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Which Video Game Platform do you use?

Pros and Cons of
Consoles
as Gaming Platforms

Pros:

  • Relatively inexpensive
  • Huge variety of games
  • Sports games thrive on consoles

Cons:

  • Not upgradeable
  • Limited use other than playing video games
  • Limited multi-player capability

At GamesDiscounted we feature a number of games available on each of the different game platforms including Xbox, PS4, Steam and EA Origin.

If you are an avid gamer, then no doubt you have established which platform is best suited to the games and style you prefer to play.

If you are still in the process of figuring out which is best for you, we’ve picked out a couple of articles you may find of interest!?

In Choosing The Video Game Platform Best For You published on Lifewire, author Michael offers a useful overview, nicely summarised in a list of pros & cons [shown in the adjacent columns].

Jess, writing for Engadget, also poses the question ‘Which gaming console is right for you?‘ and guides us through the advantages and drawbacks of each of the main game consoles.

If you’ve made up your mind, below you will find links to the latest deals on the Xbox and Play Station. And if you want to try out the free PC platform options then download links are available for each of the platforms we feature games for on the site.
Have fun!!

Pros and Cons of
PCs
as Gaming Platforms

Pros:

  • Multiple uses other than gaming
  • Great multi-player capability via the Internet
  • Upgradeable
  • Great for strategy, real-time strategy & simulation games

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Smaller library of games
  • Sports games play relatively poorly on this platform

Consoles

Xbox Logo

Xbox ONE

The world’s most powerful console

  • over 1,300 games
  • over 200 console exclusives
  • over 400 Xbox classics
  • Enjoy 4k Ultra HD Blu-rayTM & 4K video streaming
  • Play within a massive community of gamers on arguably the fastest, most reliable gaming network.
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Play Station 4 (PS4)

The world's best-selling console

  • over 1,700 games

Play the latest games in amazing 4K clarity; skin tones become warmer, materials take on realistic textures and environments come alive like never before.

  • Stream the biggest movies, hottest TV shows and latest videos in 4K resolution from Netflix & YouTube

PC Platforms

Origin

Play great PC games and connect with your friends, all in one place.

  • Great PC Games
  • Platform made for Gaming
  • Friends & Community
Steam Logo

Steam

The ultimate entertainment platform

  • Play
  • Connect
  • Create

Uplay

PC games portal, where you can find all your games on PC

  • Connect to Uplay
  • Participate in the Ubisoft forums
  • Buy Ubisoft games
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