Xbox One vs. PS4: Competition at last

A great analysis of the current state of the console competition between XBox One and the PS 4 by After Dark Gaming.

After Dark Gaming

Microsoft is still playing catch-up in some ways – but Sony’s competent launch is finally starting to see a genuine challenge from Redmond.

Xbox One vs. PS4

It is not a novel observation to note that Sony’s success thus far with the public perception of the PS4 is not down to any radical, brilliant innovation on their part, but rather down to the fact that the company’s relatively conservative and perhaps even unimaginative strategy is being executed competently and sensibly, which contrasts with the ungainly flailing and flapping as Microsoft attempts to turn the corner on a host of unpopular and ill-conceived platform strategies in a very public way.

The same scenario was played out at Gamescom this week, albeit in far less dramatic form than it was at E3 a few months ago. Sony turned up to the event effectively to confirm that everything is going smoothly – it announced price drops for…

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