The next-generation consoles will release later this year.
Just last weekend, we finally got a peek at Sony’s PlayStation 5, along with a peek at the games that will arrive at launch. With this reveal, we can finally pit the PS5 against Microsoft’s Xbox Series X, which are the two next-generation consoles scheduled to release later this year.
The comparison chart will showcase the differences in hardware between the two consoles. The specifications all showcase an edge on one console to the other and vice versa, which could give you a difficult choice on what to buy.
Design-wise, the two consoles have been the subject of memes over the past weeks and with the release of the PS5’s design, it has become a trending topic over the weekend. The Xbox Series X has been likened to a large refrigerator, while the PS5 was called a large router. Kidding aside, we’re thinking design is the least of anyone’s concern with these consoles, especially when you see the hardware powering them.
Have a look at the hardware chart on the PS5 and the Xbox Series X:
|Specs||Microsoft Xbox Series X||Sony PlayStation 5|
|Processor||8-core AMD Zen 2 (3.7 – 3.8GHz)||8-core AMD Zen 2 (3.5GHz)|
|RAM||16GB GDDR6||16GB GDDR6|
|Memory Bandwidth||10GB at 560GB/s,
6GB at 336GB/s
|Optical Drive||4K Blu-ray Drive||4K Blu-ray Drive
(Digital-only version also available)
|Storage||1TB Custom NVMe||825GB Custom SSD|
In addition, both consoles will also support ray tracing for graphics, along with backward compatibility on previous-generation games and an upcoming library of launch titles.
So which console will you be getting? Is it the Xbox Series X or the PS5? Or maybe both?