- This November, next-generation PlayStation and Xbox game consoles are scheduled to launch.
- So, which is worth your $500?
- With high price tags and minuscule launch lineups, both Sony’s and Microsoft’s flagship next-gen game consoles aren’t must-buy systems this holiday season.
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In just a few weeks, new next-gen PlayStation and Xbox consoles are scheduled to arrive: The Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5, pictured above, are the flagship models of each company’s latest game systems.
With promises of speedy load times, dazzling visuals, and — most critically of all — new games, both Sony and Microsoft are betting their powerful, expensive new consoles will convince people to drop a whopping $500.
But, even if you could, should you? The answer for the vast majority of people this holiday season is a resounding no.
Here’s why you should wait until at least 2021 to buy a next-gen PlayStation or Xbox console: