The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are THE most powerful video game consoles ever released. In terms of horsepower, they blow their previous iterations (the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 respectively) out of the proverbial water. However, despite these machines being so advanced, they aren’t exactly giving gamers the types of experiences that they want. Just look at the comments section of any random video game site. Gamer dissatisfaction is at an all-time high. Many are flat-out unhappy with the current-gen systems for not delivering what they had hoped for and they’re being extremely vocal about it.
How did this happen? If the PS4 and XBO are undeniably more powerful than the previous-gen systems, why isn’t everyone pleased? This editorial will help break down exactly why games these days are failing to meet expectations. There are several reasons why.