Jun 10, 2013 will certainly go down as a significant day in gaming history for all the right reasons. Earlier this year, both the PS4 and the XBOX One had a round one to reveal their consoles. Sony went for the hardware details and games, and Microsoft went for the multimedia capabilities. But E3 is the big stage everybody had their eyes on. After all, two big generation defining gaming consoles were being unveiled all over again.
Microsoft have already been under fire with their unclear, and then later, clarified draconian DRM policies about always online, and no-preowned games restrictions. And Sony had been vague about the box itself and the DRM policies. Both were addressed at their respective conferences, with more of what all of us were expecting them to show off – Games!
Monday night, I went to bed a bit late after having seen what Microsoft had to offer, and a few of Ubisoft’s and EA’s offerings. I couldn’t stay up to see what Sony had to reveal. To be honest, I was a bit worried for Sony, having seen the XBOX One’s great exclusives such as Titanfall. Little did I know, that I had no reason to be worried about. And now that the dust has settled, I can clearly declare the winner – Front, and centre – Sony Playstation 4.
And here are 5 solid reasons why.