PlayStation 4 "Orbis" specifications and release date leaks

This may be the most interesting news today or even this week, Sony one of the most and oldest gaming console manufacturer leaked more information about the next generation of its gaming console the Playstation 4 according to a Kotaku.com report from a trusted source.

The first info is that the Playstation 4 will code named "Orbis" which is derived from the Latin word for "circle" or "to circle/orbit" or a "sphere", and can be translated to a circle of lands, the second information is about the Playstation 4 hardware, the source confirm that the next Playstation 4 will be powered with both an AMD CPU and GPU, featuring an AMD x86-64 CPU and an AMD GPU using the all new GCN (Graphics CoreNext) AMD architecture, no details about using or not an unified SoC, but we highly guess that they will use a Fusion APU.

The sources say that the next generation console will support resolution up to 4096x2160 Ultra full-HD, this for sure will be used for multi-display gaming feature already available on PC platform, according to the rumor, the used GPU is a Southern Islands based used on the latest Radeon HD 7000 series, the last one is the release date, according to kotaku, the release date of the Playstation 4 will be for the holiday season, next year 2013, stay tuned for more leaks or official details.

Previous PS4 graphics pictures estimation leaked:


Update: new pictures spotted at jeuxvideo, the pictures show an inspiration uses of the Playstation Orbis or PS4, something like Microsoft Kinect with video and audio streaming with Sony devices in addition to a picture that may be the logo of the next gen console.




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PlayStation 4 "Orbis" specifications and release date leaks PlayStation 4 "Orbis" specifications and release date leaks Reviewed by Maherr Live on Friday, March 30, 2012 Rating: 5