The Best Video Game Systems of 2018

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Every video game system had bright spots in 2018, but a couple shone more than most. Not every system saw the release of multiple killer exclusives, and fans demanding that publishers put every new game on the platform didn’t happen for every company.

This year had a couple of standouts in terms of hardware, and each platform has its own upside. Whether that’s the go-anywhere nature of the Nintendo Switch or the millions of customization options found on PC, there’s something for everyone.

It was a good year for some systems, not so great for others. Here’s a ranking of the video game systems in 2018 from the least interesting to gotta have it:

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