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Why Is The PlayStation 4 Consistently Dominating The Xbox One In Sales?

| July 12, 2014

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Since the launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One last November, there have of course been plenty of comparisons between the two consoles, especially when talking about sales. Since that time, PlayStation 4 has outsold the competition by a large margin, with the gap being much larger than initially expected prior to launch.

One would have thought that Microsoft had a major lead after the last generation being Microsoft’s pretty much from the start. The PlayStation 3 faltered early and managed to climb back into the race later in the console’s life, but people still remember the outright domination of the Xbox 360 for a long time. However, that has not come to pass with the Xbox One thus far, with the PlayStation 4 easily dominating the sales market.

BGR has taken an in depth look at why this massive turnaround has occurred to start the generation. They do discuss how the price factor has been one of the reasons why Sony is winning the generation thus far, and that Microsoft unbundling the Kinect to compete with the same price was vital. However, they believe that there is an element that is more important at work. They pull from an interview with Nicky Yates, Director of Communications at Buzz Radar, who believes that the marketing strategy for Sony has been much better than Microsoft thus far.

  • “Gaming is inherently social and Sony is being smart by empowering their users and soliciting feedback via social channels. While the games will always be the main driver, smart social integration and marketing raises the PS4’s prominence. The more we talk about it, the more people want to be on that platform.”

This does not mean strictly social media, as Sony has spent a good bit more money on their marketing than has Microsoft thus far. Even with platforms like E3 2013, they managed to both promote their upcoming console and slam Microsoft’s original approach to the Xbox One with DRM.

Xbox One saw a 14% growth in the last week while the PlayStation 4 has fallen 1%

In an interview with Edge Magazine, Microsoft’s Phil Harrison says he believes that the gap will be narrowed once the Xbox One is available in more countries, as the PlayStation outnumbers it territory wise thus far.

  • “Hats off to Sony, they’ve had a great start; they have been in more countries and – to date, at least – at a lower price. We have announced a new Xbox One at a lower price; we go to 29 new countries starting in September.”

BGR does bring up some recent sales figures, courtesy of VGChartz, which aren’t always completely reliable, that say the Xbox One saw a 14% growth in the last week while the PlayStation 4 has fallen 1%. However, that 14% growth is still only at 71,311, while the 1% drop puts Sony’s numbers at 98,450 for the week.

The Xbox One is certainly doing better since the unbundling of the Kinect, but Sony is still crushing the competition so far this generation. The Wii U is even in the mix with much better sales since the release of Mario Kart 8. However, with that releasing a year prior, it’s a little hard to compare it quite yet. Do you think the Xbox One can turn it around quickly or do you see them trailing for most of this generation? Let us know how you feel below.

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  • Luke Barber

    Once we see more exclusive games on Xbox One the that sales gap will drop.

    • junkyfour

      Like Titanfall?

      • MobileSpace

        I didn’t realize that being for a console and PC was the definition of exclusive now.

        • junkyfour

          EA and Microsoft defined it as exclusive so can I?

          • Allen

            So long as you realize you are a blind sheep yes. If you want to be politically correct you can call it a console exclusive.

            But even the word console exclusive means more games in the PlayStation court.

            PS3/PS4 gamers simply have it the best. Especially combined with a gaming PC. Pretty much every game ever made between the two platforms.

          • FloridaSun72

            I like my PS3/4 and Wii U combos…best versions of multis and exclusives!

          • Allen

            Totally! I have a gaming PC, PS3/PS4 and plan on getting the WiiU this Christmas!

          • FloridaSun72

            You wont be disappointed. I havent owned a Nintendo system since the N64 but once the Wii U came out i couldn’t wait to play all their exclusives in 1080p!

          • Allen

            Yeah there are quite a few titles looking good on it, I had a Wii so I’ll also get to play those games through the HDMI which should improve it.

          • FloridaSun72

            I bought the Mario U Deluxe set and have Tatsunoku vs Capcom(wii), MK8 and a free copy of Pikmin3, Wonderful 101, Child of Light, Wii U Sports and Nano. Love playing all of them. Add me to your PSN and Wii U my name is same as this one for both systems. Mordarkeen, that invite is for all Ps 3, 4 or Wii U owners :-)

          • Allen

            That’s the bundle I’m looking to get. New Super Mario Bros U and Luigi U are two of the top games I’m looking forward to. Yarn Yoshi (now Yoshi’s Wholly World – hate the new name), Metroid, Zelda, Mario Kart, Smash Bros and such. I’m not sure I’ll like Pikman 3 but will definitely give it a shot.

          • FloridaSun72

            Dont forget Toads Treasure tracker,Bayonetta 2 that comes with a revised 1 and Devils Third!

          • ?????

            I see more blind sheep on PS than Xbox. Nice try.

          • ??????

            Ha, just look at the 360 gen. Blind sheep blindly pouring out hard earned money on worthless xbox live. Xbots believing one lie after another and then go on to preach these lies.

            Blind ignorant fks. At least millions have seen the light and left xbox for good.

          • ?????

            Another blind fuck. At least we got quality service for our “worthless” service and got great features as well. I bet you’re a kid that is too poor to afford Xbox Live. Not to mention, Sony lies as well. They lied about the graphics for a few games, edited their own Wikipedia page, not to mention they got hacked BECAUSE they lied. Look all over the internet, there are more blind fanboys on the PS side now. At least many people saw the overhype for PS4 and when Sony loses even more money they will restrict the console even more.
            Nice try.

          • FloridaSun72

            At least they didnt try and charge a used game fee, DRM, authentication. etc

          • ?????

            They were, but secretly backed out when Microsoft did it. Watch them do it later since they have little money.

          • FloridaSun72

            Who told you that? Another xbot? Show me some proof otherwise stop lying. MS can bring those policies back “at their discretion”. And you can look that phrase up anywhere.

          • ?????
          • FloridaSun72

            Did you read the words “not as harsh”? Wasnt like the naziboxs idea for used games.

          • FloridaSun72

            Your blind for supporting MS. Pay for more but get less. Idiots.

          • ?????

            We get more features. Better online service. Better controller. Idiots.

          • FloridaSun72

            No one cares about your “features”. Everyone already owns devices that do the same things. Your online service sux, Ps3 and 4 been getting tons of good free games for years and never hid netflix behind the paywall. Your controller sucks so bad even xbots complain about it plus…batteries?? Still? Seriously!?! Funny how you mention “features” but not games. Thats because its more cable box than next gen system and no one wants a cable box to play games.

          • ?????

            LMFAO you really are a blind and ignorant piece of shit.
            Many people still care about features, you’re just jealous.
            Our online service sucks? More stable, more severs, less laggy, less cheaters, less hackers, etc. Also, PSN got hacked. Remember?
            Xbox and One has gotten free games for both silver AND gold members. Maybe if you actually researched it you would know.
            Nobody complained about the xbox controller. Many people complain about DS. Again, you’re jealous.
            Funny how xbox won more awards last year for games and has a WAY better lineup this fall, as usual. Keep playing those shitty indies.
            Just another jealous and butthurt fanboy.

          • FloridaSun72

            Nobody complains? Go to Xbox one sucks on youtube. Plenty of great and factual videos there.

          • ?????

            Way more people complain about Dual Shock. Nobody complains about the xbox controller.
            Yes, I can look up videos why Xbox One sucks, because they are now all filled with outdated information or made by a retarded PS fanboy who has no idea what hes talking about. Kind of like you.

    • 111AlaN111

      There are like the same quantity of exclusives, and the X1 has like 2 or 1 more.

      • Fenrir Posorski

        Exclusives are…. honestly not the best thing to compare between the two. Using the PS3 and 360 as my examples. Sony tends to net more exclusives by a wide margin, while MS has less…. but that alone is actually missing context.

        PlayStation Exclusives tend towards being more niche. They have a smaller, more devoted audience. So while there are more of them, they individually tend to sell less than the 360 exclusives.

        All in all, they tend to even out sales wise.

        • 111AlaN111

          The X360 had more exclusives.

          It’s like MS gave all the games in the first years, and in the last 3 years, MS gave very little games, but still the X360 has like 15 more games.

          • Fenrir Posorski

            That… depends.

            1: Are we counting Playstation Move or Kinect games? (Honestly, I would say NO, since while technically exclusives, they are hardly benchmark exclusives)

            2: Are we counting games not released to a worldwide market?

            3: Are we taking quality and review scores into the equation? (Cause Bomberman Act Zero is a MS exclusive… and that game was HORRIBLE)

          • 111AlaN111

            No, but I don’t think you would like to do all this stuff.

          • Fenrir Posorski

            What stuff? I’d assume you mean compiling a list of all exclusives that fit the criteria, but not quite sure. If that IS what you mean… hell, I’m bored with nothing to do for the next week. And it will put that debate to rest if we can agree on the criteria.

          • 111AlaN111

            I won’t search according to your criteria, that’s what I mean. If you want to, then do it.

          • Fenrir Posorski

            The criteria would be agreed upon by both of us. Namely:
            1: Should I include Playstation Move and Kinect titles? (Again, I personally say no. The games are largely gimmicky PoS’ that are not a good reason to buy the system in any way).
            2: Should I take into consideration if a game not released in North America or Europe?
            3: Should I only count games above a certain level of quality? (An average of equal or greater to 70 on metacritic sounds like a decent benchmark to me)

    • Allen

      Halo will help but huge PS exclusives, the gap already seen (and friends gotta buy what friends got) and superior multi plats and multi plays with free exclusive content on ps4 will all ensure ps stays ahead all gen.

      It’s like everyone forgot ps3 whooped 360 despite all 360 had going for it and all ps3 had against it.

      • bigfatshady

        What are you tt about? The 360 and PS3 are tied in hardware and the 360 has sold 64 million more games. Sony got killed gen7. The lost half of their market share.

        • Not_true

          Vgchartz doesn’t track digital sales, their software totals aren’t useful.

        • harlemsfinest027

          360 is the one hat got beat last gen. It cam out one full year before Sony and PS3 STILL caught up, selling about 400,000 more systems

          • Corey

            who freakin cares? They both did good. Hurray.

            I cannot comprehend arguing about crap like this. It’s almost adorable….except that it’s sad. I could care less about who’s “winning” as long as long as they both sell well. Who sells MORE is not important….as long as they’re both selling and both have a big enough base to be a good experience.

      • Luke Barber

        True

      • Allen

        Duh, I suck and I’m mental.

    • Not_true

      Good luck with that. Hard to imagine Xbox outselling PS4 globally any given month.

  • junkyfour

    The Xbox One is large, heavy, and ugly with inferior hardware. Add in the disastrous launch and I’m surprised they’ve sold as many units as they have. They should be ashamed of themselves. However the Xbone is not critical to Microsoft’s bottom line imo and within the company may even be a niche division. I keep reminding myself that Sony’s market value is 17.4 billion dollars vs MS’s 348 billion. Despite the Xbone’s belly flop MS could perhaps solve their console problems by simply buying Sony. In any case in the short and long term I don’t think it really matters to MS whereas for Sony the Playstation is a critical component to the company’s strategy. I’m just guessing.

    • Fenrir Posorski

      Market value is not a companies WORTH. For that, you want their Assets.

      MS still could buy them out, but considering that Sony’s total assets is… (off the top of my head) ~140 Billion.

      • junkyfour

        Well then…

      • junkyfour

        …forgot to include total current debt comes to about 125 billion for a company value of about 25 billion. 15 billion market cap is not that far off.

      • Kyle5

        Agreed….be careful pony fruitcakes…microsoft gets mad they will just buy the POS company known as sony. Year after year huge financial losses is making the price drop.

        • Not_true

          Sony has revenue of $75+ billion yearly, $149+ billion in total assets, and $27+ billion in total equity. They are still one of the largest corporations in the world with 145,000+ employees and ranked #94 on the Fortune 500 in 2013.

          Sorry that reality doesn’t fit your delusions.

          • Steven Hiller

            Sony isn’t a technology company. They’re a life insurance company that makes technology. When their tech is dragging them down year after year what do you think they’ll do, cut it loose and go back to sell insurance. That’s why the Sony we think about is in serious trouble. Lost huge amounts of money 8 out of the last 10 years, and one of their largest investors said Sony electronics is worth nothing.

          • Not_true

            They’re doing what they need to drop losing businesses (tv, PC mostly). Losses should be much smaller this year and they’re focusing on their profitable divisions. It’s not just the insurance arm that turns a profit.

            They’re taking the right steps to exist as a smaller, leaner corp with more focus and decent but not amazing profit.

          • Steven Hiller

            The problem with that is this is their third attempt in 10 years to reorganize. Kazou Hirai has twice promised a return to profitability and he’s failed twice in two years. With the ps4 failing in Japan who knows what will happen to it. Basically I don’t think Sony is a good competitor for Ms. Everything about the ps4 is just a response to what MS dis with Xbox one. Ms went AMD, Sony goes AMD, MS does Kinect, Sony does move with the Ps eye. Ms does live Sony goes psn. We need a company that competes against ms, not one that copies it.

          • ed

            Sony allows used games. MS allows used games. Sony goes no bundled, gimmick controller. MS cuts Kinect. Sony allows free Netflix. MS lifts paywall from Netflix. Sony gives you 2 good, free games a month. MS gives you, er, the sorry Games for Gold. Everything MS has done since launching the X1 has been in response to the trouncing they are getting from Sony. Copy? Ha. Good one.

          • Steven Hiller

            But do you see how Sonys “no DRM” message was just a response to MS always on, gaming sharing stuff? I think going after the used game market would have been good for studios and ultimately good for gamers. I’d say your right about the paywall and free games, but even those were just a response to a better Xbox live service.

          • FloridaSun72

            Ummm, wasnt Sony releasing consoles way before MS even thought about gettingin the business?

          • Steven Hiller

            Without a doubt. But theyve lost touch with the technology world. I mean the original play for the ps4 was to have no hard drive with 4gb of ram and a cell processor. It was changed when they found out the specs for the x1. They even chose to use the same processor as MS. Is that the kind of competition we want?

          • FloridaSun72

            Yes its what we want because Sony made a better console. If what your saying is true than healthy competition caused them to make something superior.

          • ?????

            In your delusions. Xbox is better.

          • FloridaSun72

            Lets end this by agreeing to disagree. You must be one of the hardcore dudebro fps gamers which is what the xbox community is made of. Why do you think it only sold 20k in Japan? Its only appealibg to a very small audience. Sony and Nintendo offer a, richer more mature enviroment to game in . Not a bunch of kids cussing each other out over CoD or Halo. You wouldnt know this because you wont try anything other than xbox. This willbe their last system fromMS. Its now obvious that the 360 MS got lucky and had a huge head start. Coming out the same time this gen and you saw what happened. Besides MS made the X1 with cheaper parts but charged more they should be losing.

          • ?????

            Last xbox by MS? More mature PS community? 360 was lucky? LMFAO what a fanboy.
            This may be the last PS because Sony has a high chance of going bankrupt. Learn something.
            More kids have moved to PS4 since it was cheaper. Enjoy more squeakers.
            360 was the obvious better choice since it had better gaming, games, features, online, and more. PS3 was lucky with that horrible start it had.
            I have all 3 systems. Xbox is definitely better. Funny how you say Xbox is just full of people liking FPS, yet what has every PS4 user been going apeshit over? Destiny aka A FPS.
            What an idiot. Run along now, you’re not worth my time.

          • FloridaSun72

            Xbox 360 came out a full year ahead of the PS3 and was the only next gen system at the time. They got lucky because there was no competition and had a huge dudebro following with Halo and when the PS3 was finally released its price point was way to high. Yet they still won the generation. In fact every MS console has ended up in 3rd place. Your cheaper comment has no bearing now. The consoles are the same price. When you have two products of equal price on the shelves and one is more powerful and focuses on gaming first and not gimmicks or “features” the consumers, the gamers will choose whats best for them. MS has ruined their public image and that’s why 360 owners chose the PS4 this time around. The X1 isn’t a must buy. The PS4 and Wii U offer the best multiplats and exclusives unless of course you like Forza and Halo that much but most people don’t anymore. Lastly stop with the Sony bankrupt thing. You know its not going to happen. Its sad that the only way MS wins this is by hoping the competition goes away lol. Face it Xbone sucks, no one outside the US wants it and the real gamers with a brain have already spoken. PS4 will sell another 2 million units from the Destiny bundle alone….its over. Talk to your Xbone since its probably your only friend, better yet start a support group for all the Xboners out there.

          • ?????

            Its sad that everything you said is bullshit. Ps3 only won in sales, most people believe xbox won. Why do you think wii sold the most and everybody hated it?
            Your reason why 360 was “lucky” was poor, its not our fault xbox was cheaper and was delayed a year; that was Sony’s.
            You say X1 isn’t a must-buy, but what do you know? It does more, so naturally a casual gamer would choose X1. I also wouldn’t call the ps4 or wii u a must-buy either, since the wii u is the weakest and PS4 has almost no games for it. I also don’t know how you say nobody likes halo or forza, I can say the same about God of War or Gran Turismo, or sly cooper etc. and did you hear the roar of cheers when Halo: MC collection was announced? I think there are still millions of fans out there.
            Sony can go bankrupt, stop saying they won’t. It’s sad that when Sony loses even more money Sony will put more restrictions on your beloved console.
            Xbox One doesn’t suck, you’ve obviously never seen a 90s console. Most gamers with a brain will pick both, not to mention they’ll probably sell a lot this fall with all their exclusives, with no games yet again for ps4 this fall.
            Talk to your picture of your imaginary girlfriend on the wall over there.
            I commend Sony for having such blind sheep that go out of their way spreading lies and disinformation.

          • Not_true

            They’re taking the long needed steps like selling off Vaio entirely, and spinning off TV. Should have been done years ago but they’re doing the right thing by downsizing and removing long term losing divisions and focusing on profitable divisions.

            PS4 is doing about as well as the other viable consoles in Japan, PS3 and Wii, and Vita is seeing some success.

          • Steven Hiller

            Sonys trouble is exactly how we got stuck with lower power processors this generation. Ms took one look at sonys health and decided to phone it in with amd jaguar / radeon graphics. Instead of push the competition Sony went right along. Yeah they had a good pr campaign be we already knew the difference in power between the ps4 and Xbox was nothing because the graphics they used were sitting on desktops for years.

          • ed

            And MS is a software company that makes all it’s money from Windows and Office. They have yet to do more than break even on the Xbox division, a division that investors have loudly called for selling off. MS has been losing market share in both it’s core operations for years and the Xbox is a distraction. They’ll be out go the video game market far before Sony, which contrary to MS, makes a large deal of revenue from video games.

          • Steven Hiller

            Ms makes nothing from Xbox hardware its probably lost them big money over the years. The difference is for ms Xbox is just a part of their strategy to drive innovation. Lots of people say MS only makes money on windows but the truth is it has 16 businesses that do more than a billion a year. I feel MS is good for tech because its willing to spend big on things that wont make money, but its healthy enough to be reliable. Anyways maybe google or apple would be a better competitor for ms in the games space.

          • Corey

            if apple got into gaming hardware it’d be the end of the road for everyone else basically.

            Simply because they have such a MASSIVE market reach. Everyone knows who apple is and SOOOO many people own some kind of apple device….people would pretty much buy an apple gaming console just on principle.

            It’d be cool to see what they could do though.

          • FloridaSun72

            Which has nothing to do with them releasing better consoles every gen.

          • ?????

            Sorry they may go bankrupt and only have 7 billion.

        • FloridaSun72

          Dont be mad because you bought the wrong system. Xbox is an underpowered fail machine. If you want the best of everything get a PS4 and a Wii U.

          • ?????

            Sorry your “right” system will become a useless paperweight in the next few years.

        • FloridaSun72

          How can you call Sony a POS company when all MS cares about is making money with microtransactions and it wasnt until recently that they moved stuff like netflix in front of the gold paywall!

          • ?????

            Because Sony loses billions a year and their products and workers are disappearing.

          • FloridaSun72

            Sonys console division is fine. MS was talking about tanking theirs not too long ago. But thats what happens when a 300 billion dollar company makes a cheap console, over charges for it, abandons early adopters by trashing the kinect and nickel and diming their customers with micro transactions. But hey if you like paying for more and getting less Xflop is the system for you. I mean they got Halo right? Woot !

          • FloridaSun72

            But at least they give gamers what they want and not an underpowered system with a bunch of bells and whistles that most people don’t want. If they did then it would be up there is sales with the PS4. But burning early adopters by drop kicking connect was just another blunder to add to the myriad of mistakes MS has made to doom this gen for themselves

          • ?????

            Yet Sony hasn’t delivered much this gen. They keep talking about big games, yet the best I’ve seen is a PS3 port. And when did you hear nobody wants the features?
            Silly 8 year old fanboy.

    • Not_true

      Yeah that’s not happening.

      All 3 consoles have good games and have their plusses and minuses. It’s only rabid fanboys mindlessly trashing one or the other.

    • Anyone who sinks their money on ugly, unimpressive Xbrick tech obviously knows nothing about technology.

      • HEHE

        Has more quality than your ps.

        • FloridaSun72

          What quality? I don’t care for “features” and am not into dudebro fps or Forza.

          • ?????

            Another blind fanboy. Nobody is into 10-hour boring stories or gran turismo.

  • Sarah

    when most of the multiplats are at 720p and M$ refuses to make new IPs, they don’t really have games OR hardware on their side. next year, when Uncharted, LittleBigPlanet, Bloodbourne, and The Order drop, it’ll probably be over for the X1.

    only thing they’ve been doing since kinect is serving up leftovers of gears, forza, and halo. now, they’re trying to throw fable in the microwave, but that serious gets worse reviews as it goes on. it’s sink or swim. make new IPs or die.

    • Fenrir Posorski

      Eeeh, I would be wary of calling the end of the Xbox Brand. As much as you would prefer it not to, it will be a success. It won’t be a wild success, but MS will at least make bank with it.

      Now, if you want to look to the end of the Xbox, look to the Eighth Generation of Consoles. If MS does not learn from their mistakes, than the damaging PR from this Generation will add to a chorus of “The Hell MS?”

      • Not_true

        Considering the billions spent creating, marketing, and investing in XB1 plus all the early price cuts and incentives, I’d be surprised if they broke even on it by the end of the gen.

        Not to mention the Xbox brand overall is almost certainly in a net loss since its creation, despite 360 making a profit in some years.

        Xbox isn’t doomed but “making bank” isn’t exactly accurate.

        • Fenrir Posorski

          You are forgetting game sales. Over it’s lifetime, 5M consumers (And the number IS higher, though my bet is not by much since MS refuses to release the updated numbers) is enough to make the system break even, if just barely. And this is assuming it STAYS at 5 Million.

          • Not_true

            XB1 has not sold 5 million to consumers, it’s around 4.7 million right now. They shipped over 5 million by now, but consoles sitting on store shelves don’t buy games.

            This is the first time I’ve ever seen someone suggest a console base of 5 million is enough to make a net profit over a typical gen (5-8 years) after dropping god knows how many billions into creating, marketing, and investing in it.

            Well you’re just wrong, sorry. I’ll leave you with this quote by Medhi that shows the extent of their pre-launch delusions about XB1 selling.

            “We think you can go broader than a game console, that’s our aim, and you can go from 400 million to potentially upwards of a billion units. That’s how we’re thinking of the Xbox opportunity as we go forward.”

          • Fenrir Posorski

            Oh, I entirely agree that that quote is utter BS. Getting over a billion is delusions on the scale of insanity.

            I also should have asterisked my earlier statement more. I was assuming a few things would generally be agreed on.

            1: The buyers of the Xbox One will increase.
            2: The Xbox One Unit as sold is a small profit (Both consoles this gen are manufactured for slightly less than they are sold)
            3: Games will net them the most income (About $10 USD per Game)
            4: The total cost put into them for R&D is about 1B-1.5B (This number might actually be a bit to high, no official numbers were released, but that is the most realistic number I would make an educated guess for the total paid in advertising and creation)

            Now, the Profit for the Xbox One is marginal, but enough that we can write it off for additional expenditures.
            The current number we will go with, for calculations, is 5M owners.
            We will ignore indies and small scale digital games.
            The assumed lifespan for this generation will be equal to the last one. 8 Years.
            The most conservative estimate for games bought is 4 per year.

            The calculation is then 5,000,000 (Owners) * 10 (Amount the gain Per-Game) * 4 (games bought per year) * 8 (Lifespan of console)

            Which gets you 1,600,000,000

            This is using the MOST conservative estimates possible.
            Also, to address some of your soon-to-be-complaints.

            But they spent BILLIONS on R&D: Ha ha… no. SONY is outspending them on advertising, and consoles this time around used architecture in line with PCs, which would shave of SIGNIFICANT cost from AMD.

            Well how do you know YOUR estimate was right?: Answer, I do not. BUT, that is why I estimated HIGHER than is realistically what they spent.

            Well I have a problem with X: Feel free to link me to something disproving it.

          • ed

            By your argument, the Dreamcast should have been a huge success.

          • Fenrir Posorski

            The Dreamcast lasted 3 years, not 8. Had a Gain-Per-Game of well under 10, Was sold at a cost, had no multiplat support (As was usual for the time). and was handled by a company already failing, unlike MS. So no, not by my logic in any way shape or form.

    • forza4ever

      You are a complete fool. Xbox one exclusive games make ps4 look like shit. Multiplats released since SDK update are all 1080p. New ips…..titanfall, project spark, ryse ?!?…you play knack ill play titanfall…forza… dead rising with forza horizon 2, subset overdrive, project spark, and halo coming before holiday. What you got before holuday…driveclub…yeah 50 cars at 30 fps and a delayed weather system. Ill take my forza 5 with 200+ cars at 1080p 60 fps. Ps4 the inferior hardware pony fruitcake. Crackdown gears scaleboubd halo forza..ps4 is a farce and you fell for it. Bankruptcy awaits.

      • Not_true

        Wrong, some XB1 games will continue to be 900p for the entire gen. PS4 has more powerful console hardware for gaming graphics and will have better visuals for the entire gen.

        MS doesn’t own Titanfall or Ryse.

        PS4 has many great AAA games that gamers love. That’s why it’s 8.5+ million in sales and growing. Sony’s large number of well funded 1st parties will ensure PS4 has a ton of great AAA exclusives, as many or more than PS3.

        Driveclub will review and sell well to normal, sane people who like video games. Driveclub got great impressions at E3 2014, it’s like a next-gen PGR with connected social features and club competition.

        PS4/Sony exclusives Jun-Dec: The Last of Us Remastered, Driveclub, LittleBigPlanet 3, Infamous: First Light, Samurai Warriors 4, Natural Doctrine, Guilty Gear Xrd, Singstar, Resogun DLC, and lots of indies.

        PS4 has 36+ AAA games from July to December 2014, or 6 per month. Most of those are multiplatform but there’s no shortage of AAA games for PS4 owners.

        PS4 is selling on lower price, the best visuals on console multiplats, better PR and global appeal, long term 1st party support, large number of 1st party studios, more total games and dev support including Japanese and indie devs, wider variety of games, and PS+ value.

        It’s sad PS4 is dominating so badly that fanboys are left desperately wishing Sony would go bankrupt. Keep dreaming, it’s not happening.

        You can clearly see how microsoft fanboys lie and distort the truth to reinforce their delusions and fanboy hate. Or they’re just dumb and ignorant.

        All 3 consoles have good games and have their plusses and minuses. It’s only fanboys mindlessly trashing one or the other.

        • ?????

          Most of that is utter bullshit. I find it pathetic on how you liked your own comment.

      • Ellis Piercy

        I guess you have the season pass for Forza 5 then ;)

      • FloridaSun72

        If the Xbone is so great why is it being outsold by the Wii U? Nobody wants an underpowered next gen system thats already dropping in price and that looks like an outdated vcr!

        • ?????

          Because Wii U came out a year before. Think.

          • FloridaSun72

            Ps4 had no problem outselling Wii U.

          • ?????

            Because Wii U had a horrible start, and PS4 was just WAY too overhyped.
            Think.

          • FloridaSun72

            So they didn’t overhype the X1 by your logic? Cant be that it sucks and people who chose to buy 2 systems didn’t chose MS’s?

          • ?????

            And why does it suck? Because you don’t own one and too poor to afford one? I have all 3, play my Wii U and Xbox One a lot, but my Ps4? That thing’s been collecting dust. And who says people can’t choose all 3?

    • Not_true

      LittleBigPlanet is this year.

      XB1 games won’t be 720p much anymore.

      • FloridaSun72

        The fact that a brand new so called next gen system still couldnt do 1080 out of the box is disgraceful.

        • ?????

          Another blind fanboy who thinks graphics make the better console.

          • FloridaSun72

            Graphics, better controller, better UI, controllers that dont need batteries, better free games on its subscription service, more 1st party developers and better looking and selling.

          • ?????

            Graphics are now the same, Xbox has: a better UI, better controller ( you’re too poor to afford batteries) PS4: Free shitty indies , developers that seem to only make indies, and you were desperate to say it looks better and sells better LMFAO

          • FloridaSun72

            Graphics are not the same. Look it up. To achieve 1080p on multiplats they either dumb it down to X1’s level or lose something in framerate of graphical fidelity to up the resolution. X1’s UI is a jumbled mess…PS4 is streamlined. PS+ has been offering free games for YEARS. Not just indies either but I guess you don’t own a 3 or 4 so you really don’t know what free games are available EVERY month. Did the Xbox subscription service do this for the 360? Batteries? LOL its just another greedy attempt for m$ to get you to buy the charger…why would I when its FREE in the last two Sony systems. PAY MORE FOR LESS = MS.

          • ?????

            Look it up, graphics will be in 1080p this fall, I bet when you see someone playing Destiny you’ll think its on ps4 but in reality it’s xbox one.
            UI is superb on Xbox one, you can’t judge since you don’t own one. I have both, Xbox’s is clearly better.
            I’ve gotten free games TO KEEP on my 360 and been satisfied. Have fun paying 50 bucks a year just to play them. Also, who says you have to buy a charger for batteries? When the batteries hit the shitter on your controller, time to buy a new one.
            Before you say something negative, actually say some real facts instead of spouting bullshit.

    • stephan boxie

      New Ip? Like quantum break and Scalebound? Plui I didnt know uncharted and littlebigplanet was considered new ip?

    • FloridaSun72

      Bloodborne !!!!

      • ?????

        One of only 3 good games on ps4 XD

  • JCheezy

    These articles paid for and writin by Sony are funny and sad

    • Not_true

      Are you trolling, or actually delusional enough to believe “These articles are paid for and writin by Sony”?

      • JCheezy

        Yes and yes

    • Whitbizzle

      Writin haha

      • JCheezy

        Yep, you know, slang and past tense for write. I figured you’d know slang since you got your name from a Snoop Dogg song you unoriginal bastard.

        • HardWorkingFamilyMan

          You’ll have to excuse bizzle, he’s another one of the douches that embarrasses us PS owners with his stupid comments. Nobody likes him or his “comebacks”.

          • Whitbizzle

            Haha sorry, who are you?

          • Whitbizzle

            Just had a look at your previous comments and it looks like you are very much in love with Cheezy. This was one comment that stood out and made your love for Cheezy sound possible – “There’s 3 guys I would enter that wouldn’t be considered gay. Brad Pitt, David Beckham and Master Chief. Am I right fellas??”

          • HardWorkingFamilyMan

            Mmmmmmmm

        • Whitbizzle

          Do you mean ‘written’?

          • JCheezy

            Yes stupid. Thanks for pointing out the obvious and spelling lesson and if I don’t want to spell it wrong on purpose next time I’ll keep your excellent teachings in mind

          • Whitbizzle

            OK, thanks

    • Country Boy Lucifer

      Lol reporting facts = paid for by Sony

      • Whitbizzle

        I was under the impression facts were free? I guess Sony have been ripped off buying facts

      • ?????

        Good articles about xbox = dumb feces flinging sony fanboys all over the place.

        • Country Boy Lucifer

          Lol what?

          • ?????

            Too stupid to realize?

        • Country Boy Lucifer

          You mad bro? Yeah you mad

          • ?????

            Sorry the truth angers you.

  • 111AlaN111

    My opinion is that MS killed itself in the X1’s presentation talking about DRM, and the PS4 took all the advantage by doing the opposite of the X1.

    Since that, all the social media attacked the X1, while it praised the PS4 for not having DRM. The PS4 got an enormous push for that. All kinds of people look at the social media, and many of them still believe that the X1 has the original DRM and that the PS4 is better, since the social media says so.

    • Not_true

      PS4 is selling on lower price, the best visuals on console multiplats, better PR and global appeal, long term 1st party support, large number of 1st party studios, more total games and dev support including Japanese and indie devs, wider variety of games, and PS+ value.

      Better PR is only one of the reasons.

  • flyhigh

    Why are you people still comparing sales..Here is a tip…YOU CAN NOT MAKE A MEANINGFUL COMPARISON UNTIL THEY HAVE BOTH RELEASED IN THE SAME NUMBER OF MARKETS. Xbox one is releasing in 29 new countries starting this september…with a stronger game lineup i might add including the coming forza horizon 2, sunset overdrive, project spark and halo. Xbox ones sales have been and will be just fine. Try this article again in a year and it may actually he meaningful.

    • Not_true

      Tier 2 countries will do very little for Xbox sales (an extra 5-10% per month at most after the launch month). PS4 will outsell Xbox in September globally like every other month.

    • Country Boy Lucifer

      You clearly no nothing about the markets the Xbox is releasing in if you think it will make any significant difference.

      There is a reson Xbox abandoned these markets to concentrate on their lead markets

    • ima flyGuy

      The markets it hasn’t released in are very small and are not interested in gaming and most of them hate America so good luck with that.

    • FloridaSun72

      Yeah MS killed it in Japan!

  • Nintenjoe82

    They’re both outselling their previous efforts at the same stages in their life. I bet both sides are pretty happy. It’s only Nintendo who are underperforming. Wii U is not going to outsell Xbox because I don’t think Nintendo will want as long a life cycle and they’re not exactly smashing it with the Wii U (except in quality of content)

    • FloridaSun72

      Nintendo already is beating MS and have better exclusives coming out very very soon. Real system sellers not junk like Titanfail.

      • ?????

        The only people who call it “Titanfail” are 12 year old assholes like yourself who never played it and say it sucks just to make it eel better. It also did sell quite a lot of systems, so your ignorance is showing again. Xbox has great games, you just think their garbage since its not on your system. I bet if they were, you’d call them the best games ever.
        Please, you douche, go back to playing Knack.

  • Allen

    1- playstation 4 is simply more powerful
    2- Sony has secured great exclusive content in multi plats proven time and time again
    3- Xbone has none of the advantages it did with 360 (year head start as only console and first where online major, supposed better network, supposed superior multi plats)
    4- so many were jealous of ps+
    5- so many were jealous of ps exclusives (Xbox had good ones too but only the first 4 years)
    6- M$ related a horrible message and kept up the message and a cocky attitude past announcement, past e3 and you know what they say about first impressions

    • ?????

      Another butthurt fanboy LOL.

      • FloridaSun72

        Only one butthurt here is you ROFLMAO

        • ?????

          “B-B-BUT YOU’RE BUTTHURT”
          Spoken like a true butthurt PS fanboy.

  • Spencer Faulkner

    Exclusive games or not, the xboxone is centered around features not gaming which looses the interest of hardcore gamers, which was most of their community during the xbox 360 era. Titan fall as i have seen mentioned will no longer be an exclusive title for xbox, considering the sequal is set to release on ps4 and xbox one next year.

  • Steven Hiller

    Honestly its probably better for gaming that Sony is showing so strong early on. Last generation MS stepped up and took half of what should have been a playstation dominated market. If Ms had taken 65 or 70% of this Gen it would have been game over for playstation, and the what? It will even out but Ms is always at its best when it has to compete, and try new ideas. Sony is understandably unwilling or unable to push new ideas and gaming forward, we need MS to do it.

  • David

    Playstaion is avaleble in 53 countrys
    Xbox one only in 18 countrys!!!
    Thats why!

    • lol

      countrys?

      The Xbox One is getting outsold in ALL the countries available, including the US.
      Keep telling yourself that sales in UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Bolivia, Nicaragua… will make up for the 3.5-4 million gap.

    • FloridaSun72

      Because MS know it wont sell anywhere else! Japan 20k?lol

      • ?????

        You really have nothing better to do in your sad life than hate on a piece of plastic, don’t you? Don’t worry, people will keep ignoring you and play on Xbox.

        • FloridaSun72

          You dont ignore me do you? You reply to every comment i make. Your worse than a dumped girlfriend. You know your an xbot.Its the only system you own and its garbage otherwise you wouldnt take offense to everything i type. I own you.

          • ?????

            You own me? LMFAO you’re probably some poor kid who has nothing to do other than complain about xbox. (you complain about batteries a lot.) Your worse than someone puking on a pile of shit. I own all 3, unlike you, and you know you’re just another blind sheep. Funny how I recently caught you stalking ME.
            Now who’s the pathetic one?

  • Guest

    Why would a neutral gamer choose an xbox over a PS4?
    Let’s take away all fanboy consideration about which game is better because that subjective. A sony fan will mostly prefer Sony exclus, a Microsoft fan will mostly prefer microsoft exclus.
    From a neutral pov why would someone side with a weaker console that is getting totally outsold and sold at the same price?

    Also Sony has a history of delivering with previous consoles. Especially in the middle and end of the console’s lifespan.

  • Country Boy Lucifer

    Lol oh but titanfall will save Xbox. . .

    Kinectless systems will save Xbox. . .

    SDK will save Xbox. . .

    Directx12 will save Xbox. . .

    New markets will save Xbox . . .

    Phil Spencer will save Xbox. . .

    And ps4 is still sat with a 5 million console lead

    • llTommoll

      So negative all the time. Something about the xbox must be bothering you, seeing as though you have to make up lies. Since when does the PS4 have a 5 million console lead?

      • Country Boy Lucifer

        That’s a pretty educated guess ps4 has sold over 9 million at last official word and ms had SHIPPED north of 5 million

        Ps4 continually outsells the x1 by a few hundred thousand a month, its very likely and pretty much provable that ps4 has a 5 million plus lead at the time of writing this

        • llTommoll

          Has there even been official word from sony that they’ve sold 9mil. I haven’t seen anything.
          And MS had shipped 5mil back in April. It’s now July. Nobody really knows how many units MS has sold.
          Don’t get me wrong, I know the PS4 is outselling the XB1 by a lot, but it ain’t 5 mil.

          • Country Boy Lucifer

            Yeah official word from Sony back in April or may was 9.5 million dude, and they have continued out selling the x1 by a few hundred thousand every month. Trust me the sales lead will be more than 5 million by now. .just do the math

            Edit

            Just checked and official word in April was 7.5 million sold, still though you’re looking at 5 million lead based on monthly sales figures.

          • llTommoll
          • Country Boy Lucifer

            Well neither of us know for sure because we don’t know how many sales Xbox actually has as they only brought shipped figures in April.

            I personally believe the evidence strongly points to a 5 million plus lead but neither of us know for sure

          • Fenrir Posorski

            3.8-4 sounds closer.
            By now, we can safely assume the 5 mil shipped are sold (There are plenty of die hard Xbox followers), so then we can look at sales. at 7.5 sold in April, then using you number of (A few hundred thousand per month). We have
            7.5M + (.3M * 3) = 7.5 + .9M = 8.4M

            (Note: I could not confirm the .3M figure. If you could provide a link to it, I can give you a better number easily.)

          • Country Boy Lucifer

            The problem with that logic is you’re assuming that the x1 has sold all those shipped and its not safe to assume that at all, the gap was already at 4 million and that gap has widend based on monthly sales figures, its a way safer assumption to say Sony are 5 million plus ahead

          • Fenrir Posorski

            No, it is a pretty safe assumption. They were at roughly 3.6M units sold in April, and the concrete number for units sold per month is about 100K,150K, 200K, (Xbox sales have been going up steadily) Combined that should be ~4M units sold byt he beginning of this month. with 8.4 sold by sony. So the difference is about 4.4M

          • Country Boy Lucifer

            Well that’s gone up .6 million from your first estimate.

            I’m not gonna argue over a few hundred thousand when a gaps several million though, and neither of us know for sure

          • Fenrir Posorski

            True, in the end the amount difference is small compared to the overall difference. The people I do not get, though, are the ones who say that the difference will close when the Xbox One releases in the other countries.

          • Country Boy Lucifer

            Yeah people who think the Xbox will catch up when Xbox releases in those other countries don’t understand those markets at all, they’ll give a small boost but it won’t close the gap much.

  • Tga215

    I hope so but sony will proably win this generation

  • Robert Willey

    Who cares??? This constant fanboy war is ridiculous and useless.

    Here’s the bottom line for any neutral person wondering about upgrading……BOTH consoles are REALLY good. BOTH consoles will offer almost the exact same player experiences, and BOTH consoles are going to be strong, relevant, and leading the way throughout this entire new generation. In other words, just pick one…… you can’t go wrong.

    Anyone who says ANYTHING else….. is just playing fanboy with you.

    Pick one and have fun.

    • ima flyGuy

      You should add that 40% more devs are developing games for ps4 than xbox one due to the larger market witch means alot more games for ps4. and all multi plats are better on ps4, you should add that to be totally helpful to people looking to upgrade to next gen.

      • llTommoll

        A lot more games for PS4. where are they then?

        • Asmodai

          They’re counting indie games. I’m a PS4 fan but I even think it’s a bit silly to tout how many more games you have when the vast majority of them are indie games that amount to over glorified flash games. I’ve got nothing against indie games but people don’t buy $400 consoles to play flash games.

          • Fenrir Posorski

            To counter that: Indie games ARE a good thing to tout. They may not be big, but they are also cheap and under Sony quality control. Plus they come out year round, even during times when big publishers ignore. This allows for a healthy stream of games all year round.

            Plus, the issue of dev support speaks to larger issue. If more devs are making games for the PS4, then they will attract more bigger name exclusives, more AA (No, that is not missing an A) developers, are more likely to receive exclusive content, etc. etc.

            Finally, your characterization of Indies as “Over glorified flash games’ is naive at best. Many of them are paid for in HUNDRED of THOUSANDS of dollars. Plus it ignores what indie stands for. “Independent developer” meaning they are not published by a big corporation. That is all. Bioware could be an Indie Dev if they published without EA.

          • ima flyGuy

            You didn’t even read my comment, then you commented on it lol, I said more games for ps4 as there’s 40% more devs developing for ps4 than xbox one due to the larger market. nothing to do with indie games.

        • ima flyGuy

          In development ? if 40% more devs have chose to make games for ps4 then that = more games for ps4 in the future, it’s a lot harder for Microsoft to secure exclusives now too as they only have the third largest market share, after sony and nintendo, and devs want make games for the largest market.

      • Robert Willey

        I already did cover that….fanboyism….speculation and wishful thinking.

        BOTH consoles = serious fun for next several years. Can’t make a bad choice.

        • Name

          Can I ask you more about bad choice?
          Is buying a wii u or a vita a bad choice?

        • ima flyGuy

          It’s not fanboyism it’s news.

    • Asmodai

      That’s a silly argument. Most people don’t buy BOTH consoles in a generation and so they do have to “pick one” as you say. Should they just close their eyes and throw a dart at a dart board with pictures of each? They have to use some criteria to decide which one to get and that’s what the console wars are about. Which one is “better” is important to a consumer so they know which one to pick. The winner is also important because the one that sells the most will be favored by developers. There is no doubt that some fanboys take the argument too far but it’s just as absurd to say it doesn’t matter at all.

  • ima flyGuy

    These people are full crap, people didn’t buy ps4 because it was cheaper they bought it because it was more powerfull gamers want power so they can have the best experience possible when playing games, with console gamers it’s all about power and games which is ps4, Xbox one was marketed as an all in one entertainment system for the family as a gamer that isn’t what I was after so I bought ps4, it had nothing to do with price.

    • audie murphy

      Actually the most powerful machine has never “won” a generation, it’s a combination of factors.That said, while the bulk of sales come later in the life cycle, the popularity early on dictates what average folks want to buy. MS can come back, but the longer it takes the less likely they will succeed.

  • Guester

    The bigger question, did Facts first commit suicide after reading this?

  • obiron

    X box 360 only won last generation because it came out first and was cheaper than PS3 most of you before that played PlayStation 2

    • lol

      Won what? Last time I checked, X360 was last behind the wii and PS3.
      PS3 overtook it despite the head start the X360 had.

      • Asmodai

        I also find it amusing that many Xbox fans say the Wii U isn’t really beating the Xbone because it came out a year earlier… which is fine if you want to measure sales from release at an equal amount of time… but then when they compare the PS3 and 360 they don’t want to drop that year of sales it had before the PS3 came out. I really don’t care which way you measure it but I think you should be consistent.

  • hollis

    Like gears of war !!!

  • Stacy Parkhurst

    I purchased an xbox one on July 9. I had heard about a promotion for long time xbox gamers–which I am being a day one original xbox owner. I contacted microsoft customer service via chat–they assured me I would receive the promo. So with said assurance I purchased a new xbox one. I then called microsoft customer service and was basically told that there is no way to tell if I am eligible to receive the promo– and the chat person didn’t know either. Furthermore I was told that microsoft customer service could not credit any amount under any circumstances. So don’t count on anything microsoft says–they lie…and certainly don’t buy one hoping for any kind of service. After being a microsoft gamer since 2001 it is sad to ask myself–how ’bout that Sony.

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  • D’Plane

    Why is it any shock at all ps4 won its flat out better hardware for less money .
    Litteraly the only reason to buy an xbox one is to be stubborn about a fat batwing controller…wich has seriously fallen off this gen sony dominated every facet possible face it

    • ?????

      Another butthurt fanboy who was too poor to afford an Xbox.

  • Tony

    “smart social integration and marketing raises the PS4’s prominence. The
    more we talk about it, the more people want to be on that platform”

    Uh huh. I’m sure that matters more than the fact that it costs 20% percent less.

  • Corey

    I don’t really care at all about “who is winning” but I DO feel like most people forget that the xbox isn’t available “globally” yet. Or whatever…..wonder if it will sell a lot more units when its available everywhere else.

    Either way……doesn’t really matter that much.

  • SmartApps

    Fact is, the PS4 is cheaper and more powerful. And the XB1 exclusives aren’t impressive enough to get people to buy one. It took the Wii U Mario Kart 8 to finally turn sales around a bit for them. XB1 is going to likely see a system sales boost when Halo 5 comes out.

  • FloridaSun72

    Its because a next gen system in 2014 shouldnt need batteries to play it, should run in native 1080p , shouldnt involve microtransactions for every game and most of all shouldnt be underpowered! Almost forgot, it shouldnt look like a VCR either.

    • ?????

      Making up stuff to make Xbox look bad for the stupidest reasons? Sorry your parents wouldn’t pay for an xbox.

      • FloridaSun72

        What did i make up? The crap controller needs batteries, most games are still 720p, there are micro transactions in alot of the games and it looks like a vcr. I have a good job i just dont waste money on garbage.

        • ?????

          Crap controller? Yeah, right.
          Many games will be coming in 1080p, but graphics don’t make the better console.
          Who cares if it looks like a vcr?
          LOL you have a job. No you don’t. Sorry mommy and daddy couldn’t buy you an xbox.

          • FloridaSun72

            Nobody wants the x1. Its a waste of money. My Wii U is better than it is the world doesnt want xbox. 20K sold in japan, vs 309k sold PS4 in 1 day lol

          • ?????

            A lot of people do. Why do you think it still sells? Wii U is the weakest but still a good system. Keep thinking people don’t like Xbox LOL.

          • FloridaSun72

            Yeah Japan just loved it! 20k sales. PS4 310k same time frame!!

          • ?????

            You truly are beyond saving LOL. You go around just to talk shit of xbox. No wonder you don’t have any friends and play single player games on PS! You’re too poor to afford an xbox and only play single player games on PS! Have a nice day, monkey fucker!

          • FloridaSun72

            No it doesnt sell(X1). If it did MS wouldnt be bundling, dropping prices and giving away free games. Worse yet is no sold to consumer numbers since April and those systems were shipped to stores. The fact that you are still able to buy DAY ONE editions of X1 alone is enough proof it isnt sellling or they wouldnt be sitting there in Amazon etc…

          • ?????

            So its bad to try to advertise a product and make deal/make it better?
            I don’t know why people are complaining about this, oh wait, I know. You don’t have one, you’re jealous, and just blindly hate on it.
            You sure like to browse Xbox Ones on Amazon. Are you wishing you had one? Still no proof, either about Day Ones LOL.

          • FloridaSun72

            Still havent figured out how to use Amazon? Its easy. When you get there type in xbox one day one edition. Someone mentioned that they were still there 3 months ago in June not selling and they are still availble today. I couldnt beleive it either until i checked for myself…..its pathetic and funny

          • FloridaSun72

            I told you Timmy…you type AMAZON on google. Then you click on AMAZON. When you get there type XBOX ONE DAY ONE EDITION…its the first thing that pops up. Get your mommy to do it if this is too hard to understand.

  • Edgar Olvera

    Exclusives no longer interest me. What am I getting for my money? I used to be a die-hard xbox fan. But Microsoft stumbling to the start line with a half ass product, and force fed accessories, has changed my mind about which corporation is getting my money. All Corporations exist to generate revenue. I have no delusions that corporations will stop being greedy. But at least Sony is pretending to care about its consumers. Here is how I view Microsofts approach to releasing a next gen console. “Crap! Sony is going to release before we do! Quick! cobble together whatever you have, force the sheep to buy the accessories, and we’ll make up crap as we go along. Don’t worry, the fan base has been established, and are too invested in our brand to be willing to go over to sony.” PS4 is looking better & better.

    • ?????

      Another wrong fanboy, as Xbox One is improving greatly while PS4 isn’t. What an idiot.

      • FloridaSun72

        Improving what exactly? Public image? Nope still the asshat money grubbers they always were…system cant get better that crap hardware is built in. More customers? Nope but Sony will sell a lot of those White PS4s now wont they? Even with a desperate move(about the fourth desperate move now from MS) with giving a free game away still no one wants that ugly brick of a system! TV TV SPORTS TV…………games.

        • ?????

          Wow, I don’t even need to prove you wrong, anyone with a brain knows you are lying. You clearly know nothing about Xbox and just call it garbage since you were too poor to afford one. And you call them desperate when they try to promote their customers? Wow, good news for Xbox: all the children moved to PS!

  • Malek Ajnin

    I feel MS will slowly drag behind in EU, but only a little. Since they have the COD and FIFA contract ( fifa 15 allowed X1 to outsell ps4 in the Uk)
    MS has been rubbish in marketing. To win a huge chunk of customers you have to advertise the casual crowd since they follow word of mouth and ADS, I still got friends who think X1 has DRM, plus Sony flashes the sentence ‘most powerful console’ and that is why people pick it. MS has exclusive content deals with games that are Multiplatform