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With the current trend of the PlayStation 4 outselling the Xbox One, an intelligence firm predicts that the PS4 will triumph over the Xbox One in sales by 40% in the year 2019.
Netflix is expecting new versions of the Xbox One and PS4 with 4K resolution support later this year - in fact, Sony is said to have "promised" a revised model of its console to a Netflix executive.
Worldwide sales of the PS4 beat those of the Xbox One in Q4 2014, as they did throughout the year - but it seems that Microsoft has significantly narrowed the sales gap between its console and Sony's.
Sony Online Entertainment has been sold to a third-party investment firm, and the former Sony subsidiary will now make games for Xbox One, mobile and other platforms.
Sony has announced that it is closing its Music Unlimited service in March, replacing it with a new 'PlayStation Music' service, powered by Spotify, and coming to the PS4, PS3 and Sony Xperia devices.
From tardy updates and Micromax crapware, to cutting-edge flagships, wireless keyloggers, Steamtastrophes, and another Xbox price cut, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
If you're struggling to choose between the Xbox One and PS4, this may be the ideal solution: the PlayBox, a beast of a device combining the two consoles in a laptop form factor with a 22-inch screen.
Sony has announced a subscription program for the PlayStation Now service in North America, providing unlimited access to more than 100 PlayStation 3 games, for $19.99 a month, or $44.99 for 3 months.
From Windows 10 and modular smartphones, to HTC's new flagship, what's next from OnePlus, premium wearables, epic games and more, we look at some of the cool stuff that's on the way in the year ahead.
Are an Xbox Live Games with Gold member or have you subscribed to Playstation Plus' annual services? Do you want to know how much money you have saved this year thanks to these services?
From free music and festive deals, to Lenovo's global recall, Flight Sim's return, the end of the Nexus 5 and the cheapest Windows Phone ever, we look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
Sony has confirmed that the PS4 will go on sale in China next month, with a launch price of 2,899 CNY - 22% lower than that of Microsoft's basic Xbox One model, which launched there in September.
Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox, took the time over the weekend to comment on Sony's exclusive rights to Street Fighter V. Spencer mentioned he'd rather invest in first party IP than sign deals.
The special edition PlayStation 4 consoles launched by Sony to celebrate the first PlayStation's anniversary sold out within minutes and now some of these are selling for outrageous prices on eBay.
A teaser for the long-awaited new instalment in the Street Fighter series has leaked, revealing that the game will be available exclusively for PCs and the PS4, with no love for Microsoft's Xbox One.
Today we have a giveaway containing 6 games, Dungeon Defenders 2 - Early Access, Football Manager 2015, Sniper Elite 3, Tesla Effect, Robotex all on PC - with Trine 2 on the PlayStation 4
Wired's Battle Damage segment put the two current gen consoles through some pretty brutal durability tests in a video to determine the last one standing. The loser gets chainsawed in half.
If you've been on the fence about Destiny, you now have the chance to check out the game for free. And you progress gets saved and transferred even to a new-gen console as long as it's the same family
Three months after the PS4 passed the same milestone, Microsoft now says it is nearing 10 million sales of its Xbox One - but the figure applies to sales of the console to retailers, not to consumers.
Sony is announcing a new version of their PS4 OS, v 2.01. The update, which is coming soon, is aimed at fixing some of the bugs that were recently introduced with last month's update 2.0.
Rockstar has released a bunch of new screenshots showing the upcoming version of GTA V for Xbox One and PS4 - and among them are images showing a new first-person perspective for the game.
This week we cover the Dark Soul's clone Lords of the Fallen on the PlayStation 4, while we also have our Neowin gaming news roundup which covers the week in gaming from the Neowin writers.
This week we cover the long awaited horror title "The Evil Within" on the PC and have our blast from the past in the form of Dungeon Keeper 2 from way back in 1999. Next week it's Lords of the Fallen.
This week we have a review of the PC version of Ryse: Son of Rome, some PS4 Driveclub review news and our new Blast from the Past: The Thing on the Xbox, originally released way back in 2002,
From Windows news and Android 5.0, to a bunch of Apple devices, Surface, Xbox and PS4 updates, stuff on fire, and Bono, we take a look back at highlights from the week's top tech coverage on Neowin.
Sony has announced a new system update for its PlayStation 4 console, one that will bring the OS to version 2.0. This update will bring new features, bug fixes, UI changes and more.
According to some educated estimates, the Xbox One may have outsold Sony's Playstation 4 for the month of September. If true this is only the second month when Microsoft's console comes out on top.
This week we have Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on PC, Alien: Isolation on the Xbox One and PC and a new section called Blast from the Past which this week covers the 1998 title Trespasser.
Neowin's senior news editor for Europe, Andy Weir, is finally ready to buy a new-generation games console, but he can't quite decide between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Which one should he buy?
In this weeks games review round up we have our early impressions of Alien: Isolation on the Xbox One and PC reviews of Sherlock Holmes - Crimes and Punishments and The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.
This week we have been to the EGX gaming expo held in Earl's Court London. The show sees many playable versions of upcoming titles for the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Read on for our full coverage
Each week we post a review round-up and news of the latest games on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and on the PC. This week we have first impressions of Destiny and a review of Infamous: First Light.
After opening pre-orders back in June, Rockstar has finally announced that Grand Theft Auto V will come to the Xbox One and PS4 in November - but the PC version won't be arriving until next year.
Sony has revealed that it has sold one million PlayStation 4 consoles in the United Kingdom - around 10% of its total worldwide sales - making it the UK's second fastest-selling console ever.
Each week we will be posting a review round-up of the latest games on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and on the PC. This week we have Metro Redux and Diablo 3: Reaper Of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition.
With 10 million PS4 consoles sold, Sony is performing well above than what most people expected. A recent Nielsen study about brand loyalty may explain why Sony is doing great after all.
Unveiled earlier this week, Sony's Share Play feature allows sharing of titles even with those that don't own the game. But, Sony has failed to mention there will be a limit to the service.
Thanks to a weak Japanese currency and strong PS4 sales, Sony reported a higher profit than expected for the last quarter. However, the company still expects a loss for the next financial year.
Sony has posted on their PlayStation blog website that the newest update to the PS4 software will include the "Share Play" feature, which was first introduced at E3, in addition to many others.
A PS4 featuring a striking rainbow paint-job - nicknamed the 'GayStation 4' - has been sold at auction, raising thousands of dollars for a charity that helps LGBT persons who have fled persecution.
Sony says that it sold 3.5 million PlayStation 3 and 4 units last quarter, far outselling the Xbox One and 360 - Microsoft managed to sell just 1.1 million of its consoles during the same period.
If you thought paying for "horse armor" was bad, then check out the latest DLC being offered up by Sony for the latest Killzone game on the Playstation 4. If something smells bad, it's probably this.
Sony executives were exuberant upon learning of the Xbox One's $499 price tag at last year's E3 gaming conference, with a Sony saying it figured Microsoft would soon release a version without Kinect.
Sky UK customers will be unable to access Sky Go on the Xbox 360 after July 29 unless they pay £5 a month for the premium Extra package, in a move that will also affect its upcoming PlayStation apps.
Rockstar announced that GTA V is coming to new-generation consoles later this year, and a video comparing the upcoming PS4 version alongside that of the PS3 shows how much better it will look.
Turtle Beach has announced a new range of Headsets at E3 for both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, they will be the first to offer DTS Headphone 7.1 Surround and complete wireless chat on the Xbox One.
While Titanfall's availability on consoles has so far been exclusive to Xbox, it seems that exclusivity will not apply to its sequel, which is reportedly in development and coming to the PS4.
The surround sound headset market is big business for gaming and today we are covering the Phantom Headset from Turtle Beach, one of their high-end products that aims to bring great sound to everyone.
Weeks after Microsoft announced that it will sell the Xbox One in China from September, Sony has confirmed its plans to launch PlayStation there too, although it has not yet set a date for the launch.