It’s always intriguing to obtain the point of view of Shutoff Software when a new console generation is on the horizon. The designer, which recently launched Half-Life: Alyx for VR as well as is still going solid with Dota 2, is mainly known for COMPUTER growth. Yet how does its co-founder and also existing employer Gabe Newell feel concerning the Xbox Collection X and PS5?

In a meeting with New Zealand’s The Job, Newell was asked which console he believed was much better. “The Xbox.” Why? “Since it’s better!” Newell went into a little bit more information and also mentioned, “I don’t have a risk in that race. Certainly, we do most of our development on desktop computers. Yet of both, I would certainly go with an Xbox [Series X].”

Maybe personal preference, being excited with the slate of games coming to Xbox Series X or arbitrarily selecting one over the various other. Considering it’s Gabe Newell, the man that teased followers for several years over the existence of Half-Life 3(which created such hysteria that he turned to straight-out refuting its growth after that), we might never ever understand. Either way, it’s good to see Newell doing well specifically given that being grounded in New Zealand due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Xbox Series X and also PS5 both release this holiday period. While Sony hasn’t supplied a launch day for its console, Microsoft CFO Amy Hood said that the Xbox Collection X would launch in November.