Playstation Vs Xbox Comparison Essay

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You have probably heard of PlayStation and Xbox, if you have then you have also heard of the major disputes over which is better. I have gathered Intel on each candidate to determine which stands out of the two. Both have had major hits in the business, but they are not equal. This paper focuses on the consoles throughout the generations. There are many things that make up a good console; games, marketability, performance, graphics, storage, player friendly, etc. All these factors are put into account to determine which is better.

“Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation brand and family of products. PlayStation has delivered innovative
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The name Xbox was derived from the contraction DirectX Box, referencing Microsoft graphics, “API, DirectX”. The Xbox Live service first launched in 2002 and allowed players to play online with or without broadband connection. It first challenged Dreamcast online then it primarily competed with the PlayStation 2. The Xbox had the title of most popular online game “Halo 2” for many years. The Xbox box was the first game station to have an internal hard drive disk and was more graphically dynamic compared to its rivals using the 733MHz Intel Pentium III processor. The Xbox sold over 24 million units worldwide, and it’s most famous game Halo 2 sold 8 million copies. When first released it sold out in all regions except Japan. The Xbox 360s bestselling game was Modern Warfare 3, it sold 14.23 million copies. The Xbox 360 also had a deadly defect of sometimes the consoles would quit working and have a red ring around the power button. There are thousands of known cases about the Red Ring of Death. The Xbox 1 was released on November 22, 2013. The Xbox 1 focuses on internet based features, including the ability to record and stream gameplay, connect to cable box to stream TV and ability to voice control. Xbox required 24hour internet to be able to play games without a disc. Xbox later allowed the Xbox 1 to function without the use of a Kinect. Xbox 1 has only sold 21.68 million units. The Xbox 1 utilizes a 1.75 GHz AMD x86-64 eight-core

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