Sony have announced ‘The Ultimate Player Edition’ for Europe, in addition to a revised version of the 500GB console which will be launching in Japan at the end of June. The new model will also be available, “in select Europe and PAL territories” from July 15.
Details on the newer consoles outline’s a 10% overall lightness, weighing a total of 2.5 KG as well as 8% less power consumption in comparison to the original console.
The surface of the PS4’s HDD bay cover will come with a matte finish, giving the console a more “casual look.”
SCEE Blog Manager Fred Dutton on the PS Blog today wrote that the new PS4 will be, “Offering twice the storage of the existing PS4. You’ll be able to download more of the games you love to your PS4, extend your play with more great add-on content and save and share even more of your best gaming highlights.”
Prices were not listed in the official post, however Sony have advised to those interested to, “check with your local retailer.”
These models have yet to be announced for a North American release, however seeing how Sony have registered the console with the Federal Communications Commission, it won’t be long before an official announcement is made.