What a coincidence, huh? Just a couple of weeks before “Black Friday” and the kickoff to the 2013 holiday shopping season, both Microsoft and Sony have released their new next-generation gaming consoles. The PlayStation 4 hit store shelves on November 15 and sold over a million units in 24 hours. Then, one week later on November 22, the Xbox One hit stores, and it, too, sold over a million units.
However, let’s assume for a moment that you’re not one of the two or three million people who have already purchased either console—or both—because you’re not really into sleeping in a tent on a sidewalk outside Best Buy. But you still want to upgrade to a next-gen console. How do you know which one is right for you?
Well, the answer to that is simple: read this list. We won’t tell you every little thing about each system, but we’ll break down the basics for you so you know enough to make a decision.
Ready? Let’s get started…