Coming This Fall: Return of the Video Game Console Wars

SourceThe New York Times
SectorEconomy
CountryOman

Gamers are awaiting Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X, though supply might be limited because of the pandemic.A gaming competition in Anaheim, Calif., in February. The pandemic is only intensifying anticipation for Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X.Credit...Kevork Djansezian/Getty ImagesBy Kellen BrowningBERKELEY, Calif. — Even before the coronavirus forced the world indoors and glued millions of people to their screens, 2020 was shaping up to be a huge year for gaming.Microsoft is set to release a new Xbox in November, and Sony is expected to introduce the next iteration of its PlayStation this holiday season. Both are big draws for video gamers eager to fire up the newest version of Halo or Spider-Man as they wait out the pandemic.And as the ninth generation of consoles approaches, ...read more...