In a recent research study conducted by Top10Casinos.com, the findings suggest that Xbox players are the ‘most toxic’ gamers out there, surpassing PlayStation users in ‘physical aggression, verbal aggression, anger and hostility.’
Working on the study were professional psychologists to administer the ‘Buss Perry Aggression Questionnaire’ to around 1,000 gamers.
To be more exact, precisely 964 people were looked into, exploring which games and consoles appeared to be linked with the angriest and emotion provoking behaviour.
Top10Casinoscom have stated that: “For those who have lived through Xbox 360 MW2 multiplayer lobbies or have ever played an online game of FIFA know that video games have a great ability to send your aggression levels through the roof.
“With so much pride at stake, failures to complete levels and win online matches can send you over the edge. But have you ever wondered which games make you the angriest?”
With scores of 0.541 for physical aggression and 0.634 for verbal aggression, along with 0.526 for anger and 0.624 for hostility, Xbox users are by far the angriest gamers out there.
Top10Casinos.com continued: “Its official, Xbox players are the most toxic gamers, having the highest levels of physical aggression, verbal aggression, anger and hostility.
“Anyone else getting Xbox 360 MW2 lobby flashbacks?”
It might also be worth mentioning that on average, male gamers were found to be 13 percent more aggressive than female gamers.
So, there we have it folks, male Xbox users are the worst of the worst!
Joking aside, it would appear that studies such as this might end up upsetting the gaming community, especially if their desired platform is Xbox.
Microsoft won’t be happy.
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