While You Argue About Console Wars, Xbox and PlayStation Executives Display Bonhomie

Give it a rest, guys.

Posted By | On 04th, Dec. 2015 Under News | Follow This Author @Pramath1605

Console wars are serious business- but, as we have demonstrated multiple times in the past, this so called console war only exists in the minds of fanboys- the actual industry either has an air of business dictated formal indifference at worst, and outright camaraderie at best.

The latter was in full display at The Game Awards, where Microsoft’s and Sony’s executives were seen laughing and talking together, posing for pictures, and generally just chatting it up- like normal people do. No ill will, no hostility, no negative sentiment. Competition is business, but business is all it is, after all.

So, maybe many of you can take this as a reminder- stop taking the console wars so seriously. It’s unhealthy, and these are only video games after all. Perhaps most importantly for those of you who fight them so passionately, it seems like even the people you fight them for aren’t actually engaged in battle.

What are you fighting for, then?

Source: Aaron Greenberg’s and Geoff Keighley’s Twitter.

PlayStation’s Shawn Layden, Microsoft’s Aaron Greenberg and Phil Spencer at The Game Awards.

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  • theduckofdeath

    They will all or have been co-workers at some point.

  • Rodney Patrick

    @gamingbolt ,stop writing flame war articles idiots!!!!

  • GHz

    +1 🙂

  • lagann

    While i agree console wars are ridiculous in the sense that so much fud is flying around because of it….gamingbolt writes many articles that feed it.

  • CouldntComeUpWithAName

    Love it!

  • Michael Mullis

    If only you didn’t help perpetuate it with some of the articles you guys write. Perhaps you should take your own advice.

  • XbotMK1

    Gamingbolt is one of the most agenda driven, oblivious, hypocritical websites I have ever seen.

    Console wars are bad one minute, then good the next minute when it suits your agenda. Many of your articles contain missinformation and bias, opinionated, console war diarrhea, when you should be reporting facts and be remaining neutral unless you’re doing a very clear opinion piece.

    Many of the gamers in your comment section seem to know more than you do and put more thought into the contents of your articles than you do.

    Console wars aren’t serious but people can still debate and express respectful opinions. Just because a couple excutives from competing companies congratulate each other or show professional respect to each other doesn’t change anything. They’re still competitiors.

    Not all company executives are professional. Many of them are fanboys themselves of their own products who perpetuate console wars and encourage fanboys by trolling, lying, and spreading propaganda, such as Aaron Greenburg.

    This article is hypocritical and nonsensical.

    • WEL

      yet people keep clicking and reading their stuff. Go figure.

    • Starman

      Yo STFU !…. nothing you say holds any weight … you’re a joke , and everyone knows it …

    • CouldntComeUpWithAName

      Less talking more action. You talk big but do little to put your words into action. You think GamingBolt articles contain misinformation and bias? Prove it. You think that you could do a better work or put more thoughts into an article? Prove it. Console wars aren’t serious you say? Well you sure do take them serious.
      This article isn’t hypocritical or nonsensical just because you don’t like it makes it so.

  • Starman

    STFU ! you got the nerve , when you sit here fangirling for Sony all the time …
    and Japan needs to grow up … I’m mainly talking about ‘JACK”. from Sony “E3 2013 on stage with those childish outburst fueling up fangirls like
    theadjustmentbureau etc etc …

  • Starman

    Keep your friends close , but your enemies closer……now STFU !

    stop reporting fake figures from Sony then
    stop telling us what some low end indie dev said about how much more powerful ps4 is over xb1 when we all know these basement dev’s don’t know how to utilize all of the hardware … I can go on , but you’ll get …

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