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The next generation of console wars is raging across the Internet with the imminent release of new gaming consoles by Microsoft and Sony. When Amazon’s Facebook page launched a friendly poll to gauge interest in the two systems, the voting was cancelled early when things started to get ugly. PlayStation 4 was killing Xbox One by 95 percent. Ouch!
Of course, part of that might have been a backlash to Microsoft’s DRM and always-online policies—policies they’ve now cancelled. Xbox One games will not require Internet connection every 24 hours just to play offline.
Here are some highlights comparing the two systems:
- Xbox One has a big black box designPS4 has a slanted design
- Xbox One is more expensive than PS4
- Some key exclusive games for Xbox One include Halo 5, Dead Rising 3, Forza Motorsport 5, Killer Instinct….Some key exclusive games for PS4 include Drive Club, Killzone: Shadowfall, Infamous: Second Sun, Knack….
- Microsoft has a reworked motion sensor Kinect for Xbox One. It comes bundled with the console.PS4 continues to use its motion control system Move, but it’s now built into the controller.
So, for those Ricochetti wanting to take a bit of a break from politics, what side do you fall on in the console wars? According to Amazon’s polling, there definitely appears to be no loyalty to the American company when it comes to gaming. How about you?