NDTV says: ""Should I buy the Xbox One or the PlayStation 4?" It's a question we're asked ever so frequently. More so since both consoles became readily available. The answer is "none just yet" and here's why. "
First of all, I am biased toward the PS4. That said, now is the perfect time to buy a current gen console like the PS4 and XOne. I recommend the PS4 for purely selfish reasons: more users means more people online playing the online games I love. However, both of these systems have tons of great games for people who love all genres. Coupled with the games releasing in the next few months and you will be backlogged with amazing games.
I myself, am biased towards Xbox One, and agree that now is the time if you haven't already got one, and even if you have one, its the perfect time to buy the opposing console. PS4 has the hardware advantage, the lead platform for the majority of multiplats, and a few good looking exclusives on the horizon. The Xbox One is so cheap right now, with bundles, and games to suit all tastes. FH2, SSO, and MCC alone are worth the purchase. This is why I recommend the Xbox one to anyone on the fence. "However, both of these systems have tons of great games for people who love all genres. Coupled with the games releasing in the next few months and you will be backlogged with amazing games." - Thorstein
I disagree. Now is the time to buy a next gen console. All depends what exclusives you prefer. I know this is a bit off topic, but does anyone know if Cuphead is an Xbox One Exclusive, or just a timed exclusive?
@Pikmin It's a timed Xbox exclusive.
As a primarily PC gamer i wait for the exclusives to roll out then pick them up when all the kinks are out (Got a Wii-U & 3DS, Vita so far) I'll probably get a PS4 for Bloodbourne and a Xone for Halo 5.
But if you wait, you might not get it as cheap. If you wait for bloodborne in march, all the holidays special will be gone and you will have to pay full price. Same goes for xbox one.
@shodai Doesn't really bother me if i have to spend a little bit extra and there tends to be deals year round anyway, not really interested in buying something i won't be using much for a couple months or in the case of Halo 5 a year unless they release something else during that time that's tempting.
I love my xb1 for its Fall exclusive and online focus third party games. I love my Wii U for Nintendo exclusives. I love my PS4 for single Third party games this year. I have no regret with any one if my consoles so far and I pay full price for my consoles eaelier this year. Now with the price dropping and bundle deals, it is time to jump in if you haven't done so.
Ridiculous article is ridiculous. I got my PS4 for Transistor and haven't yet regretted the purchase, having now played many other great indies on it while I wait for the awesome big-budget exclusives coming in 2015. I got my X1 for Dead Rising, Ryse and Forza, and likewise am continually impressed with how robust a Year One game library MS has secured for the console. I'll get a WiiU when Big N sees fit to grace us with a new Zelda or Metroid. Too many great games to play!
He's speaking from the point of view of buyers in India where the consoles and games are more expensive and the broadband plans are not as robust as elsewhere.
I'll be working on a backlog come Black Friday! Getting Metro Redux, LBP3, Alien Isolation, Shadow of Mordor, and the camera. The following months I'll be getting Rocksmith (maybe, I already have PS3 version), GTA, Lords of the Fallen, and the Witcher 3. Good time for a backlog too, it's cold outside!!
Exactly...and while I also recommend the PS4 just b/c it has the games I am most looking forward to as well as better multiplat titles (except AC:Unity), either is worth it. Pick the one your friends have b/c that's what matters most. Look ahead a yr to see what is being released. And take advantage of holiday deals NOW.
Next gen has been a letdown. No standout games at all. Thinking about getting a wii u, actually fun games that are unique
2015 has all the heavy hitters. C'mon now give this gen a chance, it has not even started!
Almost all of Wii U's best games came out in its second year. PS4 and Xbox 1 barely have a year under their belts so it's not really a fair comparison.
It is following the same track that new consoles follow, and 2015 will be HUGE like yr 3 had been in the past. Do u even remember the 1st 1 1/2 of the PS3...which cost $700.
I agree, maybe most gamers are optimists, because every time I say this, they tell me the opposite, but all I see is the same bs in new packaging.
forza horizon 2 on 360 open my eyes and made me realize that is time for the jump and im enjoying sunset overdrive and halo 2 remastered even assassins creed co op is loads of fun technical issues aside. im not a xbox guy im a microsoft guy i got a windows phone,xbox 360,xbox one,pc running windows 8 and another pc running windows 10.
Do you have shares ;) I joke as long as your enjoying it Wahey, myself I'm not a microsoft fan at all loved my 360 for nearly 9 years but it's time to move on for me all my friends or the good gaming ones have had enough of Microsoft long time ago a few have gone xbox one route but they will get there eventually 🔮
Anyone know when the new halo comes out? There's some good Black Friday deals, but I dont have a PS3, or 360 to trade, hopefully another sale will happen before its release, aswell as some more game announcements.
With great bundles out there why not it's Christmas soon enough great for some gaming sessions, xbox one will be next Christmas for me not like there's any other consoles due out and I've got all the others to get on with, all of them except for my 360 which I recently packed back up, it's ps3's turn now with vita, ps4, Wii U and 3DS on the side and a backlog of all backlogs haha. Game on.
Ive enjoyed ps4 since day one. Madden, ghosts, ac4, battlefield 4, killzone, warframe, wolfenstein(way underrated), destiny, advanced warfare, and working on unity. Played watch dogs for an hour but wasnt impressed. You should get an xbox or ps4 if you dont have one.
I bought a PS4 two weeks ago and have no regrets. Do what ya like.
I'll always be PS. Got PS3, PS4, and Vita. Although a Wii U would be nice.
Too late. I don't have the slightest twinge of buyer's remorse.
I can understand why these articles are popping up. For some people I guess the upgrade isn't necessary as a lot of games coming out are still cross gen. Three out of the four PS4 games I have are cross gen, and the other is PC / XONE / PS4. I'll be picking up GTA V once I'm done with AC: Unity, I didn't play it on PS3. And LBP3, too, but even that's available on PS3. Looking forward to The Order: 1886 and Bloodborne to really show off the hardware in Feb / March as none of the other PS4 exclusives out at the moment interest me, personally. EDIT: Bloodborne will have to wait though because Final Fantasy Type-0 HD lands a week before it, along with the XV demo! But will definitely get it after I'm done with that! :D
I love playing final fantasy xiv on my ps4. Its a great time consumer while you wait on more games to come out ;)
I bought a Xbox One and I'm set.
I'll buy whatever I want, betch.
I'm a gaming enthusiast. Been gaming since the nes. I've had a nes, genesis, Saturn , n64 and all systems of the last two generations. I play lengthy single player games and online multiplayer. I platinum games and chase gamer score. I've had a wii u and ps4 since launch. This time around I have no desire for microsofts system. If my house was burning down and I could run in and save one system and its games it would be the wii u.
I'd rather get a system I know I'll want now and wait for other games. I'd rather get in early and miss nothing.
You're about a year late. I bought both and regret nothing.
Same here. Bought a PS4 at launch (for multiplats and exclusives), an X1 last weekend (for exclusives), and plan on getting a Wii U by January (also for exclusives). It's really the only way to go, as to not miss out on anything.
Nice. I bought a PS4 at launch and recently bought an XBO, too. I had a Wii U at launch, as well. Make sure to get Super Mario 3D World and LEGO City: Undercover.
Ps4 was my launch choice as well because the ps exclusives always appeal to me more. I got an xbox last weekend though, it was worth it just for sunset lol How is the wii u?? I'd love to get it just for splatoon but not sure if it's worth it.
Bought both. And a Wii U. And built a PC. I don't regret any of them.
you cant tell me what to buy I bought a ps4 and glad I did I am enjoying it
Meh, i'll get PS4 for Persona 5 and Uncharted 4. Also so i can play online with my friends who don't have very good rigs..
I'll give you three reasons. Far Cry 4, Dragon Age Inquisition, and Little Big Planet albeit its also on PS3 but still
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