Quantcast
Cerny: PS4 launch is stronger than any prior PS hardware - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Cerny: PS4 launch is stronger than any prior PS hardware


12:30 PM on 04.24.2013
Cerny: PS4 launch is stronger than any prior PS hardware photo



PS4 lead system architect Mark Cerny gave Gamasutra the full rundown on the upcoming system's hardware specs. During that talk, he very lightly touched on what we can expect for the PS4 launch.

Though he couldn't give a title count, Cerny said that the launch lineup for PlayStation 4 is "going to be stronger than any prior PlayStation hardware." This statement comes after his explanation of his design philosophy  for the system, which focuses on both power and familiarity in what he calls a "supercharged PC architecture."

Cerny goes on to say that the launch will be strong as a result of familiarity. He noted that it takes "weeks, not months" to port a game engine from the PC to the PS4. 

That said, Cerny looks forward to the future as developers grasp the capabilities of the PS4, so that they can customize their technology and "really reap the benefits."

If you're interested in the period beyond the launch window, the Gamasutra interview goes into how Cerny believes the PS4 tech is future-proof. 






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







PS4

1:15 PM on 08.29.2014
Volition announces standalone Saints Row expansion Gat Out of Hell

At its PAX panel, Volition announced a new Saints Row, a standalone expansion of Saints Row IV called Gat Out of Hell (PC, PS3, 360, PS4, Xbox One). It has you travelling to Hell, is half the size of Steelport, and feat...more



11:15 AM on 08.29.2014
Costume Quest 2 is still cute, trying to be more engaging

Costume Quest, like every Double Fine game, is charming. It's a fresh-feeling, low stakes take on the JRPG genre, more Earthbound than Final Fantasy. Though, as Chad put it in his review, it's "RPG Lite," accessible...more



5:00 AM on 08.29.2014
New Deep Down footage, beta delayed until 2015

Deep Down, Capcom's free-to-play PS4 action game, was meant to get a beta in Japan this summer, but producer Kazunori Sugiura has announced the beta test will be delayed until 2015. Localization details have yet to come...more



View all PS4






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more