iGR: "According to European outlet Next-Gamer the sales numbers for Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One have been revealed. It appears that PS4 has outsold Xbox One by a wide margin thus far."
I wouldn't be surprised. Not a single person I asked at Germany said they wanted the Xbox One. Almost everyone was interested in the PS4.
Was this at Gamescom?
Yeah it was.
this seems to be happening world wide.
Common sense wins
100k Xbone are still too many.
Well people in Germany have common sense is why.
"Not a single person I asked at Germany said they wanted the Xbox One. Almost everyone was interested in the PS4." I've gotten the same results in the US, but XB1 is doing fine there.
If that is the case, Your assumption seems to plead that everyone is getting one on launch day. If most people are getting a ps4 I am assuming the gap will get larger over time as a good percentage of those people will probably buy later this year into next year and later.
I'm not assuming anything. I was just replying to what Septic said : "I wouldn't be surprised. Not a single person I asked at Germany said they wanted the Xbox One. Almost everyone was interested in the PS4." He (or she) took an informal poll and most wanted a PS4 so he (or she) isn't surprised at the headline. I took an informal poll and most wanted a PS4, but XB1 is selling better in NA than in Germany. Same poll results, different sales numbers. That's all I was saying.
"XB1 is doing fine there" What legit article did you read on that? It does look good with plenty of day 1 edition still available for "XB1"! The US were never Microsoft territory. What people fail to realize, (well fanboys I should), Microsoft had an entire year start with the 360, but yet PS3 has surpassed them!
@Meknsense- thing is MS got loaded with way more xbox than ps4 which is why they arent selling as fadt as the ps4 . The supply for ps4 is below what MS is supplying atm, MS only covered 13 territories while Sony has like 27;6 i beleive?
"What legit article did you read on that?" Maybe I should clarify what I mean by "fine"… PS4 is winning NA, but it's not by the margin I and others expected. Not yet anyway, probably because Sony is struggling to meet demand. In comparison to these numbers from Germany, XB1 is selling ok in NA. There are no legit articles on these numbers yet. I do see a lot of XB1s on shelves in Texas, and very few PS4s, so if Sony can meet demand they'll most likely widen the gap.
Sony is doing much better going by the given numbers. Microsoft still managed to sell to more than one person. Microsoft could be doing better or worse in Germany compared to previous generation of their console. Would be interesting to see a comparison between the previous and current generations (xb1, x360 and original xb) of the first weeks of sales. Then we could see if microsoft is better or worse of in Germany with the xb1 over the given period.
I can see PS4 pull away, but X1 will sell more later on, with price drops, and the fact people will have PS4 already. Both have already done phenomenally well, which is good. This is like the great Adidas V Nike wars, that no one cared about, as its just 2 corporate brands... move on...
Here's the whole story: "So, you getting an Xbox One or PlayStation 4?" "I'm getting an Xbox One, but only because I couldn't find any PS4's and want to get a small taste of next-gen gaming until PS4's are in stock again" This is a big part of the XB1 sales figures. The other major part of the 'sales' is due to all the XB1 giveaways MS has going on... pretty much at every fast food place, every bag of Frito Lay chips, all over soda cans and soda bottles, energy drinks etc etc etc. I bet at least 2 million US 'sales' of XB1 was simply from MS giving them away, which is an interesting tactic to raise their sales numbers to make the console appear more desired than it really is. Then you have the other 15-20%, which voluntarily buy an XB1 because they actually want one.
@ITPython So people who want ps4, instead of waiting just go out and drop $500 on an xbox one just to get a taste of next gen. Please post the links for giveaways from all these restaurants, chips, and sodas... thanks in advance
Yeah was at gamescom as well. That ps4 stand was packed!
Wasn't the xbox 360 banned in Germany a while back. That may have something to do with them more interested in PlayStation. PlayStation 4 the win :)
Banned? You must be dreaming. Xbox One is the king.
@rustynail. Lol you must be delusional from that rusty nail you stepped on if you honestly believe that.
I have a hunch that Germans aren't as big a fan of the COD series considering it started out being all about WW2 and they were the enemies. Considering Xbox is favored amongst COD fans (generally speaking) that could have something to do with it. Also, PS is just bigger in Europe than it is in the US. But what do I care, I'm getting both. I predominantly play the Xbox though.
I am from Germany.. and NO the Xbox console was never banned in Germany. Gears of War once did not got an age rating and because of missing age rating, MS decided not to sell Gears of War for a given time.
http://www.gamespot.com/art... this was back in October 2013. Now i should have been clear the xbox wasnt banned from playing, it was all sales of xbox 360 n software was banned for a little while. until they resovled the law suit
Nope, Xbox console was never banned in Germany and sales also not stopped. Even Motorola won, they did not got the approval to stop also the Xbox sales in Germany. http://www.golem.de/news/mi...
So you asked all 82million German's their preference when it comes to consoles? Well that is one hell of an achievement. You must be really tired. ;-)
I've recovered now.
Are there 82 million Germans?
and not just in Germany.
Klaus and Helmut know what time it is.
I voted agree because at first I thought you were joking when you said "not a single person I asked AT Germany...". Kinda like the knobs who post "I checked every store around me and blah, blah, blah."
PS4 Domination is definte now in Germany at least
And the same will apply World wide once stocks equals demand. (wink) If I go by the comments on N4G of most of the M$ supporters who purchased the Xbone first stating during their "justification" regards to in future owning both consoles thus buying the PS4 later then there are still another huge demand coming in addition to the current demand, that's IF we can believe what most of them said.
@5eriously Why in the world would anyone in their right mind "go by the comments on N4G." That's like saying "based on the comments at Fox News". Come on man. Stop being such a fanboy. No one needs to "justify" a purchase of the Xbox One to you either. People say why they got it and you see it as a "justification"? Whatever. And saying M$ is just stupid. Watch... P$! Now they're greedy!
@seriously why would I want a PS4? I'm a X1 owner I don't want or have any desire to purchase a PS4. It is funny though, that you think everyone wants one.
@rtimelost Seriously some people have difficulty with comprehension. I stated what the trolls said to claim they are not a fanboi as they are buying both consoles but the Xbone "first"(wink), I never said "everyone". Anyway it's your loss indeed, going by the popularity and quality of the PS4 as well as the current and pending future games (in true HD) any real gamer without a PS4 are seriously going to lose out. Going by the history of M$ regards to AAA exclusives I am not holding my breath as they have a lot to prove before I will show interest in the Xbone. The 360 disaster made me very scared and weary of the American corporate giant Micro$oft and their consumer ethics! Not to mention the DRM and NSA scam's they tried to pull although I believe those plans are not dead as yet.
The German's are a strong minded nation. Fair play to them; may they have many happy gaming hours. Gotta be said though; Germany is the Wurst country in Europe... :P
"Germany is the Wurst country in Europe." I see what you did there. ;-)
PS4 Über Alles!!!!
XD feiner witz mein freund^^
Uber Alles PS4!!! Dead Kennedys FTW
Calm down Germany. We've seen before what happens when you guys get all riled up about something. Twice. Nicht gut für alles. You see what I did there ;)
So more people are buying the PS4 and Sony will probably have the lean that MS had last gen over developers. You can pretend like sales don't matter all you want, but it won't make it so.
Does anyone know what the numbers were like in Germany for PS3/Xbox 360? It sounds very impressive but if the ratio was 5:1 last gen then suddenly it's not so bad for MS. Tbh I expect they were about the same, 2:1.
a quick googly search seems to point out that it was roughly 2:1 ahead if not slightly more
SONY is destroying xbone In Europe . 360 out sold PS3 in the U.K 60 PS3 40 . PS4 has sold more than doubled x1 in the United Kingdom. PS4 is more than tripled x1 in sales in Europe.
You guys always said Europe was Sony toerritory -_-
Ripsta UK was heavy with Xbox love
Well Europe is Sony's bitch so no surprise here.
I didn't know that England didn't belong in Europe?! http://n4g.com/news/1433868...
Brits love their older brothers from the US. They strive to be them.
Not to say that the US were a colony of the British Empire... Well until the US fought back and got there independence. Tea party anyone? Funny thing, the french which are very much despised and mocked by americans, helped in that fight for freedom (french kind of don't get along with the British).
Actually, if you ask many Brits if they are part of Europe, they'll say "f*** no".
@gore-content Older brothers in the US??? My local pub is older than the USA ;0)
@Gore Nah we just try to keep our inventions secret so the US cant steal any more of them... Older brothers ROFL!...
Now I know why those youtube video say American are bunch of dumbass Lmao
I'm American but I've always loved the Brits...minus that little revolution thing ;) In more modern times we've always fought together. And lately they've given us Top Gear and Downton Abbey, so that's good :)
older brothers? funny, since the US is a relatively new country in comparison
Gore content seems to be a bit slow lol
Oh boy Germany.
how many people in Germany have you asked. do you have all their numbers? pmsl
Became friends with a very pretty women from germany on live with playstation.
German women are HOT. I have yet to visit a country where I found more attractive women. Then again, I haven't been to Sweden and I hear great things ;)
So they are not all hairy-legged with unshaven armpits?
That stereotype is very wrong!
Germany has an obesity epidemic that rivals the US. The fat people just seem to avoid the touristy events.
I think brazil has the best looking women but that's just my opinion.
Although not a country, you should come to the North East of England (Newcastle or Sunderland) to view the women it has to offer. I'd recommend you bring a harpoon with you too ;-)
How is this even news? Oh, PS4 is outselling the XB1 everywhere? No sh*t.