 version with certain fees like the Assassin’s Creed IV, Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts. Late next year, the Xbox One, Microsoft’s next gen gaming console and the PS4’s chief competitor, is expected to reach in Singapore.