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Submitted by teedogg80 484d ago | news

PS4 has "50% more raw power" in graphics than Xbox One, says report

A detailed hardware comparison by Eurogamer has revealed the differences in the GPU (graphical processor units) between the two systems. (Next-Gen, PS4, Xbox One)

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NeverEnding1989   484d ago | Trolling | show | Replies(25)
Yi-Long  +   484d ago | Well said
Even if they were completely equal in terms of power....
... I would still go with the PS4 over the Xbox One, after yesterday's 'reveal' and the last 2-3 years of current-gen, where Sony has shown a dedicated focus on GAMES, while MS were more concerned with Kinect and dashboard apps/ads.
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darthv72  +   484d ago
i choose both
because i like both. It may not be the same for others but this is my choice.

in terms of specs on paper, they rarely translate into real world performance. specs are a guideline that generally gets exceeded by creative programming.

At least.....it used to be like that. Have we become so reliant on the specs that we no longer see the creativity involved in making something work? the theoretical power vs the actual results.

We know both are exceedingly powerful in relation to what we have now. the likely hood we will ever truly see each platform hit its respectable ceiling is almost hard to imagine. There will always be better optimizations in the programming to make something look and play better over time than it did when it first came out.

we have seen that trend since console gaming began over 30 years ago. the evolution within a platform from its inception to its demise has grown every time. We may not see these changes as obvious as they once were but its going to be the things we dont see that will stand out.

graphical fidelity has long been used to gauge the visual presentation. But we are at a point where the eyes cant tell anymore so its all the smaller details that will be the main focus for making the games more enriching.

We have seen the effect of making the car models in GT5 and Forza 4 more realistic. The smooth surfaces and detail on the body and while we will get the 1080p view of things moving forward, its all the smaller details we will start to notice now. Like the treads in the tires and the particles in the air and smoke dissipation will be more natural now.

The hardware really helps to make all that possible but the real talent for making it possible is the programmers themselves. What each platform is looking to achieve is increasing the amount of workspace that the developers can use. Knowing the current limits of things has been quadrupled opens up the possibilities for more deep and involved games.

There will be those who can use these new toys better than others but overall we should see some really great effort in the coming years.
ZodTheRipper  +   484d ago | Well said
"The hardware really helps to make all that possible but the real talent for making it possible is the programmers themselves."

Unfortunately, Microsoft almost hasn't any of those so your argument is invalid. I can't understand how anyone could buy BOTH consoles. It would have been stupid (at least in most cases) this gen and will be stupid next gen, even if you have too much money. Going with Nintendo as a secondary console is something completely different though.
AliTheSnake1  +   484d ago | Funny
Xbox One: The Reaction XD
http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Maddens Raiders  +   484d ago | Well said
"Have we become so reliant on the specs that we no longer see the creativity involved in making something work?"

I'm sorry but I saw no creativity penned up and ready to burst out of the XBOX1. All I saw were rich corporate Aholes schmoozing, winking, and rubbing elbows with other corporate Ahole partners. You could almost see the dollar signs pop out and hover above their heads in anticipation of the upcoming "bounty" they will bring in from the under-educated and ill-informed.

I know we're not supposed to judge a book by it's cover and maybe MS will burst out w/ 8-15 totally new unheard of exclusives at E3 however unlikely, but tell me who you're friends with and I'll tell you who you are.
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blackbeld  +   484d ago
@darth

Why buy both?

If you want a hardcore machine and a soft one its more logical to buy;

PS4 and WiiU
KwietStorm  +   484d ago
I choose PS4, because at this moment in time there is nothing coming from Microsoft that makes me *want* a XB1, not least of which having to pay for multiplayer. On the other hand, Sony seems to have "fixed" every single issue that people had with the PS3, and their first party studios have that exact talent that you were referring to. Microsoft's showing yesterday was an embarrassment, and I will wait til E3 for a "real" showing, but as of right now, all I see is PS4.
darthv72  +   484d ago
@black
It's my thing. i have always bought the platforms within a console generation. I may not start with all of them at the same time but by the end of that gen i have them.

It was like that with the 8 and 16bit days. Then the saturn and ps1 and n64. DC, PS2, GC, xbox etc... its just my thing. I know the majority of games are 3rd party and will be available on multiple systems. But there are just some games you cant play any other way than by having the platform its for.

Its not the same for others and i can respect that.

@madden...thats the thing with creativity, it doesnt come from the system. it comes from within the developers.
ShinMaster  +   484d ago | Well said
There was NOTHING to like about the Xbox One reveal
as a gamer.
How can people be so loyal and so blind. It makes no sense to me.

* Pay to play used/rented/borrowed games otherwise blocked.
* Still pay to play online and access features free elsewhere.
* No bundled headset.
* No backwards compatibility with 360 games.
* Online DRM checks every 24hrs.
* Mandatory installs.
* Always-on Kinect.
* It's a voice-command TV remote with sports and other entertainment apps and less focus on games with...
* ...only 5Gbs of RAM allotted for games, whereas PS4 has 8GBs all unified towards games.

Unless you REALLY love Halo, Gears, Forza and early COD DLC. Otherwise, it is illogical.
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NewMonday  +   484d ago
I predicted the PS4 advantage would be about 50% over the XB1 a few days ago.

IMOO the XB1 not only lost to the PS4, it lost to the WiiU as a core gaming platform.
kreate  +   484d ago
wouldn't the xbox one still sell pretty well in America since they got the timed exclusive call of duty?

I thought I heard cod is timed exclusive to the xbox one? along with exclusive dlcs?
sengoku  +   484d ago
AnandTech have posted up a good article about it. it's comprehensive and unbiased article so read and take away what you like.

personally i will be onboard the PS4 as it's all i care about.
BrianC6234  +   484d ago
You can bet there will be a big difference this time. At least Sony's games will look a lot better. Hopefully we don't have to go through the same crap we did this generation where companies want all games to look the same. Most third party games should have looked better than they did on the PS3.
jmc8888  +   484d ago
Actually you're wrong about 'the hardware'.

The hardware has been available for coders to work on for years.

1.2 TFlops is midrange 2010 stuff. You know like what a $200-300 gpu cost that year.

Thus the hardware doesn't make it possible, because its already been possible, and whats possible out there is far stronger than the xbox one or even the PS4.
iloveallgames  +   484d ago
I was as disappointed in the xbox reveal as anyone and Microsoft has really seemed to move away from what I value as a gamer in the last number of years.

Having said that, the clock hasn't been revealed yet. The PS4 has 18 compute units running at 800Mhz and the xbox does indeed have half as many compute units but it's possible that they are running at a faster clock. It is even possible that the clock could be as high as 1200Mhz (50% faster) which would give it the exact same performance in teraflops as the ps4. PC overclockers commonly jack up the clock well past this and pictures do show that the new xbox has a giant fan and heatsink. Just saying it's possible.
buynit  +   484d ago
@zod

Let me confuse you a little more.. I will own all 3!

Why? because i have a job that gives me that luxry but most importantly i dont want to miss any great exclusives from any of the 3 and believe it or not sony isnt the only one with great exclusives, i know its hard to take in... But its true. And i will also have the option of going with the better version of multiplats that will most likely be most of my library anyway.

You see it as stupid... I see it as the hardcore gamer you claimed to be the other day..
Jessika_S  +   484d ago
Shut Up!
cosmoracer  +   484d ago
I have both a PS3 and 360 now. I will get both consoles, but just like I did before, I will buy one at launch and the other after several price drops. I know that 50% more graphical power sounds like a lot, but in reality, it is getting harder and harder to see a difference every time the graphics power doubles. Hence, I really don't think the two will look that much different. I am kinda leaning toward the Xbox One, simply because I think that in the end I will use it a lot more. It's kinda funny how much I use my 360 for everything, but my PS3 is just for a few of their IPs and blue ray. I use the 360 for everything else. I guess I just like the interface and the overall user experience better.

Honestly, I think the PS4 is looking like a better gaming machine (the one you date), but, with all the extra features and total integration, Xbox is the one that will give the best experience (the one you want to marry). I consider myself a gamer, but I also like movies, social, TV... I think Xbox one's real advantage is the multitasking capabilities. I think this will be unappreciated by hardcore gamers, but for normal gamers and regular people- using a PS4 will frustrate the heck out of you after having the multitasking convenience of xbox.

I realize we haven't got all the details on each system, so my analysis may be premature... but it's my 2 cents...
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DarkBlood  +   484d ago
But its privacy invasion @darth

-the whole used game fee issue

-always on once every 24 hours might as well be whole way wit that tactic

-it cant function with out the kinect and its always going to be on even in standby

im going to miss out on potiental exclusives like a lost odyssy sequal or blue dragon 2 and halo 5 which i would pick up the xbox one by then

but no not when its implementing those negatives i listed, and you mean to say your going to support what is apparently restrictive and invasive product by getting one?

i still respect you because of your past comments are professional but by buying into this you are supporting and giving others nasty ideas to one up us consumers across other platforms leaving Sony

*providing they dont allow the used blocking scenario to happen on any game exclusive and multiplat* to trust beside Nintendo which i know they wont tolerate this nonsense
Aghashie  +   484d ago
I respect your effort to write such a long comment. But to be honest, I am not reading it. Just too long!

I didnt agree or desagree w u.

Next time keep it short pal! If u r gonna write something long, then make it funny. Otherwise it will just bore me.
insomnium2  +   484d ago
@vulcanproject's comment

"You could build a game for Xbox one, and it'll port fairly simply straight to PS4 and run faster, guaranteed.

Just like that.

Very little stands in the way of PS4 dominating every single multi platform game on console, no matter which system developers lead on. "

You know MS can simply demand that games are equal on XB1 and PS4 or they are not allowed on their platform right? It is a BS move but hey this is MS we are talking about BS is their second nature. First even.
Lone_Man  +   484d ago
so much thinking/writing just to get stomp by disagreers
Psn800  +   484d ago
If he want's to get both let him but I think he would be better off getting the one console the ps4 but it's his money he is wasting not ours each to there own .
darthv72  +   483d ago
WOW!
I think that's the most disagrees i have ever gotten in my time on this site.

Not that I'm trying to achieve that but just... wow.
psyxon  +   483d ago
lol. by both he means xbox one, but can't admit it.
DatNJDom81  +   483d ago
Wow look at all the m$ fans STILL DEFENDING xbox. What other evidence do you need??? I've been marked for trolling and banned so many times for saying that m$ was never really about gaming. It kind of feels good to say I told you so. But even with the overwhelming evidence, they STILL DEFEND it! I....... I just dont know what else to say.......
StraightPath  +   484d ago
welcome to true next gen. THE PS4. Sheeps will only buy the pathetic Xbox one.
Thefreeman012  +   484d ago
How bout you give the console a chance at e3 before you sit on your high ps4 horse, its tiring of reading all the fanboy comments around here
xursz  +   484d ago
This is so obvious trolling.
grimmweisse  +   484d ago
At least try if you're attempting to flamebait!
Braid  +   484d ago
@Yi-Long

52 agrees over only 1 disagree... Seems like even Xbox fans can't argue with what you said (which is indeed true).
Yi-Long  +   484d ago | Well said
I used to be an Xbox fan myself....
... hell, I still love my original Xbox and 360.

However, I'm a GAMING fan, so I'm ALSO a PS3 fan, and a Nintendo fan, and a Sega fan. And PC. And Android. I don't care who makes it or on what system. I just want good games to enjoy.

Which is exactly why I complain when they do stupid things. And so should every gamer!

When Nintendo releases a sub-par next-gen console which they hope will sell on an expensive gimmick, but doesn't have proper 3rd party support, we SHOULD moan.

When Sega makes a longgggggg list of bad decisions, ever since the MegaCD and X32, we SHOULD complain.

When Capcom is nickel-and-diming us through DLC-milking, and releasing lazy HD-ports, we SHOULD complain.

When Sony comes up with expensive memorycards and 1-account-per-Vita crap, we SHOULD complain.

And when MS announces all this crap we learned about yesterday, we absolutely SHOULD complain.

It's not about being a fan, or about being a fanboy. It's about being a gamer!

And not just that. It's about being a loyal consumer who should be treated right by those we look towards to, and trust with, providing us with entertainment for years to come, at reasonable conditions.
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Yi-Long  +   484d ago
Oh, and more importantly than complaining....
.... we absolutely NEED to vote with our wallets!!!

DRM? No buy!
Lazy Port? No buy!
DLC-milking? No buy!
No games? No buy!
Poor hardware? No buy!
Ridiculous pricing? No buy!

Etc etc etc.

Don't give these companies, developers, publishers, whatever, your money, when you don't agree with what they're doing!
Belasco  +   484d ago
Nope, we just don't feel it's worth arguing about. We just sit back and watch the Sony circle jerk for entertainment. The MS lynchin' has truly reached an absurd level here on N4G.
Yi-Long  +   484d ago | Well said
@Belasco....
... also, it must be kinda hard to argue about anything, when you've only got 1 bubble.... ;)
MysticStrummer  +   484d ago
"The MS lynchin' has truly reached an absurd level here on N4G."

Wake up and take a look around the internet. There are many longtime MS supporters who were unhappy with the One reveal. It's not confined to N4G and it's not just Sony fans.
Elit3Nick  +   484d ago
@Yi-Long He has one bubble because not being anything else than a ps fanboy gets all your bubbles taken... Can we all be civilized enough to wait till e3 before we say anything, most of the stuff people are saying the xbox has is not even confirmed yet, even the ddr3 ram is not confirmed. It's been only a day that the x1 was unveiled and yet suddenly that instantly dictates which one you're getting...
starchild  +   484d ago
Yeah, I agree. The PS3 offered more this generation. Especially the second half of the generation when Microsoft started really slacking on new exclusives.

The really interesting thing about the PS4 is that I see even some PC gamers like myself switching over to the PS4 as their main platform simply because the PS4 has such a power advantage over the Xbox One that multiplats will likely enjoy a high degree of polish and fidelity, leaving the PC versions only marginally better (and requiring a powerful PC rig to achieve even that).

Sony knocked it out of the ballpark with the PS4. It is the best designed console I have personally ever seen. The PS4 is absolutely going to dominate and define this upcoming generation.
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malokevi  +   484d ago
Wait until E3. Check out the GT.TV interview from the postshow with Don Mattrick.

Games = E3. Prepare to be blown away.

Besides, the XBone's dash/app/media features are insane. Not to mention instant switching between applications and games, constant matchmaking, and epic server support.

Persistent world MMOFPS is about to be redefined. Finally we will see games on the same scale as Huxley fully realized.

I'm excited.
showtimefolks  +   484d ago
Yi-Long

i agree the track record speaks for itself, MS was all about core gamers for first 3-4 years than they saw wii doing gangbusters numbers and totally forgot about their core fanbase

but you know what i see some people defending MS saying we want another halo,forza gears etc, so i guess more power to you if you want the same games every year.

i am at a point in my life where i don't have a lot of time for gaming, so as of right now not even sure i will buy ps4 at launch, but whenever i buy a next gen console it will be a ps4 and that's just because i know what to expect from sony games wise
ajacinto  +   484d ago
Me too, but I think that maybe Microsoft is saving the big stuff for E3.
Kal-El-001  +   484d ago
someones poor
JsonHenry  +   484d ago
I will probably end up with both. But unless they change something at E3 I can see that my PS4 will see much more usage than the xbox1.
linkenski  +   483d ago
The world agrees with you except for 14 microsoft employees.
TheSurg  +   483d ago
It's about innovation and that's what MS trying to do right now. I was expecting sony to do more than just throw in more than refreshing the specs. If I want pure power I got my PC for that, and that power can't be matched by any of the consoles. If I want innovation I go for consoles but it seems sony forgot about innovation.
xXxSeTTriPxXx  +   483d ago
This has to be the stupidest shit I've heard all week.
ASH_ufo  +   483d ago
casualation you need...
marcin551  +   480d ago
can't believe they put that on the market this xbox sucks btw here are the comparisons of the consoles and pc http://2be0df96.tubeviral.c... sorry for ad
ThatCanadianGuy514  +   484d ago | Helpful
Solid facts.
http://www.neogaf.com/forum...
http://www.neogaf.com/forum...

If nextbox is rocket science then PS4 must be surpassing inter-planetary fusion power
LOL_WUT  +   484d ago | Well said
PS4 has "50% more raw power"
I'm not surprised when it comes to hardware Sony always delivers. ;)

Whether people like to admit it or not we will see a LEAP in graphics mark my words.
cyhm3112  +   484d ago
yes, but just on PS4. On Xbox One, you will see a slight better graphics at 1080p 30fps, or current gen graphics at 1080p at 1080p 60fps.
hellvaguy  +   484d ago
"I'm not surprised when it comes to hardware Sony always delivers. ;)"

Wasn't the ps2 weaker than the original xobx, had no Ethernet port, or included hard drive as the xbox did? Why yes, yes it's true. Lol careful when you say always.
BlackTar187  +   484d ago
Hellvaguy,

Xbox came out later though. yes a year later i think
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Count  +   484d ago
Like we saw a leap in graphics between the Xbox360 and Ps3? Get real.

Expect the same. Negligible difference in graphics.
FlyingFoxy  +   484d ago
Blacktar, Dreamcast also came out much earlier than PS2 but still had the visual capability of most of its games.
NobodyImportant  +   484d ago
@LOL_WUT

"I'm not surprised when it comes to hardware Sony always delivers. ;) "

Is the winky emoticon because you're joking? PS1 was complete sh1te compared to the N64 (no alaising, no MIP mapping) and although the PS2 could crunch some numbers Gamecube games generally looked better. RE4 on GC was significantly better looking despite the PS2 version coming out well after the Nintendo version.

People forget that before the utter dogsh1t Wii and Wii U Nintendo used to make awesome consoles.

It's only the PS3 that was the most powerful of its generation.
But it looks like history is going to repeat itself with the PS4. Which I'm perfectly happy with. I'm sensible enough to spend my money on the better product. Hence why I own a PS3 and I'll be buying a PS4 day one.

But those of you older than 15 should remember your gaming history.
PS1 had awesome games that were super easy to pirate. That's what made it popular. But like the Wii it wasn't a good piece of hardware. The N64 absolutely destroyed it specs wise. Especially when you upgraded it with more ram. Check out the original Rogue Squadron vs anything on the PS1.
TheSurg  +   483d ago
Why do you all care only about specs (which don't yet proove that ps4 is faster, smart architecture can win againt good parts)??

If you want a best buy a PC and and you will have better graphics in Crysis 1 than XBOX ONE and PS4 will ever have. Sony and MS should try to innovate the way we play, not just refresh specs every once in a while.
Enemy  +   484d ago
Here, have a bub, DayZ.
Sarobi  +   484d ago
I'll take AnandTech's word on this, since they seem to be more credible in this field.
Persistantthug  +   484d ago
Thanks for that.
OldSchoolGamer  +   484d ago
Went back and watched the PS3 reveal and I must say depending on price Sony has a convert in me. Haven't been this excited for a console in a long time. Unless Microsoft blows me away with games at E3, I am leaning strongly PS3.
MariaHelFutura  +   484d ago
PS4.
sway_z  +   484d ago
There is nothing..and I mean nothing any Xbox fan can say about PS4 or the Wii U after that awful X1 reveal...

It's quite simply indefensible...yeah, sure we'll all wait for E3 for MS to prove us all wrong again...how many E3's do they need??

Xbox N(one) of my money next gen!
OldSchoolGamer  +   484d ago
Sorry PS4, too used to last gen. Maybe I'm getting too old school. Lol. If you check my history though I was a stern defender of the 360 so, if I'm any indicator Microsoft needs to wake up.
malokevi  +   484d ago
"how many E3's do they need?"

Just one. ;)

The reveal was not about games. That was pretty clear. Don Mattrick said it himself before and after the event.

The reveal was hard to swallow for gamers, but I think after E3 everybody will be much more at ease. It's going to be a great show, and we will finally fully understand what both Sony and Microsoft are bringing to the table.

Sony's machine might be more capable in terms of graphics, but I can imagine Microsofts online capabilities will be a huge draw. I want to see the meaning of "persistent world MMOFPS" redefined... Like Huxley was supposed to be. Finally something on that scale is within reach.

In any case, I'll be happy with the outcome. I'm already sold on both consoles.
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Lovable  +   484d ago
Dayummmm man you're one generation too late.
OldSchoolGamer  +   484d ago
Lol sorry used to last gen. Replace all PS3 with PS4.
b-real  +   484d ago
Sorry, not trolling here (promise)

Can you tell me what was so great about the PS4 reveal? I am generally interested - as I was disappointed in it - yet the sentiment on this site was SO overwhelmingly positive I MUST be missing something. Not that this site is any indicator of the success of a future product (the same sentiment was expressed for the PS Vita - and we all know how that turned out)

Yes they showed more of their exclusive game line up, and also a ton of 3rd parties that will also be coming to X1 -but what separates this console? What are its unique features? Bearing in mind that Microsoft has YET to show its exclusive game line up - reserving that to E3, so games is not really an answer).
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cedaridge  +   484d ago
For me Sony admitted their mistake with the cell and then went to developers and asked "what system do you want us to make!" Now I think it's cool they admit they were wrong and thats why im getting the ps4. Now I love my ps3 but i'm bout to have true next gen Exclusive games and not worry bout my multiplat games taken a hit, cause its too hard to program for. my 2 cents! psn:cedaridge / xbl: Mr. Skittles405
The_Troll_Whisperer  +   484d ago | Well said
The PS4 included lots of games, majority being in-game footage. Not trailers. The Xbox One showed the exact opposite. Two exclusives, both trailers, and pre-rendered CGI. And the PS4 reveal sucked, but shines when compared to THIS. N4G used to be pro-Xbox(ahem, 2009), but we have realized how bad we got screwed over, so we switched to Sony. The PS Vita has sold 5 million, WAAY more powerful than the 3DS, and has FULL compatibility with PS4 games. PS Vita turned out great so far. I don't know what your problem is. The PS4 got way more tech specs, exclusive DLC > timed DLC, showed more games, didn't waste peoples time with TV and APPS bulcrap, and more games. And they STILL have alot more to announce, so "saving the games for E3" is just an excuse so people don't realize that their "major games" are Kinect BS.

Why PS4 stands out? LETS GET STARTED!

No DRM
No used game fee
More powerful
More Indie support
Headset included
Rchargeable controllers
3rd Party console of choice
8 GB of unified pool of GDDR5 RAM >>> 5 GB of CPU-to-GPU GDDR3 RAM
Free access to online service
No mandatory installs
PS Eye is NOT always on
No 24 Hour DRM checks
FOCUS ON GAMERS FOCUS ON GAMERS FOCUS ON GAMERS FOCUS ON GAMERS FOCUS ON GAMERS FOCUS ON GAMERS

Bye
Persistantthug  +   484d ago
@b-real, I think since you asked a genuine question
I'm gonna give you a genuine answer.

At Sony's PS4 reveal, you got the most important thing you could get....
You got Sony's AGENDA.

They told you that they were focusing on GAMES. Sure they got apps, and Netflix and Hulu, and whatever else. Hell, they've got DIRECT TV tie ins now.

But Sony told you THEY WERE ABOUT THE GAMES.

You most certainly didn't get that from Microsoft.
iceman06  +   484d ago
It seems to me that Sony has chosen a front to fight the battle of the wallets...and it's games. They came prepared with actual gameplay. Not some pre-rendered stuff. But, real, honest, exclusive games. MS trotted out their 3rd party stuff (as if PS4 won't get the same stuff) and spent most of the reveal talking up what amounts to a spiffy new cable box...that can play some games. We know that E3 is around the corner. But, unless MS has secretly bought up a ton of studios, how many of those 15 exclusive launch titles will actually be AAA titles. There are bound to be plenty of Xbox Live and Kinect 2.0 games that won't garner the same attention as COD, Battlefield 4, etc. Plus, I don't for a second think that PS4 revealed everything that is in their coffers.
oof46  +   484d ago
@b-real: First impressions are everything. I'm sure Microsoft saw and studied Sony's ps4 reveal of what fans say they did right or wrong...and implemented none of those notes.
Edit: Well, they did one better than Sony. They showed the box (it's still ugly).

The one way I can summarize the angst best? They revealed their new gaming console with gaming not at the forefront.

You sound like you own a 360. I do too, and I was majorly disappointed.
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koolaid251  +   484d ago
The xbox 1 does every thing the ps4 can do and more!!!
malokevi  +   484d ago
When we see the games, and what developers have been abel to do with the improved capabilities of both Xbox Live, Kinect, and the Xbox controller, everyone will be impressed.

Add that to all the amazing capabilities of the dash, apps, and media, coupled with instant switching and always-on matchmaking, I think its going to be the perfect console for me. But, I am the type of person who will be watching netflix, then switch to gaming, then back to netflix, all the while being on the internet/listening to music and any number of other things. Which is why the capabilities of the machine as demonstrated at the reveal are so exciting to me.

I'm excited for a redefinition of the phrase "persistent world MMOFPS'." That, and not having to get off the couch to switch between games. That always ticks me off!

I'll be getting both consoles, anyways. But Xbox One will probably end up being my primary machine. Old habits.
BOLO  +   484d ago
"Sorry, not trolling here (promise)"

Xbox...Dispel stealth troller.
buynit  +   484d ago
I think it was the hype of how much more stronger the ps4 was over the wiiu. Everyone was relieved that it had a good amount of power over the wiiu..

Ms missed that train thats probably why they didnt get into great deal about the power other then its 8 gigs of ram, sony kinda went in on that aspect.

Ms should have either given a whole complete console reveal, as in every detail, or showed a little more games. I think it was fine but i can understand the complaints so they probably should have just waited revealed every detail in one shot at e3 then release it like days or weeks later..

I think something went wtong internaly with ms while working on the xbox one. I dont get how they let sony beat them to the punch with a reveal and a more slid date, ms always said they wanted to be first again.
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b-real  +   484d ago
Sorry guys - none of you come close to convincing me that I missed something. Yes, Sony has some great games in the pipe - that's a given. Yes the graphics will be great (though not THAT much better then Xbox One - lets be honest). But to me those are expected features from a new gen of hardware.

Kinect 2.0, full TV integration and the insane, seamless multitasking abilities of the Xbox One are what has got my interest. Yes it is a games console, however I EXPECT it to have great exclusives, graphics and games. What I am after is the unexpected - the features that are going to change the way I look at what a game console is and what it can do.

And perhaps the most under-looked feature is the use of Windows Azure - Microsoft's cloud platform, which will allow every game infinite dedicated Multiplayer Servers - as opposed to laggy hosted matches on a players console.
OldSchoolGamer  +   484d ago
Ok so its a fair question and not trolling. While I went in with an open mind and a slant towards favoring the xbox reveal due to my purchase history, Microsoft had also soured me quite a bit with 360 hardware issues. 8 original replacements and number 9 denied due to my email extended warranty running out (great customer satisfaction there). Purchased a newer "reliable 250 GB" version in the slimmer black model on the have it need a replacement, which they did take care of. So at Microsofts conference which dedicated to hardware and vision for this next gen I paid close attention listening for my key concerns to be acknowledged and addressed. Microsoft ignored their mistakes and didn't mention any kind of possible extended warranty for this new box many are predicting to cost $650.00 - $700.00 for extra technology like a built in and required Kinnect system. Almost no mention was made of games or the implication that gaming was one of the core focuses of there design.

PS4 on the other hand talked for an almost straight 2 hours on how their design was based around games and game design. They acknowledged while the cell was powerful it hindered design in game creation and only 1st party and 2nd party game creators needing alot of experience, time, and development tools could ever harness it. It was the reason I still do not own a PS3.

Sony went went on to acknowledge that mistake and were humble in accepting the input from both designers and gamers in making this new system all around gaming, with more power in the machine for gaming. Microsoft is basically doing what Sony did last time and telling me this machine is designed for entertainment other than gaming. I didn't want a blu-ray disc player that also plays games last time and I don't want a home media center this time that also plays games. I'm not rich and have two kids and work hard for a living. My entertainment budget needs to stretch far. Sony seems to be aimed to give me the better video gaming machine when I am looking to buy a video game machine. That would be the reason I was unimpressed with the Xbox One reveal and enthralled for 2 hours during the Sony reveal. Not sure about everyone else, and I'm sure there are a lot of trolls for their system of choice, but for the independent consumer, I feel many probably feel as I do having watched both. Hope this answer helps!
xXxSeTTriPxXx  +   483d ago
Sony showed hardware specs, games and showed that while they have impoved their online by leaps and bounds they also reminded us that the ps4 is a GAME CONSOLE 1st.

The improved online functionality is build for the gamer so we can have a voice.if you wasnt a little impressed wi th the ps4 reveal you must've had you expection to high, not a real core gamer or need another usher proformence.
ASH_ufo  +   483d ago
unique features - bullshit!
all i need it`s great games, like KZ...
b-real  +   483d ago
@OldSchoolGamer

Thanks for the response.

I don't quite buy into the aspects of the reveal you mention (ie Sony addressing issues and MS ignoring them) Sony ditching Cel would be a big talking point at a reveal like this - particularly when they talk about the specs of a new console (eg being x86 -a big change).MS were never going to discuss things like warranty extensions at a reveal like this.

However I do see your point around having issues with your previous experience with your 360 hardware. If I had to replace a unit 9 times (as you mention above) then I would have dumped Microsoft a long time ago. I am still on my original 360 (the white pro) and have not ever had an issue. However replacing your 360 8 times does seem like a slight exaggeration to me :)

I'm ignoring the rest of you because you all seem unable to construct even half of what could be considered a decent argument.
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Kratos_1986  +   484d ago
can you guys imagine how The Last Of Us or uncharted will look like as PS4 games !!!?!?
Walker  +   483d ago
Pixar CGI Quality !
SexyGamerDude  +   484d ago
I don't care about power, graphics, and hardware. All I care about is playing and trading games with my friends. PS4 is what I'm going with. Bye MS, it was fun when you weren't trying to rape my wallet.
Corpser  +   484d ago
Sony never said you can play used games on ps4 without fees
SexyGamerDude  +   484d ago
How are they going to charge us fees? Sony isn't forcing us to install or enter keys. That was made clear. They also don't have a required internet connection. That was confirmed. How will they be able to charge us fees?
joeorc  +   484d ago
@Corpser
I THINK THIS SAYS OTHER WISE!

I sat down with Yoshida a few hours after the PS4 reveal tonight and one of the first things I asked was whether used games would be blocked.

"Do you want us to do that?" he asked.

No, I said. I think, if you buy something on a disc, that you have a kind of moral contract with the person you've bought it from that you retain some of that value and you can pass it on.

Do you agree, I asked?

"Yes. That's the general expectation by consumers," said Yoshida. "They purchase physical form, they want to use it everywhere, right? So that's my expectation."

the disc is yours..what does it matter if someone barrows your disc, it was already plaid for!

that's the way Yoshida see's it.

if i want to give my brother the disc i can i do not have to sell it used..i could just give it away.
Corpser  +   484d ago
@joe

Used games will not be blocked, you just have to pay a fee lol
bluetoto  +   484d ago
Gotta say I agree with corpser as after going back and re-reading that interview Yoshida never said that there wouldn't be a cost to playing used games, just that they can be played on the ps4 and wouldn't be blocked.

As gamers we shouldn't just shrug this off but keep an eye and ear for more details on the subject.

oan those are not the direct quotes of Yoshida above.
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Snookies12  +   484d ago
@Corpser and bluetoto - He never said anything about paying a fee, I agree there... But isn't that what blocking means? Having to pay a fee to access a game would be a form of blocking used games. He already stated his expectation was that once you purchase a physical disc, you can use it everywhere. A fee is most certainly a block on used games, any way you look at it.
bluetoto  +   482d ago
"@Corpser and bluetoto - He never said anything about paying a fee, I agree there... But isn't that what blocking means?
Having to pay a fee to access a game would be a form of blocking used games. He already stated his expectation was that once you purchase a physical disc, you can use it everywhere. A fee is most certainly a block on used games, any way you look at it."

Do you still leave cookies and milk for santa?

How old are you people? Do none of you have ANY sense of how corporations works? Have none of you had a REAL job?

Here's a life lesson- pay attention to detail. The words you choose can sink or save your company. HE NEVER SAID IT WOULD BE FREE. Why wouldn't he just say it? They constantly state how PSN is free compared to LIVE, why not just do the same now?

Damn it take off the fanboy goggles before it's too late and start asking questions NOW! WTF is wrong with you people?

These are CORPORATIONS, and they are ALL in this together, just look at EA dropping the online pass because they knew this was coming, not out of the kindness of they're heart. They are not your friend down the block.

I just don't believe MS would take this dive all on there own, but we'll know in the coming months and man I'm going to burn ALL fanboys when ALL the info comes out.
MasterCornholio  +   484d ago
Microsoft traded raw power for Kinect in order to be able to price their console at a similar level as the PS4.

Everyone should have seen this coming especially after what happened with the Wii U and its Tablet controller.
kneon  +   484d ago
I've been saying this would be the case all along but the diehard zealots somehow believed that Kinect wouldn't add to the cost or that Microsoft could magically do more with weaker hardware.
Jazz4108  +   484d ago
You do realize at sonys press they didnt even have a console built yet. All this real time game showings were done as targets on pc. Ms actually showed everything running on its engine. If anything is the sony fans that take everything as gospel but when it comes to ms they spread fud and become hypocrites with there own comments. Im so glad to be a gamer and getting both systems. I dont believe the ps4 specs are even finalized yet as the box has still been all pc footage. Same shite they pulled on kz trailer. They lie and laugh about it later. The japanese sure are some intersting beings.
jessupj  +   484d ago
And once again, you have no idea whether they were using a ps4 or pc. I don't know either and that's why I don't go running round like an idiot stating something that isn't proven as fact. So please stop spewing this conjecture as fact, and that goes for everyone else too.
unicron7  +   484d ago
The live demos showcased at the PS4 conference were running on PC/PS4 dev kits. Hell, they were even less powerful than what the final specs would be. We can expect better than what we saw. Sony has been nothing but honest thus far this gen. I truly believe they have learned from their PS2-PS3 transition and have brought back down to the humble zone. They are out to please gamers and get their marketshare back. They haven't lied about shit thus far.
sigfredod  +   483d ago
"Ms actually showed everything running on its engine", you mean all the brief CG and almost not real gameplay?, i didn't see anyone playing anything on xbox1 with a controller or anything
Belking  +   484d ago
Now we all know that's some BS...lol
MariaHelFutura  +   484d ago
Xbox, explain what's going on to Belking.
MysticStrummer  +   484d ago
Just like we all know the gaming world was wowed by the One's reveal, despite the mountain of evidence to the contrary.

Actually they were wowed, just not in a good way.

I know I said wow after I saw it.
Belking  +   484d ago
Those reveals don't mean nothing. E-3 is where the consoles will shine. Xboxone will still lead over ps4. Bet on that.
Snookies12  +   484d ago | Well said
@Belking - Sure, I'll take that bet.
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MRMagoo123  +   484d ago
you are pants on head dumb belking if thats what you believe, just the fact that ms said themselves they didnt focus on high end gaming this time around and that you have to pay a fee for second hand games (which means paying 3 times to play a game count them 1. buy second hand game 2. pay fee to play second hand game 3. pay live to play second hand game online.) only an idiot would buy one.
sigfredod  +   483d ago
See it by yourself no only eurogamer, also PC pages not related to sony or consoles say it and confirm it: http://anandtech.com/show/6...
maniacmayhem  +   484d ago
Raw power doesn't mean a thing as we saw with this gen. PS3 also had the superior tech but most if not all 3rd party games looked identical to each other. Graphics are nice but I'm more worried about gameplay and design. A game could be built in 16 bits as long as it's fun then I don't care.
firelogic  +   484d ago
The major difference being the PS4 is a very standard architecture that devs can program for in their sleep. The Cell, not so much.

So Cell was powerful but you had to know the tricks to get the best performance out of it. The PS4 is extremely powerful AND extremely easy to code for. PS4 versions of multiplats will be held to the same standard as PC versions, with XB1 lagging behind with lower framerate and poorer textures, effects, AI, etc.
maniacmayhem  +   484d ago
It still remains to be seen. I doubt seriously that the framerate or textures will be seriously noticeable for the X1 than PS4. The X1 will also be easy to code and develop for just like the PS4 and since most of the architecture for both systems are the same I doubt you'll see any vast improvements from one console to another since ports will be much easier to handle this time around.

But again, we shall see in a few weeks at E3 and here when the whole graphics compare articles start to pop up again.
joeorc  +   484d ago
@maniacmayhem
It still remains to be seen. I doubt seriously that "the framerate or textures will be seriously noticeable for the X1 than PS4. The X1 will also be easy to code and develop for just like the PS4 and since most of the architecture for both systems are the same I doubt you'll see any vast improvements from one console to another since ports will be much easier to handle this time around."

while i see what you are saying you are also missing some key talking points.

The on board I/O bandwidth sony already gave out that connection speed. and its looking to absolutly dwarf the xbox one's I/O .

Now you are correct based on a 3rd party game engine stand point you would be correct, but we are talking about what will the 1st party efforts do to really take hold of that hardware and put custom API's for the respective hardware platforms.

Naughty dog for instance made custom tool chains for Playstation 3 hardware, MM and GG also. Microsoft really you have not seen them do that.

that's what will be the key to each of the platforms perception on what will not just in graphic's but game play also.
kneon  +   484d ago
Don't count on it. the X1 has slower ram and just 32Mb of esram for a frame buffer. That's enough for just two HD frames at 16bit/pixel. Since the PS4 has 8Gb of GDDR5 it can use any part of that memory for framebuffers with less copying of data required.

And forget 4K games on the x1 as they've made the same stupid mistake as they did on the 360 with their 10Mb of edram. Making a framebuffer too small to hold even a single frame is a PITA for developers. They have to break up each frame into pieces for processing.
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hellvaguy  +   484d ago
"The PS4 is extremely powerful AND extremely easy to code for"

Of course by extremely, you mean similar to the power of pc speeds--from 2-3 years ago...

I know, I know there's optimization which makes a huge difference, but still, let's not lose our minds here.
MRMagoo123  +   484d ago
@hellvaguy lucky we are talking about consoles here tho not pcs stfu about them.

@Maniacmayhem

you are forgetting that fact the new xbox will only have 5gigs of slower ram to use on games maximum, whilst the ps4 will have 7 gigs of better ram, along with the better gpu. you can bet there will be a far difference this time around.
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jessupj  +   484d ago
I have to disagree.

Because the architecture is so similar and easy to code for it will be very easy and quick (and therefore cost efficient and financially viable )for developers to optimize their games for the PS4.

The only thing that will hold multiplatform games back on the PS4 is if MS enforce their greedy, childish, draconian policy of requiring multiplatform games to not perform better on competing consoles.
sandman224  +   484d ago
Lets hope call of duty ghost don't give ps4 owners a shit version!
die_fiend  +   484d ago
All versions will be poor. Did u see how they made a big deal about how good an appallingly animated dog looked?
MysticStrummer  +   484d ago
It should be just as mediocre on both systems. PS3 was harder to develop for, but PS4 was designed with a lot of developer input.

If anything, PS4 users seem to have at least some ammo to complain about multiplats being held back by One next gen, or they will have anyway unless new info comes to light.
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swishersweets20031  +   484d ago
MOAR POWAAAA
a_bro  +   484d ago
the funny thing about this is, that the system is also easier to develop for. so that means no inferior multiplats. Sony really learned their lesson.
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SugarSoSweet  +   484d ago
Xbox has inferior hardware so the new xbox will have inferior multi plats
unicron7  +   484d ago
Depending on whether or not MS enforces a policy on their 3rd party games of games not performing better on opposing consoles, or company's won't be able to sell their product for the Xbox console. This would require devs to dumb down other console versions to match the Xbox version in looks. Bullshit huh? But I wouldn't put it past them doing it. Especially with the Call of Duty series.
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greenpowerz  +   484d ago
Where are the detailed specs released by MSFT?? MSFT's custom chips have not been talked about in detail. This is just speculation. I just seen an article saying PS4 was 30% more powerful now it's 50% in an hour it will be 1000% LMAO
GamersRulz  +   484d ago
MS wouldn't dare to release Xbone PATHETIC hardware specs....because its Pathatic Lol.
ThatCanadianGuy514  +   484d ago
What is there to speculate about? Every aspect of everything revealed so far has it same spec, or massive advantage for PS4.

Especially in memory and GPU.
There is a reason MS won't talk details.
paranoid1971  +   484d ago
Double post
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MysticStrummer  +   484d ago
"In terms of the GPU hardware, hard information was difficult to come by, but one of the engineers did let slip with a significant stat - 768 operations per clock. We know that both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are based on Radeon GCN architecture and we also know that each compute unit is capable of 64 operations per clock. So, again through a process of extrapolation from the drip-feed of hard facts, the make-up of the One's GPU is confirmed - 12 compute units each capable of 64 ops/clock gives us the 768 total revealed by Microsoft and thus, by extension, the 1.2 teraflop graphics core. So that's another tick on the Durango leaked spec that has been transposed across to the final Xbox One architecture and the proof we need that PlayStation 4's 18 CU graphics core has 50 per cent more raw power than the GPU in the new Microsoft console."
nypifisel  +   484d ago
No you've misunderstood!

The PS4 GPU is 50% more powerful than the X1 GPU
The X1 GPU is 33% less powerful than the PS4 GPU

Look at it like this:

X1 = 100 (50/50)
PS4 = 150 (50/50/50)

PS4 is 50% better and X1 is 33% or 1/3 worse. It's called percentage and anyone who know some basic maths would know this. So both is right, you should however always start from the smaller number. So PS4 is 50% better.
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hesido  +   484d ago
2 people have no idea about math.
sigfredod  +   483d ago
See it by yourself no only eurogamer, also PC pages not related to sony or consoles say it and confirm it: http://anandtech.com/show/6...
DivineAssault  +   484d ago
DUH!!! Who wouldve thought otherwise?? The xbox one has that revised Kinect bundled with every system & to keep it affordable they had to cut back on horsepower.. PS4 has a basic camera so they were able to put more power into the console while keeping it affordable so im betting both will be about $400 USD, x1 will have a more precise camera but multiplats will be inferior while PS4 will have a camera for the ability to run games needing it but it will be more like the current kinect & multiplats will be best on it console wise.. Im going with PS4 for sure.. Motion gaming isnt my thing & i dont care to switch between tv & games by talking to it, I can press the button on my remote just as fast.. Sony made their console perfect for my taste & have the best amount of games.. I wonder if MS decision to do mandatory installs on games so they dont have to use blu ray for software.. They can do like PCs & use DVDs to insert & install.. It has a blu ray drive but its possible that its for movies..

I cant EFFIN wait to get that dual shock 4 in my hands & power on the PS4!!!!! Im super pumped for nx gen & i know sonys machine is going to run games buttery smooth & games will look better on it too.. 50% more power is no small feat.. Games will be closer to the PC builds & exclusives will be mind blowingly awesome!
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InSpectre  +   484d ago
I'll be glad to get some rumble back in the controller on PlayStation.
tdogg  +   484d ago
Based off sales the Wii came first the xbox 360 came 2nd and ps3 last check vg chartz
Infamous2  +   484d ago
Well ps3 out selling xbox360 every month and if i'm correct PS4 and XboxOne not out yet so do you really think Ps3 won't pass xbox360 in sells by September or November lol??
Horny  +   484d ago
Vg charts is not updated. Ps3 is already in the lead by a little over 2 million. You're late. There have been plenty of articles on this.
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josephayal  +   484d ago
%50 more raw power in graphics? that's a lot of dam power
DivineAssault  +   484d ago
Sonys worst system ever made still outsold MS's best attempt.. Now that sony made a great machine, its going to smoke MS like a pack of kools.. However, im glad MS made sony sweat a bit this gen cuz if they didnt, sony wouldnt have learned to be humble & up their game.. Now their eyes are wide open thanks to MS... So PS has evolved into a fantastic console & the PS name is going to be more powerful than ever.

Wii sold roughly 100 million, ps3 78 million, & 360 76 million.. PS3 & 360 are about neck & neck but technically Sony won 2nd place.. No doubt they will be 1st place nx gen but i dont think as many ppl will be buying consoles anymore thanks to casual games like candy crush & angry birds.. But whatever, im still sure there will be some excellent software coming to home consoles nx gen from AAA devs & Indies for me to enjoy.. Im super excited to get PS4 & cant wait!!!
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die_fiend  +   484d ago
PS3 is sony's worst system? No
Snookies12  +   484d ago
Their worst system was the PSP Go lol!
DivineAssault  +   484d ago
Not that it sucks or anything but PS3 wasnt designed to do the things they added so late like trophies & the robust online store.. It was lacking in ram & that hurt it but they still managed to make it happen despite the massive lead MS had on them.. I love my PS3 & sold my 360 because i didnt use it for anything.. If i didnt use & sold my 360, i know for a fact i will have no use for X1 so i wont be buying it.. I seen the whole show & 45 minutes of the hour was TV & Sports.. Thats the message they gave to the world & where their priorities lie
BOLO  +   484d ago
Yep no year head starts or RROD sales in M$FT's favor this time.
boing1  +   484d ago
",,,or RROD sales..."
We don't know that yet. That could be their strategy next gen too.
Also, MS just confirmed that first thing XONE does after boot up is it spits in user's face. It's using Kinect to track you so you won't be able to dodge it.
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quenomamen  +   484d ago
What do sales of current gen hardware have to do with the FACT that PS4 is more powerfull than Box1 ? This an article about sales or power ? Whats next ? You guys gonna start throwing Genesis VS Super Nintendo sales stats in here ? Lol, Facts and Math dont lie deal with it. J
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nypifisel  +   484d ago
BLAST PROCESSING YOU GUYS!
solidboss07  +   484d ago
If the Playstation 4 had been a bit less powerfull than the HTC1 I would have got it anyway, I happily game on Sony platforms and see no reason to change, I want the best software. (and free online gaming)
Now we know that the PS4 specs beat the competition buy a lot and that is important as I am now used to Sony having the best Hardware. PS3 was more powerfull than the 360, fact, and it had more functionality. Yet, the media tried to kill it, 360 was easier to develop for - and good on Microsoft for that, I mean it, they had a successfull system,it was cheaper and had a 1yr+ market lead, and the game development community hated the Cell. But PS3 outsold it.
After a successfull PS1 and PS2 the Playstation 3 was Sony's failure, where they lost direction, and still outsold the 360. (Wii was a fad that people are over, explaining WiiU being DOA). Most importantly though, PS3 is still supported by Multi-Plats like GTA5, and of coarse the heavyweigh exclusive titles to the end of 2013 at least.
If thats how a Playstation fails then I can not wait to see them back on form with Playstation 4. Common Architecture, loads of power, development community all onbord this gen, pasionate game developers calling a lot of the shots now instead of just corporate types.
And I certainly don't believe that PS4 will be lacking in functionality, whatever bells and whistles it has won't be compromising the games. I'm only happy because I like Sony's gaming franchises. Sony 1st party games will amaze, I can't imagine what Naughty Dog and Polyphony will acheive.
captain_slow82  +   484d ago
they dont give a toss about gamers....
as xbox gamers (myself included)all got played all they wanted was a foot in the door to make everyone have there boxes in homes

and us gamers to a degree have given them that...

ask pachter if im wrong because im pretty sure he would agree lol
SDF Repellent  +   484d ago
Served MS right. If the PS4 doesn't follow MS path of requiring daily internet connection, used game fees...then it is settle, I will swallow my pride and convert to Sony's side. The power difference is the final nail in the coffin in my loyalty with MS.
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Cryptcuzz  +   484d ago
We will welcome you with open arms to enlighten what you have missed oh so very long ago.

With better hardware, better quality - more diverse games, not paying for features that should be free, developer centric - gamer focused console, and plus we got the best memes around :)

With better specs - confirmed or not, through the process of extrapolation from various sources and interviews, everyone and their meema's can deduce that the PS4 is a more powerful console by far.

Welcome to the winning side, unless of course you want to be on the #Dealwithit side, the decision is all yours.
ThatCanadianGuy514  +   484d ago
I am in shock and awe.
Cryptcuzz  +   483d ago
I am as well DayZ, apparently the PS4 compared to the Xbox one's approach to Next Gen simply could not be ignored any longer, even by diehard Xbox fans that the better value is the PS4.
Dlacy13g  +   484d ago
Why do I feel like I have seen this stuff before? Ahh thats right ...WiiU was reportedly 50% more powerful than the PS3 and 360. http://wiiudaily.com/2011/1...
ComBaTs0uL  +   484d ago
This site is definitely sony land lol anything logical gets massive disagrees.
At the end of the day it comes down to games and microsoft and sony havent shown there full hands yet, E3 is going to be the decider.
marchinggamer  +   478d ago
This guy right here is totally right in all ways
MasterD919  +   484d ago
PS4 fanboys are like Bieber fans right now. We get it...you are excited and hate MS. Understood.
Nocando  +   484d ago
Good god its insane to see so many people hating MS like this lol. They want MS GONE, regardless of what they announced.
jessupj  +   484d ago
It's not just Sony fanboys I'm afraid, even MS fanboys are turning. I suggest you get out from under that rock and open your eyes because virtually the whole internet is hating the xbox1 right now.

Just look at SDF Repellent a few posts up. He's a well known die hard MS fan, yet he is all but convinced to get a ps4 next gen and ditch MS.

Normally I would respect a person's choice to choose a console over another, but there is no reason whatsoever to get an xbox1 over a ps4. None. And if you do, you are supporting corporate greed and are contributing to the degradation of this amazing hobby by enabling MS to block used games and enforce DRM. Nothing at E3 is going to change this.
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Sadist3  +   484d ago
Everyone who has purchased any type of hardware should know by now that confirmed specs "on paper" usually mean nothing. The Xbox was more powerful than the PS2, Sony still came on top. PS3 was more powerful than 360, Microsoft came on top and a lot of cross platform games looked better on the Xbox. Shift, even the Nintendo 64 was more powerful than the original playstation, and looked how that turned out. So what's on paper regarding specs means nothing, most adults know that. It's how the developers use the system. I remember how the "Cell" in the PS3 was supposed to be powerful, but I never seen that as mostly all games were identical on the Xbox
Brazz  +   484d ago
90% agreeded...
10% I don't agree > "...PS3 was more powerful than 360, Microsoft came on top..."
PS3 sales are above 360 by +140.000 every month, USA is the only place where Xbox wins...
marchinggamer  +   478d ago
And USA is where all the money comes from
NateCole  +   484d ago
Well the OS is also taking up more RAM for the One so i am sure it contributed.
Bumpmapping  +   484d ago
Xbox One doesn't need to be more powerful it's a cable box not a game console duh!
horndog  +   484d ago
Ahah, And wasnt the ps3 supposed to be10x more powerfull then the 360?? Truth is you can write anything on paper
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thelaughingwiseman  +   484d ago
Limit me hit you with some knowledge they don't want you to know. there was a written rule in the Game Developer contracts that they could not up their resolution/graphics on other consoles. That is why multiplat games look similar to their other ports. They had to do games timed, so they couldn't really work on the games. They had to ship out as soon as possible to meet deadlines or risk paying breach of contract fees. That is why you see ports on to the PS3. If the Game Developers took their time with PS3 games, all PS3 versions would look like Uncharted games. It is that their contracts with 360 forced them to be limited. 360 was the easiest to develop, so they worked on that one first, then the PS3
marchinggamer  +   478d ago
Look at the lens of truth YouTube videos the ps3 and Xbox 360 are both equally powerful sometimes more the Xbox sometimes more the ps3
thelaughingwiseman  +   484d ago
Well, you know what this means folks... Sony is the Dak Seide of the Fouce

http://www.youtube.com/watc...
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