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Sony does too charge for online services! You have to be a PS+ member just for online play of just about all of their games for the PS4!
You have some of your info wrong... https://support.us.playstation.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5060/~/ps4-online-multiplayer-requirements
Yo M$ take notes from sony
Sony changed their stance on free PS online and now charges just like MS does for online access.
I would be interested to know how many game titles have been sold to XBone owners. I have heard from a friend who works for GameStop that XB1 [censored]les have been outselling PS4 titles despite selling fewer consoles. It would be interesting if that was the case in more places than just 1 store.
I've been reading the same thing about game sells with the Xbox also.
Its funny sony seems to be doing well with PS4 however sony is selling off parts of the company because its losing money.
The number of markets both consoles are available in plays a huge part on sales numbers, as would the attach rate (games sold per console purchase). Sevag's info about game sales is something I've heard from others too, but its still anecdotal. The 360 has a huge attach rate compared to the PS3, but its so early in the current 'war' that its going to be years out when we can get numbers that mean anything.
I think I remember the XBone in only 13 markets, while sony's console is in more than 32 (several countries may be in a single market).
I love my One, and my 360 and PS3 still get a good workout. I was tempted to get a PS4 but there simply aren't any titles that grab me. Titanfall looks interesting, but as with the PS3 there are too few 'gotta have' titles like Journey and The Last of Us. Console exclusivity sucks for us consumers, but it can make or break a console like the Halo and GoW series helped to do with the 360.
Ps4 is a great console but...its not something I would buy if it was a Rush Sale