PlayStation 4 is already around 50 % quicker than its rival Xbox One. PlayStation 4 are 40-50 percent faster than Xbox One, and its Arithmetic Logic Unit is approximately 50 % more quickly. One basic example that without optimization for either gaming console, a platform-agnostic development build can operate at around 30 fps in 1920×1080 on PlayStation 4, but it will run at 20 fps in 1600×900 on Xbox One. one developers determined that the “Xbox One is weaker and it’s a pain to use its ESRAM.”
The PlayStation 4 is $100 less costly then the Xbox one, but with this price the PlayStation 4 won’t come with a camera, when the Xbox One will include the new Kinect and allow for voice control and video chat.
Microsoft knows the issue and, having most recently updated the clock speed of Xbox One, is spending so much time to close the distance on PlayStation 4, even though one developer we spoke to downplayed the move. “The clock speed update is not significant, it does not change things that much,” he said. “Of course, something is better than nothing.”
Sony and Microsoft are each still focusing on the graphics drivers for each system, and Xbox One is lagging behind in this connection – Microsoft “has been late on their drivers and that has been hurting them,” said one source. An additional referred to Xbox One’s graphics drivers less charitably as “horrible”. Both consoles’ graphics drivers continues to increase even – and beyond – launch, which will even up the variation in performance slightly.
Both system holders are, of course, inspiring developers to take benefit of each console’s special functions such as the DualShock 4’s touch pad and Kinect but there is small interest for either among the developers said. “They really want us to make use of platform specific stuff to give their version a leg up over the other, But unless there’s a good design reason or incentive we rarely do.”
In fact, in spite of that beach in speed, the differences between platform release window games will be minimal; with restricted deadlines to meet, it is more expedient for developers to on purpose create near-identical versions.