Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4: Which One Should You Get?

The Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 have both been released this month, and both are making big sales, having sold over a million consoles within the first 24 hours of launch. Needless to say that a lot of people are getting either one of these consoles for the holidays. Lots of people know what they want, a PlayStation or an Xbox, but they have both become so popular and amazing that it is becoming harder to choose between the two of them. If you are not sure of whether you should get an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4, for the holidays, check out these list with pros and cons:

PS 4 vs Xbox One

PlayStation 4:

+ Users are able to interact with their consoles using tablets and smartphones.
+ Voice commands.
+ Plays Blu-ray Discs and DVDs.
+ A new feature called ‘snap’ allows users to watch game videos while they are playing a game.
+ Lets users stream popular video apps like Hulu Plus and Netflix.
+ Easy to capture screenshots and videos to share with friends.
+ PlayStation Vita allows users to play PlayStation 4 games from far.
+ Sleek and small design.

– No CDs, MP3s or Blu-rays can be played on the PS4.
– It is not possible to play old games on the PlayStation 4.

Xbox One:

+ Users are able to interact with their consoles using tablets and smartphones.
+ Next generation Kinect sensor lets you control almost everything with your voice.
+ Plays Blu-ray Discs and DVDs.
+ Exclusive apps for sports channels like NFL and ESPN.
+ Easy user interface that anybody can figure out.
+ Dead Rising 3 and Forza Motorsport 5 are exclusive Xbox One games.
+ Interact with other users, form parties and communicate via Kinect.

– Stable connection needed, even when playing offline.
– Not as powerful as the PlayStation 4

The Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 both have their pros and cons, and if you are new to the consoles it might be hard for you to choose. One thing to consider before you purchase either one of the consoles is which one most of your friends have, because there is no such thing as a cross-platform for multiplayers. Basically, the PlayStation 4 is really mostly a game console, and the Xbox one can also be used to watch and upload videos. Both consoles focus on networking and multi-playing.

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