Specs for 

PS4                                                                                                                         XBOX ONE

Release date November 15 in North America
November 29 in Europe
November 22
Manufacturer Sony Microsoft
Generation 8 8
CPU x86 8-core Amd Jaguar processor.
CPU frequency 1.6GHz
x86 8-core Amd custom Microsoft processor.
CPU frequency 1.75GHz
Graphics AMD radeon GPU

  • Clock speed: 800MHz
  • Memory bandwidth: 176GB/s
  • Shaders: 1152
  • Peak Shader Throughput: 1.84 TFLOPS
AMD radeon GPU

  • Clock speed: 853MHz
  • Memory bandwidth: 64GB/s
  • Shaders: 768
  • Peak Shader Throughput: 1.33 TFLOPS
Ram 8GB GDDR5 5500MHz (176GB/s)
4GB reserved for games (+additional 1GB “flex”)
8GB DDR3 2133MHz (68GB/s)
5GB reserved for games
32MB of eSRAM
embedded on GPU
Optical drive Blu-ray / DVD Blu-ray / DVD
Storage space 500 GB built-in HDD 500 GB built-in HDD
Web connection Ethernet, Wifi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Ethernet, WiFi Direct
Cloud Storage Yes Yes
Skype No Yes
Region-free Yes Yes
Internet connectivity restrictions No No
Used games & DRM No restrictions. Any game discs that you buy for the PS4 are yours, and can be shared in whatever way you wish No restrictions. Any game discs that you buy for the Xbox One are yours, and can be shared in whatever way you wish
Video support HDMI Input

Games: Supports native 1080p output at 60 fps
Videos: Optical Output with 4K Support

HDMI Input and Output

Games: Supports native 1080p output at 60 fps
Videos: Optical Output with 4K Support

Audio HDMI and S/PDIF optical. 7.1 surround sound HDMI and S/PDIF optical. 7.1 surround sound
Controllers PS4 DualShock 4
ps4 controller

  • Rechargeable built-in battery
  • Bluetooth 2.1+EDR (3Mbps maximum speed)
  • include a clickable touch pad on the front
  • include a social-focused Share button, a built-in speaker, and a headphone jack.
Xbox One controller
xbox one controller

  • 2*AA battery
  • Connection port for headset/charging
  • Wi-Fi Direct’s (250Mbps maximum speed)
  • New Trigger Rumble Motors
Motion and voice control PS Eye (not included)

  • 2x 1280×800 Cameras x2
  • 3D View
  • Enhanced video and audio capabilities
  • Now interacts with Move and DualShock4 controllers.

PS4 Move (not included)

Kinect 2 (Packed in with every system)

  • 1x 1080p HD Camera
  • HD Wide angle camera allowing up to 4 active players.
  • More precise visual capabilities
  • Better voice controls Kinect can understand two voices talking at the same time
Secondary Screen Playstation App

  • Interoperability with any tablet/smartphone for full dashboard, PSN shop, communications, Playstation social networking.


  • Remote play via home network or internet.
  • Base OS feature, no special game developer work except mapping of Vita controls.
Xbox SmartGlass

  • Interoperability with any tablet/smartphone for full dashboard, shop, communications, and probably limited gameplay.
  • Could provide many features similar to WiiU gamepad where sticks and buttons are not required.
Back Compatibility No

No native, Uses Gaikai for streamed games (requires additional purchase)

Cloud computing No Yes
Operating System PlayStation 4 OS Triple OS (Xbox OS + Windows 8 kernel + Virtualization OS)
Online gaming Playstation Plus
$50 – year / $18 – 3 months
Xbox Live Gold
$60 – year / $25 – 3 months / $10 – 1 month
  • PS4 Will update while switched off
  • Play digital titles as they download from the PS Store
  • Immediately pick up any game from where you left off with “suspend mode”
  • PSN Friend Limit Is Increasing
  • PS4 Chargers your Controller while Sleeping
  • Anytime remote play
  • The ‘share’ button on the DualShock 4 controller offers a gamer the choice to share some of her recorded gameplay on social and video sites.
  • You can invite an online friend to ‘watch’ or even ‘play’ your game in real time.
  • Watch live TV from your cable or satellite set-top box through Xbox One
  • The Xbox ONE’s ‘Snap mode’ will allow multi-tasking, like watching a film and making Skype calls simultaneously
  • The console will recognise you through the Kinect camera, and once it recognises you, it logs you in
  • The Xbox has the ability to hold group video calls through the gaming console
  • Stay on top of by discovering the entertainment that is popular among your friends
  • The voice-activated software allows a user to scroll across applications, including games, tV and music. Switching from TV to gaming to music is just like changing a channel on your tv, just with the sound of your voice
Exclusive games
  • Deep Down
  • Driveclub
  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Galak-Z: The Dimensional
  • Infamous Second Son
  • Killzone Shadow Fall
  • Knack
  • N++
  • The Order: 1886
  • The Playroom
  • Resogun
  • Rime
  • Shadow of the Beast

  • Below
  • Crimson Dragon
  • D4
  • Dead Rising 3
  • Fable Legends
  • Forza Motorsport 5
  • Killer instinct
  • Kinect Sports Rivals
  • Powerstar Golf
  • Quantum Break
  • Ryse: Son of Rome
  • Sunset Overdrive
  • The Fighter Within

Launch titles Several games will come in the days and weeks after, but for now, the following 23 games represent the official PS4 launch titles:

  1. Angry Birds Star Wars
  2. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
  3. Battlefield 4
  4. Blacklight Retribution
  5. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  6. Contrast
  7. DC Universe Online
  8. FIFA 14
  9. Flower
  10. Injustice: Gods Among Us
  11. Just Dance 2014
  12. Killzone Shadow Fall
  13. Knack
  14. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
  15. Madden NFL 25
  16. NBA 2K14
  17. Need for Speed Rivals
  18. Resogun
  19. Skylanders Swap Force
  20. Sound Shapes
  21. Super Motherload
  22. Trine 2: Complete Story
  23. Warframe

PS4 launch titles

The Xbox One Launch Lineup was confirmed following Microsoft’s Gamescom 2013 showcase.

  1. Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
  2. Battlefield 4
  3. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  4. Crimson Dragon
  5. Dead Rising 3
  6. FIFA 14
  7. Fighter Within
  8. Forza Motorsport 5
  9. Just Dance 2014
  10. Killer instinct
  11. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
  12. LocoCycle
  13. Madden NFL 25
  14. NBA 2K14
  15. NBA Live 14
  16. Need for Speed: Rivals
  17. Powerstar Golf
  18. Ryse: Son of Rome
  19. Skylanders: Swap Force
  20. Zoo Tycoon
  21. Zumba Fitness: World Party
  • $399 in North America
  • 399€ in Europe
  • £349 in the UK
  • $549AU in Australia
  • $499 in North America
  • 499€ in Europe
  • £429 in the UK
  • $599AU in Australia

Fifa 14 or Forza 5 included with some day one editions

Chart from PS4 vs Xbox One specs


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