Power consumption of Xbox and PlayStation

Xbox and PlayStation are very popular gaming consoles. The Xbox series was developed by Microsoft and the PlayStation was developed by Sony. Here you can calculate the power consumed by your Xbox or PlayStation. Their typical power consumption ranges between 70 watts to 180 watts while gaming and less than 10 watts during standby.

Power consumption of Xbox and PlayStation

ConsolesConsumption during game playConsumption during standby
Xbox 360170W7W
Xbox One125W10W
Xbox One S80W5W
Xbox One X75W3W
Xbox Series SData unavailableData unavailable
Xbox Series XData unavailableData unavailable
PlayStation (PS1)15W3W
PS3 Slim150W5W
PS4 145W10W
PS4 Slim110W5W
PS5Data unavailableData unavailable
PS5 Digital EditionData unavailableData unavailable

Enter the wattage, hours of usage, and cost per kWh. The energy usage calculator for Xbox and PlayStation gives you the total energy consumed by them. Refer to the above table and enter the wattage of your Xbox model or PlayStation.

Energy usage of Xbox and PlayStation

Average usage hours per day:
Cost per unit*:(Global Electricity rates)
Electricity usage per hour:
Electricity usage per day:
Usage cost per hour:
Usage cost per day:
Usage cost per month:
Usage cost per year:
*The cost is currency independent and same that of cost per unit input given.

Terms and definitions:


Power usage of the device in watts as mentioned on its label.

Cost per unit:

The average cost per unit charged by the electric utility. Every country has different tariff rates. Visit: Global Electricity prices for details if you don’t know how much the utility company charges you per unit or kWH.

Units per day:

The number of units of electricity consumed by the load every day considering the entered operation hours.

Hours of usage:

The number of hours the load is used per day.

The electricity usage depends on the wattage and the number of hours of usage. The utility company charges you for the total kilowatt-hour of energy you have consumed. Kilowatt-hour is the product of the power consumption of the load and the number of hours of usage.

How to save energy with Xbox and PlayStation

  • Turn off when not in use: Activate automatic shutdown functionality.
  • Unplug when not in use: A small amount of power is electronic components even when the console is not in use.
  • Activate power saving mode. Reference
Power consumption of Xbox and PlayStation

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