I’m sure you’re all excited about the recent PS4 announcement! Well here’s a Guest post about the best of both PS4 and XBOXOne
Talk of the consoles is always around the corner, so to speak. We have heard everything from the speculation that Xbox One will require a high speed Internet connection to the idea that both consoles will support an almost unheard of resolution that is not widespread in the modern household. Here are the key selling points and features.
The Playstation 4 is making a push towards the next generation. The rumored technical specifications reveal a bit about the Playstation 4.
The Playstation 4 will be bringing an 8-core processor, from AMD, for your gaming needs. The processor is going by the codename Jaguar. Other than raw processing power, it is bringing a powerful graphics processing unit, but the specifications for that unit have not yet been released to the public. The graphics processor will be shipping with 8 gigabytes of GDDR5.
The controller will be almost identical to that of the Playstation 3, but it will be bringing a touchpad where the start and select buttons used to be. It is also bringing a new feature, a 3D tracking light panel.
In addition to a slick new controller, the Playstation 4 will also bring a 4K resolution (3840 x 2160 pixels) for your viewing pleasure. This has been confirmed to be in the works for both games and movies.
As a new feature, Sony is going to be promoting a new method of social media. You will be able to observe your friend’s games. If they are willing, and doing badly enough, you could take control of the game and play for them.
The Xbox One is intent on releasing this year. And unlike Sony, Microsoft is not afraid of being the first to release its console, just like the Xbox 360.
Unlike the Playstation 4, Microsoft has yet to release the details for its powerful new processor, but it is going to be an AMD based chip. It will have 8 gigabytes of on board memory to support the processor. The details on the graphics processing unit have yet to be released. But you will have plenty for storage, since the Xbox One is coming with 500 gigabytes of storage space.
The controller for this Xbox One is to stay virtually the same, minus a few tweaks. You can expect the controller will still have the Xbox 360’s charm.
The Xbox One is also going to support 4K resolution, although it is unknown whether this will be available to games or just movies.
Do you like voice activation? With the new Kinect sensor, you will be able to relay voice commands to your Xbox One, with commands such as playing movies, opening a browser or a video game.
Microsoft is adopting an interesting sharing strategy for the Xbox One. Any game you upload to the cloud will be able to be shared among your friends. You could even sell the game to your friend, and then you lose access to the game. Your friend would have full access to the game if you chose to sell it.
Both machines have a similar hardware layout, but the features will apply to different groups of people. Both machines are practically neck and neck regardless of where you look.