GDC throws up more details on the PS4 hardware
More details on the PS4's hardware and capabilities have emerged at this year's GDC.
Firstly Sony re-affirmed that the PS4 will feature 8GB of GDDR5 RAM which is much faster than the DDR3 RAM that currently graces most high-end PCs.
They have also revealed that the PS4 developer tools will run on Windows 7 64-bit and platform-specific tools like the PlayStation Shader language are to be integrated with 2012 and 2010 versions Microsoft IDE Visual Studio.
The new DualShock 4 controller will feature much tighter thumbsticks and a much smaller deadzone than has been seen on anything previously.
They also confirmed that the when multiple controllers are connected they will emit different colours which are tracked by the new stereo PlayStation Eye. The touch pad will support multi-touch and will also double as a button. The Share button will save gameplay data to a dedicated chip on the PS4.
Thanks Develop Online.
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