Clash of the consoles

  @FortuneMagazine July 25, 2013: 7:12 AM ET
FUT22 console clash

Microsoft and Sony are giving consumers something new to play with: two consoles, dubbed the Xbox One and Playstation 4, which are due this fall. The industry was worth nearly $80 billion last year, according to research firm DFC Intelligence. Both devices are sleek black boxes with similar technical specifications -- they're essentially super-PCs. But the companies have chosen different tactics to launch the devices. Here's a closer look.

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