May 23, 2022

Gabe Newell Says Xbox Series X is “Better” Than PS5

Are you sitting on the fence as to whether to invest in an Xbox Series X or a PlayStation 5? Need some expert advice? Thankfully, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell has the answer.

Gabe Newell, co-founder of Valve, has come straight out and said who he “supports” in the Xbox/PlayStation next-gen conversation.

And, simply put, he prefers the Xbox Series X to the PlayStation 5.

Speaking to Project NZ, a New Zealand news team (Newell found himself holed up there for lockdown), Newell gave his opinion on the two next-gen consoles.

As explanation, Newell noted that he thought the Series X was better. When pushed for a reasoning how he decided that, Newell responded that is was better, “because it is”.

Right. Whilst I may prefer Xbox over PlayStation, I could at least exhibit a rationale behind why I think one is better over the other. But, then again, I’m not Gabe Newell.

Newell continued to say;

“I don’t have a stake in that race. Obviously, we do most of our development on personal computers, [but of the two] I would definitely go with an Xbox”.

So, there we have it (I guess). The Xbox Series X is [not] definitively better than the PlayStation 5.


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