Viralheat, the social media marketing company has done some tracking during each consoles respective launch weeks and discovered some interesting information. According to their report the PlayStation 4 garnered 643,086 mentions with 47% of them being positive, 33% neutral, and 20% negative. The Xbox One on the other hand received 659,976 mentions 57% of them positive, 25% neutral, and 18% negative. Unusual considering the overall vibe of the Internet, no?
Also worth noting was their tracking of several video games between October 14 and October 24. NBA 2K14 led the field with three-quarters of all mentions being positive. Right behind it was FIFA 14 and Call of Duty: Ghosts with a 68% positive sentiment rate. The rest of the field was composed of Battlefield 4 (58%), Madden 25 (52%), Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (50%), and Watch Dogs (39%).
Only Spring will tell the true power of these next generation consoles with hit titles such as Titanfall, Destiny, and Watch Dogs finally releasing.