With them being so close in hardware specs, and both currently lagging behind the Nintendo Wii U for great exclusives, and PCs for hardware, which way do you go if you're choosing between a PS4 and Xbox One this season?
Both are great. Get a Wii U with them both if you can.
I'd probably tend towards the PS4, only because a larger install base guarantees the 3rd party, if I were to choose. Problem is that I'm not sure I see anything other than a temporary price advantage in getting a PS4 or Xbox1, when you can get a far better PC.
The problem with assuming the larger install base guarantees the 3rd party is Microsoft has some deep pockets. Both sides are going to get upset when Sony and ms try to fund third party projects to get exclusives.
I guess you don't care about missing out on playing all the great games that are exclusive to console? that would be a big problem for me - there are a LOT of great games that will never be on pc.
Larger install base yet the attach rate is higher on Xbox One. Gamers on Xbox just outright buy more games. It was the same story on Xbox 360 last gen. Anyway on topic. You got similar graphics with the slight edge going to PS4, better exclusives are currently available on Xbox One and all of them have tremendous replay value, Xbox One also has a $50 base price advantage plus two games and several in store offers like $70 gift card from target which can be used to buy another game if need be. Xbox One is also a far superior media device, has better online, arguably the best controller especially for shooters, and a strong exclusive lineup in 2015, Windows 10 and Dx12 on the horizon, and even deeper integration with Windows PC. I can't fault anybody for getting a PS4 though especially if you tastes are more in line with Japanese games, the horror genre, baseball, and more indies. Wii U is a great console but targets a different and smaller demographic. I think it's a strong companion console.
@nucky64: There are a lot of great games that are PC exclusive as well. Every platform has it's pros and cons. I for one am very happy with my PC + PS4 combo. I'd get a Wii-U as well if I had the time to play more games.
@ Illusive-man- Wow really? The better exclusives is all about preference. Also ps4 games have sold twice as more than xbox one has. And the better controller is arguably the xbox one controller?? People that own both consoles seem to think otherwise. Also we already know dx12 wont really help xbox, its designed for PCs. The only advantage i see the xbox having atm is the price and the better selection of games it has. I still would pick a ps4 if i could choose one, however since i own the ps4 i would go for xbox 1 Edit- Nvm -_- obviously a troll I can't fault anybody for getting a PS4 though especially if you tastes are more in line with Japanese games, the horror genre, baseball, and more indies.
the real question is, do i want to play BloodBorne or fail at life?
PS4 like a boss :)
Wii U Seriously I already have a PS4, and Xbox doesn't have any games that fit my gamer needs at the moment. The Wii U has a couple of games I want and a few coming that I want to try out.
Ya the only game that has my interest sparked on X1 is Sunset and that's not enough for me to buy a X1. I've always bought MS systems,( Gamertag TheUpsetWookiee) but I'll be waiting till the system is really cheap with some better games.
Me too. I already have the ps4 and just got a Wii U mario cart bundle for $175. All I'm waiting on is xmas to come so my kids can open it to play it.
Neither. We want a release date for MGSV.
In order to play it you'll need one of those, unless... you want to play it at 20FPS on 360 and PS3, or you own a nice PC.
My PS4 is ready.
Objection. You don't need to own a nice PC. Look it up. People are maxing out Ground Zeroes on 4 year old hardware. People like me who own ancient cards like a 480 can still run it on console level graphics or higher.
Not another one of these. Eyes rolled. Just get what you want. I have all three and next year I would be sad to missed out on Zelda and Xenoblade x on Wii U, Uncharted and Bloodborne on PS4, and Halo 5 and Quantum Break on XB1. If you limit to just a single console, are are missing out on some great exclusives but if money is tight then just get the one you feel the strongest about. There is no one true right or wrong answer as the best and what is right is in tbe eye of the beholder. See how simple that is..why do we even need daily articles like this?
I'm not understanding articles like this either. It's like reading the same thing over and over and over again. By now if people haven't made their minds up, they will probably do so shortly. And without the "help" of this article I'm sure. I won't ever buy all the consoles. I just stick to one because that's all the time I have for it. I like to game, and enjoy them too. I don't like speed running and sometimes there's a game that can keep me involved for months or even years! The years part hasn't happened lately and probably why I've been getting irritated by the lack of "good" games that can do that. Diablo 1, 2, Battlefield 2, and a few others kept me occupied for years. It's hard to find those experiences again :/
Or you get whatever console Santa ( your parents ) decide too buy you.
Santa is your parents?! How come that's not making headlines??? /s :)
Childhood ruined /s
All good guys, I saw Santa walking around the shopping mall yesterday.. Definitely wasn't my parents.
Xbox one like a GOD .
The one you want.
Go the green team :D
Why don't we have both? (Mexican music plays)
Let console exclusives drive your purchase, not specs or multi-plat "quality". I personally would own a PS4 because I mainly play on the PC and Microsoft exclusives many times appear on the PC. Also, I prefer the PS4 exclusives over the Xbox One's, but that's not to say one is "better" than the other. As it is, I bought an Xbox One (our first new gen console) for my son for Christmas because he loves Halo. He doesn't care about pixels, FPS, or any other specs so I can't wait to see his face unwrapping Halo: MCC.
well obviously people are just going to say their own personal bias but thinking logically i would probably buy an xbox one right now and get the ps4 next year you basically get 3 games for the price of a ps4 atm way better value for your money. also you get access to the halo 5 beta. also you get to choose from 3 AAA great exclusives this holiday. if you only have money for one though, hmmm i'd probably just buy a ps4, it will probably be the runaway leader this gen which means better dev support in the long run.
PS4 will win. I went to all local stores for a ps4 and their all sold out and I just seen like 3 or 4 xbox ones still their with the assassins creed bundle for $350 and no one is buying them.
Um I think its painfully obvious that the masses have made it very VERY clear, the PS4 is the system of choice #dealwithit
PS4 and a Wii U.
Im going to say XBOX ONE by a long shot better games better online better controller better system hands down.Oh and its got KILLER INSTINCT BWHAHAHAHA!
Well seeing how like over 90% of the best console games are multiplats and the PC has console games that Sony or MS didn't get I would say NEITHER. $400 i rather catch an awesome GTX780 sale and get two cards for sli configuration for around $450 and a bunch of free games and play them all at 4k resolution. But if you don't like PC Exclusives then it all boils down to Halo vs Uncharted.
There is never going to be a win-win to this question, so get both if you can. That's what I did and I enjoy both systems equally.
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