Both the PlaySation 4 and the Xbox One have been hits but now we have enough data to declare a clear winner in the early rounds: It’s the PlayStation 4
The only advantage I see that the ps4 has is price. The X1 offers more than the ps4 as far as functionality goes. Time will tell if price is enough. @Mikelarry Apparently someone was hurt by the list of extra features I made that the X1 has and got the mods to label it as spam. Ive been warned not to use the list again or face a ban. But its a long list. Try a little research and you will find those features.
Functionality??? Please list these functionalities, also most of the so called functinality are only workin in the US and everyone else is waiting on
@Gozer ಠ_ಠ So, the 1st party studios, the greater processing power, the 1080p, the anti-DRM policy, the deals on Playstation Plus, the future of PSNow, and the track record of supporting consoles late into their life spans aren't counted as advantages? Yeah, ok...
@Tomshoe The ps4 and X1 are comparable in power. The whole "PS4 is way more powerful than the X1" rumor s an internet myth. http://www.escapistmagazine... http://www.videogamer.com/x... http://slumz.boxden.com/f13... X1 also does 1080p, they fixed the drm policy, and fired the guy who was behind it.We get deals with Live aswell. @MysticStrummer You need to get with the times. Both sony and MS both want to own the living room. MS brings to the living room the most easy to use device to control the living room as well other devices you have in your house like a tablet, or cellphone. The ps4 is lacking compared to the X1 in this perspective. Its truly an experience to have all these things controlled by one device. Then you add in the voice control and you really see the beauty of the X1. The X1 caught me by surprise with its technology. I didn't know what I was getting at launch,, now I cant imagine not having one.
Gozer.."The Xbox1 caught me by surprise with its tech...I didn't know what I was getting at launch"...You are kidding right..You bought it blind?...You do no research on your purchases?...
I was going to say, "Don't bite!" but too late. "After all, Microsoft would much rather be in the position it’s in right now than the position Nintendo is in with the Wii U." WiiU is in second place in sales and XB1 will do well to catch them up this year...
@Gozer I say it all the time. I can already do everything that the One can do with stuff I have at home. TV stuff? My thumb and remote controller can take care of it, and yes, you may say Kinect does it faster, but a lot of people say the opposite. Skype? I can use it for free on my VITA and PC. Games? Sony doesn't need to buy exclusives, they have consistently come up with GOTY contenders from their 1st party studios. There is a reason why sale figures show the PS4 outselling the One over 4-1 worldwide
Same goes for PS4 tho everything it offers can be done on other devices. Sony has games and so does MS. It just comes down to preference really. And its obvious people prefer PS4 more!
Why do people continue to use voice control as though it's a new tech or even a feature ps4 doesn't have, because it does. My cell can do anything with voice control it's still boring and frankly embarrassing to use. Logitech harmony remote spits on voice control and any "functionality "
@BakPAin: True, everything the PS4 can do, others can too, but atleast they're not locked behind a paywall. A non-gamer asked me if I would recommend an Xbox One since they want to use it for Blu-ray, Netflix, TV, DLNA media player, and Skype. I told them sure, if they want to pay for Live. That person decided to go with a PS3 instead.
ps4 selling well, aaand ?? haha sales dont deem a winner . lol wiiU STILL on top of ps4 like missionary position. and with less sales . Better looking more inventive more challenging more immersive more next Gen quality exclusives on a wiiU < fact ps4 just Resogun < lol . . nintendo is in the lead by a TON over ps4 < fact , because sales dont determine a consoles glory, the exclusive games do < fact . . . nintendo is STILL dominating. better get used to it. .
all those disagrees. I guess all those claims about ps3 winning last gen was just wrong too sony fanboys if you disagree with this
*Facewall* I call upon you Doritos Pope to show this peasant his wronging in the name of the great Doradito
Actually ps4 just passed wii-u in sales... some people don't read much.
@OtakuDJK1NG, You have got to be kidding? Sales wise Wii won last gen. PS3 came second. rollseyes.gif
XB1 also just passed Atari in total sales too. :-) It is early guys but at the end of the day, it doesn't matter as long as all the systems are selling good.
@No_Limit: C-H-E-F said the PS4 passed the Wii U in sales (which it did), not the original Wii. You even properly quoted him, which makes your misunderstanding of what he said all the more baffling. Edit: Nice stealth edit, No_Limit. Guess you noticed that you screwed the pooch.
You might want to look up what "<" means. Also, if exclusive games determine how good a console is (I agree with that, by the way) then in my gaming world Nintendo's consoles have been worthless since about 1990.
Lol wut! I loved my Sega Genesis. But I never lied to myself saying it was graphically better than super Nintendo. I just enjoyed the games.
Wouldn't you agree though that people looking for a gaming machine will find that every game feature that the Xbox One has, the PS4 also has? It depends on what people want from their machine. By the same token, I have a PS4, but I do need a machine that does more (in terms of productivity). For me the answer is a PC. I must say, I feel inundated with so much media. You are also right that price is an advantage. I think in game stores, people only care about gaming features though. I saw a lady poke her head in the gamespot today to looking at the systems. (I think she was shopping for someone else). But it was obvious that she was more interested in the PS4 merely because of the price.
1. Power advantage 2. developer preference 3. biggest first party teams in the world 4. track record of bar raising exclusive games 5. Indie friendly 6. Superior console design 7. Designed for video-games 8. Third party titles superior on PS4 9. Oh, yeah and it's cheaper Sorry man, I'm no Sony salesman, but you're pretty daft to even have the cheek to say what you did. PS4 is where it's at, jump now or suffer for the next 5/7 years.
"The X1 offers more than the ps4 as far as functionality goes." A) Are they functions most gamers want? and B) Are they functions most people can't already perform with other devices? and C) Are any of those functions tied to a camera most people didn't want last generation and don't want to be forced into buying this generation? (A:No B:No C:Yes)
D) Are those features locked behind a paywall when all other platforms can use them for free?
My simple view: The WiiU probably already lost... With 3rd party abandoning it and only Nintendo exclusives to support it, it doesn't stand a chance. Likely come in 3rd place in sales this gen. X1: if Microsoft continue insisting in bundling Kinect, then I don't see them catching up with the PS4. The rumoured X1 without a blu-ray drive at the same price as the PS4, is a horrible idea. If they release a Kinectless X1 cheaper then the PS4, get really "big" exclusives and improve their offerings on XBLA Gold, they might stand a chance... only Halo, Forza and Gears are not enough. The PS4, at this moment is in front of the race and don't think other consoles are going to come close. It's the favourite to win this gen console "war" by a large margin.
I think the race between Wii U and Xbone will be a close one.
Gozer, all I ever see here is a list about how great PS4 is. Are you suggesting Mods are showing favouritism? Twiggy has a nice list posted too, nothing wrong with it.
"The ps4 and X1 are comparable in power. The whole "PS4 is way more powerful than the X1" rumor s an internet myth." Give it a rest already! Why can't you just accept reality? http://www.gamespot.com/for...
Can someone please explain to me the concept of "winning"? Does it mean most consoles sold, or perhaps the most fun each individual gamer had?
according to most people it sales when sony on top but games when they are not. to me it whatever system I enjoyed the most
Was this based on what exactly? PS4 has led this entire new gen. Xbox 360 set the sales bar for last gen. You couldn't go 10 feet without running into 10 articels 5 being Xbox sales are better then everyone and 5 Articles about how grass in Mafia was just a bit greener XBOX WINS AGAIN AND AGAIN SUPERIOR SUPERIOR SUPERIOR. Are you saying the rules changed when all those facts were no longer relevant to an M$ product? Also you don't actually make any sense becasue i was pretty sure PS won almost every month of last gen for worldwide sales.
Sales War* Wii U is winning the Games War (critic ratings and whatnot) and Xbox One isn't doing too much winning.
It's been out for a year, it had better be winning the game's war. If not, that would be really sad. So far, it's got 4 big games coming for it this year, the X1 and PS4 have a ton, multi-plats included. More games will be announced later on this year but right now, the PS4 is winning for this year with multi-plats and 4 exclusives. The X1 has 3 semi-exclusives (can be found on other platforms) and 1 real exclusive. It's inconclusive which will be ahead in the game's department until the year is over and all of the 2014 games are shown/out.
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you mean a fake war created by fanboys and gaming media
A fake war? Wow you seem to be an encourager of the war as clearly stated above in your post. Funny how ironic this post is when laid next to your last post right above this. For the lazy here you guys go. 1st post:"you mean a fake war created by fanboys and gaming media " 2nd Post:according to most people it sales when sony on top but games when they are not. to me it whatever system I enjoyed the most 3rd psot: all those disagrees. I guess all those claims about ps3 winning last gen was just wrong too sony fanboys if you disagree with this #1.3.1 I mean come on man don't make this so easy and watch out for irony train it tends to hit people out of nowhere. BTW when you make very clear cut downs for one system it doesn't just magically go away when you type something non flame worthy to close it all out.
Exclusives and games are a matter of taste. I didn't like any of the few 360 exclusives there was but I know tons who did. Sales determine sucsess, however Justin Bieber sells millions and that tells you something. With that said, PS4 is still the best bang for your buck, and Sony ALWAYS delivers on GOTY exclusives, and you never have to worry about games when going with a Sony console.
I have to respectfully disagree with you Shane. The X1 has more games (excluding indies of course) including brand new IP's which we desperately need, plus it offers everything the PS4 does and more. XBL has always been superior to PSN and with the addition of Azure it will be even better; no more host advantage, superior matchmaking, no host cheating and guaranteed bandwidth. Im a competitive gamer who spends most of my time online so quality, reliability and performance are king.
ps4 is set to win the console wars because playstation is the most dominant console brand of all time. while nintendo is the legendary, and microsoft has made valiant efforts, most countries just trust the playstation brand for the all around gaming experience. this reflects through their steady but staggering sales of every single console theyve released thus far. at the end of the day, specifics in exclusives dont matter as much as hardcore gamers make it seem. all three of the big guys release their halos, grand turismos and marios, which all all up to winning numbers. i think that overall playstation is just the brand that most people from around the world trust to bring them the latest in video game technology.
I guess there is no more resolution gate articles after the KZ fiasco news yesterday and we now will have to endure to these "My console sells more than yours article" from now on. Every generation, one console always sells more than the other from the SNES/Genesis to the PS3/XB1 but in the end does anyone really care as long as their system(s) of choice have the games. Heck, the Wii won last generation if you wanted to be technical about it but does anyone care about the Wii and its game and online service at all, especially on N4G?
Don't worry they'll be plenty of resolutiongate articles in the future. Just because the MP in KZ isn't true 1080p, it doesn't make the huge 125% resolution gap in the up coming MGS game any smaller. (among many other games with a large performance gap) I really don't know why people are linking that issue with the recent news in KZ. It's always been about the gap in multiplats, not exclusives. The real issue is that Sony flat out lied and mislead the gamers. But multiplats will continue to perform much better on the PS4 I'm sorry to say.
"I really don't know why people are linking that issue with the recent news in KZ. It's always been about the gap in multiplats, not exclusives." Exactly, and people are doing that to distract from the actual resolution/power discussion. As you said, the issue with this story is deception and it has nothing to do with "resolutiongate". Oddly though, for many of the people making noise about this it was ok when MS put 1080p on every single 360 game.
After killzone MP resolution debacle, the sony fanboys were acting as if resolution wasnt a big deal. Thats why....
Its a war of Sales. Now who's winning?... Oh, still PS4 on top.
Hang on. Y is everyone claiming the xb1 is failing? It sold more in its first 100 days than the 360 did, and that broke records. So in fact its doing very well. Just that ps4 is selling like hot cakes, its the equivalent of an athlete breaking a world record, and the next guy right after him breaks his. So they are both doing extremely well and are going to do well in the future.
Both are doing well. Buy the console that has appeals to you the most.
Because Microsoft keep aiming (and shooting) all the big guns at their own feet. Hey any competition is better than no competition for us anyway.
That's fantastic pew pew back to garden ops been so entertained this is laughable.
Yes it's always great to play a game that's so entertaining you stop, find an article on N4G about a subject you find laughable, and comment on it.
Why are you here wear out your sticks or something on a free to grind game ?, does not take long to complete a 10 wave co op match sorry if my comment pained you sony is still selling gigatons so relax.
When it comes down to it, i personally feel that its kind of illogical to buy a system because of exclusives, unless its a nintendo system because they have TONS of them. But when it comes to Xbox and Playstation, there are only a few exclusives for each system that are worthwhile. The majority of games ANY owner of an xbox or Playstation will play are games that come out for both systems. So why on earth would you not go for the more powerful system that runs those games better? I'll give an example. Im a huge Halo fan. But Xbox does not really offer any other exclusives that I care too much about. Meaning any other game i play is likely available on PS4 also. Why on earth would I buy the system that is going to run those games worse? For one game? Halo? Sorry, PS has thei exclusives too. Buying a console based on a few exclusives doesn't make sense. Especially when the amount of games that comes out on both consoles far outnumbers the amount of exclusives on either system. Like, by an astronomical amount.
YEP one game alone can take over all "exclusives" for instance me; ill take halo over any exclusive ps4-3 has to offer!!! its just that good. remember when halo & gow alone destroyed in sales all exclusives ps3 had COMBINED? does that tells you something? it means that there's a few of you and a lot of us.
Which is why I said this is how I PERSONALLY feel about it. You and everyone else are free to pick what console you want, for whatever reason you want. If i'm the minority then so be it. Exclusives just don't mean all that much to me.
Would be very interesting to know how sales would have been if MS didn't try to enforce their draconian DRM and kinect was optional. My guess is sales would pretty much be neck and neck. Maybe if MS wasn't so greedy and didn't try to go after the casual pie they would have built a console that was actually centered around gaming and be in a much better position right now.
Because of it's less advance opponent. Incompetence, arrogance, and unprofessionalism.
PS4 will win because XBOX always abandon the Asia Market. Look at PS3/360, PS3 still has many game, and more games with Chinese version. But XBOX360......nothing.
Advantages for ps4. Price remoty play power os- geared for ease of use and gamers dev support indie frendily *history of quality products*(its reliable) better message than trying to f**K your audience openess about why the ps4 is better (They explain the specs and things their doing rather than saying oh we have 300000 severs for the cloud that does nothing) -not thinking gamers are dumb. MS are advtertising the ps4 better than PS MS failed when they treated gamers like they were dumb. first off 1 billion dollars in games isnt that much when you buy exclusivty. 300000 servers isnt making a better case for the cloud. xbox one is hard to develop for to get peak performance. the controller isnt as good as ps4 Sony and playstation are ran by gamers not by suit. Sony CEO is a gamer. that is the reasons why MS wont catch playstation. this gen seems like it will be like the ps2 gen. ps4 100+ million xboxone 30- 50 million , wii u 30 - 50 million
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