With Black Friday now behind us, many retailers have already reduced the prices of their products to attract more sales. This includes consoles, where some retailers have reduced the price of the PS4.SummaryDo PS4 games work on PS5?Do PS4 peripherals work on PS5?Will the PS5 be more powerful than the PS4?Is it worth buying a PS4 so late?
There is still a small problem! The PS5 is also close to release; it's slated for release sometime in the holiday season of 2020. As such, when you pick up a PS4 now, it'll be around a year before it's superseded by the PS5.
When the deals are in, should you bother buying a PS4? Or is it better to save your money for the PS5?
PS5 compatibility with PS4 games is a deciding factor. You don't want to buy a library of PS4 games, only to have the PS5 not accept them.
Fortunately, Sony has every intention of keeping PS4 compatibility with the PS5. Not only that, but PS5 players can play with PS4 owners online. This means you can easily build your PS4 collection and then move it to the PS5 when it's released.
The PS4 you get depends on your budget and your willingness to spend. For example, the PS4 Pro has the best performance; However, if performance is your primary concern, you might prefer to wait for the PS5 and play PS4 games on its superior hardware.
Otherwise, if you want to save some money, the PS4 Slim will be the cheaper option and won't hurt your finances too much. The PS4 Slim isn't as powerful as the Pro, but if you're considering getting a PS5, it's a great option if you don't want to invest too deep with just a year to go.
In conclusion, the PS4 will only last one more year before becoming obsolete. Fortunately, if you buy a PS4 during the sales, you can transfer your entire library to the PS5 if you buy one.
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