So... Xbox One, or PS4? your next-gen choice

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by Costello, May 22, 2013.

  1. The Xbox One

    10 vote(s)
  2. The PS4

    86 vote(s)
  3. The WiiU

    91 vote(s)
  4. None / a PC

    36 vote(s)
  1. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

    Oct 24, 2002
    We now know what to expect of the next generation of consoles:
    - the Xbox One: an all in one multimedia center, just announced
    - the PS4: a powerful & compact PC for your living room
    - the Wii U: the Wii and the letter U together

    so what's it going to be? and why?
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  2. Hyro-Sama

    Hyro-Sama I'm from the fucking future.

    Oct 25, 2009
    After Earth
    I had tough time choosing between the PS4 and the PC, however, I've always been more of a console gamer so the PS4 won out.
  3. jacksprat1990

    jacksprat1990 GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 14, 2009
    The Xbox One just looks like a really crappy PC. Might aswell just buy a PC and be better off. PS4 and WiiU are the better options right now. Although, we aren't fully aware of how the PS4 will work so we'll have to wait and see.
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  4. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

    Oct 24, 2002
    I really don't want to miss some of the console exclusives.

    But this time around I will probably be getting a PS4.
    NONE of the new Xbox features interest me in the least, and the fee for used games? fuck you MS, you're not getting a $ from me this gen.
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  5. narutofan777

    narutofan777 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Mar 27, 2010
    i'd buy ps4. becuz i dont want a 24 hour online check like xbox one.
  6. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ definitely not Lilith

    Sep 13, 2009
    Many moons away
    I already own the Wii U.
    But between the PS4 and Xbox ONE, I am leaning more towards PS4.
    But if the PS4 doesn't interest me, then I just buying a better PC.

    It's too early for me to call right now.
  7. jonthedit

    jonthedit GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

    May 30, 2011
    None of them have a 24-hour check...
  8. Wombo Combo

    Wombo Combo That Ain't Falco

    Mar 17, 2010
    United States
    Already got a PC so PS4
  9. weavile001

    weavile001 Spiritmaster

    Jun 10, 2012
    i´m going with the WII U for RHYTHM HEAVEN!!!!,
    I´M going with the PS4 for games like knack,gran turismo, uncharted and others
    and I´m going with the PC for Multiplatforms like FIFA and COD.

    Honestly, the new XBOX didnt felt so `` great´´ like some people were expecting, but i´m lookin´forward to play it with my friends that are going to buy it.
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  10. the_randomizer

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    Apr 29, 2011
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    PS4 because I already have a Wii U and PC. Microsoft and sod off for all I care.
  11. AngryGeek416

    AngryGeek416 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Nov 17, 2012
    PS4 & WIIU for Nintendo 1st party games
  12. Chary

    Chary Never sleeps.

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    Oct 2, 2012
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    I've already bought a Wii U. I'll be getting a PS4, because it has piqued my interest. Xbox One gets no love.
  13. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

    Apr 4, 2009
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  14. heartgold

    heartgold GBAtemp Psycho!

    Sep 11, 2009
    Probs Wii U if Nintendo can get their act together and show me their gamessss.

    PS4, 50% powerful than Xbox one 1.8 gflops >> 1.2gflops, high speed memory Gddr5 8GB RAM, then shitty DDR3 for Xone. Not even saying always online, block used games and bullshit kinnect required.

    If not PS4, I will build a monster PC in a few years.
  15. AaronZ

    AaronZ GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 22, 2012
    PS4 and Wii U like this gen lol
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  16. Shoat

    Shoat GBAtemp Regular

    Feb 24, 2009
    Gambia, The
    This gen will be PC only until the Wiiu drops to ~150-200€ price in a few years - which is when I'll get one for local coop (smash bros, party games, kart and such).

    The other two consoles have nothing to offer.
    They cost as much as a PC but have less power, way smaller pools of available games, usage restrictions all around, bullshit gimmicks like voice commands, all that social bullshit they're rubbing into my face (really, a "share" button?) and nothing interesting in terms of games lineup.
    I never had a positive opinion of the Xbox (mostly games lineup) and since Square stopped making good games halfway through the PS2 era and most of the good Atlus titles were switched to the NDS the Playstation doesn't have any good games anymore as well.

    The only thing consoles in general have to offer nowadays that I care about is proper local multiplayer capabilities and the games fitting for that (Don't understand why anyone would see them as "core" gaming systems anymore, hell, handheld systems have more "core" games than the consoles do), and PS/Xbox have sucked balls in that department for the last two generations and I doubt it'll get better.
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  17. jacksprat1990

    jacksprat1990 GBAtemp Regular

    Mar 14, 2009
    Give us the scoop on how much they cost because it's news to us all here.
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  18. ShadowSoldier

    ShadowSoldier GBAtemp Guru

    Oct 8, 2009
    I have a WiiU and will be getting a PS4, but not right away. Definitely wait a few years.

    Everything Microsoft said and did today just completely swayed me away. But even their practices with Xbox 360 convinced me not to buy from them again.

    I'd like to be able to take my console up to the cabin where there is NO internet at all in the area, and watch movies or play games. Hell, Microsoft was touting (though I'm pretty sure Sony said the same thing first) that the console is by gamers, for gamers. Why the fuck should I have to go online once every 24 hours if I'm playing a single player game? There's no reason for it. You're not downloading data or anything. On GTTV, the guy who made the controller was even doing a bit of bashing at the PS4 and WiiU saying "Gamers dont want to look at a second screen, it's too hard. Gamers also don't want a little touch pad either". To be honest, Microsoft totally fucked up this time around. The console itself (though I'd assume it's likely to change) even looks like my old VCR.

    My prediction is, they'll sell a couple million, then people will realize how dumb the thing is.
    There's rumor going around that the fee for the used game isn't a measly 5 bucks either.

    So as I'm reading that, I'm thinking "wait, I go to EB Games, buy a used game for say 20 bucks, then I have to dish out another 40 to play the thing?"
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  19. Ergo

    Ergo GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Oct 29, 2008
    United States
    After seeing what MS and Sony have to offer, game-wise, I'm leaning towards just upgrading my PC and keeping on w/ the U.
  20. Terenigma

    Terenigma Terenigma everywhere

    Nov 10, 2008
    Im going to bitch and whine about both whilst playing monster hunter on my 3DS untill someone who's opinion i actually respect tells me to shut up in a convincing way.