Xbox 360 vs PlayStation5

Basic introduction of Xbox 360 vs PlayStation 5

  • An online gaming console is a must-have for online game fans. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s PlayStation 5 are the recent entrants in the gaming console field. Both of them offer various online gaming services and have some amazing features which are a huge hit with online gaming fans. To understand which one offers the best features, we have compared the two based on some parameters.
  • If you are an online gaming fan, this blog post will be a treat to your eyes.
  • In this blog post, we will be comparing the gaming consoles, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 5 on the following parameters: Launch Date in India, Available Versions, Graphics, Memory, Gaming Accessories, Trustworthiness, Online Connectivity, Best-Selling Games, Exclusive Games, and Price in India.

Microsoft Xbox 360 price in India

Product Name Price in India
Microsoft Xbox 360 (Black) ₹ 26,990
Microsoft Xbox 360 (Black, 4GB) ₹ 27,990

Microsoft Xbox 360 overview

Sony PlayStation 5 price in India

Product Name Price in India
Sony PlayStation 5 (PS5) 1TB Gaming Console
₹ 49,990

Sony PlayStation 5 overview

 Launch Date in India

  • Sony made the PlayStation 5 available for pre-order on January 12, 2021, in India. It was launched on February 2, 2021, in India. As per announcements made by Sony, a second pre-order was not made available.
  • Microsoft, on the other hand, launched the Xbox 360 gaming console in India way back in 2013.

Available Versions

  • PlayStation 5 comes in two models: PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition. There is no disk drive in the PS5 Digital Edition while the PS5 boasts a 4K UHD Blue-ray disc drive.
  • The Xbox 360 comes in 4 different models or versions: the Xbox 360 4GB console, the Xbox 360 4GB with Kinect, the Xbox 360 250 GB console, and the Xbox 360 250 GB console with Kinect. The amount of hard disk contained in these models are different from each other.

 Processing Power

  • The PlayStation 5 boasts an AMD-designed APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) and also has 8 Zen 2 cores with 16 threads having a 3.5 GHz peak frequency. It also has a GPU with custom RDNA2 implementation and has 36 CUs with a 2.23 GHz peak frequency.
  • The CPU of the Xbox 360 is a triple-core Xenon. It houses three core processors of 3.2 GHz.

 Graphics

  •  The PlayStation 5 has impressive graphics (4K and ray-tracing) which gives you an amazing gaming experience.
  •  The Xbox 360, on the other hand, makes use of ATI Xenos for processing graphics. ATI Xenos contains 10 MG of eDRAM.

 Memory

  • As far as the usable memory is concerned, the Play Station 5 has 16 GB GDDR6 SDRAM (suitable for main tasks), and 512 MB DDR4 RAM (suitable for background tasks).
  • The Xbox 360, on the other hand, offers 512 MB of memory.

 Gaming Accessories

  • On the Accessories front, the Sony PlayStation 5 consists of a charging station for the DualSense, a brand new HD camera, remote control for media, and a Pulse 3D Wireless headset that is well-integrated with the Tempest Engine 3D Auto Technology.
  •  On the other hand, Microsoft Xbox 360 comes with a webcam, headsets (for communicating), dance mats, Gamercize suitable for exercise, and Kinect (motion control system).

 Trustworthiness

  • The failure rate of PlayStation 5 is around 1/1200 units.
  • The failure rate of Xbox 360 is 23.7% (for two years).

 Online Connectivity

  • You can play online with your friends on the PlayStation 5. Some free games are available. For watching paid online games you need to subscribe to PlayStation Plus which costs $9.99 per month. PlayStation Now houses free online games.
  • With the help of Xbox Live, you can access online gaming services both without any subscription and with a subscription. You can subscribe to multiplayer online gaming services for $60 per person or $99.99 for a family consisting of 4 people.

Best-Selling Games

  • Some of the best-selling games on PlayStation 5 are Marvel’s Spider-man, Ghost of Tshushima, Marvel’s Avengers, Horizon Zero Dawn, and Call of Duty Vanguard.
  • On the other hand, the best-selling games on the Xbox 360 are Kinect Adventures, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Gears of War 2, and Grand Theft Auto IV.

 Exclusive Games

  • The games exclusively available on PlayStation 5 include God of War: Ragnarok, Ratchet, and Clank: Rift Apart, Demon’s Souls, and Destruction AllStars.
  • Gears of War 3, Halo Combat, and Forza Motorsport 4 are some of the games that are exclusively available on Xbox 360.

Price in India

  • The price of PlayStation 5 in India is on the higher side at 49,990 INR while that of the PlayStation 5 Digital Edition in India is 39,990 INR.
  • The price of the Xbox 360 is quite affordable as it is 15,990 INR in India.

Which one to choose?

  • We know the decision is tough as so many features are offered by both the gaming consoles. But, your choice depends on your requirements. If you have a tight budget, the Xbox 360 is for you. If you need a powerful memory, PlayStation 5 is what you should go for. We are sure you have got the drill now.

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