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Why I'm Choosing PlayStation 4 Over Xbox One

Chris Jager writes: "I have primarily been an Xbox 360 gamer. Whenever possible, I’d plump for the Xbox version of a game and rarely played PS3 exclusives unless work demanded it. This is in stark contrast to the previous generation, where I was a staunch PlayStation 2 supporter and barely even held an Xbox controller. In a few months, my allegiance is going to shift yet again." "

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mewhy321502d ago

1.More power
2.Better Exclusives
3.100.00 less than inferior xbone
4.Better contoller
5.No spy camera
6.Sony didn't try to screw over gamers
7.Doesn't look like 1980's VCR

abzdine1502d ago

everything i hear about PS4 is good news, everything i hear about X1 is a good ad for PS4!

in other words, all roads lead to PS4

georgeenoob1502d ago (Edited 1502d ago )

This is the type of misinformation I've been talking about earlier and the Sony fans that invest this site will obviously agree with it.

@mew
1. More power, but dosn't have game-generated cloud computing and 300k servers.
2. Xbox exclusives beats PS4 in both quantity and quality.
3. 100 dollars more cause of its camera, which the inferior $60 PS eye doesn't include.
4. Better controller? Ok now I know you're trolling.
5. Kinect doesn't spy on you, but rather enhances dashboard navigation, TV integration, and gaming experiences like project spark.
6. If they intentially wanted to screw gamers over they would have ignored feedback and keep the DRM.
7. PS4 looks just like X1 except its more of a trapezoid.

FarCryLover1821502d ago

@georgenoob

#2???? Their exclusives beat PS4 in both quantity and quality? I have been an Xbox gamer since 2003 and the 360's exclusives since 2008 to me at least, have been mediocre. Halo 3 was the last good exclusive on the system for me.

Skips1502d ago (Edited 1502d ago )

^^^

Pretty much, apparently to georgeenoob. Having LESS 1st party exclusives (20 > 15) from LESS talented developers (Sony studios > MS studios) means Xbox One has PS4 beat in quality and quantity. lol

This isn't even including MS having LESS PC/Console exclusives and indie exclusives.

Less means more now? Is today opposite day??? XD

S2Killinit1502d ago

@georgeenoob
1. I wonder how disappointed you will be once you realize 2 years down the line that PS4 has the same exact cloud and that it doesn't actually make xbone any more powerful.
2."xbox exclusives beats PS4 in quality and quantity"??? Quality, not if previous generations were any indication. Quantity? there is a recent article with all exclusives listed for both consoles, go check it out, Sony has about 8 more exclusives (give or take)
3. 100 dollars less. I don't want kinect and I don't want to waive my hands around like a fool
4. Better controller. That is subjective. I'm personally more hyped for DS4 because it has new features whereas xbones controller is the same thing with better rumble.
5. "kinect doesn't spy on you" Really? Go read a few non gaming articles. I got news you. Not only does it spy on you on a level never even imagined before, it will also set a precedent for all corporations to include "info gathering" tech inside everything you use. One day your toaster will be "alwalys on". Mark my words.
6. MS wanting to screw you "doesn't make a difference in the overall product". What a shallow way of thinking. Either you are very simple minded, or you are very young, or you are completely blinded by your bias to the point that you don't even care for gaming and your own rights as a consumer.
7. "PS4 looks just like X1" true, they aren't that different. Although you can kind of tell the X1 was designed with casuals in mind. It doesn't look like a gaming machine it just looks like any other player out there. That should tell you something about MS's down the line support for gamers, as should the inclusion of the casual friendly kinect, as should the fact that they had a GAMING console reveal, that didn't have GAMES. If these don't tell you who Microsoft's ultimate target group is, then I don't know what will. But I guess you wouldn't care anyway, just like you didn't care if MS was trying to screw you as long as in your eye "the final product wont be different". Enough said.

georgeenoob1502d ago (Edited 1502d ago )

@Farcry

Want to know why it's been mediocre since 2008? Cause that's around the time MS started developing X1 and focusing on its exclusives.

@Skips
Look how many exclusives MS announced and look how many exclusives Sony announced. There's a difference between 20>15 games and 20>15 AAA games. Don't forget Sony's huge focus on indie exclusives.

EDIT: @below

You forgot Halo and Quantum Break. And Knack and Driveclub aren't considered AAA either leaving Killzone, the Order, and Infamous left. That means 6 AAA exclusives vs. Sony's 3. And I feel sorry for you of you think Gamescom or TGS is a bigger event for Sony than E3 or their reveal.

Skips1502d ago (Edited 1502d ago )

@georgeenoob

"Want to know why it's been mediocre since 2008? Cause that's around the time MS started developing X1 and focusing on its exclusives."

Wow, talk about giving your current fanbase the shaft. lol ... Not that MS are strangers to screwing over their customers anyway.

"There's a difference between 20>15 games and 20>15 AAA games"

LMFAO! Are you kidding??? The MAJORITY of what MS showed aren't even AAA games buddy. XD

Below, D4, Killer Instinct, Crimson Dragon, Lococycle, etc. are DEFINITELY not AAA games. Ryse, Forza 5, Dead Rising 3, and MAYBE Sunset Overdrive are the only ones that we are sure can be categorized as AAA.

"Don't forget Sony's huge focus on indie exclusives."

You are aware that those 20 exlcusives are coming from FIRST party right??? Not indies... -___-

http://www.ign.com/articles...

As I've said,

20 1ST PARTY EXCLUSIVES > 15 1ST PARTY EXCLUSIVES

SONY 1ST PARTY DEVS > MS MEDIOCRE/NO NAME 1ST PARTY DEVS

I_AM_ CANADIAN_19891502d ago

I think just for georgenoob n4g needs to make a bubble down button called "no bubbles for you."Cause tbh you have nothing to say that's worth even reading. You are so far from misinformed we all could mistake you for an ms employee.

So many face palms were given when I read you're comments. you actually try to brag about ms abandoning the 360 for the xbox one in 2008. Like wtf is wrong with you. Are you 10 or just that clueless.

Skips1502d ago (Edited 1502d ago )

@georgeenoob

How in the world is DriveClub not considered AAA? Knack, I agree is not. But if Knack isn't included than Sunset Overdrive shouldn't either.

4 announced vs 5 announced? Great??? They still have an embarrassingly low amount of PC/Console exclusives. lol

PS4: PlanetSide 2, DCUO, Warframe, Blacklight Retribution, Primal Carnage

Xbone: what? Project Spark and Titanfall??? LOL!

When the dust settles and all is clear...

20 > 15 1st party exclusives
Sony Studios > MS sub par/mediocre Studios

More indie exclusives > Less indie exclusives
More PC/Console exclusives > Less PC/Console exclusives

etc. etc.

"And I feel sorry for you of you think Gamescom or TGS is a bigger event for Sony than E3 or their reveal."

A lot bigger than MS's that's for sure!

Surprised MS are actually gonna show up this time. XD

BattleTorn1502d ago

Therapist: Mig, it sounds like everything you say - is right, and everything Bob says - is wrong.

Mig: I think I'm gonna like therapy

Therapist: I think therapy is going to like you

(random That 70's show reference)

SirKilla1502d ago

Yawn.
Im banking on Saga dream cast 4.360.

Saigon1502d ago

Though it has been squashed...at first it was the DRM fiasco, and I am not talking about when it was first announced, I am referring to the rumors that first started and MS choose not say anything. Then the BS that followed after was too overwhelming to just sit there and just forgive them like nothing happened. I always knew MS was full of themselves, because they have been like that since they first hit the market but what transpired during and after the console reveal and then at E3 was a little too much. The flip-flopping they have done makes them look bad and I feel sorry for those who are deciding to stick with them. It will get better for MS Xbone in the future, but right now this system looks a mess.

Lunarassassin1502d ago

@georgenube
You may say that xbox cloud makes xbox better, but 1st microsoft haven't proved anything about the cloud yet and 2nd most countries won't get it and those who do, the ping of there internet may make actions powered by the cloud slow or ineffective.

ZodTheRipper1502d ago

I have so many reasons for a PS4 at the moment. Choosing a console was never as easy as it is this time, Nintendo and Microsoft both didn't do their homework in this gen.

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Tatsuya 1501d ago

@georgenoob:

Even your name makes you sound like a fool. Now to response to your to flamebait and fanboyism answers:

1. One word, GAIKAI. I can't wait for the day u'd realized that u've been fool by Microsoft on those ridiculous claim of Xbone to be powered by the cloud that will make it 3x, 10x, 40x more powerful. Just hillarious..
2. yeah,. keep telling yourself that. Xbone's hv 8 new exclusives while, PS4 has 12 new exclusives. Don't talk crap.
3. One word: CHOICE. SONY is giving it, what about your beloved Microsoft? yeah,. don't think so. I can't wait to see videos of you on the net when they spy on people..
4. Asymmetrical sticks on a controller doesn't work at all. That's why DS4 is the best and you know what.. it's sexier.
5. You're delusional. Kinect 2 is the perfect toy for spying and it will happen. It could be Microsoft themselves, the government or hackers. Have fun :)
6. LOL, who's to say they won't turn back on those setup? If they can do a 180, then they can do a 360. You'll see ;)
7. Urghh,.. nope. Xbone is a brick that looks like a the 80s VCR. PS4 is a sexy thing that you'd like to hug and show off to people. It is the epitome of the most beautiful console ever created. The PS2.

striped941501d ago

@georgenoob

cloud will never be able to handle any of that. think about it, if you don't have internet how the fuck are you going to play your game? the graphics are just suddenly going to decrease? even if that's possible that sucks for everyone.

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Rebo001502d ago

"7.Doesn't look like 1980's VCR "
HA :-D

negative1502d ago (Edited 1502d ago )

1. Won't even matter
2. Wrong this gen
3. stupid point
4. Dead wrong
5. Immature comment
6. Business is about making money. Are you 11?
7. Again, stupid

Pretty much a total fail post. Congrats. Making Sony gamers proud one retarded comment at a time.

pompombrum1502d ago

What a nice and constructive response which was clearly well thought out and with such thought provoking insights.. said no one ever. I especially love the fact you defend the potential spy camera by just dismissing it as an immature comment.

Skips1502d ago (Edited 1502d ago )

1. Judging by the power difference, and not to mention PS4 being easier to develop for than the One, it will.

2. Sony's 1st party > MS's mediocre/no name 1st party.

3. $100 is stupid to the average consumer??? Are you serious?

4. Can't say. But judging from first impressions. DS4 seems pretty awesome. One controller will probably be too.

5. PRISM, not to mention MS was caught using SKYPE to spy.

6. How is he 11 when MS actually TRIED to sodomize your rights???

7. PS4 design > VCR design, not stupid...

Rusty5151502d ago

1. Yes it will. Exclusives will look a lot better.
2. Because you can see the future can't you?
3. $100 cheaper is indeed a good point.
4. That's personal preference.
5. That's debatable. But I know I'm much more comfortable with a console that doesn't require a camera to operate versus a console that does require an always on kinect.
6. True, but as consumers we want to purchase from a company that we know won't screw us over. I don't care if Microsoft did want to rack in the dough with those policies, what they were doing was just wrong.
7. Only point I agree with you. The look of the console doesn't matter. But it is nice to have a better looking one.

I'd say your post wasn't too great either, Sonny.

truthteller1502d ago

1. Yes power doesn't matter (since when??)
2. Yes, this gen also (this is really no contest)
3. Not a stupid point (you're retarded)
4. Purely subjective
5. Can't say nothing bout that
6. Agree that Sony has better ideas and vision
7. Subjective

MysticStrummer1502d ago

"1.More power
2.Better Exclusives
3.100.00 less than inferior xbone
4.Better contoller
5.No spy camera
6.Sony didn't try to screw over gamers
7.Doesn't look like 1980's VCR"

1) True, but a higher price would negate this advantage. (see #3)
2) Way too early to tell about this gen, and it's subjective anyway.
3) Calling this stupid is ridiculous. More power+Lower price = Good
4) Subjective.
5) Not immature at all. Being able to know how many people are in your home watching an event like the Superbowl is enough to call it a spy cam.
6) Not sure how your point cancels his at all. As long as it makes money, businesses can do whatever they want and it's justified?
7) Tell that to the people whose only job is to design the look of these systems. Also, One does look somewhat like an early VCR.

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jessupj1501d ago

This is by far one of the stupidest post I've ever read on n4g.

Pretty much everything you said flies in the face of facts.

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YNWA961502d ago

Power... thats fine if its used.
Exclusives... well I like some Xbox, though Sony has more, I prefer a lot of the Xbox, Halo, Gears, and others
100 less.... good for you, buy an extra game.
Better controller... you held the new controller? 360 controller makes DS3 feel like an egg.
No spy camera... get over it...
Screw gamers.... PS3... remember?
Looks... looks cool. If PS4 was shaped same you would call it a work of art...

I am getting both, hope you enjoy yours... but do you feel better when you post this? Who cares, just enjoy gaming... do not miss out on great games because its on another system... that is called stupid... if you can afford it, get it...

truthteller1502d ago

Exclusives = you prefer Xbox because you never played Playstation.
A game doesn't cost 100$.
360 controller is better than DS3, though I think that will change next-gen.
Spy camera - no comment.
PS3 - Sony learned and proved. Also Sony released far more exclusives this gen. 360 gamers got shit. Look at how Sony still supports PS3 while the 360 is dead for years (TLoU,Ni No Kuni etc.)
Design - no comment

YNWA961502d ago

@ truth teller,
Not once did I say PS4 is not better than X1,
I have owned practically every console since Atari 2600, and plenty of home computers, Spectrum, C64, ST, Amiga, CD32, even Oric Atmos. I did not put down anything about anything PS, except I do not like controller compared to 360 controller. I do like the value on PS+, but onlive multiplayer on 360 is in a different league. If you played both, you would know that. Exclusives, eye of the beholder issue, yes sure, I know PS3 coming on with some great games, but only in its later years. As I said, I am getting both next gen, because I want to play the best of what both have to offer. I know too a game does not cost $100, do not be a technical smart ass... unless collectors edition, but calling other people retarded because they buy something else is the ultimate fanboy statement from a fanboy who therefore probably has no life if he resorts to stupid statements like that. Enjoy your gaming, I drive a Corolla, you drive a Civic maybe, who cares, life is life... it is not a contest. If thats how you feel you have serious issues.

fourOeightshark1501d ago (Edited 1501d ago )

It's a fact that the DS4 is a better controller because it actually has new features, but the comfort is completely subjective.

RedHawkX1502d ago

8. includes mic and headset
9. smaller and better looking console
10 no power brick on the outside
11. free mmo games
12. ps+ is better then live

RedHawkX1502d ago

13. more people will have it on launch and beyond
14. can use any bluetooth headset or old headsets without attachment.

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mewhy321502d ago

@redhawkx
All good points. Wish I'd thought of those.

dcj05241502d ago

15.Several free to play games
16.PS VITA remoteplay.