Submitted by Eonjay 464d ago | rumor

USA Weekly Chart Week Ending 1/4/2014 PS4 tops Wii U Lifetime Sales in US

Gen 8 Hardware Totals (US):
XOne 105,228 (-43%) 1,944,688
PS4 90,336 (-44%) 2,110,642
WiiU 24,547 (-66%) 2,086,724

Gen 8 Software Totals (US):
XOne 226,042 (-53%) 4,231,102
PS4 224,566 (-55%) 4,696,440
WiiU 167,842 (-65%) 8,745,799

Top 5
1. Call of Duty: Ghosts (X360) Activision, Shooter 116,360
2. Grand Theft Auto V (X360) Take-Two Interactive, Action 107,602
3. Grand Theft Auto V (PS3) Take-Two Interactive, Action 74,665
4. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PS3) Activision, Shooter 71,892
5. NBA 2K14 (X360) Take-Two Interactive, Sports 54,204 (Call of Duty: Ghosts, Grand Theft Auto V, NBA 2K14, PS3, PS4, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

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MONKEYDLUFFY  +   464d ago
LOL what an unnecessarily trolly title. I would be extremely surpirsed of the Wii U outsold the ps4
NYC_Gamer  +   464d ago
Wii U should have had a huge install base being that the console released on the market one year before PS4/X1..The Wii casual crowd is gone and that leaves Nintendo stuck since they lost core gamer support along the way...I hope Nintendo is using this experience to learn/be more prepared with their next console.
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NewMonday  +   464d ago
the site should be banned and only official sources or NPD/media create be allowed.
kneon  +   464d ago

Even those sources are just estimates, they are better estimates than vgchartz but they are still not accurate.

The only accurate numbers are those that go into the quarterly financial results of Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo.
IcyEyes  +   464d ago
The Xbone's sales are too high ... I still can't believe people are buying a this console after what M$ tried to do (against) us ...
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Conzul  +   464d ago
you can lead a horse to water.....
Sharky231  +   464d ago
I honestly think that Nintendo needs to loosen the reigns a little. It's ok to make sure that there games are at a certain quality. What I can't stand is the way they don't want to grow up. I don't feel like I ever stopped liking Nintendo. I just feel like I out grew them.
IcyEyes  +   464d ago
...but MS (sometime) can make him drink.

Ps sorry for the typo in my message (there is one "a" too many)
SilentNegotiator  +   464d ago
PS4: "Hey Wii U! On your Right!"

(1 week later)
Xbone: "Wii U, on your left!"
mikeslemonade  +   464d ago

No such thing as true accuracy. Those financial statements are shipped to retailers. Remember how long it took Wii U to actually sell through 3.06 million units?? VGchartz is close enough to tell the same story.
stuff  +   463d ago
You're close, but I think what really happened is this... The Wii casual crowd and the kids that started gaming on Wii have moved on to PS4/XB1.

Nintendo introduced gaming to a lot of new people and part of what we are seeing now is a positive aftermath. Well, positive to everyone except Nintendo.
Unspoken  +   463d ago
So many more people bought the cheaper console in countries outside the US? This is shocking news!
truefan1  +   463d ago
As an xbox gamer I just sit back and laugh when articles like this come out. I love to see all the ps4 fanboys getting all upset or happy about some sales like they are shareholders of sony. Also it makes me smile that the console nobody wants or the console that just sucks is doing so well. I never once expected xbox to outsell ps4, but the fact that is keeping up is a big positive while being in 24 less countries than ps4 and $100 more expensive. I don't want to hear crap about those being smaller markets, I would guess they make up at least 500,000 units. Also to see that xbox is right on the heels of Sony in terms of games sales is funny, because Ps4 doesn't have many huge sellers this year. XB1 on the other hand has titanfall (as much as ps4 fans want it to fail, it won't) and halo. All in all I say all that to say this, ps4 fans have been talking since June about the upcoming obliteration, I have yet to see it. PS for the idiots that keep saying those other countries won't matter because xbox units won't matter there, how smart was it for Sony then to waste units on a territory they would dominate anyway. I heard someone say they do market research, well that could be why the company is in trouble now. All these so called gamers in the US would have a ps4 now, and ps4 would still dominate those other countries later. Sony spread themselves to thin, when they did not need to. I dare a ps4 fanboy to dispute my logic.
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Shnazzyone  +   463d ago
Oh well, Nintendo still has 3ds outselling ps4 and xbox one numbers combines. And Sony still has vita and microsoft still has Surface.
jaymart2k  +   463d ago
You mean having better graphics,gun & bood, cause that seems what Xbox/PS only like.

Fact is Nintendo has higher rated games, but I guess that doesn't matter.
Magicite  +   464d ago
XONE loosing in both hardware and software sales.
Team_Litt  +   464d ago
Xbox One also has most sold software and hardware for the week...oh and released after the PS4...and is $100 more expensive.
Gardenia  +   464d ago

You have to click on Global to see the real numbers, not only of the USA
PeaSFor  +   464d ago
with the ridiculous amount of money MS put for ads, it better sell.
SilentNegotiator  +   464d ago
Losing? They're probably going to top Wii U in a week or two. Unless you subscribe to "best or else worst" mentality, I wouldn't call quickly approaching 2nd place, with about a year less time as the current 2nd, as "losing"
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mikeslemonade  +   464d ago
No they won't top Wii U for a while. The demand will plateau soon for X1. You're only speaking U.S. numbers but for worldwide numbers it will not be soon.
mhunterjr  +   463d ago

I doubt the xb1 well plateau any time soon. It's only been launched in 13 territories, compared to 48 for Sony and worldwide for wiiU.

Increasing the number of places the xb1 is supported in will obviously have a positive effect on sales.
namefaceguy  +   463d ago
Why anyone would support Xbox one when they are literally creating a 1984 like world is beyond me. Look at yourselves. You defend a company because they make a product you like and then they make a new one that records everything you do down to where and how much your blood is pumping to. This company has already been listed by Snowden as complicit with the NSA. There is more to life than games people. The XBOne is not ethical and should be banned.
DarkHeroZX  +   464d ago
Wow the X1 manages to outsell the PS4 in the US..... But then we look at WW sales and the PS4 and the PS3 totally obliterate the X1 and X360. I really hope MS has a plan, maybe a kinectless model or a price cut? Like this growing gap is going to be problematic for MS if they can't start out performing now. The fact Sony out performaned during a holiday season spells big trouble for MS as they fight to maintain relevance throughout the year where Sony really shines.
Sarcasm  +   464d ago
Because stock is available, there's tons of Xbox Ones everywhere.


Compared to PS4, still out of stock EVERYWHERE.


They can only make so many. They are still unable to meet the demand.
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Team_Litt  +   464d ago
Let's ignore the 35 countries where PS4 is available but Xbox One has not launched at yet...right? Yeah, that sounds just about right.

PS4 may be "out of stock" in some places, but the Xbox One hasn't even been in stock at all in most countries worldwide...
I feel like I'm taking crazy pills, why is this logic not gravitating to everyone?
DarkHeroZX  +   464d ago
@ Team

Just because Sony launched in more countries doesn't mean they had more PS4 available then the X1. Sony had a strict limit to how many PS4 consoles each territory got they focused primarily on the US and Europe. MS focused primarily where more then half the total X360 consoles sold and Europe in an attempt to hold those markets down. They could have launched in 34 territories but that would have meant less X1s available in the countries MS knows will buy them.


I'm very aware of that fact. I was able to get my hands on one of the last shipment order that Amazon was getting for the US this month earlier today, still have to recognize the X1 did sell more though even though sony has a legitimate excuse. You can still get a PS4 but not for under $500 and its not directly through amazon. However Amazon still has tons of X1 consoles readily available to purchase at any time. Went to gamestop with my girlfriend because she wanted a PS4 and all they had was Xbox 1s they couldn't even give her an estimate of when theyed have more PS4 so now she's hoping I'm gonna share with her until she can lol.
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USA007  +   464d ago
A kinect less bundle for XB1 would be awful in my opinion. I find the menus already hard and slow to navigate, and kinect makes it a bit easier as it's voice commands allow me to skip going through apps and such to get to something

@Team_Litt although releasing in more countries might help the XB1, not by much though. Microsoft usually only gains good sales in places like US & UK, otherwise Sony usually totally outsells them everywhere else.

There are a lot more factors that go into sales than we know
Mr_Writer85  +   464d ago
@Team Lift

You must be taking crazy pills as you CLEARLY know sweet FA about a thing called..SUPPLY AND DEMAND.

You see in the real world of business and consumer products corporations will try and make money but producing a product that people will pay for, they then make a profit, following so far.

Now the REASON Sony released in more countries than MS is because Sony did a thing called MARKET RESEARCH. And what they discovered is that demand was high. Now MS also did MARKET RESEARCH and discovered that whilst demand was high it was not AS high as the PS4.

But what they also discovered is that in territories that they had a huge market share in (US, Uk and a few other EU) that those countries had high demand for the PS4.

So if you REALLY think that MS would not of released in more countries had A) The demand been there and B) there market share in the US was under threat then you sir are a moron.

Sony released in more countries as demand was high, MS didn't as either the demand wasn't there or too little to risk taking stock away from countries that had strong demand for both.
r2oB  +   464d ago
@ team_lift

While you're at it, let's ignore the fact that Microsoft launched in all their major markets. Let's ignore the fact that the countries they did not launch in, did not really buy their previous console, so why chance wasting stock inmarkets they are unsure about when they can focus on the only markets they are somewhat relevant in. Seems whether they launched in more countries or not is inconsequential to their total sales. Actually, it may have had a negative effect since they would have had to take away stock from countries where Microsoft consoles actually sell.

Why is this logic not gravitating to you?
SilentNegotiator  +   464d ago

As if the Xbone is going to sell a lot in those almost entirely PlayStation-dominated countries that they didn't launch in. The story would be the same if Xbone launched in all of those same countries.
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tuglu_pati  +   463d ago

There are plenty of PS4 out there.


Magicite  +   463d ago
where do u see that x1 outsells ps4? even wiiu outsells x1.
Derekvinyard13  +   464d ago
Gta is gonna hit 30 mil guys this is incredible
first1NFANTRY  +   464d ago
Glad I can say I haven't bought my copy yet. I'm waiting for the true next gen port to ps4 then I'll pick it up.

If it's not a major upgrade then I'll skip it altogether. Most people I know tell me it gets repetitive quick.
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3-4-5  +   464d ago
15 Level-5 3DS games.....only 1-2 released in NA.

Not cool.
Dehnus  +   463d ago
What did you expect? It is Maria and Friends from Spawnfirst. The site that is to Sony what Polygon is to Microsoft ;).

If she isn't rehashing the same news, that fanboys approve to be posted, over and over... she is writing columns how everybody is a fanboy but herself.

It's what she and Spawnfirst do. She is a Sony Fangirl, they don't love their own system... they just hate yours! ;)

So if your a Nintendo fan, like me, get used to it.

(Yes Eonjay, KaramSoul, MariaHelFutura... all the same shit to me that keep approving eachother's posts)
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DC777  +   463d ago
Now we see how sales drop like a rock with the holidays over and most people broke.
Visiblemarc  +   463d ago
What are you talking about? The title indicates that the Sony has now sold more PS4's than N has Wii U's...in a fraction of the time.

Why is that fact 'trolly'? People are starting to confuse me. As far as gaming news it is VERY noteworthy that the successor to the Wii (last gen's best selling console)has been outsold in 6 weeks by a newly launched console after over a year on the market.

It's just news, I love Nintendo products as much as anyone, but I'm not going to cry over the facts.
Eonjay  +   464d ago
The perspective says that the PS4 is within 1 million units of the the Wii U worldwide... which is less than what the Wii has sold in Japan (The only region where the Wii U has outsold the PS4). Can the PS4 overtake the Wii U globally before it arrives in Japan?
Tito08  +   464d ago
How is it Japan the only region where Wii U outsold PS4 when PS4 isn't out there yet? You're making no sense...
Eonjay  +   464d ago
I was being sarcastic.
Tito08  +   464d ago
Ah ok, my apologies.
Gabenbrah  +   464d ago
Xbox One outsold the PS4 this week in Hardware and Software, good stuff MS.
Axios2  +   464d ago
I think there has only been 1 week in Dec when PS4 outsold X1 in the US
FlunkinMonkey  +   464d ago
No offence, but any common sense? Or happy to bath in the pool of ignorance?

Bliss, right?
Axios2  +   464d ago
You will know on Jan 16th at 6:30pm if NPD mirrors what you have been seeing in these articles...just like what you see now when you scroll up to the sales figures
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FlunkinMonkey  +   464d ago
Yea? I'll be interested to see which account you use to comment from when we do see.
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Riderz1337  +   464d ago
Then you look at Europe...

MS am cry.
FITgamer  +   464d ago
-43% with zero supply constraints is hardly "good stuff".
frostypants  +   464d ago
That's because there are more of them being provided to the US market. The fact that they are not all selling through to consumers, unlike the PS4, is telling.
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Gabenbrah  +   464d ago
Lmfao I didn't realise so many people would be in tears from my comment, some people really have some corporate love issues.
mmc-007  +   463d ago
lmao look whose talking, I've seen you on every PS4 dominates xbox one article damage controlling Microsoft. One of the biggest hypocrites on N4G right here ladies and gentelmen.
insomnium2  +   463d ago
You call that tears from your comment? Whatever gabe, whatever....smh
Bigpappy  +   464d ago
It is funny to see that there are sooo many Sony fanboys who feel the need to come up with and excuse as to why X1 out sold PS4. They like to label people 'apologist' when they say anything supportive of X1. Yet here they are digging for excuses when VGchartz show X1 outselling PS4 and you pointed out that simple fact. The funniest part is after all those reasons, I look back at the numbers and the what do you know? They still say the X! outsold PS4 for that week LOL.
Eonjay  +   464d ago
I see nothing wrong with putting spin on numbers as long as people don't misstate the facts. For example, yes we know that the PS4 is supplied constrained having launched in so many spots... but we have to admit that regardless of the reason, the Xbox One had more sales in the US last week than the PS4. People are supposed to engage in discussions that explain the numbers. I would be more entertained if you were to insinuate that the Xbox sold more BECAUSE it has higher demand. That would be an interesting position and a fun topic to discus.
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Bigpappy  +   464d ago
I would not make that claim because I don't know that to be true. It is true that PS4 has some supply constraints, but you can not can not automatically claim that if they did not, they would outsell X1. The fact here is the VGchartz is showing X1 outselling PS4 in US. Could it be more people in the US wanted X1? Maybe. Could it be because PS4 sold out? Maybe. But the only way to argue what numbers say, is whether they are Right or WRONG.
Eonjay  +   464d ago
Well, thats a good point but for the purpose of discussion lets assume that it is correct. I think its fair to say that give current availability, there is demand for both.
NatureOfLogic  +   464d ago
Xbox One numbers are disappointing since there's no suppy issues like PS4. Xbox One's are flooding stores yet they went -43% that's pretty bad for your strongest territory.
Eonjay  +   464d ago
Thats an interesting point. PS4 is MIA so a week over week loss makes sense. Xbox One sales are lower week over week because demand seems to be settling. Still 100k isn't bad right? If they can keep sales at that level they should be fine. No one knows what the average demand for the PS4 is because they do have stock to meet demand.
scott182  +   464d ago
It will be interesting to see Sony's stock issues when it releases in Japan, I hope Sony can start cranking these out a bit faster.
Conzul  +   464d ago
Careful though, if Sony squeezes the production any more then we might start seeing an increase in defective units.
tuglu_pati  +   464d ago

How is the PS4 MIA and my Brother got one last week?
georgeenoob  +   464d ago | Well said
Ps4 numbers are disappointing compared to Xbox considering it's 100 dollars cheaper.
neoMAXMLC  +   464d ago
Yep. Totally. How disappointing that Americans arent buying a system thats out of stock everywhere.

By the way can you touch the sky by now?
ChickenOfTheCaveMan  +   464d ago
You do know there's a shortage, right?

Hop in Best Buy's website and you will be able to order a X1 but you won't be able to order a PS4.

You'll say that they just need to ship more or something but the PS4 is present in 48 territories and X1 in 13, there's a cost to that strategy and we're seeing it. Japan is also coming in 5 weeks.
Kayant  +   464d ago
"Ps4 numbers are disappointing compared to Xbox considering it's 100 dollars cheaper" - So disappointing it's beating it in every market so far apart from Brazil.

You do know if Sony allocated the same stock as they do US & UK where more than half of the sales come from the gap will be massive because XB1 is null to most of europe.
stuna1  +   464d ago
Obviously you don't comprehend what you are reading! It's basically telling you how constrained the PS4 stocks are in the U.S.

While the PS4 is unable to keep up with demand, the Xbox1 has caught up with demand, and the only direction you can expect their number to go in the foreseeable future is down! Of course you'll see a bump here and there when sought out titles are released, but it's apparent that the Xbox1 is entering the after holiday demand phase, where demand is nowhere as high, but that's not saying sales are going to fall off a cliff! Microsoft concern shouldn't be the U.S anyway, it's the rest of the world.

The problem for the PS4 is entirely different, they can't meet demand! Which if given a choice isn't an entirely bad place to be at the moment. If going by GameStop assessment; The PS4 still has around 1.5 to 2 million pre-orders/back orders to fill, and that's just one retailer to go off of.

Then even if Sony are able to get supply orders sorted, it'll only be in time to see sales bumps from Imfamous:SS, and Drive Club.

So in short, at this point now is time forward, everyone will start to see which console is really the most popular and sought after console this gen, in my eyes it's pretty obvious, but for some it just hard to accept the truth! Even when it's staring them right in the face.
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johndoe11211  +   464d ago
I see common sense is not your strong point.

Exactly, that little fact escapes a lot of people who are trying to downplay the ps4 demand.
pyramidshead  +   464d ago
The fact that the Xbox One isn't #1 selling in NA will definitely hit Redmond home some.

Looks like MS could have done with a years head start right? ;).
PassiveAttack  +   464d ago
Looks like the supply has caught up to the demand for the X1. Be interesting to see when that happens for PS4.
XiSasukeUchiha  +   464d ago
PS4 Outsold Wii U records in US way a go Sony
SirNintend0  +   464d ago
Remember people: VGChartz has a +/- of %30.
snake_charmer  +   464d ago
us maybe but the wii u is this having 5.25 million sold world wide and ps4 4.13 according to vgcharts and who cares anyway, stop this childish console war thing
snake_charmer  +   464d ago
oh wow so many butthurts this console sells articles only fuel this stupid ass console war, get the console you want and shut up.
Gamer-40  +   464d ago
XOne: 1,944,688
PS4: 2,110,642 (100 dollars cheaper).

Huge difference? I don't think.
Good job and sales Ps4/X1.
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Axios2  +   464d ago
...and X1 launched a week later so they are even closer if sales were aligned
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scott182  +   464d ago
...And the X1 is available in large supply
DarkHeroZX  +   464d ago
Lol see the difference between last gen and this gen is MS took a head start and consistently kept the supply with demand so Sony had a long battle with MS. The PS4 launched earlier but it was more like they sprinted early, then stopped to tie shoes, went back home to take a dump, stopped by McDonald's on the way back, got sidetracked by aliens all to catch back up to MS and pass them again. Sony sold out day 1. MS never sold out and is having a hard time trying to sell off their current stock. I still see some day one bundles floating around.
Lionalliance  +   464d ago
Easy, ps4 sold out.
Sarcasm  +   464d ago
Because stock is available, there's tons of Xbox Ones everywhere.


Compared to PS4, still out of stock EVERYWHERE.


They can only make so many. They are still unable to meet the demand.
Jeedai Infidel  +   464d ago
I would like to know how many units per day each company can produce, I feel like it's something no one is factoring in. Of course, I suck at statistical equations so it might not even matter. Can someone clarify this for me?

The line of thinking that brought me to this is that if MS can produce more, and ship to less territories while they get the regional voice recognition straightened out, then alot of these numbers would make more sense. Again, statistics is not my cup of tea, so go easy ;-)
beerzombie  +   463d ago
Out of stock means nothing some one who wants a ps4 I don't think is going to spend a hundred dollars more on a xbox one.
Rustynail  +   463d ago
Yes, there are more Xbox Ones in stock, because Microsoft aren't using their stock on 48 countries, instead they are focusing on their key markets first, because they will sell faster there. Use your head, dude.
uptownsoul  +   464d ago
Good point. But i think everybody anticipates X1 to do well in its home region. So if the PS4 even stays close in North America then the PS4 will probably have the largest marketshare of the 8th generation home consoles.
sephx22  +   464d ago
its not long now until the ps4 overtakes the wii u in total sales.
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Jonnygamer  +   464d ago
I say buy all 3. There nothing to complain about lol
Jeedai Infidel  +   464d ago
Can I borrow about 800 bucks?
Jonnygamer  +   460d ago
LOL_WUT  +   464d ago
Ps4 just keeps on selling! Ps4 even beat out the WiiU's lifetime sales in the US ;)
blackout  +   464d ago
Ps4 = 48 countries, X1 = 13 countries and $100 more expensive. Microsoft will dominate the NA as always, (Mind you it's the most important territory) the NA has the most spenders. Thats why Sony an Japaneses company launched first here. NA is what matters. Sony can have the rest.
MasterCornholio  +   464d ago
"Sony can have the rest."

Trust me you dont want your competitior to dominate in the rest of the world. The USA is a big market but Europe is a pretty important one as well.

NA=\= The world
SlavisH2  +   464d ago
Dude N.A. is the biggest market. seriously 360 only had U.S. and sold almost as much as ps3! ps3 had the ENTIRE world. THe U.S. is HUGE thats why sony launch there before their home. Sony knows this and is fighting to take U.S. back!
Jeedai Infidel  +   464d ago
And don't forget how many more games per console the U.S. consumers purchase compared to most other countries. Last gen saw more than double the attach rate for X360 over PS3 primarily because of the PS3 being a cheaper alternative to stand-alone Blu-Ray players at the time, so for many, they bought a game or two and that was it.

But I don't agree that Europe and Japan don't matter, that's foolish talk right there.
MasterCornholio  +   463d ago

I know the USA is the biggest market but the rest of the world matters as well. Because if the rest of the world didn't matter firms like Apple would never release the iPhone in China.

Here's the truth, the rest of the world is bigger than the US so while the US has the biggest market it isn't bigger than the rest of the world.

If you agree with the previous users comment where he states that Microsoft should only sell consoles in the USA then I feel sorry for you.


I completely agree with you. :)
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zerog  +   464d ago
You sir forget that if NA is all that matters ps4 sold 1 mil in NA day 1 bit it took all 13 of ms territories to do the same.
uptownsoul  +   464d ago
PS4 = 48 countries, X1 = 13 countries…But, like you said, xbox doesn't traditionally do that well in the countries that make up the difference. As far as NA having the most spenders, thats true when compared to any one other region. But NA versus the rest of the world???? Things are a lot closer than you might think
jessupj  +   464d ago

You do know there's huge shortages for the PS4 in the US and basically everywhere else right?

It would be very interesting to know how many of those X1 purchases were because of impatient people wanting a PS4 and couldn't find one so settled for an X1. Unfortunatelly we'll never know, but I'd imagine it would be quite a significant percentage.

In no way, shape or form is the X1 going to "dominate" the US. The absolute best case scenario I can see is MS matching Sony, but even then I sincerely doubt that will happen.

The PS4 is significantly more powerful and is $100 cheaper. It's a no brainer if you can only choose 1. As long as the sales people give the uninformed consumers the facts when they come in to buy a next gen console, the PS4 will vastly outsell the X1, and rightly so.

It's ok though, you can still enjoy your X1, it's just that MS will have a hard time blocking games from coming the PS4 this gen.
DigitalRaptor  +   464d ago
Exactly. They will have a hard time blocking games in the near future, you can be sure of that.

They were able to make such easy connections and deals, due to publishers and developers believing that MS were in this gen to win it, and were in the strongest position with their hardware and their focus.

According to our friend Pete Dodd, that all changed when Sony announced their box, its specs, its policies and its price. And also when MS continually f***ed up. http://doddscientifics.com/...
T2  +   464d ago
Wow, sony can have the rest lol.. Good thing you are not ceo of xbox... hmm 300 million customers or about 3 billion, what do you think matters? China now included and to top it off, MS is already NOT dominating u.s. or Britain
first1NFANTRY  +   464d ago
At this rate it was only a matter of time.
Clarence  +   464d ago

Let's ignore the fact that NA alone could obliterate 35 other territories that the PS4 was released in.
Also M$ could release in other countries as well, but the want to keep all the consoles they have available (which is a lot) in all the major territories.

The problem is the xbone demand has fallen off while the demand for the PS4 is without a question still very high. If the xbone is selling as well as the PS4 then why does the PS4 gab continue to grow.

Common sense would tell you that the demand is low. You can find a xbone at every store and online store.

It also took M$ 13 territories to sale 1m, the PS4 only needed 2.
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SpinalRemains138  +   464d ago
-43% while units are in stock everywhere?

That is abyssmal. Yes the holiday is over, but now we see the honeymoon is over too. A new console in stock should not dip 43% within the first 2 months.
madjedi  +   464d ago
If it runs out of demand it will see a significant drop off, figure mid february-march all three systems will likely see a temporary spike in sales in na.

I think sony will hit about 10-12 mil ww, then we will see it's sales drop off alot to a more reasonable lvl. But with the last gen dragging on so long, that it might be a even higher figure.
SpiralTear  +   464d ago
Okay, N4G, I'll bite. When is VGChartz' data legit and when is it not? The common opinion of the site and its content seems to change every day.
dragon82  +   464d ago
Never. LOL
SpinalRemains138  +   464d ago
Whether legit or not, we comment on the data because its there.
JackieCruise69  +   464d ago
Oh boy, stroking the Sony fanboys ego's.
madjedi  +   464d ago
Funny nintendo fans never seemed to mind reminding xbox and sony fans, how the wii consistently outsold the ps3 and 360 much of last gen.

So lets not pretend only one side is guilty of having big ego's.

Last gen sony was the popular punching bag early on, now it's a mix of nintendo and ms.
jimbobbeers  +   464d ago
So many disagrees for what is a blatant fact within the post itself, all people are saying is X1 outsold PS4 in hardware and software that week and they are getting disagrees for fun, and that unfortunately sums up the state of this website. We know its the opposite in Europe, no one is denying it, but its not relevant to this post, stop being so butt hurt.
SlavisH2  +   464d ago
jimbobbeers  +   464d ago
Its a shame.
Hicken  +   463d ago
How about you stop being "butt hurt" about some stupid disagrees? The hypocrisy of you complaining about that is mind boggling. It's as incomprehensible as people not understanding that supply constraints are keeping this race closer than it should be, early on. It makes as little senseas folks thinking that more markets automatically means more sales, that all markets have the same weight.

Sometimes, people disagree with facts because they don't like what those facts mean. Sometimes, they just do it for the hell of it. Sometimes, it's because it's an insignificant bit of information.

So what? The comments staying the fact that the PS4 is ahead in both hardware and software sales are being disagreed with. Why aren't you upset with those disagrees? Do they not also represent the "state of this website?"
Whiskeyjacked87  +   464d ago
Breaking hearts with these articles does Vgchartz.com like I said before, no one in the other 35 countries will even want an Xbox anyways once they've tasted the greatness ps4 offers, especially not for another $500.
pyramidshead  +   464d ago
Damn quite the gap. When Sony has been done doing big launches in the remainder countries they'll hopefully have stock supply on tap to places like the US.

People are also missing the point. Whether or not you think the gap is big MS aren't #1 in their home territory, that will be worrying news for execs and shareholders especially if it continues. Oop.
BosSSyndrome  +   464d ago
Sigh, GTA and CoD Ghosts. Great taste in games we got. /s
deafdani  +   464d ago
I don't know about CoD, but GTAV is fantastic. You not liking it does not equal to it being a bad game.
BosSSyndrome  +   463d ago
I'm sorry. I just don't feel that gta deserved to sell as well as it did. It was not finished when it launched and that is absolutely inexcusable.
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deafdani  +   463d ago
I assume you mean the online portion, and I understand what you mean. However, GTAV's main draw for me was the single player story, and that part was fantastic.
ITPython  +   464d ago
I was at Costco recently and saw quite a few X1's and PS4's on sale, all piled up near the front door. Although the PS4's were the bundle versions, so they were priced pretty high.

I'm sure all that's left now is the green boxes. But the limited availability of the PS4 is really helping the X1 sales.

M$'s tactic of leading from behind is working pretty well for them. Also the advertising on anything and everything helped too for the uneducated folks who have no idea the PS4 even exists.
Chrisgamerguy  +   464d ago
X1 is going to sell so much when titanfall is released. It will most likely the double the current sales at that point
madjedi  +   464d ago
Give upon the illusion that titanfall will significantly shift xbones, it is a online only competitive fps, that is also available for 360.

Fallout 4 will push alot more xbones than, titanfall could ever hope to, as would a next gen exclusive xbone game.
NeloAnjelo  +   464d ago
All of the XBONE defenders saying things like it's not available in all countries, launched later etc. People forget that the PS3 launched a year later and was way more expensive, yet they both sold 80 million. Clearly the PS3 did better.

As to the points from the Xbots... The countries MS launched in were where they are stronger. In other words they would not have done better with a bigger launch. Secondly, MS launched a week earlier in Europe, so that arugument of Sony launching first is irrelevant.

Surprisingly the XBONE is doing okay giving all of MS BS. More stock from Sony would obliterate the XBONE. Plain and simple fact. People are buying something less powerful for more money, with forced Kinect... Yep typical MS fanbase. Pay more for less
Rustynail  +   463d ago
Microsoft could buy Sony's ass, so piss of, bitch.
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NeloAnjelo  +   463d ago
Yeah I guess in your head the company with more money wins. Keep buying their pathetic hardware then. They should focus on developing/investing in studios then and offering value right? No... Instead eveything is behind a paywall and people like you keep giving them your money... Like sheep.

More money for weaker hardware, and less software in terms of games. Plus forced Kinect which isn't even worth the $100. That's why they will continue to make money and sell you down the river... Their reversed polices confirmed their anti consumer BS. But fanboys like you are too blind to see the obvious. Instead of developing studios and making games, they pay for timed exclusivity and marketing. They will never be true to gamers or the industry. Keep hating... The MS sheep that you are.
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beereal360  +   463d ago
Lets be honest Sony and Microsoft have a lot b.s with them. Its just like voting you vote for who you like and once in office were still going to get b.s
tweet75  +   464d ago
sony doesnt have zelda or mario two of the greatest gaming joys of 2013. SOny has along ways to go to surpass lifetime sales of ds and 3ds.
deafdani  +   464d ago
Why do you bring DS and 3DS sales here? Especially DS, which is an old system by now?

If you want to play that game, then you should also take into account the PS1 and PS2, then. Those two consoles absolutely destroyed the competition in terms of sales in their time, and neither of those had Mario nor Zelda.

So, what exactly is your point here? I'm not seeing it.
Geobros  +   464d ago
2/10 games are only from the new 8th generation, one for 3DS and one for xone. That's a disaster....
BadlyPackedKeebab  +   463d ago
As others have said this is the usa. Its no surprise America has purchased the "america box". Here in the uk (a former 360 strong hold) its a sony walkover. We are literally tripping over x1 units in the shops it's unbelievable. Last actual sales I saw a week before xmas was something like a 6:1 ratio. Edit: second thoughts the 6 to 1 might of been all of Europe.
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BadlyPackedKeebab  +   463d ago
P.s. I really want a wii u regardless but just cannot justify it.
beerzombie  +   463d ago
the only thing this shows me is that there is a strong market for console gamming. Most people don't spend a hundred dollars more just to buy something rather than waiting for what they want. Sony fan-boy excuses.
DarkHeroZX  +   463d ago
I waited to get my PS4. Missed the launch and didn't get to order one until yesterday on amazon. Not everyone is an impulse buyer that just has to have something at that moment. Heck amazon also threw in a 20 gift card with my order. Sometimes waiting is good.
beereal360  +   463d ago
its clear the the xbox is the console of choice in america and to me thats the only thing that matters because I live in the good ole U.S.A .
DarkHeroZX  +   463d ago
Or it could be that PS4 is in short supply and will be until after Japanese launch. Look at total sales PS4 still beats the X1.
awesomeisjayell  +   463d ago
X1 is the best i luv my system!!!!!! Can't wait till titanfall!!!!!!!
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