Xbox One vs. Playstation 4: The Evolution of the Controllers

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To celebrate the release of the latest consoles, we here at GadgetLove put together 2 GIFs that show the evolution of the controllers side-by-side.

When comparing the evolution of the Playstation and Xbox controllers, it is clear that Microsoft and Sony have different hardware design philosophies.  The Playstation buttons have been exactly the same for the past 20 years while Microsoft has significantly modified the buttons and form factor with each update to the Xbox controller. 

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