Sony’s chief PS architect Mark Cerny clarifies some things about PS4 Pro console

Sony’s chief PS architect Mark Cerny clarifies some things about PS4 Pro console

In a recent interaction with The Verge, Sony's chief PlayStation architect Mark Cerny clarified a few things about the company's forthcoming PlayStation 4 Pro gaming console which is scheduled for launch in November.

The PS4 Pro console was officially unveiled by Sony in September; with the company pitching it as a mid-generation upgrade which would potentially herald an era of 4K gaming.

Despite the fact that the specifications of the upcoming PS4 Pro console and its launch window which is befitting of a pattern that is more similar to PC or smartphone upgrade cycles than conventional console launches, Cerny had clarified that the imminent availability of the PS4 Pro console will not be an indication of the end of video game console generations.

Asserting that "PS4 Pro is not the start of a new generation," Cerny said: "We don't believe that generations are going away. They are truly healthy for the industry and for the gaming community."

Furthermore, Cerny also clarified that the arrival of the PS4 Pro console will mark a significant advance for console gaming, even for gamers who do not currently own a 4K TV.

Cerny also revealed that the games on the PS4 Pro console will be significantly improved over the standard PS4 console, even though most games on the Pro will not actually be rendered in true 4K.

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