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What to look for when shopping for a PlayStation 4
Released in 2013, the Sony PlayStation 4 offers the entire family an immersive gaming experience. Packed with innovative technology, the PS4 is the console that brought Sony s gaming technology into a modern era. The PS4 is 10 times more powerful than its predecessor, the highly-acclaimed PS3, and comes complete with features such as Blu-ray and DVD disc drive so you can watch movies on your device as well. At Walmart, you can find the PS4 console as well as a wide range of accessories and games at Every Day Low Prices so you can play to your heart s content.
What s in the box?
You can opt for a console that comes as a bundle with one or two games, or you can purchase it on its own and buy your favorite games separately. No matter what option you choose, you'll find the following in the box:
The PS4 comes with an AMD 8-core CPU with x86 based architecture, which allows you to play all types of games without any hiccup. The fast graphics generated by the processor are further boosted by the 8 GB GDDR5 memory, and you get a lot of space to store your games and all your saves on a 500 GB hard drive. A 1 TB version is also available for those who need even more space for their games. Two USB ports sit on front of the console to make it easy for you to plug in your accessories, while the HDMI port for connecting the console to the TV is located in the back.
DualShock 4 features
One DualShock 4 controller is included with the console, and you can purchase others separately for when you want to engage in multiplayer gaming. The controller only weighs 7.4 ounces for comfortable gaming, and features capacitive touch input for greater control as well as a brightly-colored "Light Bar" speaker.
Share button: This button allows you to record and upload screenshots and videos to the Internet. It comes in handy if you want to share your gameplay with friends or on your YouTube channel.
Touchpad: Located on the front of the DualShock 4 controller, the touchpad is clickable and its functionality varies according to the game. The 2-point clickable touchpad lets gamers swipe, zoom, scroll, and pinch with ease.
Light bar: Used to identify the player in the game, the light bar is also the source of the move functionality, because it can determine the location of the player in the room.
Sony PlayStation wireless stereo headset 2.0
Featuring a minimalistic design, the Sony PlayStation wireless stereo headset 2.0 offers 7.1 virtual surround sound and an internal microphone so that players can easily communicate with teammates. The headset is foldable for easy transport, and it features multiple pre-set sound modes.
Innovative design: Designed with gamers in mind, the Sony PlayStation wireless stereo headset 2.0 is also a good option for those moments when you want to enjoy a good movie. You can connect the headset via USB to a wide range of devices including laptops, tablets or other Sony consoles.
Crystal clear sound: The headset features a noise-reduction function so you can send clear voice messages to your gaming party. Thanks to the internal microphone, all the members of your team are able to hear all your commands clearly.
Immersive gaming: The 7.1 virtual surround sound capabilities of the Sony PlayStation wireless headset mean that you're able to hear your enemies coming at you or feel the explosions around you in a most realistic way.
Buying top games for the PS4 console
Games for the Sony PS4 are available separately and in bundles, and they come in a wide range of genres to suit all preferences. From shooters and car racing games to superhero and kids titles, our selection of PS4 games includes something for everyone. Some of the most popular games to try on your PS4 console are: