Microsoft’s Xbox One outsold Sony’s PS4 in the month of November by selling 1.2 million units in the US. Microsoft managed to beat Sony in the US and the UK, the first time Microsoft’s Xbox One has outsold the PS4 since it launched. In a statement, Mike Nichols, corporate vice president for Xbox marketing, had this to say:
“Response to the holiday lineup of games on Xbox One was incredible, with Xbox One fans buying more games in November in the U.S. than any other gen eight platform and enjoying over 357 million hours of gameplay globally. In fact , more fans logged into Xbox Live across Xbox One and Xbox 360, and enjoyed more entertainment,. than any other month in the history of Xbox. We love to see the excitement from our fans and are grateful for their passion, support, and contributions to the Xbox community.”
Xbox One likely benefited from the $50 price cut, holiday discounts and special game bundles. Did you purchase a brand new Xbox One during the month of November?