PLAYSTATION or Xbox?
It’s the golden doubt on every parent’s lips come Christmas present shopping time – and has left gamers divided for years.
But now Sony’s global diversion growth boss Shawn Layden appears to have the answer.
He claimed that Europeans are going insane for the PlayStation, outselling Xbox by “three-to-one”.
Over in the US, PlayStation units are drifting off the shelves at “two-to-one”.
Many explain the console is on its way out with the recognition of mobile games soaring.
But don’t pitch out your tool just yet.
“All of the rumours of the passing of the console are very much premature,” pronounced Layden in an talk with Time magazine.
“In fact, if you’re examination [sales analysis] for PS4 and Xbox One sales, you put those together and console gaming has never been as big and colourful as it is right now.
“And that’s just here in the States.
“But in Europe, it’s really been outpost PlayStation by at slightest three-to-one in section sales.”
Layden reckons it’s down to Japenese games makers – who incited their back on consoles to concentration on mobile – returning in their droves.
Resident Evil 7, Nioh, Nier: Automata, Persona 5 and Final Fantasy XV are just a few examples of disdainful Ps4 hit releases.
He teased serve announcements next week, during the annual E3 gaming discussion in Los Angeles.
“I consider a lot of Japanese developers lost their way chasing the mobile games yen, if you will, but they’re coming back to console in a major way.
“And speaking of, we’ll have some big announcements at E3 in that accurate vein.”
If you’re trying to confirm on a machine, here’s a comparison for you.
The Xbox One now retails at £299.99, but you’ll frequency need to compensate that much for the console.
Since the recover of the ramped up Xbox One S, the cost of the strange console has dropped, with many bundles now accessible for £200.
PS4 Slim, retails for £249 with a 500GB tough drive as standard.
Like Xbox One, there are copiousness of bundles that chuck in a couple of games.
Larger memory variants can also be found at an combined cost.
PlayStation has lots some-more exclusives which is one of its biggest selling points.
Japanese games developers which incited to mobile games are returning to the height bringing out the Last Guardian and Yakuza 0.
On the other hand, Xbox has Halo 5: Guardians and Quantum Break
There’s not that much disproportion in the tech specs between the two.
They both have 8GB memory, identical CPU and 500GB storage as standard.
But Microsoft has upped the ante in its fight with PlayStation and is getting prepared to bring out the big guns – Project Scorpio.
The tech organisation has claimed its follow-up to the Xbox One S will be the “world’s many absolute console” and it has expelled the specs forward of time to get gaming fans excited.
It’s approaching to be expelled at Christmas.
Microsoft will be at E3 in Los Angeles this year with a press discussion at 2pm PT (10pm GMT) where they are approaching to not only exhibit the console but the accurate recover date for the UK.
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