We are two years into this current console generation and the debate over whether Xbox One or PlayStation 4 is the superior platform continues to rage on. Debates over hardware and online services continue, but the real deciding factor for any serious gamer should come down to one thing: the games.
Games are what it's all about, after all. Exclusive games are the experiences that define a console. One exclusive killer app can become a system seller, with people willing to spend $400 just to have the chance to play.
When you look at it that way, does the Xbox One or the PlayStation 4 come out on top? Which console has the exclusive experiences gamers want to play? And it's not just about first-party titles, either. In today's gaming landscape, timed exclusives and downloadable content exclusivity also play a large role in deciding which console a potential buyer will pick up. Let's break it down.