Submitted by bggriffiths 782d ago | opinion piece

How the PS4 Could Win Next-Gen

Dealspwn writes: Last week, I looked at how Microsoft could come out on top in the next-gen console wars despite their initial self-inflicted setbacks. So it’s only fair that I give the same treatment to Sony’s upcoming PlayStation 4. Both consoles are going to release around the same period, just in time for the Christmas madness. We’ve not had consoles launch head-to-head for generations, which means we’re going to see a real fight between the two. Ring that bell Mr. Shopkeeper. It’s so on. (Culture, Gaikai, Industry, PS4)

WolfOfDarkness  +   782d ago
Sony has already won the next generation .... Almost 75% of the gamers around the world will get PS4 .
Ksar  +   782d ago
Not me.
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WolfOfDarkness  +   782d ago
PS4 Takes 75% Of The Vote In Worldwide Voting Poll

Who disagrees Check it out ... It's the latest Votes .
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georgeenoob  +   782d ago
75% of the Internet =/= 75% of the world. Especially since Sony fanboys love the Internet.
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JunioRS101  +   782d ago
Shut your mouth and go sit in timeout.
dedicatedtogamers  +   782d ago
No one knows the future, but there are undeniable facts that do paint Sony's situation in a pretty good light.

PS4 is $100 cheaper, yet more powerful. People say cost doesn't matter. People say power doesn't matter. Setting aside the fact that people made these same excuses for the PS3, but to a lot of people, those things do matter. Why else did the 360 become the go-to spot for most multiplat games? Surely the better graphics and smoother framerates had noooooothing to do with it, right?
loulou  +   782d ago
people say give it a f'king rest and shut up ffs.

your like a jumping LP. and everytime you open your mouth you spout utter nonsense.
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Firan  +   782d ago
While I agree that PS4 is currently in a very good light and I will get one, I hope it doesn't do as you fanboys expect. You guys need a slap in the face.

Seriously announcing a winner when the consoles haven't even released yet. PS3 is best example of a console that had a very bad start and it took years for Sony to catch up. And now you guys announce a winner based on a damn poll? Get real.
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fermcr  +   782d ago
PS4 is the favorite to win next gen, but it's to early to tell. The PS3 was also favorite to win this past gen and the Wii won.
WolfOfDarknesss  +   782d ago
Just got banned for no reason ... Maybe coz I made my statement clear ... That's abuse of power .
JBSleek  +   782d ago
Talk about calling a game in the first inning wow.
GribbleGrunger  +   781d ago
I personally don't think Sony need any advice, they're doing pretty well without it.
reko  +   779d ago

75% of the Internet =/= 75% of the world. Especially since xbOX fanboys love the Internet. see how that works?

stop trolling
Akuma2K  +   782d ago
PS4 has already won, the so called experts and cpu techs can hype up the Xbox1 until their run out of breath but it still wont matter......PS4 has the advantage in price point, more powerful hardware, no restrictions, more exclusives and more developers making games for the PS4.

If that isn't a knockout blow to the Xbox1 i don't know what is, the consoles haven't even launched yet and the pre-orders between both consoles is 4 to 1 in the PS4's favor.

In the end we all know its the games and game variety that will decide the console winner of this next gen, but we all know who's leading that area too...and its not the Xbox1.
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WolfOfDarkness  +   782d ago

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famoussasjohn  +   782d ago
"PS4 has the advantage in price point"
If you're going by that, then the Xbox 360 had the price point advantage last gen, look who was had the higher sales last time around.
Akuma2K  +   782d ago
What does the Xbox360 has to do with the PS4 vs Xbox1 discussion ?? The Xbox360 had more sales last gen vs PS3 because of the year headstart and the higher price of the PS3, yet it caught up and surpassed the Xbox360 because of the games.

If your suggesting that the Xbox1 will do the same vs the PS4 don't hold your breath, even with MS removing the restrictions they still has a mountain to climb with it being the higher priced console and we all know price point is the major factor when it comes to xmas shopping.
famoussasjohn  +   781d ago
Akuma2K - Historically speaking. If you were going by things such as pricing, then the Xbox 360 vs PS3 sales figures can be brought up considering who came out on top in sales figures.

I'm just going off your bullshit points.
warewolfSS  +   782d ago
Fanboy jerk fest incoming
loulou  +   782d ago
lol n4g.. time to try out giantbomb me thinks
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No_Limit  +   782d ago
Or Neogaf...wait, I think that site might actually be worst due to them having more members.
loulou  +   782d ago
no limit. neogaf has quite a few fanturds as well.

i used to post on giantbomb and it was fairly level headed... see you there
warewolfSS  +   782d ago
Yeah I'm so over this site man. It's a misinformation retard fest on this site.
monkey48  +   782d ago
Sony has the potential to win this upcoming generation. I agree with the points in this article like the fact that PS4 is easier to develop for, (even more so than the xbox one; something to do with the esRAM being a little difficult). Games will look better, games will be more immersive, and games will have better quality. At the end of the day, the games is what that matters.
EXVirtual  +   782d ago
Can you believe ppl have been saying the xbone runs multiplats better?? They're judging things off incomplete dev kits at E3 from Sony at least. MS was uses high end PC's. Xbox fanboys are in some serious denial.
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Apocalypse Shadow  +   782d ago
no one knows the next gen outcome,but sony is definitely holding all the best cards to win...

it's hilarious how sony has systematically brought down and destroyed goliath..

sony made a better console this gen with better games,better in house developers,more awards,better ratings on metecritic(that microsoft used to use)...they have just dominated the supposedly bigger company with all that money that doesn't go into xbox games and systems..

now sony has made an even better system for gamers,has a better online pay strucuture that gives back to gamers with free games and discounts,will have a better cloud service(it will happen)...

i tell you,it looked grim back in 2006 with 360 gamers running rampant on this site,but sony is definitely having the last laugh...and so am i....
SonyPS4  +   782d ago
It doesn't matter to me if the PS4 will win or not, I am still buying one.
WolfOfDarknesss  +   782d ago
I am getting both consoles ...
The Rock Bottom  +   782d ago
...we know...
sexybeast69  +   782d ago
PigPen  +   782d ago
Sony has already won is crazy talk. I look at the facts and they don't add up. Put aside Sony financial trouble, they have no money. The exclusives will win out in the long run. Microsoft spending a billion dollars toward exclusive games. Nintendo has a three game exclusive with Sega with Wonderful 101 and Bayonetta 2. Sony announced one or two exclusive games that I can think of and will fall behind in the long run. Amazon and Gamestop are still taking preorders shows there isn't a strong enough demand for the PS4. And I don't want to hear that stupid s#?t Sony made more. Fanboys getting together online doesn't make the Playstation 4 a winner. Lol
dcortz2027  +   782d ago
A fanboy calling others fanboys, funny. Do you even read the article beforehand before commenting? It says how Sony COULD win next-gen.
PigPen  +   782d ago
Did you read the very first comment and others before commenting. Sony does have the worst fanboys out of all. It's funny cause it's like they're desperate for Sony survival. They look back at the Vita then go crazy, lol. Looking at Amazon and Gamestop, Sony just don't have the strong enough demand to sell out preorders.
Jihaad_cpt  +   781d ago
dude Microsoft is not spending billions of dollars toward exclusives. If they are that seems quite silly rather millions.
Aaron0234  +   782d ago
No don't get both wolfof darkness
WolfOfDarknesss  +   782d ago
Why ?
cootdog123  +   782d ago
It's not how it's going to happen cause it's already happened lol.
ylwzx3  +   782d ago
I'll tell you how... Just let them release it. Done.
Killzoner99  +   780d ago
This makes me so happy. Sony owns the industry right now. After The Last of Us , how can they not? I can only imagine how amazing the games will be. One things for sure, Micro$oft is completely screwed now lol.
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