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PRICING

Xbox One$499.99

PlayStation 4 $399.99

HARDWARE

Xbox OneAMD Jaguar x86 (8-core), AMD GCN 768-SPU, 8GB DDR3 2133MHz 32MB eSRAM (5GB for Gaming, 3GB for OS), 500GB HDD, Blu-Ray,DVD

PlayStationAMD Jaguar x86 (8-core), AMD GCN 1152-SPU, 8GB GDDR5 5500MHz (7GB for Gaming, 1GB for OS), 500GB HDD, Blu-Ray,DVD

SIGNAL

Xbox One1080p & 4K, 7.1 Surround Sound, HDMI – Optical SPDIF (A/V Outputs), HDMI (A/V Inputs)

PlayStation4K Media, 1080p Gaming, 7.1 Surround Sound, HDMI – Optical SPDIF – Analog (A/V Outputs)

CONTROLLER

Xbox One Xbox One Controller, All Traditional Inputs, Impulse Trigger Vibration, Kinect One Voice/Body Control (Included, Mandatory), Xbox SmartGlass

PlayStation DualShock 4, Most Traditional Inputs (No “Select” Button), Center Touchpad, “Share” Button, LED Light Bar, Built-In Speaker, Six-Axis Controls, PS Move + Eye, PlayStation App, Game Streaming from PS4 to Vita

SOFTWARE

Xbox OneTriple-OS (Xbox OS + Windows 8 Kernel + Virtualization OS) “Snap Mode” seamless multitasking via Kinect One Voice Commands, TV, Movies, Music, Streaming, Pictures, Must Be Sold Through Authorized Retailers, 30 Day Limit, Limit to 1 Swap Per Game, No Back-Compatibility

PlayStationPlayStation 4 OS, Movies, Music, Streaming, Pictures, No Used Game Restrictions, No Game Sharing Restrictions, (Back-Compatibility) Gaikai (Requires Additional Purchase on Gaikai store)

NETWORKING

Xbox One Xbox Live, Requires Online Sign-In Every 24 Hours for Offline Gaming, Xbox Live Gold ($10/mo or $25/3mo or $60/yr) Online Gaming – Two Free Permanent Games Per Month (June-December 2013) Shared Between All Household Members (Up to 10), Cloud Profiles, Cloud Computing, Xbox Live Marketplace, Internet Explorer, Skype, Game DVR, Twitch Streaming

PlayStationPlayStation Network, Does NOT require check-in to play offline, PlayStation Plus ($18/3mo or $50/yr), Online Gaming – Early Access to Betas, Instant Game Collection (12 free games + 1 per month), Cloud Profiles, PlayStation Store, Stream a game being downloaded, Web Browser, Interactive Livestreaming, Rewind Feature, Dedicated “Share” button

GAMES

Xbox One Below, Crimson Dragon, Dead Rising 3, D4, Forza Motorsport 5, Unnamed Halo Game, Killer Instinct (2013), Kinect Sports Rivals, Quantum Break, Ryse: Son of Rome, Sunset Overdrive

PlayStation Dark Sorceror, Deep Down, Driveclub, Final Fantasy XV, Imfamous: Second Son, Killzone: Shadow Fall, Kingdom Hearts 3, Knack, Mad Max, The Order: 1886

XO & PS4Assassin’s Creed IV, Batman: Arkam Origins, Battlefield 4, Beyond Good & Evil 2, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Carmageddon: Reincarnation, Cyberpunk 2077, Destiny, Dying Light, The Evil Within, FIFA Soccer 14, Madden NFL 25, Metal Gear Solid V, Mirror’s Edge 2, Need for Speed: Rivals, NBA Live 14, Skylanders Swap Force, Sniper Elite 3, Thief, Tom Clancy’s The Division, Unnamed UFC Game, WATCH_DOGS, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Wolfenstien: New Order

XO & PCProject Spark

PS4 & PC Blacklight: Retribution, Daylight, Transistor, The Witness, Warframe, War Thunder

XO & 360Fantasia: Music Evolved, LocoCycle

PS4 & PS3 & PCDC Universe Online, PlanetSide 2, Primal Carnage: Genesis, Final Fantasy XIV Online

XO & 360 & PCTitanfall, Minecraft

Microsoft 8th-Gen ExclusivesZumba Fitness World Party

Sony 8th-Gen Exclusives Diablo III