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9/11/2016 - News This Way Comes...

Welcome to your weekly rundown of the week’s news. Just one story this week but it was a big one.

September 7 - Sony held a meeting in New York at which they announced their upcoming plans for Playstation hardware. The full video of the meeting can be found on YouTube.

This event was the first official announcement of the rumored upgrade to the PS4, called the PS4 Pro.  Full specs have yet to be released for the console but a detailed FAQ was posted on the Playstation Blog the following day.

Alongside this announcement came the news of a redesign of the existing PS4 hardware, which had also been widely rumored. The new smaller console will be called the PS4 Slim and will be available Full details on the redesign  can be found on the Playstation Blog.

September 8 - An Uncharted 4 PS4 Slim bundle was also announced. The bundle also includes a Dualshock 4 controller and cost $299.99 and be available on September 15. More details at the Playstation Blog.

So now there’s a cheap PS4 and a premium PS4 that play the same games. How long until somebody gets their PS4 pro gold plated?