You can play on Xbox One and PS4 on the same TV at the same time

It may not be the route to a high score, but at least the PS4 and Xbox One will play nicely together

Can't decide between the two next-gen consoles? You don't have to – in fact, you could even be playing them simultaneously thanks to the Xbox One's PS4-friendly HDMI passthrough.

PS4 piggybacking

Albert Panello, Xbox senior director of product management and planning, has confirmed that the Xbox One's HDMI passthrough will support any HDMI feed – including one from the rival PS4 console.

During a presentation at the Tokyo Game Show, Panello said "any application can be snapped to a game… this could be the live TV fee, so if you wanted to be playing Ryse and Killzone at the same time, you could snap that."

Killzone is a Sony-exclusive FPS game and the latest instalment, Killzone: Shadow Fall, will be one of the PS4's launch titles.

So it opens up the (slightly bonkers) prospect of being able to play on a PS4 and an Xbox One at the same time on the same screen. 

Good news for console fence-sitters, but we'll do our gaming one screen at a time, thanks.

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