Mortal Kombat developer Ed Boon conducted a survey on Twitter to find out the main reasons for buying the Playstation 5 or Xbox Series X. Unsurprisingly, the price is the most important reason for deciding which console players want to get.
Which criterion is crucial for you to choose between the Playstation 5 and the Xbox Series X? Is it the graphics? Are they exclusive games? Is it the price? Mortal Kombat developer Ed Boon wanted to find out through a poll on Twitter.
The price is important
50,000 players took part in the survey. For 37.5% of participants, affordable pricing is the criterion for buying one of the consoles, followed by the ability to play last generation titles (backward compatibility) (30%). 19.2% voted in favor of better graphics. Exclusive titles are only important to 13.2%. Is Microsoft right with its strategy of not offering exclusive games for the launch of the Xbox Series X?
How representative this survey really is remains to be seen. Nevertheless, it is interesting to see that apparently a lot of people decide based on the price whether they get a PS5 or an Xbox Series X. So Sony and Microsoft have to think carefully about the price at which they will offer their upcoming consoles.
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