All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘next-gen’

Sony Has Sold 7 Million PS4s Since Launch

Sony has time and time again said that it’s having trouble keeping the PS4 on store shelves. It’s been that way since launch and the demand for the new console hasn’t died down since. It’s only been six months since the launch of the console and Sony has already hit another huge milestone. On Wednesday, Sony announced that it has …

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PS4 Tops Xbox One in Shopping Survey

Since before this year’s E3, the biggest story in gaming has been Microsoft’s blunders in promoting its Xbox One console. Though the company eventually reversed course on its planned DRM and no used game policies, it has been battling a negative perception of the console since that time. Sony, in the meantime, has been sitting back and stoking gamer nostalgia …

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Xbox One Tops Analyst Console Assessment

The launch of Sony’s PlayStation 4 console is less than one month away, and Microsoft’s Xbox One will follow close behind. As video game fanboys continue to argue over the merits of each console and Microsoft desperately tries to re-educate casual gamers after their initial blunders, a new analyst report has assessed the competitive merits of each next-generation console. Market …

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New Kinect Features Previewed in New Video

Microsoft is betting big on its next-generation version of its Kinect motion sensor. The device has been packed in with every one of its upcoming Xbox One consoles, ensuring that all Xbox gamers will have a Kinect. This has caused more than a grumble in some segments of the gaming community. Kinect games of the current generation were, in general, …

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PS4, Xbox One Component Shipments Flowing

Pre-orders for next-generation consoles are higher than any console launch in history, and both Microsoft and Sony have ramped up production to keep up with demand. A DigiTimes report today states that shipments of components for both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are expected to “boom” throughout the holiday quarter. The report’s unnamed “Taiwan-based supply chain makers” are quoted …

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PS4 Game Upgrades Detailed by Sony

For some time now, gamers have known that $10 upgrades are coming for cross-generation console games. Players will be able to buy games on current-gen consoles and switch to next-gen versions later on. Publishers don’t want gamers to have to wait until console launch day to make their Call of Duty: Ghosts or Watch Dogs purchases. Though individual games (such …

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‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ Next-Gen Upgrade Plans Detailed

On November 5, Call of Duty: Ghosts will hit store shelves in North America – but only for current-generation consoles. The release of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One will still be weeks away at that point. The last thing Activision wants is for gamers to hold off their purchases for console launch, so the publisher has teamed with console …

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Microsoft Guarantees DLC Season Pass Crossover For Xbox 360/One

Microsoft today is going through yet another PR nightmare regarding its upcoming next-generation console, the Xbox One. Though the company had promised at E3 that the console would be launching in 21 countries across the world, it today announced that number has been slashed to only 13. As expected, the news hasn’t gone over well in the eight countries that …

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Console Launch Rumors: 10M PS4s, 7-9M Xbones

It’s now less than three months until November, the month Microsoft has tied to the launch of its next-generation console, the Xbox One. Rumors have even begun to surface this week that Sony may launch its PlayStation 4 even earlier. The excitement surrounding the new consoles is extreme, and it appears this fall will see two of the biggest console …

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Microsoft to Ease Indie Publishing Restrictions For Xbox One

Sony exited this year’s E3 with much of the next-generation console momentum on its side. Not only was the company’s PlayStation 4 announced to be $100 less than Microsoft’s Xbox One, but gamers also praised Sony for simply not putting DRM on its console and restricting used game sales – both things Microsoft had announced for the Xbox One. Though …

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PlayStation 4 Has Huge Lead on Xbox One, Shows Analyst Survey

Sony dominated this year’s E3, at least when it came to messaging. The company gained praise from gamers for the PlayStation 4‘s $400 price – $100 less than Microsoft’s Xbox One. Sony also got a positive response for simply not implementing DRM in its new console or restricting used game sales – both “features” that Microsoft had announced for the …

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PS4 Interface Previewed in Leaked Video

Though Microsoft began promoting its Kinect-controlled user interface as soon as the Xbox One was announced three weeks ago, Sony has remained coy about what gamers will see when they turn on their PlayStation 4’s. Now, a new video has made its way onto the web that shows Sony’s vision of a next-generation console experience. The video’s quality is not …

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