Full Comparison: PS4 vs Xbox One

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Console Design

Microsoft showed off the physical design of the Xbox One at their “Xbox Reveal” event & Sony Showed off the PS4′s design at their E3 2013 Press Conference.

Console Specifications:

 

Console PS4 Xbox720
Optical Drive Blu-Ray (6xCAV)/DVD Blu-Ray/DVD (Speed Unknown)
Game DVR Yes Yes
GPU AMD GCN 1152-SPU AMD GCN 768-SPU
RAM 8GB GDDR5 5500MHz 8GB DDR3 2133MHz (5GB for Gaming / 3GB for OS)
CPU Single-chip x86 AMD “Jaguar” Processor 8 cores 8 Core x86 Microsoft Custom CPU
Storage 500GB HDD 500GB HDD
Web Connection Ethernet IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Ethernet WiFi
Bluetooth Bluetooth 2.1 Bluetooth 2.1 (EDR)
Video Out HDMI and Analog-AV out (Component RCA) Optical Output with 4K Support HDMI Input and Output. Optical Output with 4K Support
Audio HDMI and S/PDIF optical HDMI and S/PDIF optical
USB Ports USB 3.0 (2 on front) USB 3.0 (2 on back 1 on side)
External Diemensions 275 x 53 x 305mm Unknown
Mass 2.8Kg Unknown
Second Screen PS Vita Smart Glass
Cloud Storage Yes Yes
Used Game Restrictions No No
Region Locked No No
Mandatory Game Installs No Yes
Always Online Connection No Yes but ONLY for the system’s mandatory day one update
Backwards Compatibility No No
Motion Control DualShock 4 PlayStation Eye & PS Move Kinect 2
Voice Commands TBA Yes
Subscription Fee Users will need PS+ to play Online Games Yes
Live Streaming Yes Yes
Cross Game Chat Yes Yes

 

Controllers:

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PS4 Xbox One
Built-in lithium-ion rechargleable battery Integrated Battery Compartment
The Start/Select buttons is now “Options.” & the new System button is “Share.” Precision Directional Pad & Impulse Triggers
Bluetooth Ver2.1 EDR Wi-Fi Direct Radio Stack
1920×900 Resolution Analogue Touchpad N/A
Built in Speakers Stero headset Jack light bar and vibration N/A

 

Software:

PlayStation 4 Xbox One
PlayStation 4 OS Triple OS (Xbox OS/Windows 8/Virtualization OS

 

PlayStation 4 Eye & Xbox One Kinect:

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PlayStation 4 Xbox One
1280×800 Pixel Cameras x2 1x 1080p HD Camera
60 Frames Per Second 30 Frames Per Second
Dual Lenses Expanded Field of View
4 Channel Microphone Array Noise-isolating Multi-microphone

 

User Interface:

Both consoles will be receiving significant improvements to their UI’s. We saw a sneak peek of these improvements during both companies conferences

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New Features:

PlayStation 4 Xbox One
PS4 Will update while switched off Watch live TV from your cable or satellite set-top box through Xbox One
Play digital titles as they download from the PS Store Turn on your entertainment system with two powerful words “Xbox On”
Immediately pick up any game from where you left off with ‘suspend mode’  Do two things at once. Use “Snap” to jump into a multiplayer battle while watching your favourite movie
PSN Friend Limit Is Increasing Skype integrated into Xbox One
PS4 Chargers your Controller while Sleeping Stay on top of by discovering the entertainment that is popular among your friends
Anytime remote play With “One Guide” Find your favourite entertainment easily

 

Exclusive Games:

PS4 Xbox One
Drive Club Forza Motorsport 5
Mad Max Quantum Break
Daylight Un-named Halo Game
Deep Down D4
Infamous: Second Son Ryse: Son of Rome
Killzone: Shadow Fall Titanfall
Final Fantasy Minecraft
Knack Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare
The Order 1886 Project Spark
The Elder Scrolls Online Killer Instinct
The Dark Sorcerer Sunset Overdrive
Kingdom Hearts III Dead Rising 3
Final Fantasy XV Crimson Dragon

Both the ‘PlayStation 4′ & ‘Xbox One’ are confirmed to both be getting…

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts (Downloadable Content Exclusive to Xbox Live First)
  • Battlefield 4
  • Assassins Creed IV: Black Flag (1hour of extra. exclusive gameplay to PS4 players)
  • Destiny (PS4 players will receive exclusive content first)
  • Watch Dogs
  • Thief
  • Sniper Elite 3
  • The Evil Within
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • The Crew
  • The Division
  • Dying Light
  • Just Dance 2014
  • Madden 25
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Mirrors Edge
  • NBA Live 14
  • Need For Speed: Rivals

 

Can Indie Devs Self-Publish Games?

PS4 Xbox One
Yes No

 

Release Dates:

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PlayStation 4 Xbox One
Holiday 2013 November 2013

 

Price Range & Bundles:

PS4 Xbox One
$399 US $499 US
$549 AUD $599 AUD
€399.99 €499.99

 

Whats In The Box:

PS4 Xbox One
PlayStation 4 Console Xbox One Console
DualShock 4 Controller Re-designed Xbox One Controller
Wireless Mono Headset N/A
N/A Kinect 2

 

Compatibility:

Services PS4 Xbox720
Xbox Live N/A Yes
PS Plus Yes N/A
Youtube TBA Yes
Facebook Yes Yes
Skype TBA Yes
Internet Browsing Yes Yes (Internet Explorer)
Blu-ray/ DVD’s Yes Yes
Audio CD’s No TBA

 

Streaming PS4 Xbox720
Netflix Yes Yes
Hulu Plus Yes Yes
Vudu Yes Yes
Amazon Instant Video Yes Yes
Crackle Yes Yes
Crunchyroll Yes Yes
NHL Yes Yes
MLB.Tv Yes Yes
Cinema Now Yes TBA
Music Unlimited Yes No
Video Unlimited Yes No
Epix Yes Yes
ESPN TBA Yes
Redbox Instant No Yes
Vimeo TBA Yes
HBO Go TBA Yes
NFL Sunday Ticket TBA TBA
Max Go TBA TBA
Showtime Anytime TBA TBA
LoveFilm TBA TBA

 

PlayStation 4 Games & Accessories Compatibility

Games & Accessories PS4
PlayStation 4 Discs Yes
PlayStation 4 Downloads Yes
Used PlayStation 4 Games Yes
PlayStation 3 Disc’s No
PlayStation 3 Downloads No
PlayStation 2 Discs No
PlayStation 1 Discs No

Xbox One Games & Accessories Compatibility

Games & Accessories Xbox One
Xbox One Discs Yes
Xbox One Downloads Yes
Used Xbox One Games Yes (with a fee)
Xbox 360 Disc’s No
Xbox 360 Downloads No
Xbox Discs No

 

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  • mrwiggy

    Xboxone uses DDR3 not GDDR3

    • EamonX

      Yeh I noticed that mistake.

    • MadAssGamers

      Fixed. Thanks for picking that up :)

  • where is versus xiii?

    you made a typo in console specifications in one of the categories.

    COULD STORAGE should be CLOUD STORAGE.
    heads up!

  • Jason

    Haven’t included xbox music/video but included music/video unlimited which is sony based.

  • RAY J

    You forgot to put the PlayStation Move under Motion Control for the PS4.

  • Flip

    Cool.. But didnt they say Ps4 was getting exclusive content for destiny last sony event? Or maybe I thought I heard them say that

  • Greg

    Can you precise that backward compatibility on ps4 will be ensured through Gaikai service (we know details about it, but at least, it will exist)

  • 4t

    beyond two soul and diablo3 are not exclusif to ps4 beyond it’s for ps3

    • themuIe

      Diablo 3 will also be on next-gen consoles though

  • Dwayne Elswayne

    You made a good Mistake there Beyond two souls is for the ps3 not for the ps4 .
    Also Diablo 3 was never mention has a ps4 exclusif . and the ram for X1 it’s DDR3 . Ps4 will receive exclusif content for destiny and the 1hour gameplay for AC 4 it’s for watchdogs

    • Gamer4life

      Diablo 3 is a being ported to Ps3 and Ps4. It is not being ported to the Xbox.

      • Kreator

        It is moron

  • http://www.facebook.com/ana.helusic Ana Helušić

    PS4 is killing

    • reality slap

      Wow can you ride sony little jap dick any harder to stupid bitch.

      • Killa Tactics

        why do you need to attack like that because he likes ps4 more?

        • Sony is trash

          It’s indeed a he. He’s using a fake account to spam countless sites as a $0ny spambot female.

      • http://www.facebook.com/ana.helusic Ana Helušić

        You can ride your mom’s dick idiot, lamebox fails hahaha

  • PantherDST

    I’d like to see you add the Steam Box to the comparison list.

  • Blork

    4>one

  • Vansh

    XBOX ONE IS BETTER FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT EXCLUSIVE CONTENT AND DLC EARLIER THAN PLAYSTATION

    • Killa Tactics

      that depends entirely on wich exclusives you like offcourse but indeed im hoping to see some nice NEW exclusives rise on E3 ‘fingers crossed’

    • Blork

      Better for impatient people?

      If you’d rather that MS spend money on timed exclusives instead of actual games, then I guess that’s good.

  • http://twitter.com/Xander756 Alex Hinkley

    Add Ryse to the Xbox One exclusives list.

    • HeyZeus

      Also Halo – 5/2 Anniversary.. whatever. You know its coming.

    • MadAssGamers

      Added :)

  • Paradox

    Uhhh it’s common knowledge that the PS4 DOES support PS3 games via digital download; only the physical discs are not backwards compatible. Please fix!!

    • http://www.facebook.com/cole.tamblyn Cole Tamblyn

      That’s actually wrong. It doesn’t support either.

      • Gamer4life

        Actually your wrong they have said ps3 games will be available on the Ps4 but will need to be purchased from the ps store.

        • http://www.facebook.com/cole.tamblyn Cole Tamblyn

          Actually they said, “sometime in the future, using Gaikai, it may be possible to stream PS3 games.” The reason it will not be possible to play PS3 games on the PS4 is because the system architecture is completely different. The PS4 will be x86 where as the PS3 is Cell based. They don’t work together. it would be like trying to play a PS3 game in a computer. It just wouldn’t work.

  • themanlyman23

    Compatibility:
    PlayStation Network (different from PlayStation Plus)
    PS4: Yes
    XBOX ONE: No

  • http://www.facebook.com/mahmoud.madhloom Mahmoud Madhloom

    microsoft mentioned it would be released “around the world” its not the same as worldwide

  • John

    Great stuff – can’t wait for PS4

  • dex

    sony <3 xbox SHIT ! :))

    • meetoo

      faggot patrol.

  • ROYAL

    diablo 3 Exclusive on PS4

  • thor

    think Im going ps4 this generation, after two generations with Xbox. I might need to pick up One if Rare has a new Perfect Dark or Conker in store… but if they follow up with the boring kinect games Im out.

  • Sony is trash

    Specs appear to be incomplete though. In the post show Major Nelson hardware panel the discussion revealed that because of the specialized data movers in the CPU the RAM in the Xbox One can move data around at over 200GB/s by multiplexing memory channels. It’s specialized server hardware that is finally coming to consumer hardware and can do much more with less as it appears. The CPU is also no standard AMD jaguar, but a Microsoft in-house developed CPU that AMD PRODUCES! The specs listed here are incomplete and the PS4 can only move data at 176GB/s with RAM that requires a lot more power, costs more and produces much more heat!

    • Kreator

      This is truebut, this is also a Phony fangirl site!

  • Errors

    Beyond: Two Souls is for PS3, not PS4. You listed live streaming twice. PS4 isn’t backwards compatible but that should be fixed once they implement Gaikai’s game streaming. Final Fantasy isn’t exclusive to PS and should be replaced with Deep Down. Playstation Eye in the box is likely but unconfirmed. “Disc’s” doesn’t need an apostrophe,

    • Errors

      Also, The Witness is a PS4 exclusive as well

  • Someonewho knows how to google

    specs :ps4 gpu output ->1.84Teraflops , xbox one gpu output ->1.2 Teraflops .Considering the speed of the gddr5 ram on the ps4 plus the fact that xbox one will have 3 gbs of its ram reserved for its 3 oses (ps4 will have 1) and the slight higher clock speed on the ps4 cpu (2.0ghz-not 1.6), gives the ps4 an advantage of something between 35% to 50% raw power. source : freaking search the web if you care i aint spoon feeding ya.

  • Spayman

    Hello
    Kingdom Heart III, Final Fantasy and Elder Scrolls will not be exclusives to ps4 but will be multiplatform games, please consider correcting
    and thanks for the very helpful article

  • Levian

    Good list, but you got the exclusives wrong. The Dark Sorcerer isn’t a game, its just a video demonstration.

    Final Fantasy XV and Kingdom Hearts 3 are for XBone too, and Elder Scrolls Online only has a timed beta for PS4, then it comes to XBone too.

  • ghucg7

    its retarded they make you pay a fee with used games on xbox 1 your already paying for the game -_- microsoft do you want people to buy your product or do you wanna go bankrupt? … idiots

  • LeBron James6

    Im on steroids guys.