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Xbox One vs PlayStation 4

Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will go head to head this holiday season.  For the first time ever, Sony and Microsoft will start out on equal footing, launching on the same day with comparable hardware and feature sets.

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Kanzes1084d ago (Edited 1084d ago )

I'm sure PS4 will dominate this holiday season. Both in sales, and the performance check when it comes out.

Xbox One will lose sales, that's inevitable, but that's doesn't mean it will fail and become the new Wii U. Competition is good for consumers tough

PigPen1083d ago

I disagree the PS4 will dominate. Preorder consoles are still available shows there isn't a strong enough demand. The 3DS will rule the holiday season. Bookmark this article, you heard it here first.

B-radical1083d ago

3ds will rule? for real? Lol this is consoles we are talking about anyway

I pre ordered my xbox one without ever thinking about the 3ds.

Lunarassassin1083d ago

There are still preorders left because sony have told GAME/gamestop to take unlimited orders until further notice. Whereas microsoft are having troubles with manufacturing. You can't assume a console is outselling another when that consoles preorder limit is smaller than the competition.

n4rc1083d ago

Everything is rumor..

I haven't seen anything saying Sony is taking unlimited preorders nor have I seen any reliable source for ms' manufacturing issue..

People assume a lot.. Its fun but not fact.. We all have to wait until launch..

Laying down $50 that I can get back whenever I want isn't a sale.. Just as amazon only accounts for a small number of orders anyways (assuming here myself admittedly).. Who wants their new 400-500 dollar console thrown on a USPS truck anyways? Lol

Manic20141083d ago

@Lunarassassin
Well MS have already started manufacturing and both gamestop and game have been allowed unlimited pre-order's but like sony it will have 3 phases, first phase is day one. Second phase is 5 weeks later and same with phase 3. Both PS4 and Xbox one have almost finished phase 3 in GAME UK except on amazon where both PS4 and PS4 have a lot more pre order's available. both console's will have a good start but x1 will be slower but eventually gain momentum when changes are made. Similar to what had happen to PS3.

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Manic20141083d ago (Edited 1083d ago )

Well xbox one has lost sale's already but mainly people are stuck and may wait to choose after gamescom. No doubt PS4 and x1 will sell good but PS4 will outperform. Xbox one will gain momentum slowly once games are released and some changes of price is made. Similar situation the ps3 was in one point of its life cycle. Price cuts made the ps3 sell heavily.

GreenRanger1083d ago (Edited 1083d ago )

Price will be the biggest factor in the PS4s success, not it's specs.

A parent buying this for his/her child is only going to look at price tags.

friedricr1083d ago

That is true.. for once i will agree ... No parents going to look at which console is more powerful... just which one will save them a buck or 2 ...

MasterCornholio1083d ago

Or in this case a hundred bucks which is a significant amount.

n4rc1083d ago (Edited 1083d ago )

Best pro-ps4 argument there is for sales.. I'm on the Xbox side of things at launch.. Just as ps3, I'll prolly get one down the road..

But that price will do a ton for sales.. I feel I get more with x1 and its worth the $100 but I'm buying it for me..

A parent is much easier sold a 400 console then a 500 one..

I just hope for Sony they are profitable at that price point.

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greenlantern28141083d ago

No as a parent I can tell you when a kid is asking for something it's like get me an Xbox1 I want a box1 get me an Xbox1 and you just get it for them. Same goes for the ps4. children ask for what they want they will not ask for a next gen system they will say I want the new ps4 or new Xbox1 and parents will get that. If the parents you guys where talking about walk into best buy " my kid wants 1 of the new consoles which 1 is cheapest?"
" the wiiu @ 350$"
But really we know what are kids want and usually get it for them.

Kingthrash3601083d ago

yeah its the ds/wii and Disney movie way ....kids customers =success. works every time....Disney land vs magic mountain...Disney wins even though six flags have better rides...or McDonald's vs every other fast food joint.....McDonald's wins...why ....happy meals w/ toys and clowns = kid heaven which in turn= success.

PigPen1083d ago

You are talking crazy. I own a Wii and DS, and there is a lot of fun games on both. The Wii pass the Xbox 360 sells long ago while the PS3 just barely made it. 100 million consoles and a 150 million handhelds, Nintendo owned last gen. It's unlikely to achieve those kind of numbers with just kids.

PigPen1083d ago

The exclusives is going to determine the winner of the gen. This is when it gets interesting to see the battle of the boxes. I have my prediction, but it's premature to say at this point.

Kingthrash3601083d ago (Edited 1083d ago )

regarding your above reply to my comment......
please don't misunderstand...I too own a wiiu/3ds and im grown.. what I mean is these appeal to kid's more... please take a second and see that kids are in fact broke. parents buy what their kids ask them for, so if company's take advantage of this and make product that attracts kids. movies especially win in this tactic because parent take their kids and pay for a ticket for themselves as well. Mario is the most recognized Video game icon in the industry.... it's easy and kid friendly.... parents get it because of this. but I also like mario zelda games... along with uncharted cod bf nba2k ect... I'm not saying kids only play ds/wii... I'm saying that's what wii/ds advantage over others is....wii/ds remain the weakest in hardware...least 3rd party support...and still dominates in sales .....and kids my friend are why.

PigPen1083d ago

At first you where talking the Wii and DS. Stars like Beyonce and Penelope Cruz advertised the DS. The Wii and DS appealed to all with no one left out. The Wii appealed to the kids, to the grannies and everyone in between. That's what you can call universal appeal. Now you're talking the Wi U and 3DS. The 3DS is like the DS and has that all age appeal. Wii U is absolutely a hardcore console and will get little of the casual crowd. The most casuals isn't concerned about power and would more likely buy a Wii, if don't already own. The Wii U now has to compete with the other consoles market that will spend $350-$500 dollars on a high power console, so it is nothing kiddie there.

FinalFantasyFan1083d ago

"For the first time ever, Sony and Microsoft will start out on equal footing, launching on the same day with comparable hardware and feature sets."

They may launch at the same day, but I couldn't disagree more on the rest. The PS4 will better specs, lower price point, better feature sets and no mandatory camera connection. The Xbox one will have Forza 5 wich I'll miss since gt isn't that great. And Halo 5 though it may not be as good as the previous titles, will still be much better than killzone. But that's about it.

WeAreLegion1083d ago

I wouldn't state any of that as fact. I definitely prefer Killzone, but we all have different tastes.

Hicken1083d ago

Well, you got the console part right. The games... eh.

And really, when's Halo coming out? When's GT coming out on PS4?

Well done. Comparing games that won't even be out to games that will be, and continuing an uneducated bias in the process.

jeffgoldwin1083d ago

Good ol reliable Hicky here to toss up an infamous insult at the end. At least he's reliable. Gotta give him that.

n4rc1083d ago

Better price? Yup
Better specs? Depends who you talk to
Better features? You've lost me

HDMI in, Xbox live, Skype, included 1080p camera, voice and gesture controls..

The list goes on and on.. They may not be features that interest you, fair enough..

But Xbox one has more to offer..

Hicken1083d ago

You can't argue the specs. You can argue whether they'll be effectively put to use, but their superiority or inferiority is quantifiable. If ONLY in specs(and it's not only, not by a long shot), the PS4 is a superior console.

Which console has better features would be debatable. Xbox Live won't give me the value Plus does. I have Skype on my phone, Vita, and laptop, and really don't see a use for it during my gaming. HDMI in is, literally, a gimmick: it adds ZERO value to the console. I don't want the camera, especially if it's gonna be doing things- which I question it can actually do- like monitoring my heart rate, or customizing ads to me. Voice and gesture controls are similarly useless to me while I'm gaming.

XBO has less to offer me, because it has so many things to offer to people that aren't me. To people that aren't gamers.

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