PS4 games lead console war in 2017 by a long way!

ps4 vs xbox one

2017 is already proving to be a fantastic year for gamers with numerous titles that have received high critical acclaim among players and journalists alike both on PS4 and Xbox One.

Related: Best PS4 games of 2016

What’s interesting, however, is that six of those games rated the highest on review-aggregator OpenCritic are being played on PS4, with only one title from Xbox One making the top 10.

Looking at the scores across the top 20 highest rated games of 2017, Xbox One does fair a little better however. Five games in total, including Halo Wars 2, make the top 20 compared to 11 on PS4.

Here’s the run-down so far:

1.Nioh PS4
2 Horizon PS4
3 Resi 7 Multi
4 Yakuza 0 PS4
5 Hatsune Miku PS4
7 A Normal Lost Phone PC
8 Semispheres PC/PS4
9 She Remembers Caterpillars PC
10 Aliens Go Home PC
11 Gravity Rush 2 PS4
12 Limelight PC
13 2064 Read Only Memories PS4/PC
14 CandLeman XBOX
15 Tales of Beseria PS4/PC
16 Sniper Elite IV MULTI
17 Atelier Shalie VITA
18 Halo Wars 2 XBOX/PC
19 For Honor MULTI
20 Poochy and Yoshi’s Wooly World 3DS

So, breaking that down it down by platform it’s:

  • PS4 – 11 games
  • PC – 11 games
  • XBOX – 5 games
  • 3DS -2 games
  • VITA -1 games

Now, let’s put that into a lovely pie-chart.

ps4 vs xbox one

It’s the PS4 exclusives that are setting Sony apart from its Microsoft’s competitors so far, and there’s still plenty more to come, including, Nier:Automata, Persona 5, Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy.