Making the first move, US game maker says that Xbox One will be available from this November at a price of $ 499 with a number of related accessories.
Responding equally hard yet smartly, Sony announces that its next generation gaming console, PlayStation 4 (PS4), will be available only at $ 399, $100 cheaper than its US competitor.
From the side of Microsoft it was also announced that Day One Edition is made available for pre-order at Amazonn.
A writer on official Xbox Magazine, Aoife Wilson, told BBC that ‘he didn’t see anything unique to compete with the rival.
According to iTechPost, the new Xbox console package includes the Xbox One console, a wireless controller, the updated version of the Kinect, and a two-week trial subscription for the Xbox Live Gold.
In its response, Sony made a please announcement for its lovers that PS4 will be sold only for $ 399; however, it did not specify any date instead said that the console would the market in holiday season.
The major thing, which will put Xbox One in trouble, is the offer of Sony to its users which allow them to play games on PS4 without any need of internet. As far as the Xbox One is concerned, gamers will be required to go online periodically to keep playing on the console.
Besides, PS4 will also enable PS3 games to be played on it. The console is already on pre-order on GameStop and Amazon.
Keeping in view of present scenario, it could be said that Sony has made E3 its event.