With Microsoft catering to both ends of the console market, Sony might be left in an awkward position ahead of the PS5 price reveal.
I doubt it.
Yeah... I dont think so. Regardless of price, the PS5 is gonna be just fine. In fact, both will be fine. Id even go so far as to say there may be more multi platform owners this coming gen than current. Prob not as many as the 7th gen but still pretty respectable spread for both Sony and MS.
If you're looking at the casual market then yes it does. Has virtually no impact on the hardcore market though.
One thing I can guarantee you is that Microsoft is sweating bullets waiting for Sony to reveal the PS5 price and hoping they don’t undercut their price. Ether way it’s Sony win if they had planned to be 399.99 they can go to 499.99 and make more money or if they was going to be $499.99 they can undercut it $50.00 and sale more consoles ether way it’s Sony win
They can't stop laughing at it, the position there in is bent over with laughter lol
But Microsoft doesn't care about winning console wars. Right?
That's what Phil Spencer said.
This is the reason I'll get a series x eventually, no games right now means no rush to replace my one x. So ps5 first them maybe as the new games finally arrive I'll pick one up
Series S is not a next generation console. Can't even do 4K 60fps
That's the point that's what the X is for genius. The S runs games at 1440p at 60fps so you're dead wrong on the frames they announced it has the same CPU speed as the X. It shares the same RDNA2 architecture as the PS5, X Series and PC its a cheap disc less entry lvl machine. Don't spread misinformation you know I HATE when ppl do that....
Again it can't do 4k 60fps so stfu genius. It's not an next generation console
The hdmi is not updated The wifi is not updated The power is less than half Then Microsoft’s abysmal support of being a “gaming” company. The s is for those that “think” it is something it ain’t and Microsoft and their forum fans will help sell it as such. They announced the x and the future in one show... and they could not even future proof it.. Two years, and Microsoft will release an updated console... again... while their fan base is still waiting for Microsoft to deliver.
If you hate lies, then say the truth cpu cut in speed, low RAM, low and slow bandwith, low end gpu. Bottom line its a cross gen console. Not next gen. The series x got is like 3 or 4 times more power. Spend more 100 and get a true next gen
It's promoted for _up to_ 1440p and 60fps, not baseline [email protected] 4TF will do (mostly) [email protected] with some exceptions pushing this to 1440p. If with comparable visuals to its big siblings this thing will have a really hard time to match it and still output [email protected] Just not enough RAM and bandwidth. If you don't believe this, wait until we will get our comparisons in here. But all of you guys buy the XX anyway, am I right?
So, if I have a 1080p TV, I have to buy a 4K console at anywhere from $100-200 more to play next gen games? FYI. The console will do up to 120 FPS.
Up to? Dude...
Its late 2020, next gen consoles are upon us, time for a 4k TV bud.
@neogamer If you have a 1080p tv then the Series S is for you, will play all the games that the Series X will, just at a lower resolution.
So, you have a 1080p TV but it does 120fps? Unlikely.
Neither can the ps5
This guy again... Always saying crazy crap. Joe Biden, is that you?
But you don't really believe that. Why would you say that? Spread'n lies n' nasty rumours like that? That ain't right, Donnie! You hear me?
It was a joke guys come on. The ps5 can run games at 4k no doubt about it. Especially cross gen games
Then buy the PS5 X, or PC versions and stop complaining about stuff you know nothing about. Because you don't know anything. Its PS4 and X1 argument all over again one is 900p and 1080 but yet the consoles still ran at 30. The blurry console its not next gen! Wait here's an idea maybe the X1 wasn't next gen for its time. Omg we figured it out Captain! lets run with that! You're so smart! @Rude Yep that's the point to keep the price low you got it. baby steps one of you kids is slowly starting to get it. Nice little fanboy theory btw as you know idc. @Wave Then why did MS say it can do 1440p up to 60 and 120 frames then? https://www.theverge.com/20... I got facts you got lies so who wins? Anyone else wanna lie that I can easily correct? Make believe facts vs actual facts? I got banned for a month for aggressively cleaning up peoples lies I need to be careful.
4TF 1440p @ 60fps. Enough said.
@captain Its not meant to do 4K, do you not follow gaming? It is a low spec machine that can play next-gen games, with SSD features, raytracing, at max resolution 1440p upto 120 frames per second. Funny thing is, these new games will run on the Series S, but will not be able to run on the xbox one X, so yeah, it is a next gen console for MS.
I guess you would be surprised how this will compare to the X1X. Oh wait, there is no more X1X. Makes me wonder why? /s In all fairness, the X1X would not survive against the XS. Not for $100 more. And cutting cost below $299 for the X was most likely impossible. But that's what the XS is for, replacing the X1X at a lower price point (and cut some stuff, add something else).
BS stop with this nonsense articles.
Yup, here we go again. Where's the articles about the trouble MS will be in if Sony goes in at $499 and $399? So all out industry pundits think this will be perfectly fine for Xbox? Call me crazy but I think MS will get destroyed at those prices.
You, blind fanboys of Sony, will never admit it, but MS great price just got us all a $ 100 rebate on the PS5 relative to their planned price ($ 599). Competition is good. If Microsoft were not there, Sony would have fckd PS fanboys even more than now (no backward compatibility, no equivalent of xbox pass, unoriginal exclusives, weak sequels, like TLOU 2).
wow @aryman are you for real?
@rayman Well ps plus just got a huge boost tonight. And don't worry about competition. That's what Nintendo is for. M$ is playing catch up to both. Funny. It's the same with exclusives. M$ is fucked! The Series S has become a shitty deal overnight. Who wants to pay $299 for a half assed box with no exclusives, when you can buy a true PS5 for $399? NObody. That's who. Nooooooooooooooooobody
Not really if you look at it you get more bang for your buck with the PS5 which has the exclusives that pop out and grab the attention of the customer. When you buy a PS5 and play Spiderman 2 or Horizon 2 you're going to say holy shit this looks and feels great. With Series S you just hear crickets chirp due to the lack of exclusives that draw the attention of the customer.I am not grabbing the all digital PS5 but yet again you get access to the exclusives Sony pumps out and draws yet again the customers attention. And kinda hard to play older Xbox physical games on Series S with no disc drive and Microsoft said the next gen Xbox is backwards compatible and I am not rebuying the games digitally when I all ready own them. When I saw Microsoft's showcase for the next gen Xbox nothing was there to grab my attention and said I need a new Xbox day one. I am not a Halo fan but if you bugger up a big exclusive like that then something is wrong.
Your sauce is weak
So are the exclusives on the next gen Xbox side
Not many from the ps5 showcase either
Yeah we'll see in 5 hours
Correction "Xbox Series S's Price Puts Sony And PS5 In A Winning Position" There, fixed it for you.
How does that make any sense?
why when Sony are not in competition with the Series S?
What? Why? If all, MS's price reveal is a direct response to all the leaks about $399 and $499. They clearly had confirmed info because they said they won't reveal it before Sony.
The digital Playstation 5 console is cheaper than an XSX and will be a moment for people to pick. XSS for entry next gen for everyone PS5D for people on a budget who require the console The other two will be popular regardless.
Microsoft, stop putting your money towards garbage like this and use it to make games. Articles like this didn't work this gen, won't work next gen.
No it doesn't. Sony will do one of two things. They'll proceed with business as normal knowing Microsoft's blunders continue to screw them over and Sony has won consumer confidence since the start of PS4 and really won consumers over with The Last Us back on the PS3, or they'll eat a momentary loss and take a hit on each console sold, as has been the case in the past, and keep consumers happy. The last couple of console generations when consoles are announced, I've worried my friends will go back to the Microsoft camp as they were such big fans of the Xbox 360, but when I would discuss the Xbox One or now Series X, they tell me there getting a PlayStation and as I watch them talk to their buddies, they're now talking about PS5 and getting their buddies for PS5 so, Microsoft haven't really changed anything but their confidence of their diehard fanbase, most people still want a PS5 EVEN if it costs them $100 more than the competition because, Don Mattrick and the original team really did some serious damage, and contrary to popular belief in the Xbox world, Phil Spencer hasn't changed consumers minds, Sony is making his job worse constantly resetting the bar for what gaming should be and Phil and his team just can't keep up. J. Allard and Robbie Bach knew what people wanted at the time and how to appeal to the young crowd, and Microsoft haven't had that since. They're out of touch suits, that's it. I see no difference and I hear no difference. Consumers want PlayStation. Nintendo learned after the Wii that power isn't everything, most people just want to have fun. Sony now have found a way and have decided with the idea of non-innovative hardware and off the shelf parts their competition are using from the same manufacturer now are doing the Nintendo strategy, clearly, of gameplay and graphical capability because like the PS3, if Sony really wanted to push the graphical limits and design hardware to destroy Microsoft they could've worked again with nVidia and done that, but it's not worth it to them, they want affordable hardware for consumers to play their games, end of story. And honestly, having such deep pockets like Microsoft has, is almost like cheating, like using a Game Genie or something.
Playstation gets rumors that make it look bad, and xbox gets silly puff pieces like this. Must be nice.
If Sony sells the Digital Edition for 399€ the XSS will be DOA. For 100€ more you get a controller with batterys, more hardware power, more storage space and all in all a better gaming experience.
No, not really?
Not at all, it's all about games and quality, I'm prepared to pay a bit extra for that,
How so? Sony could price match, done.
PS5 exclusive games puts Xbox in a difficult position.
I don't see how that is possible, I still have yet to see anything from MS that is going to get me to switch back to xbox. Can't wait for the Ps5 reveal today
Not really, it is vastly underpowered compared to the digital ps5 digital version.
I think Sony is taking a gamble here. And probably rightly so. While I would liked to have seen the PS5DE priced more aggressively against the XS (like $349 or $379) I wonder how much there is on the entry level for a mid-gen console instead of a full upgrade; given that there are over 100M PS4 users out there, how many will Sony loose to the XS vs upgrade to a real next gen console for "just" $100 more. Sony probably knows that and plays hard ball here. I doubt causal PS4 owner will switch the platform to loose their library. Some will go, but the PS5 will still sell more than Sony can build. At least the first 2 years. We'll find out. I got a bit tired of the PS4 lately and spent money on PCs. But only so it would tie me over until the PS5 releases (no $700 Gpu and such, just Pro+ level for <$200) and I feel that worked out great. I sure don't need a XS like model which is now below that threshold. The PC will get a 3070/80 or RX6000 soonish after I will get my hands on the PS5 to level the playfield again. They are already setup with NVMes and SSDs. So, I wonder how many other players moved to PC already. Gamepass is crap on the PC, IMO. Not sure why MS can't just build a platform which can beat Steam - I don't care. I prefer Steam anyway. If this would have locked me in, I would have said Game Pass Ultimate would have given me a reason to get an Xbox . But a price hike and that stupid way of hiding the files on the disk (stupid cache management) plus no support for DS4 controllers (which works like a dream in Steam) made me cancel Gamepass. So for me, PC+PS5 all along. No need for an Xbox.
well if you have 1080p tv and not planning to upgrade soon, series S is a good choice. but i don't think it will affect much on ps5 sales. But I can guess series S will sell like hot cakes for those who's on the budget.
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