New PS4 Pro Video Heralds Launch of the "World's Most Powerful Console"

PS4 Pro is just days away.


[UPDATE] A second video, focusing on the PS4 Pro's "tech features," has also been released.

The original story is below.

Sony today published a new video for the company's soon-to-launch PlayStation 4 Pro console. The video describes the system as a "super-charged" PS4, going on to call it the "world's most powerful console." For its part, Microsoft has used similar language to describe its Project Scorpio system.

The new PS4 Pro video shows off a number of the games that will support the console, including Horizon: Zero Dawn, Watch Dogs 2, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Days Gone, Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, and others.

The video supports up to a 4K resolution at 60 frames-per-second, though you will need a supported display to see the video in the highest quality.

The PS4 Pro goes on sale on November 10 for $400 and features a 1 TB hard drive. It is physically larger than the PS4 launch model and the Slim revision.

The console has 8 GB of GDDR5 memory and another 1 GB of DRAM for the CPU. As GameSpot's Jimmy Thang explained in his PS4 Pro review, this allows the x86-based processor to run the operating system and streaming video applications at 4K. This extra DRAM also frees up some of the faster GDDR5 memory for the GPU.

For more on the PS4 Pro, check out GameSpot's review and this post that covers everything you need to know about it. You can also read this roundup to see all the PS4 games that have been or will be patched to support the console and some that won't be. The list was updated today, November 8, to include Until Dawn--it's not getting a PS4 Pro patch.

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