Introduced within hours of one another, Sony’s PlayStation 4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One are the new major players on the games console market. Both are being billed as all-in-one home entertainment systems and have the requisite Blu-ray players, social media connectivity and general extended functionality.
The further technical details are important, of course, but first up there are three things you really want to know: What do they look like? How much will they cost me? And when can I get my hands on one?
Here comes the non-science part…
Launch date: Christmas 2013
Look: Jet black with a matt or gloss finish
Launch date: November
Look: “Liquid black” with a matt/gloss combination finish
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