Gaming fans are divided. Well, kind of.
We have a disillusioned segment that believes that gaming consoles are the best. And then there are the enlightened ones who speak only the absolute truth when they proudly declare that the gaming PCs are the way, the truth, and the life for all gamers everywhere.
Let’s take a gander at how the PC makes the console eat dust.
7 Reasons Why Gaming PCs Rule Over Consoles
Fact. You cannot upgrade a console in ways that really matter.
Once you buy an Xbox One or a PlayStation 4, that’s all you’re getting, inside and out. You can no longer upgrade its system for a better gaming experience.
The PC, on the other hand, can be modified to give you the best gaming experience ever. RAMs, GPUs, CPUs, and storage can all be upgraded at your own convenience. You don’t need to wait three or four years for a better machine, unlike consoles. Console parts get obsolete and outdated in about a couple of years.
As for the physical set-up, one of the best things about owning a gaming PC is you can actually pimp it. You get to choose the monitor size, get a colorfully-backlit keyboard and mouse, and even get the wildest custom PC case that suits your taste. What’s not to love about that?!
No Pay-to-Play for Multiplayer Mode
If that’s not enough to convince you, we still have a few more up our sleeves.
You don’t need to shell out money just to play with someone online. Unlike Microsoft and Sony that charge an extra $9.99 monthly for Xbox Gold and the same amount for PlayStation Plus respectively, multiplayer modes on a gaming PC are absolutely free.
That being said, even if console loyalists say a PC is more expensive, the truth of the matter is it’s a lot cheaper in the long run.
You don’t need to spend $500 to $1,000 on a gaming console every two or three years. You spend nothing close to that for PC upgrades. No pay-to-play memberships.
If you’re great at finding bargains and discounts, you can build a gaming PC from scratch with only $500 that could outperform any console.
Exclusive and Inclusive
Gone are the days of console exclusives. Somehow folks eventually got tired of the console-exclusive marketing gimmicks.
The truth is, there are far more games available for PC than for a console, including those once-exclusive console games. Plus, there are numerous PC-only games that a lot of console gamers are missing out on.
Better Control over Content
One of the fun elements of PC gaming is the ability to modify the game and customize it. One of the games that mods are enjoyed thoroughly is GTA V.
Bet you can’t do that on a console.
A PC set-up allows a gamer to take his gaming experience to a level that’s suitable for his or her preference.
You can choose to play in bed using your gaming laptop or you can enjoy it on your desk. The choice between a keyboard and a mouse or a gaming controller (wired or Bluetooth) is also up to you. The screen where you want to play is also something you can control.
At the end of the day, a PC is built for other important tasks such as work or schoolwork. A console is optional but a PC is one of the most important things a whole lot of people need for their daily lives.
You may want a console but you definitely need a PC.
And with that statement, we end our argument. The gaming PC rocks in all aspects and there’s nothing the console can do about it.