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With the holiday season nearing, shoppers everywhere are buying the last of their gifts.
For those who are still not done with their holiday shopping, here are five of the best gaming consoles to purchase for any gamer in your family.
- PlayStation 5: As the latest PlayStation to be offered by Sony, the PlayStation 5 is one that’s made for everyone. The console offers users the chance to play almost all of the games that are out there, including Halo Infinite which was only recently made available to Xbox fans in 2021. The PlayStation 5 also loads things at lightning speed and has the ability to provide 3D audio, creating an immersive experience for any gaming fan. Dynamic resistance also gives players the feel that they’re interacting with the characters in the games they’re playing. Prices for the PlayStation 5 start at $459.99 at Target.
- Nintendo Switch Lite: As a compact device, the Nintendo Switch Lite is perfect for any gamer who wants to play while on the go. The device is also great for those who want to play with others; the Nintendo Switch Lite allows up to eight players to link up and play a single game together. With a special membership, gamers can also play with others online. The Nintendo Switch Lite comes in a variety of colors, such as turquoise, coral, yellow, gray and blue. The device is priced at $199.99.
- Microsoft Xbox Series X: As the latest incarnation of their Xbox Series, the Xbox Series X has lived up to the hype leading up to their 2020 launch. The console has gained attention for both its high-speed performance and its sleek design. Featuring DirectX ray tracing and 4K graphics, the Xbox Series X gives gamers a full, immersive experience. As of now, the gaming console is priced at $499.99.
- PlayStation 4 Pro: Also known more simply as the PS4 Pro, the PS4 Pro is an improvement on the previously released PS4. With this version, the image clarity, in-action gameplay and loading times are all improved upon. When played on an HDR TV, the graphics are further amplified, highlighting the games’ colors. The PS4 is also compatible with the latest releases. For now, the gaming console is priced at $299.99.
- Microsoft Xbox Series S: As the second Xbox Series console, the Xbox Series S has notable differences from the Xbox Series X. Despite having a lower storage and processor, the Xbox Series S still has an 8K High Dynamic Range and a Dolby TrueHD with Atmos sound system. The device is priced lower than the Xbox Series X, currently being sold at $299.99.