The dispute over consoles came to a head in November 2013, when the PS4 and Xbox One were unveiled to the world, just seven days apart. That's something you won't get on PS4, which doesn't work with PS3 games, though it can stream them via PS Now. Survey: Xbox is More Popular than PlayStation and Nintendo in the US. 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View Deal, 1TB PS4 Slim | Fortnite DLC | $299.99 $274.99 at B&H Photo Video For a smoother, easier integration, Xbox One controllers are far better than their PS4 counterpart when it comes to Windows PCs. Receive mail from us on behalf of our trusted partners or sponsors? Some of those surveyed chose not to identify as gamers at all, which could have had an impact on data. Surprisingly, it turns out we aren’t as torn on our gaming searches as our politics, with the US-made Xbox One topping the list in every state. For the device map, the devices with the highest overall average number of searches was considered to be the most searched. That unit doesn't have the benefit of detachable Joy-Cons, and you can't plug it into your TV, but it plays all the same games and the Switch is still fantastic as a handheld-only proposition. It's worth knowing that before you buy. The larger 1TB PS4 is a must-buy at the right price compared to the standard 500GB version. Interestingly it seems PlayStation terms are searched more in certain areas, such as the West Coast, topping the polls in California, Oregon and Nevada. Which is a similar story in the South East states such as Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. The end result was that 31 percent of those surveyed preferred Xbox and the Xbox One, 28 percent preferred PlayStation and the PS4, 21 percent preferred Nintendo and the Switch, and 20 percent said they preferred PC gaming over consoles. View Deal, Nintendo Switch Lite | £199.99 at Nintendo UK Store This isn't the best price for a 500GB PS4, and FIFA 19 isn't the best value game we've seen over the last few weeks, but right now this is one of the last ways to get a PS4 console now. A lot of different factors could have impacted the data, and the small sample size also means people should consider the results with some healthy skepticism. The best Xbox games don't quite compare favorably to the PS4's software line-up, but in some cases, the hardware enhancements of the Xbox One X will give you a better playing experience of games that are available on both platforms (here's a list of enhanced games). Search trends data covers the last 12 months of searches, giving the average number of searches per term. If you know other people who play games and you've got a console on the same platform, it's a way to hang out together virtually while pubs and cafes are out of the question. Should I Get an Xbox One or PlayStation 4? We also investigated which brand is the most popular overall. As well as a 1TB PS4 you're getting some neat Fortnite content for the free-to-play shooter. Covering the hottest movie and TV topics that fans want. Both systems can play many of the same games. Interestingly it seems PlayStation terms are searched more in certain areas, such as the West Coast, topping the polls in California, Oregon and Nevada. Check out our list of the best PS4 games for recommendations, but modern classics like Spider-Man, God of War and Horizon Zero Dawn can only be found on PS4. That’s aside from one very important state in the gaming and tech world. Forget Trump or Clinton; we wanted to find out just where America stands on these two gaming goliaths. So, with an eye on the long-term, the next-gen consoles are by far the better bet. Microsoft, though, has committed to releasing games compatible with all its hardware for a couple of years after the newer console's launch. The Switch not really being entangled in the ongoing console war could have had an impact on data, not to mention its relative newness compared to the PS4 and Xbox One. Plus, it costs less than the other unit, at $199.99/£199.99 as its retail price. Having written thousands of game reviews and articles over the course of his career, Dalton considers himself a video game historian and strives to play as many games as possible. Many video games have been proven …, Friends is arguably the best TV show ever. Both of these consoles are long-in-the-tooth, having launched in their original forms back in late 2013. The console includes a Jet black 1TB PS4, matching Dualshock4 wireless Controller, God of war, the last of US remastered, and Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition games. As with the PS4, the Xbox One S is hard to find in-stock right now, but here are some places that have it in the US and UK: And here's the same thing for the Xbox One X: User activity is peaking across online gaming platforms like Steam, Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network, and it's no surprise. For example, Nintendo beat PlayStation in Utah by less than 1 percent, and Xbox beat PlayStation by only 2 percent in California. © NY 10036. There was a problem.