Sony's unveiled its new videogame console, the PlayStation 4, on Wednesday, touting its game streaming platform and social features.
The new console pairs with a controller featuring a touch pad, a share button and a light bar.
"Today marks a moment of truth and a bold step forward for PlayStation as a company," Andrew House, president and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, said as he took the stage at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. "Today we will give you a glimpse into the future of play."
The event was streamed live online.
The DualShock controller also features a camera, X86 CPU and 8 gigabytes of unified system memory.
“The architecture we chose is like PC in many ways," Mark Cerny, the PS4's lead system architect, said.
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