The lights are on
Back in February we learned a lot, but not all, about Sony's PlayStation 4. Today we got a similar peek into Microsoft's next-generation console, the Xbox One. We still have a lot to learn come E3, including cost and system versions, but that isn't stopping us from talking about what's looking better at this point.
For me, it's a pretty close call. The improvements to the DualShock 4 controller appear to be narrowing Microsoft's advantage in that department. While I'm excited for both systems, I wasn't blown away by the game announcements at either console reveal. Both companies are focusing on how their machines will become entertainment hubs in our living rooms.
I'm still processing the Xbox One reveal, but I recall being more enthusiastic following the PlayStation 4 announcement. It's been confirmed that the Xbox One requires a fee to play used games, something Sony hasn't confirmed for the PS4. While there is still a chance that the PS4 will implement similar restrictions on second-hand games, it gives the manufacturer a slight edge for me right now.
How about you folks? Which console is more appealing to you right now? Any Wii U cheerleaders out there?
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PS4 easily. I don't plan on buying either at launch, as I'm a Nintendo guy, but PS4 would be my preference. Kinect is NOT a good thing! He was showing off that he can drag the screen into a home menu using his hands, but most of us can just do that by pressing a button. Sony's next gen looks like a gamer's console, Microsoft's looks like a multimedia device that does what we already have devices to do. Bad move for both not to add backwards compatibility, although Sony's alternative seems somewhat promising. The Xbox One name is awful! I thought it couldn't be worse than 720, but it was...
Aiming to get both this Generation, but leaning towards the Xbox one first. I prefer Xbox live over Playstations as well as the controller design, although Playstation does have some really good exclusives. E3 will be a huge deciding factor.
As long as the PS4 is okay with used games, I'm okay with the PS4.
PS4 for me. I've already got a PC that covers all my entertainment needs, and Sony really appears to be focused on gaming and, compared to Xbox, has a better diversity of games.
PS4 is a day 1 purchase for me and I haven't even seen the console, regarding the Xbox1 I will have to wait until E3 when they actually show games and hopefully answer the 20 questions I have.
I will definitely be getting a PS4. I probably won't be entering next-gen for another year or so depending on money but when I do, I want a PS4.
PS4 for me. I have no desire to let Microsoft into my living room.
After reading the Wired articles and how Microsoft is trying to push people in "always-online," I am def going PS4
Noooo why tim turi!? you know this will only turn into a troll fest!
PS4 by a landslide.
I´m mainly a pc user but once the price drops I will get a ps4 for exclusives, xbox always looked more like a TV than a console so... plus having to pay extra for internet and all those *** they announce today for the new one made me care even less about it. Feel sorry for the xbox fans though.
PS1-4 and still going!!!!!
im not sure yet :/ i want to see all the supposedly new exclusives xbox promised