Xbox One PS4 Nintendo Switch games news – Microsoft hit moves onto Sony’s console, Nintendo miss out
Xbox One games list has been dealt a blow with an exclusive heading to the rival PS4 console, but the Nintendo Switch has missed out. The Xbox One has lagged behind the PS4 this generation, with Sony’s console handily outselling Microsoft’s machine. Xbox One sales figures are not revealed any more, but it is believed to have sold around 47million units since launching back in November 2013.
In comparison the PS4 has sold 108.9million units, making it the second best selling home console of all time.
Even the Nintendo Switch, which was released three and a half years after the Xbox One, has sold more than Microsoft’s console is estimated to have.
Recent figures have revealed the Nintendo Switch has sold over 52million units.
There are many reasons that can explain why the PS4 has significantly outsold the Xbox One.
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But the biggest reason is arguably the selection of exclusives on both consoles.
The PS4 has an enviable selection of exclusives games.
From God of War, to Uncharted 4, to Bloodborne, to Spider-Man, to Persona 5, to Horizon Zero Dawn, to Gran Turismo Sport, to Death Stranding – the list goes on.
The great selection of PS4 exclusives is highlighted by how three of this year’s biggest games are PlayStation 4 exclusives.
These titles are the Final Fantasy 7 Remake, The Last of Us Part 2 and Ghost of Tsushima.
The Xbox One does have some great exclusives, but these are fewer and farther between.
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Below has been a console exclusive for the Xbox One for over a year
Below will be arriving on the PS4 this year, but the Nintendo Switch is missing out
And now one of the Xbox One’s exclusives will be making the jump to the PS4 this year.
But fret not, it isn’t a title such as Halo 5, Forza Horizon 3 or Gears of War 5 that will be playable on the PS4.
Instead it’s indie title Below which was an exclusive for the Xbox One and PCs for over a year.
It has been announced this week that Below will be making its way to the PS4 in spring 2020.
Below is a survival game where you have to explore a mountain filled with mystery and enemies.
The action all unfolds from a top down perspective and the game received fairly positive reviews upon its release.
But the PS4 version will be getting a new Explore mode that could make the game much more accessible and boost review scores.
In case you’re wondering then here are more details on Below, taken from the Microsoft Store…
Test your adventurer mettle against The Isle’s procedural subterranean labyrinths.
Explore a large, interconnected underworld crawling with cunning wildlife, deadly traps and stalked by a shadowy presence. Survive the perils of The Depths and unearth what lies below… or die trying..
Below is a procedural terrarium filled with life, mystery and death.
Explore the vast subterranean underworld of The Isle: a dangerous, unfathomable deep. Choose your path through the randomly generated labyrinth crawling with deadly monstrosities, traps and hazardous environments.
Perma-death awaits at every false step, and there are no hints to guide you…
Spelunking through The Depths of Below is a treacherous endeavour, with death around every corner. The world is alive with flora & fauna, and there are many ways to scavenge materials and harvest ingredients to create life-saving remedies or useful survival tools…
What lies below? Only the bravest wanderers will find out. The Depths are filled with secrets and danger.
Below embraces the idea that players enjoy discovering secret areas, finding hidden passageways and unravelling the deepest mysteries hidden in the darkness…