Meet the Neo, officially called PlayStation 4 Pro. It’s a more powerful PS4 that will support 4K and HDR.
PS4 Pro will be sold for $US399 in the United States, and will be available from November 10:
“Our goal is to deliver high-fidelity graphical experiences,” lead architect Mark Cerny said on stage during a hardware event today. It’s got a faster CPU, a 1TB hard-drive, and an upgraded GPU. It will also play all of the old PS4 games.
Cerny showed off a few games running on Pro — Watch Dogs 2, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, For Honour — and they certainly looked crisp.
This hardware refresh has been expected since March of this year, when Kotaku broke the news that Sony was working on a more powerful iteration of its PlayStation 4 hardware. Microsoft announced their own new console, Project Scorpio, at E3 in June.