Every few years, the “next evolution” of gaming is revealed for the public to sink their teeth into. In this case, it’s the Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X, sequels to the massively successful Playstation 4 and Xbox One and their different variations. With the new consoles come new technology, UIs, features, and, of course, games. However, what comes along with all of these upgrades and the start of a new console life is a hefty price tag. There are plenty of factors to consider when purchasing a new console—let’s take a walkthrough of all those key points.