PS5 vs XSX

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Re: PS5 vs XSX

Postby RB » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:20 pm

Well, that PS5 event just made me jizz.
£449 for the good one with a disc drive is pretty good. I remember paying £500 for the PS3 at launch.
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Re: PS5 vs XSX

Postby Ekona » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:56 pm

I watched it, and the one thing that struck me was that the games all looked very similar. They were either dark and gritty, or bright and colourful. Spider-Man 1.5 looked chaotic, as did Deathloop. Nothing much to excite there at all, but that equally went for the recent Xbox event (although there seemed to be a fraction more variation in graphics).

I’m struggling to reconcile my excitement for a new console and desperately wanting to place my order on Tuesday, with my head telling me there’s zero point as there’s nothing worth playing. I dunno now, I really don’t.
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Re: PS5 vs XSX

Postby RB » Wed Sep 16, 2020 11:19 pm

I'm getting it for Horizon Forbidden West, Farcry 6 and Hitman 3.
Also the possibility of PSVR 2 and Blood and Truth and Astrobot Rescue sequels for it.
Jizz is still coming out.
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Re: PS5 vs XSX

Postby Ekona » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:47 pm

I’ve ordered an RTX3080 today, and I’ve decided that I’ll pass on the XSX until it gets some solid games. Most of the stuff I want I can get on the PC now, including MS first party titles.

Plus I want 4K/60, not 4K/30.
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Re: PS5 vs XSX

Postby Ekona » Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:02 am

MS buying Zenimax, fuck me never saw that coming. Perfect timing the day before XBX/S pré orders open, just imagine a world where TES, Fallout, Doom etc are Xbox exclusives...
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Re: PS5 vs XSX

Postby MEGAHYDER » Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:10 pm

The monthly pricing for xbox console + game pass + ea pass is amazing. If it plays 4k 60 or higher then it's a hell of a lot better value than a 3080

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Re: PS5 vs XSX

Postby RB » Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:44 pm

I just wish I could get either XBox X or PS5. No stock anywhere. I swear they do it on purpose. Cunts.
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Re: PS5 vs XSX

Postby Ekona » Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:31 pm

MEGAHYDER wrote:The monthly pricing for xbox console + game pass + ea pass is amazing. If it plays 4k 60 or higher then it's a hell of a lot better value than a 3080

It really is, I’m totally keeping my XBGPU sub going permanently now. Best bargain in gaming, and if I did get an XSX it would be under the monthly pricing thing as well. Pisses all over everything else.
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