Microsoft is committing the same sin today that it did with the launch of the Xbox One: The focus of a game console shouldn t be about the platform, but the games.
The One broke compatibility with the Xbox 360, it cost $100 more than the PS4, and at the time it charged $60 for Xbox Live Gold to access Netflix.
Even the Spider-Man open world game looked fantastic.
If gamers decide that simulation sickness is a thing and hold off buying Sony s VR hardware, that whole concept could quickly crash and burn.
Microsoft still dominates the racing genre with the Forza series, and Scorpio s horsepower implies that eventually cross-platform games like the Call of Duty series will shine on Microsoft s consoles, not the PS4.
Maybe it s my proximity to the Microsoft ecosystem, but Microsoft still seems to be prioritizing mechanics over fun.