Editors Liked

  • Fantastic controller
  • Handsome console
  • Simple, game-focused interface
  • Dazzling graphics
  • $100 cheaper than rival Xbox One
  • Stunning 1080p gaming for the win
  • Remote Play is brilliant
  • DualShock 4 feels much better than the Sixaxis or DualShock 3 controllers before it

Editors Didn't Like

  • Occasional worrisome performance problems
  • Won't come close to matching its predecessor's gaming or software library for months -- or possibly years
  • PS3 games aren't compatible
  • Lacks DLNA compatibility or media playback support
  • 4K games still out of reach
  • Some features look a little underbaked right now
  • Most features require a PlayStation Network connection
  • Non-free-to-play multiplayer requires a PS Plus subscription
  • Doesn't easily let you export recorded gameplay video