12-03-2015 08:12 PM
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  1. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    Okay, so in this thread, I will state some key differences and similarities between the Xbox One and the PS4. I own both consoles, and like both, so I will be as unbiased as I can. If I missed anything, or made a mistake, let me know so I can edit it. So let's begin!


    Pros of the Xbox One:
    -TV integration
    -Xbox One exclusives (Halo, Titanfall, Forza, etc)
    -Powerful Kinect sensor
    -Simple UI (even better with voice and Kinect)
    -The AMAZING Microsoft servers (complete opposite of the Origin servers :P)
    -Great cooling and fan system (kind of making the system bulky though, but meh)
    -Vibration is certain areas of the controller is awesome

    Cons of the Xbox One:
    -Price tag too much for many
    -People forced to have purchased the Kinect (for now, until Kinect-less bundle comes in June)
    -Less Indie games
    -Less powerful (DDR3)
    -Kinect takes some GPU and RAM power that developers use for developing their games, causing the X1 version to be less powerful and/or pretty
    -Still uses AA batteries, rechargeable sold seperately
    -As fat as the system is, it still has a damn power brick

    Pros of the PS4:
    -$100 cheaper
    -More powerful (GDDR5)
    -Sleeker
    -PS4 exclusives (Uncharted, Infamous, The Last of Us, Grand Tsurismo, God of War, etc)
    -Easy UI
    -Free games to PS+ members
    -Comfortable and great controller (touchpad, sticks, etc)

    Cons of the PS4:
    -Fan is a bit loud
    -No HDMI in
    -No YouTube app
    -Light bar can't be turned off (can be dimmed though)
    -Battery life is short on the controller
    Last edited by unstoppablekem; 05-16-2014 at 12:15 PM.
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    05-12-2014 02:30 PM
  2. Ordeith's Avatar
    The use of AA batteries is a plus for me with the Xbox. I would much rather have a set of inexpensive eneloops on a wall charger for a quick battery swap when needed than have to tether the controller to something to charge it.
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    05-12-2014 02:33 PM
  3. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    The use of AA batteries is a plus for me with the Xbox. I would much rather have a set of inexpensive eneloops on a wall charger for a quick battery swap when needed than have to tether the controller to something to charge it.
    True, but this is a pro and con to people, as many hate it. I did actually buy the Play and Charge kit for my Xbox One controller, and that is tethered to something to charge it, so...


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    05-12-2014 02:40 PM
  4. constantinosmi's Avatar
    Very nice!! This is the best way let someone know what to choose, if he cannot buy both, in an unbiased way!! Still, I believe the first thing you must ask yourself before buying any of these consoles is what games do you want to play??

    One thing I would add, even though I am not sure because I used none of these consoles, is that the Xbox One uses the Microsoft ecosystem and thus if you are into the Microsoft ecosystem (and since we are in a windows phone forum) then it is a win-win situation for you.

    Is there something similar for Sony and the PS4?
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    05-12-2014 02:53 PM
  5. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    Very nice!! This is the best way let someone know what to choose, if he cannot buy both, in an unbiased way!! Still, I believe the first thing you must ask yourself before buying any of these consoles is what games do you want to play??

    One thing I would add, even though I am not sure because I used none of these consoles, is that the Xbox One uses the Microsoft ecosystem and thus if you are into the Microsoft ecosystem (and since we are in a windows phone forum) then it is a win-win situation for you.

    Is there something similar for Sony and the PS4?
    True! I'll look into it, see what I can add. :)


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    05-12-2014 03:04 PM
  6. Keith Wallace's Avatar
    Just to correct the initial post, the Kinect's problem isn't with RAM consumption. The problem is that it and the OS are taking up about 10% of the GPU, allegedly, which is a big deal with the resolution/frame rate issue. The RAM issues are related to having the slower DDR3, while the PS4 uses GDDR5.
    05-12-2014 06:07 PM
  7. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    Just to correct the initial post, the Kinect's problem isn't with RAM consumption. The problem is that it and the OS are taking up about 10% of the GPU, allegedly, which is a big deal with the resolution/frame rate issue. The RAM issues are related to having the slower DDR3, while the PS4 uses GDDR5.
    Yup, my bad. Thanks.
    05-13-2014 01:24 AM
  8. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    When E3 comes around and the lineup for both consoles gets officially announced, I'll make a thread comparing them. :)
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    05-15-2014 09:19 PM
  9. Luisraul924's Avatar
    Just to correct the initial post, the Kinect's problem isn't with RAM consumption. The problem is that it and the OS are taking up about 10% of the GPU, allegedly, which is a big deal with the resolution/frame rate issue. The RAM issues are related to having the slower DDR3, while the PS4 uses GDDR5.
    ...And to further extend on this; it is no longer an issue as Microsoft have opened up that GPU headroom for devs. Also people aren't aware of the extra ESRAM that was made available to devs for certain GPU tasks. In short the Xbox One, when programmed correctly for, is about as powerful as the PS4 regardless of its DDR5 RAM. Couple that with excellent Azure cloud computing and in some cases the Xbox One surpasses the PS4 :) I'll find the link here shortly for the article describing what I just summarized.

    Edit: Here is the link; http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/di...one-architects
    12-10-2014 11:19 PM
  10. Luisraul924's Avatar
    All in all, the X1vsPS4 situation ends up in a gridlock with the real difference being exclusive title preferences and of course, pricing. Money is always an extreme sway factor in purchase decisions. That ball is in Microsoft's court as they have an immense war chest in which to dip into for the purpose of price wars. This holiday season is going to be interesting in terms of market share shifts.
    12-10-2014 11:31 PM
  11. luiislp's Avatar
    I own both consoles and I but I spend most of my gaming time on the xbox, I regret buying the ps4 this early in this generation and Im saving money to buy the wii u. However, I gonna be playing a lot street fighter on the ps4 bc I just simply love that game series. But I hate the fact that is exclusive for ps4 only bc I know there is many people who cant afford more than one console.
    12-10-2014 11:36 PM
  12. Luisraul924's Avatar
    Wow this thread is pretty dead. I figured a this vs that thread would've blown up a bit more than this I mean this is WC/the internet and especially with something as hot as the console wars.
    12-18-2014 11:03 PM
  13. girgio85's Avatar
    As for me this dispute should have stopped a dew years ago. I'm a PS4 user
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    01-27-2015 04:18 PM
  14. FearL0rd's Avatar
    after yesterday E3. Sorry Sony
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    06-16-2015 09:01 AM
  15. Keith Wallace's Avatar
    Uhh...why? At least one of Sony's new IPs had a gameplay reveal.
    06-18-2015 10:13 PM
  16. Benjamin Myrie's Avatar
    I'd love to have both consoles but gotta be team green for now till then lol
    FearL0rd likes this.
    06-24-2015 02:11 PM
  17. PachecoCorporationCeo's Avatar
    Console wars still going eh.
    07-24-2015 11:54 PM
  18. FearL0rd's Avatar
    Console wars still going eh.
    Not after E3 and not exclusives this year all PS guys are very quiet
    07-31-2015 02:08 PM
  19. PachecoCorporationCeo's Avatar
    Not after E3 and not exclusives this year all PS guys are very quiet
    Haha hope so jk.
    08-02-2015 01:53 AM
  20. FearL0rd's Avatar
    Sorry Sony you r not in the GamesCom 2015
    08-04-2015 11:01 AM
  21. FearL0rd's Avatar
    08-20-2015 02:18 PM
  22. PachecoCorporationCeo's Avatar
    Xbox One Slim Thoughts?
    08-20-2015 09:45 PM
  23. TheJackah's Avatar
    Xbox One. Best gaming community, great online service and tons of great games with new ones release weekly.

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    08-21-2015 05:49 AM
  24. D M C's Avatar
    Okay, so in this thread, I will state some key differences and similarities between the Xbox One and the PS4. I own both consoles, and like both, so I will be as unbiased as I can. If I missed anything, or made a mistake, let me know so I can edit it. So let's begin!


    Cons of the PS4:
    -Fan is a bit loud
    -No HDMI in
    -No YouTube app
    -Light bar can't be turned off (can be dimmed though)
    -Battery life is short on the controller
    I think you have to do little research before posting ps4 cons

    It has YouTube app
    What the h*** means No HDMI in?
    Catch up with me when you done your research.

    About Xbox vs. ps4

    Xbox is good entrainment box but most of services aren't available outside USA .
    So. It's a just a game console outside USA.
    And when its come to simply games console
    Ps4 is a better and more powerful console than Xbox one.
    And the proof are out there are many games which not able to run full hd in Xbox, run full hd on ps4.
    That shows ps4 power over Xbox one.
    Also ps4 have more better games like Bloodbrone, Uncharted, Last of us......
    08-21-2015 06:17 AM
  25. Zulfigar's Avatar
    I think you have to do little research before posting ps4 cons

    It has YouTube app
    What the h*** means No HDMI in?
    Catch up with me when you done your research.

    About Xbox vs. ps4

    Xbox is good entrainment box but most of services aren't available outside USA .
    So. It's a just a game console outside USA.
    And when its come to simply games console
    Ps4 is a better and more powerful console than Xbox one.
    And the proof are out there are many games which not able to run full hd in Xbox, run full hd on ps4.
    That shows ps4 power over Xbox one.
    Also ps4 have more better games like Bloodbrone, Uncharted, Last of us......
    The reason the Xbox couldn't run a lot of games at full HD is because of the Kinect taking up so much resources (1/3 of the gaming graphics card to be exact), but that got fixed last year. :)

    HDMI in is the Xbox's way of connecting any device to it that uses an HDMI cable (Americans use it for their TV, but you can also have a PC, receiver, or an Xbox 360 connected to it).

    Please do some research! :D
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    08-21-2015 07:10 AM
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