PS5 exclusives drove me to buy Xbox Series X — here’s why

I love the PS5, but I don’t like the way Sony is handling exclusives

I’ve always considered myself something of a PlayStation fanboy. 

When I worked in video game retail a few years ago I wore my blue PlayStation lanyard with pride, convinced gaming-illiterate parents that a PS4 was absolutely the system to get their kids for Christmas, and when the PS5 was announced I put my money down without hesitation. I even took launch day off work so I could play my shiny new next-gen console until my eyes stung.

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Forza Motorsport is a ‘huge generational leap’ from previous games – here’s why
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Turtle Beach Battle Buds review
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Crysis Remastered Trilogy coming to consoles and PC this fall
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Nintendo Switch Pro launch tipped for this week — what you need to know
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Samsung Galaxy S22 could be a gaming powerhouse — here’s why
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Aorus FI32U Incoming – 32-Inch 4K 144Hz Monitor with HDMI 2.1
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Gigabyte and its enthusiast sub-brand Aorus is about to release a 32-inch gaming monitor called the Aorus FI32U with a Read more