Xbox One: The new voice activation and Skype capability, plus Xbox Live all add to the social element of the Xbox One.
PlayStation 4: The new button on the controller that allows instant sharing is Sony’s forray into the social scene of gaming. It allows users to connect with others by sharing their personal gaming experiences.
Bottom Line: Social media and social interaction on the Internet are becoming a larger part of the entertainment experience, something Microsoft and Sony have capitalized on in their new releases. The choice comes to whether you want to use your device just for sharing your gaming expertise, or to have the ability to connect with others through multiple communication platforms.