Consoles are changing. While a new console generation usually emerges every five to seven years, they now occur every few years with generally fewer sweeping changes. However, the industry is no less interesting. The Sony PS4, Microsoft Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch are the most capable consoles to be released yet, each with its own unique set of advantages, disadvantages, unique features, and exclusive games. These consoles are frequently changing, but you can chart their growth with our coverage.