It has been revealed this week that both new next-generation gaming consoles will support 8 player party chat at launch. So whether you go for Sony’s new PlayStation 4 all Microsoft’s Xbox One games console you will be able to enjoy socialising with up to 7 other friends.
The new next-generation PlayStation 4 party chat feature will also allow top PS Vita owners to joining the conversations and enjoy the fun, reports the official PS Blog.
But don’t forget that some third party headsets will not be available to use from launch day on the PS4 and the Xbox One will only support the official Xbox One games headset and one included in the box on launch. However both Microsoft and Sony have announced that they will be rolling out firmware update after the launches to provide support for older generation and third party gaming headsets in the future.
The new next generation PlayStation 4 console will be launching on November 15th 2013 in the US and slightly later throughout Europe on November 29th 2013. The Sony PlayStation 4 console is priced at $399, €399, and £349 depending on your location.
The Xbox One games console will also offer full 7.1 surround sound support and launches on November 22nd 2013 and is priced at $499.99 in the US, £429.99 in the UK and 499.99 Euros throughout Europe and $599.99 AU in Australia.
Source: Game Informer
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