Sony and Microsoft compete with each other through consoles the game their mainstay, namely PlayStation and Xbox. Their latest generation console has been introduced to the public and planned to be released in late 2020.
Sony released PlayStation 5 (PS5), while Microsoft released Xbox Series X to rival Sony. Now, as consumers, of course we must be smart in choosing a product.
For those who like and like to play the game console, you can read the following reviews. What is the difference between the two? How about the game exclusive of both? Instead of being curious, it’s better to read this article thoroughly.
1. Machine specifications and technology
For the problem of the processor, PS5 and Xbox Series X turned out to have the same power because indeed they use an identical type of processor, the AMD Zen 2 8 cores. However, when it comes to speed, they are quite different.
Xbox Series X is superior with speeds reaching 3.8 Ghz, while PS5 has a speed of 3.5 Ghz. If the Xbox Series X processor part is a little more dominating, what about the GPU alias graphics processing?
PS5 and Xbox Series X both use GPUs from AMD, namely RDNA 2. However, PlayStation must again recognize the benefits of the Xbox. Yes, the Xbox Series X has a GPU that can reach 12 teraflops, while the GPU on the PS5 only reached 10.3 teraflops. If the developer the game can take advantage of the GPU capabilities, the resulting graphics should also be slightly different.
For storage space, they also use the same system and storage type, i.e. solid-state drive (SSD). However, both have differences in capacity. PS5 provides a capacity of 825 GB, while the Xbox X Series provides a capacity of up to 1 TB. Obviously, the capacity of the Xbox Series X is greater than that of its competitors.
For the time being, on paper, the Xbox Series X technology is superior to the PlayStation 5. However, it is possible that some of these specifications may change according to conditions prior to release depending on each company.
2. Model and shape are purely a matter of taste
When both announced about models, shapes and colors, there were many comments popping up. Large media abroad also do not want to lose in commenting on the two console models.
There are many who praise the PS5’s appearance which is considered brave, bright, futuristic, and modern. However, that does not mean the Xbox Series X does not have support. Some say the appearance of this black console is elegant, minimalist, and in line with other electronic colors.
With a minimalist box shape, the Xbox Series X does tend to look elegant and simple. The black color can also be aligned with the television or device home theater the other.
Unlike its rivals, the PlayStation 5 seems bold in design matters. Remarkably, the design of the PS5 invites much praise because it is considered futuristic and original. The white color wrapped in black makes anyone immediately glance at Sony’s products.
Then, who is the winner in this design business? It must be admitted that Sony is quite clever in making the latest console models. However, once again, the form and model of design is art and it goes back to the tastes of each person.
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3. What about the completeness of the games from both consoles?
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Page Euro Gamers note that there are several the game good ones were released together with the PS5 console, that is Spider-Man, Gran Turismo 7, Horizon Forbidden West, and several the game the other big.
While, the game on Xbox Series X is Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Gears 5, DiRT 5, Halo Infinite, Gods and Monsters, and several the game other big ones will follow. All the game which will be released on PS5 and Xbox Series X have realistic and unbelievably good graphics quality.
How about the game exclusive? For the umpteenth time, it looks like Microsoft has to recognize the benefits of Sony. The reason is, the game PlayStation exclusive is more popular compared to Xbox. In fact, both have the game exclusive are both topnotch.
Likewise with the PS5 which is predicted to have more the game exclusive compared to the Xbox Series X. In the battle of both consoles in the past, Sony was almost always superior when it came to regarding the game exclusive. Will it be repeated again? We will see later.
4. Reportedly, the price difference between the two will be quite significant
For most people, price is a sensitive issue and is influential enough to be taken into consideration. Moreover, both were released in a COVID-19 pandemic condition. Times like this are considered by many economists as difficult times because the purchasing power of the world community is decreasing drastically.
What about Sony and Microsoft? Forbes on its website notes that PS5 will be in the price range of US $ 580 to US $ 800 or equivalent to Rp8.7 to Rp12 million. This price does look comparable when compared with the initial price of the PS4 release, of course when viewed from inflation and the technology carried.
Interestingly, Microsoft predicted a special way to compete with Sony. Yes, especially if it doesn’t make the price of the Xbox Series X much cheaper than the PlayStation 5. Predictably, Microsoft will sell the Xbox Series X with a price range of US $ 400 to US $ 500 or Rp6 to Rp7.5 million.
If at first glance, the price of the Xbox Series X is clearly much cheaper. However, whether sales of the Xbox Series X can beat PS5 in the future? Of course it’s still too early to judge it. There are many factors that determine the success of selling a console.
In addition, there will be many gamers in a world that is still struggling to get out of an economic crisis caused by a virus corona. Looks like PS4 and Xbox One X will still be victorious in the days to come. What do you think?
5. So, what is the conclusion?
Still the decision is in the hands of the buyer. However, there are many technology experts who predict that PS4 and Xbox One X released 7 years ago are still worth playing in the future.
With the COVID-19 pandemic, sales of the two consoles are also predicted to not be smooth. However, if you do have more funds and always follow the console technology, there is nothing wrong if you have a PS5 or Xbox Series X.
In terms of engine performance, the Xbox Series X is superior to the PS5. However, in terms of completeness the game and the game exclusive in it, PS5 is clearly superior. If price doesn’t matter, it looks like you can make the PS5 the right choice.
However, if you are fanatical about American-style products like Microsoft and you also care about technological sophistication, you can choose the Xbox Series X.
Those are some reviews about the sophistication of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles. For you, choose which one? Or is it better to stick with the PS4 and Xbox One X first?
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