Hardcore Gamer: After a year commanding the market, is Sony's newest console actually worth buying right now?
not yet imo. will be by the end of 2015 i hope.
"IS-THE-PLAYSTATION-FOUR- WORTH-IT" Nope.... TO-BE-CONTINUE-2016
Yep.. it's probably the best bang for my buck purchase next to my laptop. Hours of current gen gaming, and that's a lot of value there. Haters just got no money lol^
PS4 is a good console and I dont understand why EVERYONE is saying the console has no good games. It has great racing games like DriveClub and remastered games like The Last of Us. And soon it will have UNCHARTED 4. I am glad I own the PS4 and played The Last of Us what I never got to play on PS3.
Drive club is not really interesting. I don't care about what is going to be released "soon" and I'd say most of us played alot of last of us already. 400$ is a lot of money to get a resolution update for my favorite game^^ PS4 still has to prove itself in terms of games. The wii u for example has already done that. You get the system and chose from a variety of exclusives that are simply amazing. And then there is the hardware issue. New assassins creed game developed for the new gen systems and it runs closer to 20fps instead of 30 and every 2nd game is not even 900p? --> nope. Invest that money in a gaming PC if you ask me.
You downplay Last of Us and talk up a game made by Ubisoft? //Can't tell if serious or...
^^^ Driveclub is still the best looking racer out there. The online portion has also been fixed and they offer free dlc already. Does it excuse the crap launch? No but my opinion still stands.
Drive club is an average game that has spent most of its release time being broken. and remastered titles are just that... Buy a new console to play the same games you were just playing on the old console? Upgraded textures and res are nice but let's be real..... That's literally just giving an old game a paint job except you're paying full price... Again.... After that $400 for the console. And yes uncharted will be great but it's not here now so the question was is the ps4 worth it one year later? I think a fair answer is it will be soon but not yet. It's an awesome system but not much available to show off that awesome
Your best examples is a racing game that under delivered despite being delayed a year and a game from last gen as reasons why the PS4 is amazing ... think about that.
It's worth it to me and in the end, that's all that matters.
This. If people don't see the value then they don't see the value. But when people do see the value they do. Simple really.
You can bet your "Sweet Bippy" it is! I have played mines daily. And next year will definitely be the year I play mines into ground, so I've taken precautionary steps to aquire another for "Black Friday!"
another article like this?
Because I have don't have much money, I need to plan what I will buy. I'm sticking with my PS3 for a while since it has a lot of games I haven't played yet.
yeah. thats smart. unless you love the games that are out right now on ps4 then its best to wait til sometime in 2015 or until the library gets more diverse. the game selection is growing but its not big enough to have lots of things for everyone. more like some things for some people. #nextgenproblems
The best time to get it is after the PS5 comes out. The price will be very low and its game library will be at its peak. Plus the games will be super cheap.
3rd party alone makes the ps4 worth it.... ......plus shareplay is a game changer.
short answer. yea.
Even shorter. Y. I just tripled your productivity.
You're like one of those drinking birds!
i like my ps4. i got it the day it came out - no doubt as eager as most people to fire it up. if i knew then what i know now though i definitely could have waited to pick it up. don't get me wrong - i'm glad i have it, but for me personally all the games i was really hoping for or am excited about aren't launching till 2015-2016. 2014 has been a mixed bag.
But whats the difference? Theres no price cut yet, might not be for a while, and would you really want to have played all those multiplats this year on a PS3/360? Thats why I just jump in on console launches even though the great games dont come til the second year. I'm not waiting a year to save maybe a hundred bucks, the fun I have gaming is more valueable to me than money. My only concern is the early hardware reliablity and that doesnt seem to be an issue for either console this gen thankfully.
had it almost since launch. It was definately worth it.
Yeah those free games since day1 or month 1 or 2 certainly add up ;)
Not yet. I'll buy one next year and I'll have uncharted, no mans sky and the order :)
SMH , I have to laugh at articles like this. The PS4 is dominating the sales charts around the world. Do you really have to ask "Is the PS4 worth it?". 13 million people think to seem so.
Try 15.1 (if you take VGC seriously lol) but yeah I agree, the media propaganda is insane lately. PS4 is totally worth it, especially if you know whats coming next year. I'm not saying XBO isn't worth it, cause it is but that's my opinion, I've just chosen not to get one yet. But the whole point of articles like this is to keep downplaying and giving desperate trolls something to bite into while giving baiting site clicks.
"The PS4 is dominating the sales charts around the world." Japan oh wait I forgot Japan doesn't matter right...
That's a stupid question to even posit. In nearly every country where it has competition, it is winning, and handily in many cases. So even if it's in second place in one chart, that doesn't negate its dominance everywhere else in the world. We all know you love Nintendo, but really, what was the point of your comment?
The world is much bigger than Japan. What's your point?
Japan don't buy consoles look at the amount of 3ds (all the different ones) vita and psp all continue to sell each week, it's a lot compared to the 5-10k of each various home consoles they sell each week they just prefer their games on the go. Ps4 may not be number 1 in Japan but vita is doing fantastic over their and as they also have PS3 out still and very well supported they both (PS3/4 chug along for now at their normal pace) PS3 is on it's way out tho and ps4 has barely started, but Japan won't he the place where the home console war is lost and won not just sales wise anyway. How many months has it been top of the US console sales now? Best of a year
@Spotie Yes I love Nintendo but does tthat stop me from getting other platforms no. In fact I may have PS4 this xmas. I owned every PS System. PS2 being my fav. I am not like you fanboys. Enjoying Freedom Wars on my Vita too. If see a game I like on something that not Nintendo I play it. Multiconsole owner with Nintendo as primary. Please continue to say "We all know you love Nintendo" Captain Obvious. @MasterCornholio That exactly my point. "The world is much bigger than Japan." @RosweeSon Excuses.
Just because the PS4 has sold 13M, it doesn't automatically make it good or 'worth it'. You don't judge somethings worth based on the number it sells, or how many people have it. If that was the case, then everyone would want cancer, or heart disease, since hey, everyone seems to be getting it.
Worth it since launch for me... And now, with November games, absolutely Yes. Far Cry, Dragon Age, GTA, LBP, CoD AW... Yes
Most are multiplats but for the most part they'll look and play better on PS4. So unless you got a PC then that should be the next go to. Of course it all comes down to one's choice, but as I understand it was a big point last generation for 360( I fall into it since I bought most multiplats for 360.) Also there were a few good games IMO for PS4 this year but all throughout 2015 is looking good, no way I'll wanna miss all them games.
Yes Next question?
Not yet. It needs first party killers.
The PS4? That's yet to be seen. The Xbox One on the other hand can be had for sub-$300 levels right now with multiple free games. I'm not saying it's the better console, but it's certainly worth the paltry investment.
If you wanna play next gen games on a super fast console with an awesome controller then yea!! I love my PS4 the UI is so smooth and quick! and games are out everywhere!!! good deals at every store!
Other than bf4 and the psn plus games id say no nothing truely next gen. Dare I say it but my wii u is better imo
Best console ever. Like i said before, i have never used a console that mach and had so much fun with it. And I'm a game since 25 Years!
Its the one that you wanted. Hell yeah Its the gaming beast.
Today I don't think so, but the time is approaching. 2015 has some system sellers.
Yes, it's worth the money. With the upcoming games like Persona 5, Disgaea 5, Bloodborne, Dragon Quest Heroes, Ys 8, Level 5 games, Deep Down, Uncharted 4, The Order, Yakuza 0, Alienation, etc than you can't go wrong with PS4.
If only looking at AAA exclusives. Maybe not. Depends what games you like. With PS+. A decent amount of indie games that are great which you probably would have never bought. I've had PS+ for 2 years now so anything for ps4 is a bonus in a sense. Multiplats? Think most games so far has been cross gen. I've enjoyed those games on my ps4. Frame rate is much better and probably wouldn't have been as much fun on ps3. I think its worth it. But tbh I bought almost every cpnsole within first year. If you have the disposableincome then I guess its OK. Buy it a year or 2 later and all you save is $1-200.
More powerful, plethora of games, more titles than both competitors and the best gaming experience ever... Ps4 is the best choice right now for me, taking in consideration that every console always starts slow its first release year, game wise.
Considering it costs the same as a bargain PC I'd say it is. I can't even look at 360 and PS3 games anymore, they just look blurry to me. Sure a gaming PC might have better resolution and framerate but you're going to be paying at least a few hundred bucks more for it and you won't get to play Sony's exclusives. I've been completely satisfied with the way games look and play on PS4.
When the first game arrives, that i think is "must buy" and does not come to pc then i will buy PS4.
It's not worth it to me. I'm still happy with my current-gen console, and unless something really crazy happens, I'll probably stick with it until Fallout 4.
Naw.... in sense not worth picking none of these new console. Ps4 game are amazing but I played most of these game before the ps4 was out. There only two game of the year type game this year dragon age or farcry4 that it. A year of remade. Too too much bug flying around and it nuts. What hell going on with these gameing company.
I love these stupid click-bait articles. Is the PS4 worth it? I bought mine on launch week and I thought it was well worth it then and has gotten even more so in a year. Is the XB1 worth it yet? Is anything worth it? LOL. There are plenty of games now for it, unless you are a wealthy person who doesn't have to leave the house for any reason and can just spend every moment of your life gaming. In that case you may blow through most titles that are out.
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