In a recent live stream, IGN Japan’s chief editor, Daniel Robson stated that the Xbox Series X is aiming for higher performance than the PlayStation 5.
In Robson’s words:
There is no doubt that the Xbox Series X is aiming for overwhelmingly higher performance than the PS5
He then went on to add:
PlayStation 5 instead wants to be cheaper than Xbox Series X because of the difference in technical specifications
These comments from IGN Japan’s chief editor indicate that the Xbox Series X’s hardware exceeds that of the PlayStation 5. Sony seems to have figured that out and wants to adjust by making the PS5 less expensive. At this point, making hardware changes seems very unlikely.
The battle between the upcoming PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X is getting intense. Both Sony and Microsoft want to win this generation’s console war. Factors such as pricing and performance will have a huge impact on how the new console ecosystem turns out…