For someone who is heavily into gaming, the right kind of console would be of primary importance. However, in spite of the countless brands, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo rule the game. At the end of the day, it comes down to a console that offers the best features. Basically, one would need the following features in a decent gaming console –
- 4k Display
- Eminent Graphic Quality
- Best UHD streaming
Buying a gaming console is usually a twostep deal i.e.
- Reading lots of reviews
- Comparing prices
Nintendo rules the market at present as far as consoles are concerned. It is because it is one of the most portable gaming machines ever. However, a lot has changed in the gaming industry as we slowly approach 2019. The number of gamers has double folded as per collected data. Collective trends have also seen a significant paradigm shift. In fact, not just gamers, game developers also seem to be all geared up for a new wave in the industry! One of the best things to have happened though is that the number of female gamers has increased considerably.
Needless to say, with such crucial changes taking place across all spectrums of the industry, the gaming consoles are changing too. What once used to be popular, no longer is! So, what console shall rule the space in 2019? It is hard to pick one given the fact that each of them is doing one better than the other. However, all the good ones are going to cost you some money. It would be ideal to buy them on sale or so if you’re on a budget. You could also possibly find some good deals online. If you’re eyeing a particular console, then it is a good idea to create a price alert on it.
However, it is a good idea to wait a little more and buy better ones in 2019. Here’s a list of consoles that is bound to create waves next year –
Frankly speaking, at the moment Atari doesn’t have a standing in the market. However, a lot of hopes have been pinned on its upcoming game box. It is almost like the brand’s comeback is dependent on the console. However, there’s a lot of work that still needs to be done and hence, an official release hasn’t been announced. If one does find the Atari Game Box in the market, one shall be able to play the following classics –
- The Roller Coaster Tycoon
- Driver and Never Winter Nights
However, at the moment, gamers are waiting with baited breath for even a prototype. Only then would the rumours sound believable! Here’s hoping for something good!
2. The Xbox One X
The Xbox One X is slightly expensive in comparison to its competitors. However, it is well worth its price. It is an exquisitely detailed product; the kinds that Microsoft is known for. It has got the best hardware possible. Like the PS 4 Pro, the Xbox One X also offers 4K, HDR compatibility etc. However, it has got a better quality display. Unfortunately, the Xbox One X won’t have VR this year. There is a good chance that it will lose a few customers for not rolling out VR with its release. While the Xbox One X has fewer games in the library, it actually functions better than the PS4.
3. The PlayStation 4 PRO – More Games than you can Count!
- Compatible with HDR 10
- An Exclusive Library of Games
This is one of the best plug and play consoles in the market at the moment. A lot of new games can be found on the libraries of both Xbox One and PS 4 Pro. However, the PS clearly has more unique games than its fiercest competitor. Some of the lesser known but more interesting new games are also available on the PS 4. These games are based in Japan and are quite popular with hard-core gamers.
However, buying a gaming console isn’t easy and a lot needs to be taken into consideration before you make a purchase! Therefore, look at the features, the prices, what suits your needs the best and then, buy!