One of the more compelling mysteries in this video game console generation concerns the power of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Which console will have edges? The raw material numbers point towards the top of the Xbox Series X – which explains why Microsoft calls it “the world’s most powerful console” – but initial tests suggest the PS5 surpasses its next-generation rival Used to be.
While the PS5 has several distinctive launch titles, which began with the console on November 12, many of Gir’s biggest games are available on both the PS5 and Xbox Series X. The problem for Xbox fans is that most of those games are running. Better on Sony’s console than Microsoft.
Digital Foundry has spent the last few weeks watching multiplet recorder games on the PS5 and Xbox Series X to see how the two consoles compare. As The Verge notes, the PS5 versions of the game consistently perform better than their Xbox counterparts. The Series X version of Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition marginally outperforms the PS5 version in performance mode, but the higher frame rate mode is better on the PS5.
The same is true for Assassin’s Creed Vallah, which has a more consistent frame rate on the PS5 suffering from screen tearing and judging on Series X. Meanwhile, the image quality and resolution of Dirt 5 are better on the PS5 than the Series X.