Games console guide
Find the console for the way you like to play.
With consoles featuring handheld versatility, revolutionary VR and graphics like never before, gaming has reached a whole new level.
The Nintendo Switch is a breakthrough video game console, allowing you to enjoy HD gaming at home while also easily converting to a handheld device to take on-the-go, making it a hit with both kids and grown-up gamers. It also allows you to play plenty of games from exclusive Nintendo series like Mario Kart, Pokémon and The Legend of Zelda.
Nintendo Switch Lite
Ideal for gamers on-the-go, the Nintendo Switch Lite is a compact, lightweight version of the Nintendo Switch, with integrated controls.
It supports all Nintendo Switch software that can be played in handheld mode. It's great for gamers who enjoy playing out and about, and for anyone who wants to play online or local wireless multiplayer with friends or family who already own a Switch.
As it's handheld only, the Nintendo Switch Lite doesn't connect to a TV, and functions like HD rumble, IR Motion Camera and Joy-Con motion sensors are not available using the device alone. Check that games can be played in handheld mode to play them on this console.
Nintendo Switch games
Imagine being able to turn a simple piece of cardboard into almost anything. Make a motorbike, fishing rod and piano, add your Nintendo Switch system and play with your creation. Nintendo Labo Toy-Con kits combine cardboard with your Nintendo Switch console to inspire invention and creative ways to play.
Nintendo Switch must-haves
Play over 1,300 games on the Xbox One, including big blockbuster hits, Xbox exclusives and titles from previous Xbox generations, thanks to the console's backwards compatibility. Choose from the Xbox One S, the powerful Xbox One X, and the Xbox One S All-Digital.
Microsoft announced their new console, Project Scarlett, at E3 2019. Not only will the console launch in late 2020, but Microsoft have also announced that Halo Infinite will be the launch title.
They promise a bigger leap this generation than ever before, 4 times more powerful than the Xbox One X processing-wise, thanks to AMD’s Zen 2 and Navi tech. Project Scarlett will "usher in resolution and frame-rates that we've never seen before", support 8K capability and will have a new generation SSD. The new console will have an optical disk drive, so you can grow your physical library of games if you wish.
The reveal trailer suggests a more immersive experience with less load times and seamless exploration, and for game developers, the power to build the game they've always wanted.
Xbox One games
Xbox One must-haves
The PlayStation 4 is the world's best-selling console: from the super-charged PS4 Pro, to the sleek PS4 slim and ground-breaking PlayStation VR, Sony offer a wide range of gaming options.
PlayStation VR brings virtual reality gaming to the mainstream. Immerse yourself with a VR headset featuring 360 degree vision, 3D audio and a built-in microphone, letting you truly live the game. You need a PS4 to begin with, a PlayStation 4 camera, and for the full experience, Move Controllers and VR capable games too.
PlayStation 4 games
PlayStation 4 must-haves
Nintendo 2DS & 2DS XL
Nintendo 2DS, 2DS XL & 3DS games
Play with your favourite Nintendo characters, and enjoy beloved series like the LEGO games on the Nintendo 2DS and 2DS XL.
Retro gaming consoles
Prepare to feel all nostalgic: gaming consoles from the past have returned in miniature form so you can relive your favourite gaming memories. Browse our mini retro consoles, pocket arcade machines and a few nostalgic games, too.