Battle Bots: Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4

Still not sure whether to get an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4 this winter? Compare the two gaming platforms with STACK's feature-by-feature breakdown.

The hotly anticipated showdown between the next-generation Xbox One and PlayStation 4 reaches the U.S. this fall. Both platforms boast better features, improved graphics and more powerful hardware to deliver smoother gameplay at a speedier rate than the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. With must-have games like the latest Call of Duty, Madden 25, Assassin's Creed and FIFA 14 available on both platforms, which one should you choose? Here's a feature by feature breakdown of what each system offers.

Release Date: Nov. 22Price: $499Hard Drive: 500 GB non-removableRAM: 8GBMotion Sensors: Kinect (included)Blu-ray Player: YesStreaming Video: Subscription required (Xbox Live Gold, $60 per year)Best Platform-Exclusive Game: Dead Rising 3

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Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4

The hotly anticipated showdown between the next-generation Xbox One and PlayStation 4 reaches the U.S. this fall. Both platforms boast better features, improved graphics and more powerful hardware to deliver smoother gameplay at a speedier rate than the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. With must-have games like the latest Call of Duty, Madden 25, Assassin's Creed and FIFA 14 available on both platforms, which one should you choose? Here's a feature by feature breakdown of what each system offers.

Xbox One

Release Date: Nov. 22
Price: $499
Hard Drive: 500 GB non-removable
RAM: 8GB
Motion Sensors: Kinect (included)
Blu-ray Player: Yes
Streaming Video: Subscription required (Xbox Live Gold, $60 per year)
Best Platform-Exclusive Game: Dead Rising 3

PlayStation 4

Release Date: Nov. 15
Price: $399
Hard Drive: 500 GB removable
RAM: 8GB
Motion Sensors: PlayStation Move (optional add-on)
Blu-ray Player: Yes
Streaming Video: Available Free
Best Platform-Exclusive Game: Octodad: Deadliest Catch


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Topics: GAMEPLAY | PLAYSTATION | PLAYSTATION 3 | XBOX 360 | CALL OF DUTY | CREED | PLAYSTATION 4 | MADDEN 25