Xbox One: $499
The Xbox also includes a new Kinect sensor, which enables motion- and voice control out of the box.
For $60, users can get 12 months of a Xbox Live Gold membership, which is required for multigame play and access to third-party apps like Netflix and face-to-face chats.
PlayStation 4: $399
There is also a $50 fee for a PS Plus subscription, which provides 12 months of multiplayer gaming and online perks.
Bottom line: Although the Xbox One costs $100 more, consider what you are getting for your money in areas like features and apps.