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Xbox One outsells PlayStation 4 for first time

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 12 Dec 2014 6:38 User comments (2)

Xbox One outsells PlayStation 4 for first time According to data from research firm NPD, Microsoft's Xbox One console finally outsold Sony's PlayStation 4 (PS4) after more than a year on the market.
The small victory in the month of November was made public by Microsoft very quickly. It said that in November, more than 1.2 million Xbox One consoles were sold in the United States, which apparently beat sales of its rival but we haven't seen any sales figures for the PS4 yet.

According to Microsoft, the Xbox One also outsold the PlayStation 4 in the United Kingdom during the same period.

Whether the Xbox One sold more globally in November is not clear, but Microsoft will take the win in the U.S. gladly in any case. The console was helped greatly by a price cut and by a decent software line-up heading into the busy holiday period.

Microsoft's console has been trailing PS4 in the year that both have been available on the market, and in the meantime went through some major rethinks affecting its hardware and services. The biggest change was the unbundling of the Kinect motion sensor system from the Xbox One, immediately cutting $100 off the price.

In addition to topping the sales charts in the UK and U.S. at least, Microsoft also said that more users logged on to Xbox Live than any other month in the history of the Xbox brand.

via: Betanews

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2 user comments

112.12.2014 16:08

out all those sale how many of them will and have been returned, do to faulty bluray drives, green screen problems and most of all the system don't ship with the real games it says you have to have xbox live in order to download the games and pay over $50.00 to do so even thought the system is $50.00 cheaper then it was.

212.12.2014 20:01

Originally posted by Eternity_rose:
out all those sale how many of them will and have been returned, do to faulty bluray drives, green screen problems and most of all the system don't ship with the real games it says you have to have xbox live in order to download the games and pay over $50.00 to do so even thought the system is $50.00 cheaper then it was.
Your ignorance is showing. You only need the free silver account to download games.

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