Because we’re in the first year of both consoles’ availability, the PS5 vs Xbox Series X debate will rage on for some time. These are Microsoft’s and Sony’s brand new top-of-the-line gaming consoles, and both are aiming to provide a similar gaming experience, with the majority of the differences stemming from the games and services available.
Due to a global shortage of semiconductors, both the PS5 and Xbox Series X have been extremely difficult to obtain since their release in late 2020. This means that deciding which console to buy first is even more difficult than it was previously.
Microsoft and Sony have both come out swinging. Whereas the new DualSense PS5 controller is all about feeling futuristic, Xbox Game Pass has quickly become one of the more impressive subscription offerings available.
While Sony is set to release Horizon Forbidden West and a new God of War in 2021, Microsoft’s acquisition of Zenimax and its associated Bethesda properties means Elder Scrolls fans will have a lot to think about. Let’s take a look at the specifications, performance, and services available on both consoles. The PlayStation 5 vs. the Xbox Series X. Defend yourself!