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Digital Foundry Compares the PS5 vs Xbox Series X

Digital Foundry Compares the PS5 vs Xbox Series X - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 November 2020 / 3,088 Views

Digital Foundry has posted a new video comparing the two premium next-generation consoles, the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X. 

Rich Leadbetter and John Linneman from Digital Foundry in the video unbox the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, compares the size of the two consoles, and take a look at the two controllers. 

View the Digital Foundry video below:

The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S will launch worldwide on November 10. The PlayStation 5 will launch on November 12 in the US, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, and in the rest of the world on November 19. 


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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14 Comments

VAMatt (on 31 October 2020)

What about the performance comparisons that we're all waiting for?

I imagine they're not allowed to do that until the systems are publicly available.


TallSilhouette (on 30 October 2020)

Wow, they are GUSHING over the DualSense. Bravo, Sony!


LudicrousSpeed (on 30 October 2020)

Holy shit the PS5 is huge. Almost comically so. That controller looks great though, can't wait to try it out. Would be nice if they released one with the analog sticks in the right spot.


Squall_Leonhart (on 30 October 2020)

They are in the right spot ;)


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AsGryffynn (on 31 October 2020)

I can see the guys at Hori doing an Xbox like layout for the DS in the future. They know some people ask for the same controller but with the analog located above the D-Pad.


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mjk45 (on 29 October 2020)

bloody teasers


Tridrakious (on 30 October 2020)

Really sucks to be watch a video on VGChartz and a video ad starts running in the background, overlaying the audio.


JRPGfan (on 30 October 2020)

Sounds like they both prefer the PS5 controller....


Random_Matt (on 29 October 2020)

Got me excited now.


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siebensus4 (on 29 October 2020)

So the haptic feedback of the DualSense is actually comparable with the HD Rumble from the Switch Pro Controller? Well, it wouldn't be the first time that Sony copied from Nintendo ^^


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Bandorr (on 29 October 2020)

Last time I saw someone swing and miss that badly they spun around in a circle before falling down. It may have been a cartoon..


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Hynad (on 29 October 2020)

Comparable in the sense that it is haptic feedback. But DF are clear: it is much better implemented in the Dual Sense and the controller is revolutionary. "Nice" try though.


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JRPGfan (on 30 October 2020)

If you watched the video they basically said its the next level of HD Rumble. Basically its a improvement on the Switch HD rumble..... so what you might expect to get from a Switch 2, in the future or such.


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Qwark (on 30 October 2020)

Not only did they copy it, they also kicked it to the next level. Along with haptoic feedback on the triggers and all that for the same and in time probably a lower price.


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