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The Sony PlayStation 4. Codename Orbis and The Dream Of 4k Gaming…

With 2012 well underway Sony has sent the rumour mill spinning at top speed. News of their next generation PlayStation 4, code name Orbis, the cause of the stir.

Capturing much attention is the talk of 4k gaming, gaming at the screen shattering resolution of 4096*2160. All signs are pointing to a Q4 2013 release of the console, with word from developers indicating dev kits have already been made available to some developers.

The draconian measures planned to stop second hand games re-sales are highly controversial, Sony refusing to comment on unreleased products, the decision still not set in stone we believe. As always won’t someone think of the children.

The war of the next generation consoles is heating up already, and they haven’t even been released yet. While Microsoft kept the rumour mill spinning with tales of its X-Box 720 or ‘Durango’, it is now Sony’s turn at the wheel. Kotaku are reporting sources close to Sony revealing some juicy details regarding the Sony’s next generation PlayStation 4, codename ‘Orbis’.

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Next Generation Consoles, The Sony PlayStation 4 Graphics Processor…

The next generation console wars are beginning to heat up. With Microsoft already having selected AMD to supply the graphics processor for their next generation console, now it is Sony’s turn to lock in a graphics processor supplier.

Forbes has reported that a number of ex AMD employees have let the cat out of the bag, revealing that Sony is considering switching to AMD for the next generation consoles graphics processor, currently the PlayStation 3 uses NVIDIA for its graphics power. If AMD is successful this will give them the royal flush in the console world, with Microsoft and Nintendo already using AMD graphics.

While both Sony and Microsoft are still in the initial stages of developing their next generation consoles, Microsoft made the decision to use AMD before Christmas, putting Sony at least a few months behind.

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