Sony Reveals 1TB PlayStation 4 Ultimate Gamer Edition [Video]

A PlayStation 4 console with 1TB of internal storage space has actually been formally revealed by Sony, and is being dubbed the ‘‘ 1TB PS4 Ultimate Gamer Edition.’ The updated console only doubles up on the existing storage of the PS4 while everything else remains untouched.

The PS4 generally ships with a 500GB internal HDD, and while that might seem to be adequate for some users, it did not for many individuals, as digital copies of video games started to hog up as much as 30 –– 40GB of storage area on the console. Though the most fundamental part, as highlighted by Sony, is that not just does this mean users can now store more video games on the machine, but can likewise extend their have fun with more add-on material, while conserving and sharing their video gaming highlights.


The news of the 1TB PS4 is available in a couple of days after Microsoft had announced and released the Xbox One with a 1TB HDD, providing gamers a lot of room to play around with. Surprisingly, Microsoft’s console is likewise delivering with a new controller (not the Elite controller though), while the popular Halo spinoff title Halo: The Master Chief Collection also offered in a select few regions. Sony on the other hand, has no such designs for promoting the 1TB console with and will certainly be sticking to the usual goodies delivered in the PS4 retail box.

For those uninformed, the PS4’s difficult disk can actually be updated or replaced without voiding the guarantee, meanings existing users can easily toss in a 1TB HDD for a small price, as well as a 2TB one if their budget enables it. At the same time, Sony had likewise revealed a while back that unlike the Xbox One which will certainly be offering in reverse compatibility for Xbox 360 games, the PS4 has no strategies for offering users such support for PS3 games in the near future.

Sony has not ushered a word about the rate of the new 1TB PS4 console, however instead specifies that “For pricing details, check with your local retailer.” Set to be formally launched on the 15th of July, the console is anticipated to be readily available in a choose few European and BUDDY areas at launch, and will consequently flow over to other regions later on.

Offered the entire user-replaceable HDD alternative on the cards, it will certainly be intriguing to see just just how much of a premium Sony charges for the new 1TB PS4 Ultimate Gamer Edition.

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