War of the Consoles
The Playstation 4 vs Xbox One war that Sony and Microsoft have been waging on the video-game front has undoubtedly reached a new level. A lot of Xbox One users have been praising Microsoft for keeping its promise of releasing regular updates to their console every month.
The updates almost always focus on enhancing the entertainment aspects of the Xbox One, rather than on its actual games. For the Playstation 4, it’s the exact opposite, as there is usually a long interval in their update releases. And the updates almost always deal with improving support for their games.
From these facts alone, it is clear that the battle is a close one; although, the PS4 seems to be gaining the upper hand. And this is made more apparent by the comparisons we have made below.
As of this writing and according to the main Playstation website, the PS4’s recommended retail price is £349.99. This is evidently a lot more expensive than the Xbox One, whose standalone price tag has since gone down to $349. Take note that this does not include Kinect, which is what makes the Xbox One shine. With Kinect, a single Xbox One console costs $499, which is still a few dollars cheaper than the PS4. If the two consoles are bundled with a game, they cost around £20+ more. So for the pricing battle, the Xbox One is certainly the way to go if you have a tight budget.
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