PS4 Pro is recently launched and Xbox Scorpio is anticipated in 2017. Now the question is whether you should wait for the Microsoft console until next year or grab the one available now PS4 Pro. Here is a detailed comparison about the rivals of a powerful games console.

Comparison of PS4 Pro and XBox Scorpio
Comparison of PS4 Pro and XBox Scorpio

Pricing & Availability Comparison

The availability of PS4 Pro is known, but about the Xbox Scorpio, there are infinite questions. The PS4 Pro console from Sony arrives on 10 Nov 2016 in the UK and is available at £349.99 as 1TB edition. It confirms that it is only £100 more than the default model PS4 model, meaning you are pretty sure this can be an excellent Christmas gift.

On the other hand, nothing is clear about Xbox One Scorpio, except for the release date to be Christmas 2017, and it is almost one-year waiting time. The pricing is not known but expected to be £600-650, a straight double of PS4 Pro.

Specs & Features

Scorpio boasts six teraflops graphical power already branding to be the most powerful console. The PS4 Pro clocks at 4.2 teraflops and the existing ones of both are 2 teraflops of power. The Scorpio may trump the Pro with respect to memory as Scorpio will come equipped with memory 320GB/s, while PS4 Pro runs at 218GB/s. However, Pro offer 8GB memory, but what Scorpio will give as memory is unknown.The Scorpio will play 4K Blu-rays, but PS4 Pro does not. For movie watchers, Scorpio is the best.

Games

The PS4 boasts of Uncharted 4 and Bloodborne, and other titles such as Detroit: Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding and Beyond Human to be on the way. There is a range of older Sony titles also available to play for a small fee.

Xbox One includes few simple franchises: Gears of War, Halo, and Forza.

Verdict

Picking PS4 Pro is a safe bet. It is surely cheaper, especially with VR. The power and performance may lag a bit, but ignorable. If you want more, wait for Scorpio of Microsoft.

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