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Here’s 20 Things You May Not Have Known About the PS4

July 12, 2013 Written by Jason Dunning

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In order to give you a quick rundown of all the cool features the PlayStation 4 possesses, PlayStation Access made a video of the 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the PS4.

Though you may know most of those 20 things, the video itself is a good recap of everything the PS4 can do, with all 20 talking points placed below the video for easy reading:

*Check out our PlayStation 4 guide for even more info

  1. PlayStation Dynamic Menu is replacing the XMB.
  2. 500GB HDD, can be replaced and upgraded.
  3. Log onto any PS4, access your games and purchases from any machine as long as you are signed in.
  4. You can ‘nominate’ one PlayStation 4 as your home machine, with your content always available on that one system, even to other users (including PlayStation Plus).
  5. Comes with an HDMI cable.
  6. Not region locked.
  7. PlayStation Camera can shoot in 3D and in high quality.
  8. PlayStation Camera has four microphones for accurate sound detection and source origination.
  9. Video Unlimited will stream movies for the first time on PlayStation.
  10. You’ll be able to switch instantly between playing a game and apps in most situations.
  11. The Touch Pad on the DualShock 4 is a button.
  12. PlayStation App is an iOS and Android app set to launch around the PS4, allowing you to use phones and tablets as a second screen, shop the PlayStation Store, and watch your friends play games online.
  13. The PS4 has Cross Game Chat.
  14. PS4 has always-on video compression and decompression systems, constantly processing your last few minutes of gameplay for easy sharing, even uploading it in the background.
  15. PS4 has suspend mode, which means you can jump back into a game easily.
  16. PS4 does updates and downloads in the background, or suspend mode.
  17. PS4 will use Gaikai to stream “the best” PS3 games, with more legacy titles planned to be added later.
  18. Existing PS+ memberships carry over to PlayStation 4, with a new game being added each month.
  19. Sony Pictures Entertainment is working on new, original programming for the PlayStation 4.
  20. There’s more than 140 games in development for PS4.

How many of the 20 things did you know prior to watching the video? Let us know in the comments below.