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Report: Why Players Choose Xbox One or PS4



A new report has revealed the major motivators for last-gen console owners to upgrade to the current generation.

According to Nielsen, most Xbox One owners upgraded from a 360, citing “brand” as the number one reason for the purchase. The PlayStation 4, on the other hand, won over last-gen console owners of all persuasions due to its “better resolution” and Blu-ray player. “Faster processing power” appeared as a reason for owning both consoles.

Most eighth gen console owners — whether it’s Xbox One, PS4 4 or Wii U — previously owned a Wii, which is unsurprising considering the Wii’s success. Wii U owners gave reasons like “fun factor” and “exclusive games/content” as big motivators for the move to this generation.

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1 Comment

  1. Mario James says:

    I have to go with the fun factor. Evey thing the PS4 had going for it was technical. I do think that it is important to function and provide the most perks, most of the items are not deal breakers for me if they are not offered. I just need to have fun in the end.