What is a PlayStation?
A PlayStation is a gaming console developed by Sony, one of the leading players in the gaming industry. It's the ultimate gaming hub where gamers can immerse themselves in video games featuring stunning visuals and heart-pounding gameplay. It also supports Blu-ray and other digital content, letting you switch from gaming to movie night with ease!
Whether you're into thrilling adventures, epic battles, or multiplayer showdowns, the PlayStation opens the door to a whole new world of gaming and entertainment!
How many PlayStation Consoles are there?
Sony has released five main PlayStation consoles over the years. At JB, you can find the latest releases, including:
- PlayStation 5 (PS5): The PlayStation 5 console is Sony's latest gaming marvel. It boasts an ultra-fast custom SSD for lightning-fast loading times, an AMD Ryzen Zen 2 octa-core processor, 16GB of GDDR6 RAM, and a custom RDNA 2 GPU for breathtaking 4K visuals with ray tracing. The DualSense wireless controller brings haptic feedback and adaptive triggers, enhancing immersion. The PS5 also supports 3D audio, backward compatibility with most PS4 games, and offers a range of next-generation titles.
- PlayStation 4 (PS4): A beloved predecessor to the PS5, the Sony PlayStation 4 is a powerful gaming console. It features an AMD Jaguar octa-core processor, 8GB of GDDR5 RAM, and a custom Radeon GPU. The PS4 introduced gamers to the DualShock 4 controller with improved analog sticks, a touchpad, and a light bar. It supports stunning Full HD visuals and offers a vast library of games from various genres. It also supports streaming apps like Netflix and allows remote play via Wi-Fi.
Is PlayStation backward compatible?
Absolutely! Sony PlayStations have embraced backward compatibility, especially with the PlayStation 5. This means you can enjoy many of your favourite PlayStation 4 games on the PS5, often with improved graphics and faster load times. It's fantastic because you don't have to leave your beloved titles behind when you upgrade to the next generation.
Should I subscribe to PlayStation Plus?
If you’re a hardcore gamer or enjoy playing online with friends, a PlayStation Plus subscription can be a great investment. With PlayStation Plus, you can access online multiplayer modes in many games, engage in cooperative gameplay, and even enjoy monthly free game downloads. It's a great way to stay connected and share epic gaming moments with your friends and fellow gamers. The subscription plan comes in three tiers: essential, deluxe, and extra - all with different pricing and inclusions.
Plus, with the upcoming release of the PlayStation Portal Remote Player (releasing 02/02/2024), you won’t have to worry about missing out on your game when someone is using the TV it’s connected to. Just pick up the remote player and stream your PlayStation games over your home Wi-Fi. It’s gaming freedom like never before!
Where can I buy PlayStation games and accessories?
If you want to get the best deals on PlayStation consoles, games, and accessories in Australia, JB is your ultimate gaming destination. Aside from the PS4 and PS5 consoles and a huge collection of games, we’ve also got a wide array of best-selling PlayStation accessories like:
- DualSense Charging Station
- DualSense Edge Wireless Controller
- PS5 Pulse 3D Wireless Headset
- Logitech G29 Driving Force Racing Wheel
- PS5 Pulse Explore Wireless Buds
- PlayStation VR2
So, visit JB or explore our online collection today to start your gaming journey. Don't miss out on the action - immerse yourself in stunning visuals and take your gameplay to the next level!
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