Why Play On PS4 Pro?
PS4 Pro is a real deal if you are looking for extra-ordinary VR gaming entertainment and spectacular graphics. Being a variation of the Sony Playstation 8th generation, it was globally launched on November 10, 2016. Here are the reasons why veteran VR gamers will consider PS4 Pro over PS4 and other brands of game consoles.
- Enhanced VR hardware
PS4 Pro has an upgraded CPU called AMD Accelerated Processing Unit which comes with a higher CPU clock rate to support 4K gameplay and output enhanced HD resolution on supported titles.
- Support 4K Streaming and 4K auto-scaling
PS4 Pro supports Remote Play, Share Play, and streaming at up to 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second. 2160p screenshots and 1080p video at 30 frames per second can also be captured via the share button. Although capable of streaming 4K video, the PS4 Pro does not support Ultra HD Blu-ray
- Compatibility with PS4 Games
PS4 Pro promotes one unified gaming community to allow compatibility with every PS4 game. You can play online with other PS4 players with PlayStation Plus without any worry. At your end, you will enjoy enhanced game play and you are able to yield better gaming results than your game opponents.
- DualShock 4 Wireless Controller
An enhanced precision controller to offer veteran VR gamers absolute control for all games on PlayStation 4. It has a built-in speaker and stereo headset jack, putting several new audio options in the player’s hands.
Exclusions and Requirements of PS4 Pro
- Vertical stand sold separately.
- PS Plus membership sold separately.
- Compatible 4K display required
- Subscription to 4K compatible content streaming service required
Comparison of PS4 vs PS4 Pro
|Category||PlayStation 4 (Nov 15, 2013)
|PlayStation 4 (SeP 15, 2016)
|PlayStation 4 Pro ( Nov 10, 2016)
|Dimensions||10.83in x 12.01in x 2.08in||10.43in x 11.34in x 1.54in||11.61in x 12.87in x 2.17in|
|CPU||AMD Jaguar 8-core (x86-64)||AMD Jaguar 8-core (x86-64)||AMD Jaguar 8-core (x86-64)|
|GPU||AMD Radeon (1.84 TFLOP)||AMD Radeon (1.84 TFLOP)||AMD Radeon (4.2 TFLOP)|
|Storage||500GB / 1TB||500GB / 1TB||1TB|
|AV out||AV/HDMI 1.4||HDMI 1.4||HDMI 2.0|
|Power consumption||250w max||165w max||310w max|
|USB||USB 3.0 (x2)||USB 3.0 (x2 )||USB 3.0 (x3)|
|PSVR support||Yes||Yes||Yes (Enhanced)|
Updated on 26 Dec 2017
List of PS4 Pro Enhanced Games (non exhaustive)
These are the game titles updated to support the enhanced graphics in the PS4 Pro. They are noticeably better looking than on the standard PS4. With a 4K streaming at 1080p, you will be able to see enhanced visual effects and graphic details.
- Star Wars Battlefront II
- Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds
- Gran Turismo Sport
- Skyrim: The Elder Scrolls V
- EA Sports FIFA 18
- Call of Duty: WWII
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
- God of War
- Destiny 2
- Middle-earth: Shadow of War
- Mafia III
- Rise of the Tomb Raider
- Shadow of the Colossus – To be launched on Feb 6, 2018
Final Verdict of VR Games Play
If budget is not a big deal and you want to go all in on Playstation VR, the PS4 Pro game console will be highly recommended. You will need to own a 4K HDR TV and subscribe to the 4K streaming service via PS Plus membership. So don’t waste anymore time thinking about it and grab it soon. Or otherwise, standard PS4 is still available for a discounted price and you may get its used or refurnished version at a cheaper price. With nearly 53 millions of Sony Playstation game consoles were shipped as of end 2016 and more praises were received from the PS critics, this should be a safe choice to bet on to feel 100+ PS4 VR games all. Come and live life as a game!