1. Silent_Gunner

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    Because they're glorified PCs locked to what is ultimately in the end a walled garden.
     
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    There is a reason I personally am not buying either
     
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    all I can say is that sony better get their shit together. I've been trying to buy something from the shop for 2 or 3 days, and all I get is "an error occurred." it even does that when adding funds on playstation.com. I don't know if anyone else is having trouble, but I've talked with sony four times, and they can find nothing wrong with my account.
     
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    at least MS was kind enough to keep dev mode for the X/S making homebrew truly legal by DMCA (and other laws) standard so that's a plus in my book and cause of that the One never had a public exploit released in it's lifetime no need (unless your goal was to pirate) combined with the security of it was good
     
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    my 2 cents ..

    xbox tried to double the cost of xbox live, but then went back on that due to backlash. do you wanna risk a price hike in the future or support the company that wanted to double the cost like that? / do you wanna support the company that wanted to do always-online drm with the xbox one, and wanted to tie all games to a console/account so you wouldn't be able to play any used games at all? and the creepy fact that they were gonna require the kinect to be connected or your xbox wouldn't work... they were trying to do that "spying smart speaker" thing before it was cool lol

    ps has a history of being more easily moddable than xboxes, so if that holds true this generation you may be able to do that in future?

    okay sorry, my 3rd cent: i think the xbox is designed to cost you more over the lifetime of owning the console, but i haven't ran the numbers so to speak and i'm sure it also depends on each individual if that would hold true
     
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    Yeah, I do have to admit that Microsoft has learned a hard lesson ever since the they XBONEd themselves with the E3 2013 cringeathon and pretty much sealed their fate right out of the gate in the 8th generation, no pun intended!

    I just prefer being able to do all the things one can do with a full fledged PC and not being locked down in general.

    Now, if only they could figure out a good UI design and stick to it, or give us options or something...
     
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    The Xbox Series One Super S SSSS being 1440p is not really a thing that should go into considering one console or the other, considering most games on PS5 are also using dynamic resolution, and run at 1440p most of the time anyway.

    Even their launch flagship title, Demon's Souls remake is only 1440p, so it looks like, again, their 4k 120fps marketing hype is bullshit.

    Just buy the one you can find in stock.
     
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    Because that's exactly how they want it B-)
     
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    Get a pc
     
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    I don't like PC gaming as much as console gaming
     
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    Well, there goes the tiny bit of respect I had for you
     
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    I'm not saying I don't enjoy it, just not as much as a console. Also, since when did you have respect for me/?
     
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    Lots of the stuff on the xsx/s are on the Xbox one as well
     
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    but halo infinite
     
  15. Hayato213

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    Pretty easy, when it comes to exclusive, Sony always win, all Xbox have are Halo, Gears, and Forza.
     
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    Of all honesty the only Xbox stuff I like are Halo and Sea of Thieves plus Gears
     
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    Don't think that you get the point, Xbox suck at exclusive, only like those three different Franchises, compared to Sony they have so many exclusive. That why no one bother to fully hack the Xbox one to be able to run backup comparing to the PS4 scene.
     
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    i do get the point. It's just I love Halo
     
  19. Xzi

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    Well, do you have a PS4 or XB1? If so, the choice should be obvious for backward compatibility's sake. Where (console) exclusives are concerned, PS5 blows XBSX out of the water right now, but that might not be the case in a few years given all of Microsoft's newly-acquired developers. PS5's controller is amazing, no denying it wins that category. Other than that it's just the little stuff I guess, like hardware aesthetics and UI (I prefer Sony's).

    It's hard for me to know how I'd feel about the two if I had fresh eyes and I didn't have a powerful gaming PC, but the experience of owning an Xbox 360 is a big part of what made me turn away from Microsoft consoles and never look back.
     
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