Being a gamer myself, I was waiting for the announcement of the next-gen console. PS5 vs Xbox Series X? You guys must be having the same question. Both consoles will support native 4K
With Microsoft Xbox series X and Sony PS5, I was confused about which one to buy as both are leading consoles in the market.
If you have questions like which console I should buy, what is the price of PS5 and Xbox, what is the release date of PS5 in the United States or Canada or UK, read this article to know more.
Xbox Series X vs Playstation PS5: specs
Sony PlayStation PS5:
- CPU: AMD Zen 2-based CPU with 8 cores at 3.5GHz (variable frequency)
- GPU: 10.28 TFLOPs, 36 CUs at 2.23GHz (variable frequency)
- GPU architecture: Custom RDNA 2
- Memory interface: 16GB GDDR6 / 256-bit
- Memory bandwidth: 448GB/s
- Internal storage: Custom 825GB SSD
- IO throughput: 5.5GB/s (raw), typical 8-9GB/s (compressed)
- Expandable storage: NVMe SSD slot
- External storage: USB HDD support (PS4 games only)
- Optical drive: 4K UHD Blu-ray drive
Microsoft Xbox series X:
- CPU: 8x Cores @ 3.8 GHz (3.6 GHz w/ SMT) Custom Zen 2 CPU
- GPU: 12 TFLOPS, 52 CUs @ 1.825 GHz Custom RDNA 2 GPU
- Die Size: 360.45 mm2
- Process: 7nm Enhanced
- Memory: 16 GB GDDR6 w/ 320b bus
- Memory Bandwidth: 10GB @ 560 GB/s, 6GB @ 336 GB/s
- Internal Storage: 1TB Custom NVME SSD
- I/O Throughput: 2.4 GB/s (Raw), 4.8 GB/s
- Expandable Storage: 1TB Expansion Card (matches internal storage exactly)
- External Storage: USB 3.2 External HDD Support
- Optical Drive: 4K UHD Blu-Ray Drive
- Performance Target: 4K @ 60 FPS, Up to 120 FPS
Xbox Series X vs Playstation PS5: Controller
Sony has launched a new controller for PS5, DualSense. As stated by Playstation, it offers immersive haptic feedback, dynamic adaptive triggers, a built-in microphone, and much more. You will experience different levels of force and tension when pressing triggers based on in-game action. However, this controller will not work on PS4 or any other previous Playstation console.
Xbox Series X:
There is not much noticeable difference between the previous Xbox controller and the new Xbox Series X controller. The good news is you can use this controller on Xbox One and PC, also old Xbox one controllers will work on Series X and Series S. New controller offers textured grips on triggers, bumpers, and back-case, a new sharing button to capture and share screenshots and recordings, and a new hybrid D-pad.
Sony Vs Microsoft: Games Showdown
One of the most important factors to judge gaming consoles is the number of publishers and studios they are partnered with. Also, exclusive gaming titles make a lot of difference for end-users. These games have better graphics and storyline than the games available across multiple platforms.
Sony is known for exclusive titles like Uncharted 4, God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn, Last of Us, and many more, whereas Xbox has exclusives like Forza, Halo, Gears of War, etc.
- Cyberpunk 2077
- Spider-Man: Miles Morales (PS5 exclusive)
- Horizon II: Forbidden West (PS5 exclusive)
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
- Gran Turismo 7 (PS5 exclusive)
- Demon’s Souls (PS5 exclusive)
- Destruction AllStars (PS5 exclusive)
- Astro’s Playroom (PS5 exclusive)
- Atomic Heart
- Battlefield 6
- Chivalry 2
- Death loop
- Destiny 2
- Dirt 5
- Far Cry 6
- FIFA 21
Xbox Series X:
- As Dusk Falls
- Halo Infinite
- Forza Motorsport
- The Gunk
- The Medium
- Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis
- Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2
- STALKER 2
- State of Decay 3
- Warhammer 40,000: Darktide
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Smart Delivery)
- Balan Wonderworld
- Bright Memory: Infinite
- Chorus (Smart Delivery)
- Cyberpunk 2077 (Smart Delivery)
- Dragon Quest 11 S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition
- Dying Light 2
- Far Cry 6
- Gods and Monsters
- Hitman 3
- The Lord of the Rings: Gollum
Xbox vs PS5: Price Breakdown
According to various sources, the PS5 price for the full-fat console (the one with the disc drive) will be £449 ($499, about AU$799) while the digital-only console will apparently retail for £349 ($399, about AU$599). Also, PS5’s DualSense controller would launch with a price of £55 ($60, about AU$99), while the HD camera would reportedly go for £55 ($60, about AU$100). The dedicated Pulse 3D Wireless headset could set you back £129 ($159, about AU$229), making it the most expensive PS5 accessory.
If we talk about Xbox X, another leak predicts that the supposed disc-less, all-digital Series S console will cost as little as $200, while full-price Series X could cost from $400. The Series X is understood to feature a 4K disc drive, be more powerful (12 teraflops of GPU vs 4 teraflops of GPU), and have twice the RAM of the Xbox Series S (13.5GB vs 7.5GB).
Is Xbox or ps5 better?
Microsoft Xbox series X and Sony Ps5 both are next-gen consoles, but Xbox has slightly better advantage in terms of performance. If we measure in terms of design and exclusive titles, PS5 takes the lead easily.
Will Xbox be cheaper than ps5?
Price of Xbox series X is 500$(around 37000Rs) whereas price of PS5 will be around 500$(37000Rs) and PS5 digital edition would cost around 400$(30000Rs).
what is the release date of PS5?
Release date of Sony PS5 is November 12 for USA, Canada, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, and Australia. For other countries, PS5 will be released on November 19.