Canadian marketing head says new console is outpacing Xbox 360 preorders 2-to-1, no worries about a Red Ring of Death repeat
I doubt the console will last that long only because the technology gap between systems will only lapse farther with the technology gap between PC and consoles. Had they both started with better hardware, I could see a decade long console, this however is unlikely.
There's definitely some merit to this, especially considering the exponential curve that technological advancement has historically followed so closely. But I think it's worth noting that even if the console lasts 10 years, the final 2 or 3 of those years may just be support. By that I mean it could be something like what we're seeing with the Xbox 360 or PS3 being concurrently supported alongside the next generation. The console is technically still around, but the technological benchmark of console gaming has been appropriately moved.
That is assuming that diminishing returns isn't a factor. I think we are kind of hitting that point, where graphics no longer improve fast enough that it matters. Just look at next generation graphics, it isn't that much different than current gen. Sure it is visible, but it hardly feels like a major change.
I expect a ps5 in 5-6 years max, I also expect a new xbox around then...
Pretty much what I said back in Feb. these consoles are already behind PC which is fine, but they'll be eclipsed within a year, and so "Next-Gen" will likely go back to the traditional 5 - 6 years.
Well it was only longer I think because fo the financial issues that everyobe encountered this last gen, the hardware manufacturers, the developers and the consumers so the generation got delayed....
720p for 10 years woohoo! lol, the power of the cloud!
30FPS for these so called next systems wooo!
@ Sci0n I want you to do me a favor. You know this kind of urge you feel - the one that tells you to mock and degrade the console you aren't supporting? STOP THAT. That is the hallmark of fanboyism, and comments like this one just reek of immaturity. Please quit trolling - you're making the rest of PS4 purchasers look bad.
Eff you, I watched the 360 fanboys troll on here for years I am no new jack on N4G. I sat here read there comments laughed at some of them and now its ooo soo funny to see how the tables have turned! The 360 fanboys antagonized PS3 gamers over minimal difference this PS4 X1 power gap will be allot bigger and I will laugh allot harder at them.
Not to mention basing a consoles future entirely on launch titles is a sign of ZERO experience with this kind of stuff. If the PS3 and 360's launch titles were truly an indication of what it was capable of, I would have been super disappointed with both.
@Sci0n I understand what you mean- but you know what... don't lower yourself to their level? It makes the rest of us buying a ps4 get branded as just as immature...
Whichever system is better at the current time, has the worst fanboys. All fanboys are equally retarded. @ reaper. Both of the consoles are outdated by about two years.
10 years of mediocrity awaits
but will they properly support it for 10 years?
Ouch. I think the consumers wants will change a lot in 10 years due to tech advancements.
The console is not out yet and it already seems outdated.
great..just keep the games coming....and i will keep playing for the next 10yrs.
it doesn't matter what a xbox gamer thinks or what I say the truth can't be denied and wether I speak the truth or not for my own fun purposes it can't be denied. If Xbox fans can't take the heat they should honestly close there eyes plug there ears and scream laaalaaalaa to the top of there lungs because the x1 is definitely the laughing stock of this generation. I watched stories being published on here of the ps3 version of mafia 2 being inferior because it didn't have grass and the 360 version did and the xbox fanboys was all over it like a pack of dogs. I read the bioshitty ps3 antagonizing threads. Payback is a mother lol. This is too glorious and epic to overlook lol.
Hmm... So many things to say, but none of them are nice. You know what? I hope you enjoy your console, and I am sure you will. I think personally the definition of the console is not defined by resolution or pixels, It is measured by its games. BOTH consoles have some great games, so in my book that makes them equal. One is definitely more powerful than the other, but both deliver some high quality games that play the same on both systems. So best of luck to you and your choice, its unfortunate that you choose to miss out on half of the upcoming games this generation because of a brand loyalty you have for one company. It's very unfortunate for you.
after reading panellos latest tweet im done trolling the one, im sorry I feel sorry for you guys I really do because its not fair....
There is nothing to feel sorry for, because we were already planning to buy the console before they announced free xbox music, they made a mistake and nothing was taken away. I am just happy to have DNLA support so that I can stream them from my computer. Now that is not a dig at PS4, I just am happy that I have another option rather than music subscriptions.
It won't be half, because most will be multiplatform, and the exclusives will be more on the PS4 side than the other.
Your approach will surely right all of the wrongs you cite....
things will get better for you guys, I hear cloud computing is really going to take off at some point within the next 10 years.
I think 5 years is enough for a consoles life cycle.
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