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Mission Blog: Chapter 4 - Financial Times

Chapter 4 - Financial Times

Money, it's a gas

I'd been searching for copper among the asteroids hovering in the nothingness for at least an hour. The hyperdrive upgrade I managed to find in the last system required hundreds of the stuff, and I was accumulating it at a snail's pace. After visiting a handful of yellow star systems and knowing full well that the other colours...

News: Will PS4 Pro Improve Games on Traditional 1080p HDTVs?

Will PS4 Pro Improve Games on Traditional 1080p HDTVs?

Yes, and here's a quick look at how

Sony will have learned a lot about PlayStation 4 Pro and how to market the machine this week, with the way it talks about traditional 1080p televisions being a crucial reality check. While the new hardware has clearly been designed to excel in 4K with HDR switched on, it's simply not true that the console will...

News: There'll Be a Logo on PS4 Pro Enhanced Game Cases

There'll Be a Logo on PS4 Pro Enhanced Game Cases

Oh great

It's usually around this stage in the generation that box art gets completely murdered by superfluous logos, and between PlayStation VR and the new PlayStation 4 Pro, the Japanese giant is planning to make a right old mess. Games Radar reports that titles enhanced by Sony's new hardware – which should, we must stress, end up being all...

News: No, PS4 Pro Game Patches Won't Cost You Money

No, PS4 Pro Game Patches Won't Cost You Money

Developer weighs in on latest rumour

Right, so there's been a rumour spreading like crazy around the web that you'll actually have to pay for PlayStation 4 Pro updates. In other words, when a game gets a Pro update, supposedly increasing its graphical prowess or technical performance, you'll have to pay to download it. This rumour originally...

Poll: Will You Be Buying a PS4 Pro?

Will You Be Buying a PS4 Pro?

You knew this was coming

Aaaaand here we are. It's been roughly two days since the PlayStation 4 Pro was announced at Sony's PlayStation Meeting, and it's reasonably safe to say that opinions are divided. For some, the Pro is exactly what they expected, while others are a little disappointed that it isn't something more. Naturally, this means that...

News: To Keep Things Fair, Multiplayer Modes Won't Have Better Frame Rates on PS4 Pro

To Keep Things Fair, Multiplayer Modes Won't Have Better Frame Rates on PS4 Pro

Makes sense

Naughty Dog lead programmer Christian Gyrling has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 Pro won't provide an advantage when it comes to multiplayer gaming. When the new console was announced at the PlayStation Meeting last night, there was some worry that its increased performance would give Pro users the upper hand during competitive play,...

News: PS4 Pro Takes 4K Screenshots, Captures 1080p Video

PS4 Pro Takes 4K Screenshots, Captures 1080p Video

Broadcasts gameplay at 60fps, too

Some welcome news for all of you who can't stop pressing that Share button: the PlayStation 4 Pro will enhance the social-but-not-too-social experience by offering 4K screenshots and 1080p video capture. That's quite the jump in quality from the standard PlayStation 4's 1080p screenshots and 720p video. What's...

Feature: Everything You Need to Know About PS4 Pro

Everything You Need to Know About PS4 Pro

All of your questions answered

Sony was always going to have difficulty explaining what the PlayStation 4 Pro is – and, perhaps more importantly, who it's for – during its PlayStation Meeting press conference this week. The console, which represents a kind of half-step for the existing PS4 model, is not intended to blur generations or begin...

News: Pre-Order Your PS4 Pro Console Right Now

Pre-Order Your PS4 Pro Console Right Now

PS4 Slim pre-orders also live ahead of launch

A few hours ago, we didn't really know what the PlayStation 4 Pro was going to be. Now, however, pre-orders are beginning to go live. Amazon, as is so often the case, is one of the first major retailers to hop aboard the pre-order train – and here are all the links you'll need to nab Sony's latest...

News: Horizon: Zero Dawn Looks Drop Dead Gorgeous in New PS4 Pro Gameplay Trailer

Horizon: Zero Dawn Looks Drop Dead Gorgeous in New PS4 Pro Gameplay Trailer

Phwoar

Wow, and we thought Horizon: Zero Dawn already looked stunning. During its PlayStation Meeting press conference earlier today, Sony showed off some brand new footage of Guerrilla Games' highly anticipated exclusive running on the newly announced PlayStation 4 Pro. The supercharged console allows for more detailed environments, and a better...