"Speaking to OXM at Microsoft's Xbox One reveal last month, Xbox product planning boss Albert Penello has downplayed technical comparisons between Xbox One and PS4, arguing that hardware analysis is "meaningless" when "our games and experiences are going to be every bit as good as, if not better" than those you'll find on competing consoles."Considering this is a statement from someone at a company that's top selling IPs are Kinect Adventures, Halo, Gears of War, and Minecraft I am not impressed. Should I mention the focus at E3 appeared to be "TV!" and not on the games that are so important to gaming consoles. The reason I am going with Sony's PS4 is the wonderful selection of games. Now I am not saying Playstation is better, Xbox sucks. What I am saying, however, is that until they create a selection of games I find interesting, I will not be purchasing their Xbox One.
There seems to be a marketing phenomena with the Xbox that leans towards herds of teens with anger management issues focussed on first person shooters as the reason Xbox is superior. That's pretty repetitive gameplay, and I need a little depth in my games. Think of games like Shadow of the Colossus, The Last of Us, Journey, Metal Gear, and the Little Big Planet games. These are what keep me playing. If Xbox can start landing titles like this, I might buy their system.
I have owned 2 Xbox 360's, one got the red ring of doom, and I sold the 2nd because there wasn't enough games I liked. In truth, I primarily purchased it for Bioshock. Just for Bioshock. But I gave it time, and there wasn't anything to keep me with them. Playstation, on the other hand, has kept me entertained with a huge variety of games I have fully enjoyed since PS1.
It is also worth noting that Penello mentions that the numbers don't matter but makes sure to mention "Instant Switching" and "the power of the cloud." Nice.
Besides, if power and specs mattered, Nintendo wouldn't have sold a bazillion Wii's.
Source [ OXM ]