In PlayStation Pro information this week it was revealed that console house owners can be getting a raft of games which might make use of the additional processing energy of the PS4 Pro.
One of those new additions included Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Rogue, initially a PlayStation three and Xbox 360 recreation launched again in 2014.
The remaster, coming March 20th, is as soon as once more being overseen by Ubisoft Sofia who’ve managed to overtake the entire recreation to make sure crisp 4K graphics on PlayStation four Pro.
Talking concerning the games’ enhancements in a press launch, Ubisoft stated: “Thanks to the higher resolution, improved environment rendering, visual effects and textures, Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered will offer an even more beautiful and immersive gaming experience that invites fans of the series and new players alike to discover, or rediscover, Shay’s adventures in 18th century North America.”
Another huge new PS4 Pro addition coming to the console is Dark Souls Remastered on May 25th, which can permit followers of the unique recreation (or anybody who may need missed it) to (re)-experience the unique Dark Souls in 4K decision on PS4 Pro.
However, in a correction to the unique blogpost, it is now been revealed that the sport won’t launch with HDR lighting for the PS4 Pro model.
In PSVR information, Sony has introduced that they’ve nicely over 100 new games being deliberate for the favored virtual reality peripheral this yr.
As the first-mass marketed virtual reality expertise on the excessive road, the PlayStation VR has been a shock (albeit restricted) boon for Sony.
However, its success amongst players has given Sony the inexperienced mild to make a lot more VR games, with the corporate promising upwards of 130 new titles for the headset in 2018 alone.
Bosses reckon the machine, which plugs into and is powered by your PS4 console, owes its nice begin to its ever dropping worth.
In a press release to Nikkei, Sony stated it expects to extend its PS VR titles by round 80% by the top of 2018 to 280 games.
Back in October we noticed the worth drop of the PlayStation VR unit and it’s presently on sale at excessive road retailer Game within the UK for as little as £225.
Comparatively, PSVR’s primary two Virtual Reality rivals nonetheless value markedly extra.
The Oculus Rift headset at present prices £399 in John Lewis, while HTC Vive retails for round £599
Finally, for this week, Sony has introduced one other new PS4 controller that shall be launched this coming week on January 15th.
The Onyx wi-fi controller is the newest third-party PS4 pad from equipment maker, Hori, who final yr launched a collection of latest formally licensed controllers for the PS4 together with the relatively neat wanting mini pad for teenagers.
Hori says the ranger was meant to mirror “the community’s diverse playstyle and help introduce new people to the great games and entertainment available on PS4”.
In the spirit of this, we will solely assume that the newest Hori pad is meant to introduce Xbox gamers to the PS4, as the brand new Onyx shares fairly a little bit of similarity with Microsoft’s chunky pad.
“In addition to featuring all core controls and direct Bluetooth connectivity, the Onyx packs into its broad grip design a touch pad, dual vibration motors and offers asymmetrical sticks,” claims the third-party maker.
The solely particulars not talked about within the PlayStation blog post is that the wi-fi controller doesn’t embrace the usual DualShock four’s mild bar, or a headphone jack or built-in speaker.
So, though it seems to be the half, there’s some trade-off on performance.