Sony Press Conference (PS4)
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February 21, 2013, 02:42 PM
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The 4k argument is ridiculous. Even in 5 years 4k TV's will still be quite expensive and there will be like zero content for 4k. Cable/Sattelite providers barely have the bandwidth for 1080p as it is right now, they aren't going to be broadcasting 4k anytime soon. That and the fact that even top of the line GPUs today would have problems playing games at 4k. 4k adoption is still a long ways off, look how long it took for 1080p to be widely adopted.
As for social features, I could careless about the Facebook or Twitter part of it or whatever, but I love the idea of uploading game videos or screenshots and having a hub to browse through your friends content - I like that shit. Similar to what Steam is doing. I'm not sure how the video recording works though, did they say you press the social button and it start recording or? Need to see more of it. I see uploading these videos being a problem for a lot of people with garbage internet connections, it would be nice if ISPs would get with the program and give us some better service where sharing these videos would almost be instant. It kinda breaks the experience when you're waiting around for video to download and/or upload.
They said that the second you press SHARE you will start streaming, the PS4 has a hardware video encoder and decoder so it won't sacrifice performance while recording/streaming, I'm guessing however if you press the OPTIONS button they'll say: "When press Share what do you want: 1. Record video 2. Take a Screenshot 3. Stream your game via X account on UStream (for example)
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