PlayStation, abbreviated as PS is a video game brand that consists of five home video game consoles, two handhelds, a media center, and a smartphone, as well as an online service and multiple magazines. The brand is produced by Sony Interactive Entertainment,
The PlayStation 4 (PS4) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. which was announced after the successor to the PlayStation 3 in February 2013. A console of the eighth generation, it competes with Microsoft's Xbox One and Nintendo's Wii U and Switch.
The PlayStation 4 places an increased emphasis on social interaction and integration with other devices and services, including the ability to play games off-console on PlayStation Vita and other supported devices, the ability to stream gameplay online or to friends, with them controlling gameplay remotely. The console's controller was also redesigned and improved over the PlayStation 3, with improved buttons and analog sticks, and an integrated touchpad among other changes. The console also supports HDR10 High-dynamic-range video and playback of 4K resolution multimedia.