Over the weekend, Sony pulled the surprise introduction of a new PS4 Pro model — and then took it back just as quickly. Its guts are the same as any other PS4 Pro model, but it’s what it wears on the outside that counts.
December 5 will see Destiny 2 get a significant update that will bring a number of enhancements to players on both the Xbox One X and PlayStation 4 Pro. With the release of the more powerful consoles, developers and publishers have been rushing to bring out patches that upscale the games to support 4K resolutions. Bungie is the latest studio to do that with their sci-fi shooter, releasing the update alongside the Curse of Osiris DLC.
According to a number of reports from various outlets online, certain titles are running worse on the PlayStation 4 Pro compared to the standard PlayStation 4 console. Most notably, Watch Dogs 2 has been singled out for underperforming on the hardware in comparison to what players would have expected.
There’s a mini console war about to erupt in the upcoming months, as both Microsoft and Sony will release machines that are meant to run 4K on their games. However, Microsoft’s Albert Penello in an interview with Eurogamer claims that the PS4 Pro won’t be able to do what he knows the Scorpio can do. Run 4K natively first out.