5 Reasons Why PCs Are Better Than Consoles

Published: December 4, 2013

When it comes to gaming, the last few years consoles have sold more but they are frozen in time. PCs get better and better, while consoles are years behind in hardware but somehow people are more willing to buy them versus PCs. This list will give you reasons why PCs are far superior in every way.

  1. Graphics

    When it comes to graphics, PC is far ahead of all consoles. Many only have one format and display resoluton, and it's bad to begin with. With PC everything can be custom to fit your needs and wants. PC is years ahead in hardware, while consoles don't even try.

  2. Price

    Many think PC gaming is far more expensive than consoles, but they aren't. PS4s are currently selling for $400 and the games are extremely expensive and range over $60. A good gaming PC only takes $600 and the games are extremely cheap, in the long run you'll be saving money, have better hardware and overall have a better experience.

  3. Game Variety

    Many people think consoles have alot of games exclusive to that console, but many of those games are available on PC. PC also have a library of over 10,000 games and alot more exclusives. Most next generation consoles don't even have a library bigger than 1,000 games. Plus PCs can emulate games from consoles. 

  4. Social Aspect

    Pc has multiple online games that include team work and interaction with others, you can also stream,record, and edit game play videos. When it comes to consoles you have to pay to be online and new hardware is needed in order to steam,record and edit. Multiplayer games are scare compared to PCs huge list of online games. Overall the social aspect is miles ahead of what consoles try to create.

  5. Customize,Upgrade

    You can customize PCs and create them to match your personality, while consoles all look the same. After many years your hardware will become outdated, but don't worry you can upgrade the same exact PC you have, with consoles you have to buy a new one every couple of years. Sometimes modifying consoles is illegal and breaks your warranty, so their is literally no aspect you can change.

PCs are cheaper with the best graphics and overall offers a better gaming experience. There is much more games and overall playing them is easier on PC. There is literally no reason to fork out more money on cheap hardware that isn't good. Consoles are overpriced and underpowered.