Following discounts on the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale for both the 32GB ($109) and the 64GB ($123) versions., the top-of-the-line Apple TV 4K is at its lowest price yet during the
At $180 the Apple TV 4K 64GB is expensive, but for $123 it's the one to get, especially as it's much more powerful and flexible than the. If you have the choice between the Apple TV HD and 4K models, go for the latter -- specifically if you own a . The 4K model offers better picture quality with plus support for spatial audio standard Dolby Atmos. As a user of both streamers I've found the 4K to be the best all-round device for both gaming and streaming.
I was a Roku user for a long time, but it's not really a great choice for gaming, even if you have a top-of-the-line Ultra. As a PC gamer I want to be able to use Steam Link to play on a big screen with my surround-sound system, and Roku doesn't have that app (yet?). I was originally using an Nvidia Shield, but found the Bluetooth pairing process for Xbox controllers to be time-consuming and flaky.
I switched to the Apple TV 4K last year and now use it as both my main streamer and to play games like Pummel Party with the family, or even a few rounds of . The box pairs easily with both Xbox and PlayStation controllers and will support up to four at a time. If you subscribe to , games like SongPop Party are a real hoot.