The retailer says it expects to be the market leader yet again when the PlayStation 4 and next Xbox launch.
Well that's pretty obvious unless Nintendo releases a god damn real gaming console to give some competition as well, not like the current thing called Switch that is just a console wannabe that is great who likes decade old games, low level ports, and some droplets by Nintendo exclusives games library.
Who other than a Xbox fanatic would buy a next generation Xbox? The pc is a much better choice because xbl is free on pc and you'll be able to play all the Xbox games. I'm quite sure a lot of people are looking forward to the ps5 since the ps4 had a lot of exclusive games and is the best console this generation
I think Xbox will be successful because they bought 4 studios and put together another one. They'll have one studio making a State of Decay game, another one making a Forza Horizon game, one making a We Happy Few sequel, one making a Hellblade sequel, and another one making a massive AAA game.
I wonder if they’ll refuse to sell them when they get the news they are disc-less consoles? Sony franchises are never day one purchases so I’ll be waiting for what I feel will be the inevitable PS5 Pro before I join Sony next generation, and I’ll get half the generations games at a massive discount - but whatever Microsoft is cooking up I’ll have on preorder day one, probably two of them.
@Skull521 I remember some game stores refusing to stock the PSP Go because it was an all digital system.
Some people just plain and simple prefer th simplicity of a console where it’s a closed system and you don’t have to worry about driver problems and the like. Also, you can bet your dollar that the next Xbox will beat out any pc built at the same price
@skull Sony have already said there will be no pro version next gen. You maybe should stop talking crap all the time.
Link to where Sony said that? Would change my mind if that is true most likely.
The problem with your comment is you also sound like a fanatic. Firstly PC s not a viable option for most due to the purchase cost. Next if your friends game on console you need a console as not all games offer cross platform play. Some people prefer gaming on a tv and not all PC's are connected to TVs. Another point is the cost of gold is easily offset by the ability to resell games, something you can't do on PC. I am sure there are other reasons but these are all valid.
@Skull I’m thinking there won’t be a Pro version either. They won’t be releasing VR amid gen and they won’t need to accommodate UHD either since PS5 will already be doing that.
@SarkyPlays lol I haven't had driver problems in like 15 years. Nvidia and windows update that stuff automatically now.
Can't wait to see sony and its emo games humbled.
@ Jaguar "Who other than a Xbox fanatic would buy a next generation Xbox"? Probably millions of people that want to play all the games with good enough graphics and performance for $400 (especially if 60FPS becomes standard), instead of spending $1000-2000 on a PC. Pretty sure MS is going to ensure the next Xbox is the more powerful console this time but it mostly depends on what platform your friends are getting so you can all play MP together. I game 95% on PC, but I see the appeal of console. PC gaming is not cheap or hassle free and most friends are still on console and most multiplats are not cross-play.
You can get Xbox Live Gold for free just by using Bing as your search engine.
Damn so much hate and fear coming from the both of you ps fanboys lmaol
Also people that like handhelds. It's the best handheld ever made.
masterfox, the master of the redirect.
Nintendo will be deep into year 3-4 by the time all that releases and next Switch won't launch until 2022-23...in terms of a brand new full next gen Nintendo release. Nintendo from now on are going to lead the industry for 2-4 years, and then Sony & Microsoft take the lead, and then they rotate. Nintendo this way can compete and have the advantage for a few years while not having to compete against Sony & Mcirosoft for the highest specs. This allows them to keep their console at a low initial cost which they profit from right away, and then when they want to lower price, it's already lower than competition plus has established games. * PS4 was already established with tons of games when Switch launched. Nintendo had to compete against that. Now Sony & Microsoft will have to compete against Nintendo in year 3-5 of the Switch, when it has a ton of games. Each time the new system gets to be new and have that be a selling point, and the console that has been around, gets to still sell via having a large game selection. It's a model that allows all big 3 to operate and stay profitable in this new video game era and it's a great idea for all three. Glad Nintendo took the risk, but it's benefiting everyone, including Microsoft & Sony for next gen.
Except Switch is actually losing momentum right now. Look at npd data so far this year ps4 hasnt lost.
The switch will be considered an obsolete last gen systen when both ps5 and xb2 come out. The Irony is that its already considered obsolete and you have Nintendo to thank for that since they marketed the switch as a console as well and not only as a handheld or at least put more weight into the handheld aspect of it; the moment they did that the switch was automatically compared to the other two real consoles in the market. Your comment bares no logic.
Lol at the random out of the blue Switch bashing
If Gamestop is around that long.
Certainly for ps5 depending if price is right. All that's required is 60fps visuals running in 4k that will be sufficient imo at £399
If my £2000 PC can't do that, then a £399 console certainly won't be achieving that anytime soon. Maybe the odd game is possible.
Consoles already prove that on a closed system (not a pc) they are able to acheive much more more on almost all aspects with far less. If you had the same setup in a pc it would never be able to run a game like horizon zero dawn as well with ps4pro comparable pc. Plus console games are far more optimized than pc games where pure brute strength can make an unoptimized game run far better. And i shouldnt need to tell you any of this. When even looking at the xb1x which will prob be 399- 449 by this xmas, its quite incredible for that price its able to run far cry 5, with 4k textures, on high settings, at 30 fps... the only thing that console is lacking is a better (current gen) cpu like ryzen and other minor** tweeks to be able to hit at the very least 1800 60. So yes... by 2020 the ps5 could very well be running near native 4k at 60 fps for 399-499. Which is laughable as most pc guys (elitist) like my brother look at the specs of the xb1x and go thats dog shit... lol and even show why and this and that... anf then i show him far cry 5 running on it or the witcher 3 and hes left scratching his head.
@unreal01 that's PC for ya but ps4pro and xbox1x are already doing 4k60fps. Maybe limited to mostly sports racing etc but still if these consoles are able to do it or at least get close no doubt in my mind that next gen consoles will be very capable of 4k 60fps. Especially when you factor that amd is specifically making its next gen gpu for consoles (initially).
Father Merrin, how the heck can you be that ignorant
GameStop is probably praying to every god and deity that PS5 and Nexbox will still have physical disc drives. For sure PS5 will.
Ps5 will def have a disc drive, and if they aren't doing a pro version like they said it will be an all out full console noo holds barred I imagine.
The next generation will be interesting. Microsoft got stung hard partially by being the weakest console this generation. I think both companies know the other is going to bring it next gen. I wouldn't be surprised to see cool special gimmicks to make each console unique. My guess is next gen is when microsoft joins the VR party. I wouldn't be surprised to see them also release some kind of gun that is better than the aim to establish themselves as the VR shooter console.
I feel like unless they plan on pricing PS5 insanely high, or taking a huge loss, then I can definitely see a potential PS5 Pro down the road.
Why can't they do it right out the gate? 2 models, it's not that far fetched.
I think they both will. But I wouldn't be surprised if ms tried to offer a disc free model at a lower price. 3 sku's, a disc less, standard. ( Revamped X) and premium model. I also wonder if sony will launch with 2 models.
I just see maybe a diskless console at a cheaper price point and then the regular console with the X being the bargain console.
I’ll definitely getting both eventually (though only one of them on release).
Stop putting stickers on your game cases.
Noted. They're ugly huh.
Day one for me next Xbox. I will get PS5 but in no rush when it comes out.
I’m the opposite after owning both consoles since release I have no problem waiting to get the next Xbox if I even get it at all. The Xbox one has been a major let down with no genre and generation defining exclusives and barely any new ip whereas Sony has released quite a few new ips as well as genre and generation defining exclusives.
That is how I feel about the PS4. Im a racing fan. I usually like all racing games but GT Sport has grown stale I prefer Forza Motorsports(growing stale too) and Driveclub while it was very pretty felt horrible driving.The best game to me every year is Forza Horizon series. I also have tired of the cinematic 3rd person game which seems to be all Sony makes anymore exclusive wise.
last consoles i ever bought were the game cube and playstation 2 , nowadays i'd rather just play chess
1v1 me bro.
reality still has the best graphics
Seeing less and less reasons for me to get the next xbox when I have a pc that I can just upgrade to play everything better on it. Ps5 is a must have because it will have exclusives...Horizon 2, God of War 2, and maybe another Spiderman game are all I need to convince me to buy playstation.
Sounds like a sweet deal. Playing your Xbox games on pc and your ps5. A man with a plan.
Just sequels are all you need?
Those alone ya...everything else is just gravy. I specifically mentioned those because they are guaranteed to exist.
You should play more games
I play a ton of games...all of which are on pc/ps4. the games mentioned were mentioned because they are reason enough for me to buy the only console that you can play them on.
Strange reason when there is so much more out there
Firelogic man if what u said means xbox is doing great idk what say same forza we hapoy crap state of crap come on really
I'll try to get both, because I like video games. 👍
And wasting money too apparently.
I like videogames too but that doesn’t mean I’m going to waste money on the next Xbox after this Xbox being a major letdown to me
I look around the comments on N4G and it seems people are bigger fans of brand names than video games.
I don't give a crap about brands. I just know one company has delivered games for 20 years and changed the industry as we know it while the other started strong and has drifted into irrelevancy, happy to just make money but not really improve the gaming landscape or deliver games. I don't support the former because of the name on the box, I support them because as a gamer they give me what I want and always have. No reason to think that will change.
after this gen i would be surprised if the next xbox sold well at first. people will want to wait and see first.
I'm ready for the PS5. Already have an Xbox Two (i7 8700k, 1080ti, 32gb RAM, raid SSD) ... and can't wait to play horizon 5 on it.
Xbox 2 day one for me
No it wont. They aren't in the same level. sales show that. It will the same or worst then this gen. One will sell amazing and another average.
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