IGN went into party chat on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 to see which headset and camera had the best audio quality.
wow didn't expect there to be that big of a difference between the two!
Probably mostly in part to Microsoft updating the port specifications, and audio codec.
Might've helped to have turned off the background user interface music in the PS4 headset test but the winner here is still clear regardless. I turned it off on my PS4 after the first hour though so hearing it in the background of that test isn't completely indicative of my experience. The PS4 camera audio is surprisingly bad though, didn't expect it to be great but that was horrible.
So... This is bullsh.. I hadn't used the PS4s boxed in headset till today and it was clear as day. I was chatting with a friend while playing Resogun and we were both using the ear-bud and it wasn't anything like what was heard in this video. I think IGN might have something interfering with the quality that isn't/didn't effect the X1. People need to try it for them selves, I had no quality issues whatsoever today :/
Sony went that cheap route for the bundled headsets. Not surprised honestly. Kinect sounds almost as good as headset too. Good job MS.
Accidental disagree, my bad :'(
Cheap route? With the 100$ I save I'm actually going to buy a proper headset lmfao. Clearly Kinect has better audio, anyone saying otherwise is either deaf or just a troll, however I personally don't care seeing as I'll be using Astro's lol.
The bad thing is Sony's audio codec isn't as good as the Xb1 so those headphones would still sound much clearer for chat on Xb1.
Not trolling will get disagree's but oh well the ps4's camera and headset sound kinda like one of those 70's sex ed videos
John Holmes lmfao
Ewwwwww good thing I'll be picking up A Turtle Beach set down the road on PS4
I like X1 sound quality in that test better.
The X1 was better but it did sound a lil robotic
xbone my a mile, hopefully with a decent pair of headphones the ps4 quality will be better this, ill test out my bose pair and see.
Xbox wins.Hopefully they can fix this on the ps side. They got a year for my purchase.
Xbox one headset sounded pretty good, Kinect didn't sound great, sounded like he was on a speakerphone. PlayStation headset didn't sound bad, a little muffled, but I wonder if it has to do with the mic being at chest level opposed to the xbox one putting the mic in front of your mouth. Was really surprised how bad the PS4 camera sounded especially since it has I believe 4 mics on it, sounded like he was in a hollow room.
In total the XBox wins this one, although i prefer the sound of the Sony headset over the Xbox One headset.. Kinect is the clear winner for the camera's.. Can't wait for my PS4 next week :)
Yeah ps4, needs to patch headsets volume is to low
ps4 head set pants full stop. are they from pound land.
Xbox takes the gold on this one
PS4 sound is horrendous.
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