PS4 Pro NOOB question

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  1. Jrodsmrs51

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    Hey guys,

    I'm considering getting one of these PS4 Pro things down the line, but I had a question.

    I hear that it has no 4k blu ray disk drive? Does it not have ANY disk drive? or does it have one that just doesn't support 4k blu ray disks? Does this mean I would have to go all digital?

    Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks guys!
     
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  2. De-Ting

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    It won't output Ultra HD Blu-ray. It just has a standard disk drive. It's capable of 4K, but only with digital video.

    Stupid, I know.
     
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  3. Master_Craig

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    Yeah, the PS4 Pro does have a typical disk drive, capable of playing DVD, Blu-Ray (1080p only) and PS4 games up to 4K.

    De-Ting is right. Unfortunately, the PS4 Pro can't play 4K movies or "Ultra HD" Blu-Ray. The only 4K video capability its got is through digital video, e.g. downloaded/purchased movies, Netflix etc.
     
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  4. Green_Lantern

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    Just get a PS4 Pro and an Xbox One S....Problem solved.
     
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  5. Jrodsmrs51

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    Thanks all for the responses!

    Just to clarify, if I used my Horizon Zero Dawn disk that I got for regular PS4 on a Pro, would i be able to run it on the 4k? or does it have to be the digital version to run the 4k?
     
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  6. Green_Lantern

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    Do you mean, just using the disc in a PS4 Pro vs regular PS4? As long as you're using the Pro the disc vs digital doesn't matter, since the Pro upscales to 4k.
     
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  7. Master_Craig

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    This.

    Green_Lantern's right. Playing PS4 games, disc or digital on a PS4 Pro will upscale to 4K.

    Movies from discs won't.
     
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  8. Jrodsmrs51

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    Okay awesome! So this sounds like this won't even effect me since I don't plan on watching 4k movies, just 4k gaming.

    Thanks for the help guys!
     
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  9. UghRochester

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    I still get eerie when people say "4K gaming" when it's not outputting native 4K images.
     
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    *leary
     
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    UghRochester https://www.twitch.tv/ughrochester

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    *leery
     
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  13. Green_Lantern

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    [​IMG]
     
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  14. used44

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    Haha oh shiiiiiiiit

    Serves me right.

    EDIT: Oh wait, fuck everybody. Merriam-Webster defines leary as "a less popular spelling of 'leery'."
     
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    used is a hipster confirmed.
     
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  16. used44

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    Yeah, you could say I'm cut from a different cloth.
     
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  17. De-Ting

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    And it's probably plaid.
     
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  18. Green_Lantern

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    Speaking of which, I'm moving to Portland for work in a few weeks, I need all the plaid I can find.
     
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  19. used44

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    Exciting!
     
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    So we can all agree the PS4P is a terrible purchase, right? With Scorpio launching this year and the One S doing 4K blu rays
     
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