It’s another great month for Microsoft.
For the fourth month in a row, it has been revealed that Microsoft’s Xbox One console has outsold the PlayStation 4 in the US again.
This is a huge change since Sony was originally outselling the Xbox One since the launch of both consoles, the PS4 has remained this way until recent months.
These sales changes may or may not be the result of Microsoft’s recent Xbox One S launch, and could be showing a change in consumer opinions.
Microsoft’s Xbox marketing boss Mike Nichols celebrated the news with the following statement:
“Thanks to the passion of Xbox fans worldwide and their continued excitement for Xbox One S, Xbox One was once again the best-selling console in October in the U.S., U.K. and Australia according to NPD Group and GfK Entertainment. Xbox One has been the best-selling console in the U.S. for the past four months, and in the U.K. and Australia in each of the last two months.”
“With over 100 award-winning exclusive games, the fastest and most reliable gaming network with Xbox Live, built-in UHD 4K Blu-ray and 4K video streaming support and HDR for gaming and video, Xbox One S is the ultimate games and 4K entertainment system. New game launches like Gears of War 4 and Battlefield 1, and continued engagement with an exceptionally strong catalog of games on Xbox One, helped increase the number of Xbox Live multiplayer gamers by 52 percent compared to last year. Gears of War 4 was also the No. 1 platform-exclusive title for October in the U.S. and U.K., according to NPD Group and GfK Entertainment, while Forza Horizon 3 became the year’s best-selling and highest-rated racing game, further strengthening Forza as the most successful racing franchise on any platform this generation. We are grateful to our community for their continued support and look forward to a great holiday season.”
It will certainly be interesting to see how this changes over the next few months, particularly over the Christmas months, we will let you know more as the story unfolds.
Source Venture Beat