If you’re looking to buy a next generation game console then you have many options. The PS4, Xbox One and Wii U are Sony’s, Microsoft’s and Nintendo’s latest offerings to gamers worldwide and boy do they deliver. Each platform is unique in it’s own right and offers something different. Here are some key differences between the three.
|Feature||PS4||Xbox One||Wii U|
|Price||$399.99||$399.99||$349.99 / 299.99|
|Optical Drive||Blu-ray/DVD||Blu-ray/DVD||25GB Optical Disc (Proprietary)|
|Storage||500GB Hard Drive||500GB Hard Drive||8GB or 32GB Flash Drive|
|External Storage||No||Yes, USB||Yes, USB|
|Controllers||DualShock 4 (included)||Xbox One Wireless Controller (included)||Wii U GamePad (included), Wii Remote + Nunchuck (sold separately), Pro Controller (sold separately)|
|Motion Control||PlayStation 4 Eye (not included), PlayStation Move (not included)||Kinect 2||Wii Remote (sold separately), Wii U GamePad (included)|
|Online Game Play||Paid Access Via PS+ Subscription||Paid Access Via Xbox Live Gold Subscription||Free|
The PS4 and Xbox One are typically the go-to devices for heavy gamers interested in stunning graphics, intense and fast moving gameplay and games such as Grand Theft Auto, Halo and Assassin’s Creed.
The Wii U brings great games as well but lacks in processing power to run those high graphic games. Some of the staples of this device are the Mario series, the Legend of Zelda franchise and Super Smash Bros.
Use the table to determine which system is best for you and happy gaming!