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Submitted by Abriael 531d ago | news

Sony Reacts to PS4's May NPD Victory: Calls it "Best Place to Play" Innovative IP and Big Releases

May’s NPD numbers are out, and Sony Computer Eentertainment sent in a press release commenting on just another month in which the PS4 left behind its rival Microsoft in unit sales for the United States.
Senior Vice President of PlayStation Brand Marketing Guy Longworth shared the company’s victorious statement. (Guy Longworth, PS4)

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XiYakushijuAkeginuXi  +   531d ago | Well said
Looks like it will be Wii U vs Xbone this generation
XiSasukeUchiha  +   531d ago | Well said
PS4 has its own class while Wii U and Xbone duke it out; so confirmed!
xHeavYx  +   531d ago
It was pretty obvious that Sony would win May, the $400 Xbox One is coming out next month, so it will be interesting to see the numbers. My bet is that the PS4 will still win, but the gap will be closer
thekhurg  +   531d ago | Well said
I wonder what EA's thoughts are on not bringing Titanfall to the PS3/PS4 - especially after this sales domination for next gen.
AGaryColemanClone  +   531d ago | Well said
Microsoft was giving a 60 dollar game away with the Xbox One along with massive retailer incentives before they were forced to officially drop the price down to $399.

Anyone expecting some miracle recovery next month for the Xbox One are just setting themselves up for disappointment.
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Ballsack  +   531d ago | Well said
Congratulations Sony..

June should be much better for the xbox one with the cheaper price (though that comes at a cost, no camera) plus sunset overdrive

Wonder if we will see truefan & George in this thread...
Lawboy2  +   531d ago

Has anyone read this's not one tells u that all three systems did well

Edit- sorry I'm not tryna rain on sony parade they indeed won this month...I'm just saying that the xbox one sales aren't as abysmal as so many want to think....the sales for hardware for the month were through the roof....which is good for the gaming industry as a whole

@ John Doe

I probably worded it poorly I was trying to say the story was written a little differently and painted all the systems in a good light...which I'm not saying abriael didn't because he said Microsoft has not released a press release they just gave more information for hardware sales in may

Edit 2- I guess ppl hadn't read it yet seems ppl dislike my comment...sorry
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LOL_WUT  +   531d ago
My bet is on Microsoft getting the upper hand for 2nd place ;)
johndoe11211  +   531d ago

Hold on, are you saying that NPD numbers are off or that NPD is lying? Because I'm confused at your comment "Has anyone read this's not one sided". Please explain.
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Bathyj  +   531d ago | Well said
Well Lawboy2, all I heard last gen was marketshare.

It didnt matter that PS3 outsold 360 every year it was out, it was all about how much of the market had jumped from PS to XB from the previous gen.

Given that XB dominated the US last gen and that PS is winning now, even slimmly, what does that say about the swing in marketshare and the changing preferences in XB'x only stronghold? The rest of Earth is Planet Playstation, if XB doesnt have the US (and by quite a big margin) they can never hope to compete saleswise.
Lawboy2  +   531d ago
@ bathyj

I understand that and i was not trying to insinuate that sony is not completely dominating Microsoft in the lead is probably a little over 500k in the comment was to address the misconception that Microsoft did abysmal in may...

Granted sony may have still outsold xbox 2-1 or even 3-1 but it was a great month for gaming in general and hardware sales were way up from last year
ThunderSpark  +   531d ago | Funny
Congrats to Sony for creating the most amazing consoles. Congrats to all the hurt fanboys who stealth disagree every positive comment about Sony, you are the true champions of trolling here on N4G.
morganfell  +   531d ago | Helpful

Plenty of people will explain the May NPD by falling back on, "Well the new X1 is coming out so people held off on buying an X1."

I stated last month that those using such a position and believing there would be a massive boost in X1 sales would be in for a rude awakening. The awakening is here.

This has never been about price, but rather value.

The day Titanfall launched on the X1, it could be purchased for $499 with a free copy of Titanfall. Yet at Gamestop, the X1 bundle was being outsold by inFamous (the game) as well as two PS4 bundles. Both bundles were OVER $500. One bundle was $576. And not one day, not one day did the X1 Titanfall bundle, cheaper in price, ever outsell either of those two PS4 bundles whilke Gamestop was supplying them.

Right now at Amazon, how is the X1 doing? Let's look:

The new X1 is currently in 48th place. That is the worst it has ever performed at Amazon. It is being outsld by two PS4s, one of which is the Destiny bundle. It is also being outsold by the PlayStation TV. In addition, the Kinectless SKU is being outsold by the X1 Titanfall bundle which is at 41. And 41 is also worse than it has ever sold. It isn't about price.

At Gamestop, the X1 is being outsold by multiple PS4 and WiiU bundles and it is performing no better than it had when it was bundled with Kinect.

At BestBuy it is in 5th when it was formerly with Kinect in 3rd. Not a good sign.

Price being the deciding factor is a myth. All indicators are that a Kinectless SKU will do little to assist the MS sales issue.
ThanatosDMC  +   531d ago | Funny
I want some zombie numbers soon.
Bigpappy   531d ago | Off topic | show
Bathyj  +   531d ago | Well said
Pappy, its true USA is not the world, when you have the rest of the world to fall back on and dominate there.

When you only have USA, then yes, it is your whole world.

And how is Sony gloating? By simply commenting? Believe me, MS are saying much more by saying nothing.

Usually they at least tell us how many Zombies have been killed in Dead Rising (edit, damn ThanatosDMC beat me to it) or how many miles of road have been driven on Forza. Theyre the kings of yelling the loudest with the least to say. When theyre dead silent, its just spooky.
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SilentNegotiator  +   531d ago | Well said

The difference being that Ps3 was beating 360 worldwide while not in the US, whereas Ps4 is beating Xbone by a mile everywhere.

Classic attempt at a Sony Too™, warping a situation to look like teh hypocrizyz when it isn't.

And gee, I'd think an Xbox fanatic like yourself would have noticed the same thing happening with Microsoft. Greenberg has pretty selective times in which he reacts to sales numbers. It's almost as if...*GASP!*...a LOT of companies react mainly just to positive numbers! What do they have to lose? Shareholders can be very understanding people, after all. /s
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MRMagoo123  +   531d ago | Funny
Dont worry xbone fans, MS have just released some twitter comments ill quote them so you dont need to look

"100 gajillion bazzillion zombies poked with sticks in DR3 this month"

"7 megamagillion steering wheels have been turned to the left and right on forza"

"400,000,000,000,000 your mom insults have been said on voice chat in COD ghosts and titalfall combined"

Nice work guys MS is doing great, cos of all the big numbers see.

OT Nice work Sony, imo it may be slightly closer next month but Sony will still lead.
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RAWSTA   531d ago | Trolling | show
NewMonday  +   531d ago
Microsoft did not yet post any comment on the official Xbox Wire site. This is the first time in which the house of Xbox does not post its own monthly take on NPD’s numbers immediately after the lifting of the embargo
Bigpappy  +   531d ago
Okay Bath and silent, you are read a bit too much into my comment. It is more of an observation than a criticism. Its like a roll reversal with a touch of relief, that M$ is not breathing down their neck.

Having a strong lead in NA does put Sony in a very influential position. It is possible they may hold it for the entire generation or may be not. My focus is getting some cool games to satisfy my leisure time on the console I fell comfortable with. I would prefer M$ have hat lead in NA so I get more Skyrim, less Demon Souls. Not that there is anything wrong with that type of game, but I prefer Skyrim by several miles. This is not a west vs east hinge either. I like DOA series and Soul Caliber type game too.

Any way congrats to Sony any their fans for getting their way. I will do the same at next month's bloating session.
morganfell  +   531d ago
"I remember when Sony used to be dead silent when NPD came around. PS fans cornered the statement "NPD is not the world". Now Sony is gloating all over the places and its minions follow suit, signing high praises of victory."

You mean Sony fans are not allowed to do what you always did when the 360 won NPD?

I will say now what I said then. NPD does not equal the world althought it must also be noted that as with the PS3, Sony is leading there as well.
NewMonday  +   531d ago
"Any way congrats to Sony any their fans for getting their way. I will do the same at next month's bloating session"

Sorry but you won't get the chance, it will be like this for a while, get used to it.
NewMonday  +   531d ago
Sources @GAF say..

PS4 sold over 200k
XBone under 100k

Margin bigger than 2-1 in favor of PS4
GrandpaSnake  +   531d ago
@bigpappy k.Sony leading in consoles will not make games like skyrim go away. In fact , i was one of those guys that bought skyrim for ps3 and the way bethesda treated playstation fans was so bad i mean i think i swore never to buy a bethesda game. after they patched it yeah it was good but i hate how you believe somehow american developers will vanish from making games if a leading console is from japan. we live in a crazy time were games are being made by everyone this generation further proves that. if i had to chose a console to buy skyrim it really wouldnt matter because i love the game but if i had to choose i would choose the ps4 because if you have done your homework it should be obvious what console is obviously more adequate as apposed to last generation, when the developers were to lazy to properly port a game made for 360 to ps3
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SilentNegotiator  +   531d ago
"It is more of an observation than a criticism"
No-bubbles Xbone-troll, please. Who do you even think you're fooling? "minions follow suit, signing high praises of victory"? Yeah, just an itsy bitsy observation. The bitterness emitting from your comment left a burn mark on my monitor.

"I would prefer M$ have hat lead in NA so I get more Skyrim, less Demon Souls"
Even had to downplay Souls entirely off topic, too, now that the (spiritual) series has an exclusive on PS again. Bravo, you're so subtle.

"Any way congrats to Sony any their fans for getting their way. I will do the same at next month's bloating session"
Why would you do that? They couldn't outdo Ps4's sales when retailers shoved 1-3 games in with Kinect and unofficially dropped the price to $450. You really think a new bundle with even less value is going to put Xbone over the top?
...oh wait, did you mean gloat or point out pseudo hypocrisies? I guess the latter wouldn't be a surprise.
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DonMingos  +   531d ago
Numbers via GAF

PS4- 197k
3DS- 97k
Xbox One- 77k
Wii U- 61k
360- 57k
PSV- 56k
PS3- 36k
Wii- 11k
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ZodTheRipper  +   530d ago
Am I the only one who laughed when Phil Spencer called the X1 the "Best Place to Play" at the press conference? Not only playing catch up with sales but marketing slogans as well...
alexkoepp  +   530d ago
"Greatness Awaits" has been a great slogan for Sony so far, as nothing yet released and no games announced for the future are worth playing. Announce something good already Sony!
solidjun5  +   528d ago
"""Greatness Awaits" has been a great slogan for Sony so far, as nothing yet released and no games announced for the future are worth playing. Announce something good already Sony!"

You must live a boring trolling life.
ATi_Elite  +   531d ago
I think Phil Spencer is gonna turn the XB1 around and it will be highly competitive this Christmas.

So far his short term moves have been on point.

Waiting for The CloudZ, DirectX-12, and Azure.

actually I heard Dedicated Servers So many times during MS expo at E3 that I see Azure being used already.
Pixel_Enemy  +   531d ago
While I agree that it is way too early and extremely arrogant to completely discount MS from this race, I think Sony will own this generation. MS has a die hard fanbase that will support them and eat up their exclusives but Sony is on a winning streak with unveiling their hardware, having more powerful hardware (that is cheaper none the less) and their lineup of exclusives and better looking/running multiplats. This entire generation MS will be playing catch-up and it will be a real struggle if they ever hit the #1 spot. I find it hard to believe they will being that Sony ended up outselling them last gen with all the hurdles they had to jump to get there. Like the year head start in sales that MS had, the infamous $600 launch price tag, weaker multiplats and the exclusives taking years to shine to their full potential.
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Bathyj  +   531d ago
Its was nice not to hear Cloud Cloud CLoud at MS's show. But we did hear dedicated servers an awful lot.

I think their market research told them people are skeptical of "the power of the cloud" and frankly sick of hearing about it without tangible, practical applications to prove it, so they are not calling a spade a spade anymore in order to sidestep that issue while still letting them talk about it.
Clarence  +   531d ago
None of things you mention will help. The only reason the xbone might be competitive this holiday is because M$ dropped the price. There is no other reason but that.

The cloud, direct x, and azure have nothing to do with it.
Kayant  +   531d ago | Intelligent
"Waiting for The CloudZ, DirectX-12, and Azure.

actually I heard Dedicated Servers So many times during MS expo at E3 that I see Azure being used already."

Ok let's break this down. The cloud is the right terminology MS has been using because that's what azure is more here -

The problem is in terms of functionality and what has been shown it is nothing more then dedicated servers to us gamers so the term cloud is just redundant at this point and the fact they are scalable doesn't mean much to us. What we care are is that they are servers. This is especially true given how much it has talked about yet the best examples of real applications are (Forza 5 and TF) which have functional that we have seen used before in other games not what MS have talked about being possible so I can see why MS are changing their wording now even if it's wrong. The closest thing we have seen to a real world application is a tech/concept demo for crackdown. With another one coming at some point again and we wouldn't see it's real world usage until 2016 when crackdown launches (maybe earlier).

The there's DX12 which again isn't going to do the same thing people are thinking it will do to PC or mobile because unlike those platforms which DX12 is like a evolution update to XB1 it's more of an efficiency/incremental update because a lot of the features of DX12 are already in XB1's API and it already enjoys having "Console efficiency".

"Forza Motorsport 5 is an example of a game that pushes the Xbox One to the limit with its fast-paced photorealistic racing experience. Under the hood, Forza achieves this by using the efficient low-level APIs already available on Xbox One today. Traditionally this level of efficiency was only available on console – now, Direct3D 12, even in an alpha state, brings this efficiency to PC and Phone as well. By porting their Xbox One Direct3D 11.X core rendering engine to use Direct3D 12 on PC, Turn 10 was able to bring that console-level efficiency to their PC tech demo."

But people can choose to believe in the clouds and have higher expectations than they should if they want to I guess :p.
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Pogmathoin  +   531d ago
Mods, I was warned about SDF, but this is always acceptable?

Clarence, using M$, necessary?

None of things you mention will help. The only reason the xbone might be competitive this holiday is because M$ dropped the price. There is no other reason but that.
IVIEDICATED  +   531d ago
So you're another Spencer Freak huh? Well the guy is a puppet he spouts what they tell him to say. And if you actually believe he's responsible for all these changes you're bring willfully ignorant. These changes were put in motion weeks and months before. Those aren't the kind of changes you make overnight but I guess you believe in Santa Claus too.
kenshiro100  +   531d ago
I don't care what Microsoft does. They started out wrong, they'll end up wrong. DRM is what killed their lead in the first place. It's too early to count them out but they screwed up BIG TIME.
soandsoz  +   531d ago
I think November & December will be Microsoft's strongest months too.

Side note, May NDP numbers are quite staggering.

PS4 managed to outsell with every single multiplat game!
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Why o why  +   531d ago

From delaystation last gen to waitbox 1 this gen.....swings and roundabouts huh
Conzul  +   531d ago
More like Sony is having a PS2-like-renaissance. Meaning we're screwed with PS5 :p

Nah, IDK. Just gimme more awesome games and bring more media functionality and they'll continue to succeed.
AGaryColemanClone  +   531d ago
Sony has been the top selling console maker in the world for the past three years since the Wii fad died off and the PS3 took over the top spot in weekly/monthly worldwide sales.

Sony isn't having any renaissance - they simply continue to dominate.
SilentNegotiator  +   531d ago
Ps3 was the only Sony console to not be in first place (by a LOT of systems) and that landed in 2nd. Maybe every third system will be Sony's cursed systems and they'll be okay til Ps6, lol.
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truefan1  +   531d ago
MSFT should have made a statement, regardless how bad of a month it was. Even if it was a generic, we are committed to improving the XB1 statement. I think June will be the start of a 6 out of 7 month run for the XB1, only potentially losing September because of the Destiny bundle.

Sony isn't going to keep being able to tout multiplats this fall.

@LeCreuset so with an even price do you really see XB1 getting beat more than two months with Forza Horizon 2, Sunset Overdrive, and Halo MCC coming out September, October, and November. Not to mention exclusive content for AC Unity, Call of Duty, Evolve, and Dragon Age Inquisition. Remember this is USA only, there are still a lot of 360 owners waiting to upgrade, this fall that number will shrink.
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LeCreuset  +   531d ago | Well said
"I think June will be the start of a 6 out of 7 month run for the XB1, only potentially losing September because of the Destiny bundle."

With you making the most of that bubble, why do they even need to make a statement?
Ballsack  +   531d ago | Well said
So you did show.... Only to chat utter tripe..

Because you said this about titanfall, predicted a few months of xbox dominance due to that game and we all know how that turned out.. Its like you have a new reason every month for xbox domination

Get a grip
Flutterby  +   531d ago
MS is out of the race for first that's all there is to it. DX12 won't save it halo won't save it and the cloud won't save it , Sony are just doing what they alwa ts do to MS and that is dominate them.
Clarence  +   531d ago | Well said
"Sony isn't going to keep being able to tout multiplats this fall. "

Funny that you say that, because last gen that's all M$ kept touting. Multiplates look and play better on the 360. That's all M$ did last gen.

All that exclusive content and DLC did nothing for the 360. Last gen it was the cheaper console, and it still ended up in last place. Face it. This gen belongs to the PS4.

M$ no longer has NA numbers to help them. They will have to battle it out for NA now. Even if they could get NA back it won't be like it was last gen. M$ can only hope to come out of this in 2nd place.

Sony hasn't even had a price drop yet. You do remember when they dropped that cheaper slim PS3. Imagine what will happen when Sony decides to drop the price on the PS4.
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LeCreuset  +   531d ago | Well said
@truefan1's edit.

I'll tell you what, man. Since the mods won't do anything about your daily shilling and trolling and you seem so confident that XB1 won't get beat more than two months for the rest of the year (7 months. June to December), I challenge you to put up or shut up on your claim. No more pulling claims out of your butt and not owning up to them.

If Xbox One is outsold by PlayStation 4 for less than three months from June to December of this year I will make one last post humbling myself, delete my account and quit posting on N4G, but only if you publicly agree to likewise make one last post humbling yourself, delete your account and quit posting on N4G should the Xbox One be outsold by PlayStation 4 for more than two months from June to December of this year.

You can accept this challenge by commenting and acknowledging your acceptance, under your truefan1 handle, at anytime in the comment section of an N4G piece posted between now and the deadline of this Sunday at 12:00 am PDT. Shoot me a PM letting me know that you accepted, with a link to your comment as evidence.

Update: Just so there is no ambiguity, this deal pertains to sales figures as reported monthly by NPD. I would extend it to worldwide, but that's just unfair to you (not that just NPD isn't), and there aren't respected monthly reports of worldwide sales.
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pyramidshead  +   531d ago
Who cares about exclusive content when the game itself runs better on PS4? For the multiplats anyway.

Delusional as always Truefan1, but I guess you had to damage control in some way over this crushing Xbone defeat.
OrangePowerz  +   531d ago
Why won't they be able to tout about multiplatforms? In most cases if games run in 1080p they will still have thr higher framerate or better looking version in general.

During the launch month of Titanfall the X1 sold for 450 with Titanfall. So people got the console, Kinect and a game for 450. Buying only the console for 400 without a game and without Kinect isn't a vetter deal. The Kinectless SKU will give the sales a boost, but I don't see MS overtaking Sony.

Many Halo fans will already have am X1 and while the franchise is huge, it's a remaster of old games and not a new game. So I wouldn't expect too much, same goes for TLoU remaster great game but it's not going to make a lot of people buy a new console if they already played the original.

Sunset Overdrive will be a niche title coming from a company that isn't very well onown outside of the PS community with sales most likely similar to Dead Rising.

Forza Horizon 2 is the only one of the 3 that I can see as a proper system seller, but then again many Forza fans will already have an X1 since launch.

As for exclusive DLC, do you really believe that 1 extra hour of AC4 DLC made people by a PS4 over the X1 last year? Those things are a nice thing to have but not system sellers especially since in 99% of the cases it's timed exclusive DLC.

June will be interesting, but I wouldn't bet money on the X1 outselling the PS4. If you look at the Amazon charts the X1 kinectless SKU doesn't exactly rank super high and that's from the biggest retailer in the US.
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sic_chops  +   531d ago
Haha @trufan. I knew you'd show up, girl.
palaeomerus  +   531d ago
"Funny that you say that, because last gen that's all M$ kept touting. "

Sure, but that was late in the gen when people were satisfied by the rich choice in each library and had all their friends on one of the online services. Those are the conditions when one can coast on multiplats. This is early in the gen when libraries are anemic and barren. This is also when the multiplats are typically transitional from the previous hardware gen and so look pretty meh all around. Multiplats are a lot less exciting right now and not likely to change someone's mind about buying a console right now.
IVIEDICATED  +   531d ago
Another Forza another Fable a scraped together Halo collection which perfectly illustrated MS lack of games perfectly. They were so desperate they showed CGI trailers for games you won't see until 2016. Every 3rd party game they showed will be better on the PS4. You are delusional plain and simple or you're a shill either way you're wrong MS has bigger problems than price and they keep ignoring it like you are.
kenshiro100  +   531d ago
You're trying way too hard.
T2  +   531d ago
There's a reason why ms was silent today. You should have paid attention
Knushwood Butt  +   531d ago
Ah, come on, this site wouldn't be as funny without truefan.

You should change the terms: get truefan to change his avatar to that of Kaz, indefinitely, or something.
Mr-Dude  +   531d ago
Well, TrueFan1

When I watched the MS conference, I watched it with the idea of MAYBE buying a X1, because I also have A WiiU next to my PS4, and the idea of having them all (yes, I also have 3DS and Vita, but the 3DS is more played by my girlfriend then me..)

But nothing I saw on the conference, convinced me of pre-ordering one (I live in Holland, release is september here). Forza is beautiful, but then Gran Turismo and Driveclub are also. Fable never bothered me, Crackdown maybe, HALO MCC for me isn't a systemseller. HALO 5 isn't coming till 2015, and sunset overdrive looks awesome but, it's not my type of game, I would be bored very quick. Scalebound was a CGI, so I can't comment on that on this time.

The only game what peaked my interest was Ori and the Blind Forest. But still, no systemseller. Inside also looked great, but like Limbo it will come to PS4 also.

And for the multiplats, I stick with the PS4. Exclusive DLC, like 1 hour missions or weapons and armor etc, aren't systemsellers or gameseller for me. What the X1 lacks, is a great adventure game like Uncharted, which combines great graphics, humor and action.
And they lack serious FIRST PARTY STUDIOS

So why should I buy a X1?
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LeCreuset  +   531d ago
@knushwood I wish you could do sig bets on this site, but they don't have sigs.
showtimefolks  +   531d ago
xbox has to do well in the US market because sony pretty much had Europe in its back pocket. That is why sony has pushed hard at gamescom like its E3

i wouldn't be surprised if Drive Club a lot of airtime during gamescom

it will be very very interesting to see how xbox one does without kinect at same price point as ps4
Mr-Dude  +   531d ago
I wouldn't be surpised if Sony announced a couple of new IP's or sequels, games at GamesCom either... They did it for three years now.

Guerilla Games is located in Amsterdam, which is like 3-hours drive from GamesCom. So maybe their new IP will be there?
ITPython  +   531d ago
The XB1 price-cut would only really affect console sales, not software sales (which if you read the article, is mainly what Sony is claiming victory on).

But I bet the XB1 console sales during May were unbelievably abysmal due to those holding out for a cheaper version (which also says a lot about the general public's thoughts on the Kinect, and how it was undoubtedly a massive mistake for MS to force the higher price tag + Kinect on people from the beginning).

Will be very interesting to see the XB1 console sales during June. If it doesn't at least match the PS4 sales for this month, then that pretty much confirms the death of the XB1. Because this cheaper SKU is essentially like a re-release of the XB1, which means the sales during this month will be the highest the console will ever see again (launches always have the highest sales numbers).
KNWS  +   531d ago
No it doesn't, the next six months will be more telling. You expect everyone to just go a buy an xb1 in June?

Sunset Overdrive and Halo collection aren't out till later this year.
LeCreuset  +   531d ago
"You expect everyone to just go a buy an xb1 in June?"

I would expect a sales surge from people that supposedly held off buying a system in May, so it would be saying a lot if XB1 didn't at least match PS4 for June, especially in North America.
lelo  +   531d ago
If Microsoft offers inferior or similar things to what the PS4 is offering, they are fu**ed. People this generation will go with Sony unless Microsoft does something drastic. Microsoft to salvage the X1, they have to offer more. If Sony offers 2 games, Microsoft has to offer 3-4 games with their paid online service. If Sony offers indies with PS+, Microsoft has to offer AAA games with Gold. If Sony has 4-5 AAA exclusives, Microsoft needs 6-7 AAA exclusives. They need real AAA exclusives, that you can't find anywhere else. They need interesting services and experiences you can't find with their main competitor. One other thing, Microsoft has completely forgotten Europe (beside UK). Gamescom is around the corner, they need a strong show over there.

Microsoft is going to have a though job to surpass PS4 sales... I don't believe they can or they will. They need more, and I don't think they are willing to offer more to what Sony offers.
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Legacy212  +   531d ago
I love how everyone has stocks in sony on n4g and cares about these sales. Do you play games or do count sales all day. Cmon step your game up where were you guys when wii destroyed everyone last gen? By n4g logic everyone should buy a wii
This sony jerk circle is just sad. Play gsmes not resolution, sales, reviews etc
Why o why  +   531d ago
In lelo's defence (not like he needs it) but he definitely isn't a sony champion or sales player. I concur that about 99 percent of n4g members receive zilch in a monetary sense from any of the 3 players sales. What some will get is prolonged support from 1st to 3rd party developers and the one at the top, probably the lead console for development of 3rd party titles
LamerTamer  +   531d ago

Play games not resolution? Well I play games and they run at different resolutions and effects how they all look. If there are two versions of the same game why would I want to play the inferior version? I would want to play the one that looks better and that would be the PS4 version (not counting PC but that is a different story). Often it is not just resolution but is lighting, shadows AO etc.
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AD705  +   531d ago
yeah go tell that to all the xbox fanboys who use to constantly brag about having the better multiplats and the 360 having more sales than the ps3 and how often the ps3 got outsold by the 360 monthly for years on end in the console wars. If anything xbots are getting a kick in the ass by karma for all the shit they use to say to the sony fanboys. Now that the tables have turned xbots all of a sudden don't care for sales and having better multiplats.
Mr-Dude  +   531d ago
MS hasn't shown up at GamesCom for years now...
Sony is there every year with a conference...

So, if I was MS, I would be there this year
Magicite  +   531d ago
That killstreak, 5th month in a row.
PS4 goes like a boss!
I think its safe to say all multiplats will sell better on PS4 this gen (with few exceptions maybe).
Destiny in September might let it climb to those 10m and further.
imt558  +   531d ago
Watch Dogs market share in US :

PS4 ~ 46% ( +575k )
Xbone ~ 29% ( +360k )
X360 ~ 14%
PS3 ~ 11%

Total >1.25 mil. in US.

PSVita get bump around 1600% ( last month sold 3k ).

Wolfenstein :

PS4: 41%, Xbone: 38%, X360: 13%, PS3: 8%
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GordonKnight  +   530d ago

Nope, it's still X1 vs PS4. Fighting for all the gaming sheep. The Wii U targets a completely different audience.
xer0  +   530d ago
Playstation is just sexy.
I've bought 2 so far!
bullymangLer  +   530d ago
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Kayant  +   531d ago
Ha I asked that question on gaf was wondering the same thing. So this really is the first time they haven't given PR early since the launch of XB1. Damn must not have enough stats for PR spinning :p. The way PS4 dominated this month in multiplats and X360 outselling the XB1 TF SKU and PS4 being second best selling SKU for Ghosts really paints the picture as to how bad it was for XB1 this month. Will be interesting to see how the kinectless SKU helps next month.
MightyNoX  +   531d ago
If it was in 2nd place, Larry might have been able to salvage something but then it got trounced by the 3DS (and it's still dubious whether or not the Wii U is in 3rd or 4th place) there's no sugar coating that kind of news.
Dolf045  +   531d ago
Yeah I'd imagine that a lot that were going to purchase may have held off to wait for the new X1 SKU, so they probably had a pretty bad run recently sales wise. It will be interesting to see if the system gets a sales boost with the kinectless option in the wild now. Still think its going to take a long while for MS to close that sales gap regardless
Flutterby  +   531d ago
The price drop won't do much , the console was already as cheap as the ps4 with all the deals shops like eb games , game spot and all the other places did, if people didn't buy it then I can't imagine this will help.
soandsoz  +   531d ago
"Yeah I'd imagine that a lot that were going to purchase may have held off to wait for the new X1 SKU"

That is a reasonable assumption. Makes perfect sense to me that individuals wanting to purchase an XboxOne would do exactly that.

However, if a 'significant' sales bump fails to materialize for June then I believe Microsoft really will start to panic. In the business media, since release of the XboxOne it's always been stated by the 'Experts' and Analysts that price is the biggest factor in the sales gap between the two consoles. June and July will force that type of dialogue to be revised should positive results not surface. That really would spell perceived disaster which in turn would necessitate far more aggressive sales incentives from Microsoft.

I'm intrigued to watch this all unfold
jessupj  +   531d ago

If there isn't even enough to work with to at least spin something into a positive then MS must have had a very bad month indeed.

Next month will be extremely telling. If the xbone doesn't outsell the PS4 it will basically be all but confirmed that MS will come second or even third this generation.

And if that happens, the question must be asked... Will the shareholders allow MS to pour millions into another console? The xbone can still of course be profitable even if it comes second place in sales, but will those profits be enough to please the investors?

Considering the Titanfall bundle at $450 still couldn't beat the PS4 for a single week in the US I highly doubt this new kinectless bundle will push sales enough to pass the PS4, least alone match it. Time will tell.
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rainslacker  +   530d ago
Their PR staff is qualified enough to turn even the most abysmal numbers into something positive(not that the X1 numbers were abysmal). Look at when Windows Vista came out, they said a lot of great stuff about the sales, even though the consumer base wasn't on board.
oODEADPOOLOo  +   531d ago
"On the other hand, Microsoft did not post any comment on the official Xbox Wire site for the first time since the release of the Xbox One."


Also, where are the official numbers, all I saw was a generalized statement, would be interesting to see actual numbers.
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Ouch confirmed
MightyNoX  +   531d ago | Funny
First month without 'Xbox Family' nonsense from Larry.

I like it. It's peaceful.
pwnsause_returns  +   531d ago
no aaron greenburg either....he hasnt come out of his troll bridge for months...
barb_wire  +   531d ago
NeoGAF are posting that PS4 beat the Wii U, XBOne and 360 COMBINED.
kenshiro100  +   531d ago
Hoooolllllly crapo. O_O
AutoCad  +   531d ago
price cut being announced hurt ms this month..
June should be MS best month
zeuanimals  +   531d ago
I don't see why you're getting disagrees. It's not entirely true since last November was MS's best month (because of launch), but June should see an uptick and be the best month for them this year since a lot of people were holding off after the announcement for the Kinectless SKU. I don't think it'll overtake the PS4 for June though.

They're not gonna be able to spin this though, and it seems like they're not. If they do try to spin it, I can only see them trying to pin it on people waiting for the Kinectless SKU, then they're gonna be admitting that people don't want the Kinect. Saying that would be against their interests since they're also saying that they're not "giving up on Kinect".

There's also Medhi with his "people are satisfied with their 360s and not their PS3s" BS... If Spencer knows what's good for him and the Xbox division, he should duct tape Medhi's mouth.
AutoCad  +   531d ago
Im sure you know why im getting disagrees lol.
Spotie  +   531d ago
He's getting disagrees because everybody knows the truth: that May sales were gonna be bad, anyway. It was late in the month that the announcement came; it wouldn't have had time for THAT much of an impact.

I mean, come on. Look at these last few months. What would have turned those slumping sales around for May?

That aside, a quick look at Auto Cad's comment history tells you why some would disagree without reading. He's definitely earned his disagrees.
soandsoz  +   531d ago
"price cut being announced hurt ms this month..
June should be MS best month "

Fair assumption with respect to line 1.
In theory, it really should be a solid month. Near a month and change of interested buyers that (assuming they knew about the price drop) likely would have delayed purchase until the price drop began.

It will be 'telling' one way or the other. It shouldn't be underestimated how much those particular results will have on the media talking points moving forward. It's borderline critical for Microsoft to have some solid numbers. If anything, from a media analyst type position. Otherwise, it's trickier to keep optimistic business buzz/articles circulating to investors types etc..
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T2  +   531d ago
You are getting disagrees because June is not a sure thing either way for ms. They couldn't sell titanfall plus Kinect for 449, why would people line up for 399 with nothing? Small uptick I predict, no games either. I don't see ms turning this around for a while. New halo, gears maybe but when?
its_JEFF  +   531d ago
As expected, due to the early announcement of the new SKU.

Edit: According to the disagrees, I guess not?
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TheWatercooler  +   531d ago
But but but Kinnectless SKU. Wait until June's results right xbone fanboys?
No_Limit  +   531d ago
But..the Kinectless SKU came out Jun 9th, and this is the result for May, so I don't get where you are going with this?
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TheWatercooler  +   531d ago
umm. I know this is the result for May. I believe my comment implied xbone fanboys will say wait until June's results. My comment made perfect sense and that is what they are saying already.
98xpresent  +   531d ago
Read your comment . lol
Ravenor  +   531d ago
Have you met my friend the kettle?
G20WLY  +   531d ago
Yes, Pot, the one you call 'black', right?
FITgamer  +   531d ago
Then it'll be wait for MCC...wait for Halo 5...wait Gears and so and so forth.
Bonkerz  +   531d ago
The June NPD is what will matter.
chrisarsenalsavart  +   531d ago | Well said
Then in June you re gonna say there wasn't any good games that came out that s why xb1 was outsold by ps4 again.....
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0P-Tigrex  +   531d ago
So true. Bubs up.
M-M  +   531d ago
Good job giving them ideas to come up with for next month lol.
TheFallenAngel  +   531d ago
I bet you the ps4 will outsell it. Ps4 is in god mode.
Anon1974  +   531d ago
I really don't think we're going to see a huge boost in Xbox One sales in June. May was nearly half over when MS announced they were dropping Kinect, and they were already running the bundle with the free game. Anyone looking to grab an Xbox One would have been saving $60 there just with the added bonus of the free title. And, let's face it, most consumers probably aren't even aware a price cut is coming to the Xbox One as your average buyer doesn't keep up on game news.

At any rate, it's not like a huge amount of gamers were suddenly sitting on the sidelines in May which somehow skewed the sales data. We'll see an increase in Xbox One sales in June with the price cut, but I don't think it'll be anything to write home about. Now that people can actually get their hands on the PS4 without shortages to worry about, I expect the PS4 will continue to expand on it's lead for the foreseeable future.
corvusmd  +   531d ago
I'm sure that everyone knew that May was gonna be a tough month for X1 console sales. However, it's great to see that Wii U is doing a TON better, that's awesome. I just have to laugh at one was too funny to pass up. Sony says that the May NPD shows that it's the best place to play innovative IPs...then lists Watch Dogs and Wolfenstein...two multiplats... I'm not sure you guys can take credit for those two titles.
0P-Tigrex  +   531d ago
You don't get it. They're new IP's(idk about Wolfenstien), but people preferred playing them on PS4.. That was the point.
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Ballsack  +   531d ago
@corvusmd I agree hopefully people were holding off for the kinectless sku ..

June should be closer, if it's not ms have alot to ponder and worry about especially with tlou being released on ps4, but xbox has sunset overdrive.. June should be the most Interesting month in a long time
DanteVFenris666  +   531d ago
Ahhh wolfeinstein was like the first fps, seriously it's what inspired all fps. It's old! Though I think there was one older, but it's one of the oldest for sure
Master-H  +   531d ago
So salty i luv it, lel
0P-Tigrex  +   531d ago
The numbers must be too embarrassing for Xbox to release. i'm expecting a 4:1 in Ps4's favor for May.
Kurisu  +   531d ago
What with The Last of Us Remastered coming soon, Destiny in September, Drive Club and Battlefield: Hardline in October, Little Big Planet 3 and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare in November, GTA V assumingly in December (R* getting the christmas rush) PS4 will find itself pulling ahead even further. That's before Bloodborne in Q1 2015 and The Order: 1886 in February. Sure there are plenty of multiplats in that list, but look how well Watch Dogs sold on PS4.
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Kiwi66  +   531d ago
see that you only created this account just over a month ago so that you can troll xbox articles even when its good news you just have to be mr negative
G20WLY  +   531d ago
How do you figure this is and Xbox article?! :/
Geekman  +   531d ago
Sony deserves this. (But next E3, less talk more gameplay footage.)
Speak_da_Truth  +   531d ago
I see a lot of comments saying June NPD is what really matters. I saw a lot the same comments before Titanfall released and in June the new excuse will be "Wait till Halo comes out" LMAOOO! Ps4 is in GAWD MODE.
mrpsychoticstalker  +   531d ago
Makes a lot of sense considering the price drop of the Xbox started in June. Lol.

Why would someone buy a $499 when they can get a $399 in less than a month .

It's common sense.
DanteVFenris666  +   531d ago
Simple lot of people are not poor. Hundred bucks is pocket change to me and I'm only 20. Haven't even moved all the way up in the world yet. If I really wanted a console, I'd buy it even at double the price. Hundred dollars off is only going to be a big deal for those that have not a lot of money. Then if you don't have a lot of money you shouldn't be buying one in the first place but oh well
Arkardo  +   531d ago
Drinking that kool-aid too often it's bad for your health.

Come on man there's a big fat line between reality and complete delusion, still, the best bundle right now it's the Titanfall bundle, people are not stupid, for just a hundred more your getting the "amazing" kinect and Titanfall.

Why pay the same for an incomplete experience when you can get the ps4 for the same price? Do you get me? Jeez...
T2  +   531d ago
Because for 449 you could get titanfall and Kinect. Why would u pay 399 for nothing? We will see but according to amazon so far, June won't be miles better
pyramidshead  +   531d ago
Looking forward to June NPD for when the cheaper sku does nothing to move the needle. I'll be on look out for ya.
KNWS  +   531d ago
Sony had another good month of sales. Can't knock that.

The next few months will be interesting though with E3 over and dusted. Do gamers view Microsoft differently after E3 and the xb1, costing less?

June, and July, September, for me are the months to look out for.
wodan  +   531d ago
first it was titanfall, now June, then what?
OT: good for Sony all this momentum and there is no releases from their big studios.
Arkardo  +   531d ago
Yeah! We'll be here waiting for that don't worry, we are going to call you and congratulate you when X1 sales destroys ps4's in the upcoming months yeah.

rainslacker  +   530d ago
From what I can tell, people seem to feel about the same after E3 than before. At least on forums. I don't know about the general populace though, as the E3 info hasn't really disseminated among them yet. MS game announcements were generally well received though, although we knew about most of them. The CGI only disparagers are being a bit too cynical I think.

I expect Halo:MCC to boost sales, but PS4 might have it in the bag with GTA5 if it comes out this holiday. They're both ports,or remaster in Halo's case, but they're ports of highly regarded games.

On a side note, this is the second more reasonable comment I've seen you make lately. With people could discuss what you talk about instead of just discrediting you with negativity and auto-disagreeing.

I think a small surge for June might happen, just because some people may have been waiting for a cheaper version, and the price drop could have pushed them off the fence. Otherwise, the Summer is looking fairly dry for both systems outside multi-plat with the exception of TLOU(another port).
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imt558  +   530d ago
Check out charts, Gamestop charts, Best Buy charts...

You will be surprised how Xbone stands vs. PS4 in June so far.
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GamersHeaven  +   531d ago
Congratulations Sony PS4 has been destroying the competition all year best console to play games hands down.

@ Xbox fanatics Bu bu but wait till next month you been saying this all year still the same story this month.Serious question what does Microsoft have this year other than the Halo collection that will push consoles? Nothing no one is buying a Xbox One for third party support when its the same price as its competitors who offers more powerful hardware with better games.
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xJumpManx  +   531d ago
LOl, Sony prove it your PS4 games are to few and far between.
younglj01  +   531d ago
"LOl, Sony prove it your PS4 games are to few and far between."

And still manage too sell near 8 million units kind of scary once you think about it....
WeAreLegion  +   531d ago
xJumpManx murdered the English language.

younglj01 buried it.

He used "to" when he should have used "too". You used "too" when you should have used "to". Did you guys plan this out?
rainslacker  +   530d ago
Just imagine when they actually have some games to release. Which they do of course, but if the Vita is any indication, people's arguments will be that the PS4 has no games for the next two years.
younglj01  +   530d ago

Nope it wasn't planned,and if you have done any research on the American version of English you would have notice that it was killed/buried centuries before I was even born..

I don't know why Americans(like me) think/thought our version of English is correct when its the most screwed version. If you were born in the USA you speak broken English not proper English..How else can you example the amount of words in our vocabulary that sounds/spells the same but have an different meaning...

But I will apologize for using what you perceive as incorrect grammar on an gaming site.

To: point, person, place, or thing
Too: to a higher degree than is desirable, permissible, or possible

^ which one applies to my statement/comment
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jessupj  +   531d ago
The games are still there for the PS4. In fact, the PS4 has more games, a more diverse lineup and are rated higher on average according to metacritic...

(I still believe meta critic is incredibly flawed. How many xbone multiplatform games have exactly 1 point more than their PS4 counterparts that look and perform better? Something seems very fishy)

...than the xbone lineup and the PS4 is yet to release a lot of it's well known franchises.

Just imagine when the heavy hitter exclusives and true next gen AAA multiplats come in. Like Younglj01 mentioned, it's scary to think about.

I really don't understand your logic though. Sony claims victory in both hardware and software sales and you say "Hah! that's proof the PS4 haz no gamez!"

I just don't follow that logic at all.
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xJumpManx  +   531d ago
You little man are a Fanboy. Try being a gamer objectivity would not hurt you little guy.
pyramidshead  +   531d ago
Said no-one ever. What are they buying it for then, hmm?
There's more games on PlayStation than there is on Xbone, currently. I doubt this will change this year.
dicemoney  +   531d ago
I was hoping for sony to win this gen but not by this huge gap I hope Microsoft can get back in the game before sony get all big headed and start becoming their old self again
younglj01  +   531d ago
2 million copies of Watch Dogs on PS4 wow thats amazing....
Convas  +   531d ago
So ... what are the numbers?

It's cool to say you won, but can we get some hard data please?
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ltachiUchiha  +   531d ago
Yeah Im wondering the same, I mean usually MS is one of the 1st to post numbers on NPD numbers. Wonder why no show? Maybe waiting for june numbers? Goodluck with that especially with TLOU releasing.
uncharted56  +   531d ago
Sooo got a ps4 finished Infamous and Watch Dogs and there are no more games to play. Truly next gen ugghhh. Can someone suggest good games.
younglj01  +   531d ago
how about checking PSN?
mayberry  +   531d ago
Killzone sf is BOSS!
uncharted56  +   530d ago
Hmm I did enjoy BF:BC and KZ3 mp I guess Ill get them both
Silly gameAr  +   531d ago
You have the internet. Use it.
uncharted56  +   530d ago
I have not seen much in ways of rpg on ps4 so I asked. Sorry I asked I mean I was just asking for some games other people might had enjoyed and could be worth my time :/
G20WLY  +   531d ago
"Can someone suggest good games"

Yes, I can. :)
rainslacker  +   530d ago
For RPG's i'd say check out Child of Light.

If you're into MMO's then FFXIV,

For dumb fun, any of the Lego games are entertaining. Not terribly next gen though. Lego Marvel Superheoes has a lot of content.

If you're into sports then MLB The Show.
uncharted56  +   530d ago
Thanks for all the suggestions definitely will check out Child of Light had heard good things about it.
MultiConsoleGamer  +   531d ago
So the only source is a Sony Twitter post, repeated by NeoGAF (lol) and a site called DualShockers.

Hey Sony, if you're so confident in your numbers why not share them with the public? It seems sorta fishy that you don't, and that you're still combing unit data with the ps3. Why not give us the exact number as delivered by the NPD service? You obviously have it. And during the ps2 era you shared it all the time. Hell, you shouted it from the roof top. Why the suspicious change in PR tactics? It seemed to happen just as the ps3 fell behind the 360 in the US market. (ironically it was recently revealed the ps3 never caught up to the 360 as you've claimed in the past.)

Now here's how people will respond to my obvious logic: accusations of being an Xbox fanboy, accusations of being a Nintendo fanboy, and the typical NUH UH reply.

Oh and just for fun, NeoGAF is the site that refused tickets to E3 from Microsoft only to get a shout out from Sony at the event. They also have a host of fake insiders. Their sales data is just as legitimate as the stuff you see on vgchartz.
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BitbyDeath  +   531d ago
MS will probably sell the most when the Halo collection releases. Wait til then, MS will have there day/month eventually.
poor_cus_of_games  +   531d ago
Good thing then that the numbers are NPD.
MultiConsoleGamer  +   531d ago
@Poor NPD hasn't provided any exact numbers. And only Sony said they were on top. Think before you write next time.

@BitbyDeath, I personally don't care if Microsoft sells more or less. If they can't get their act together that's their problem. I just enjoy busting the PR spin machine that caters to the corrosive sales age culture that damages our industry.
poor_cus_of_games  +   531d ago
Are you insinuating that Sony are lying? Regardless of the sales total Sony are still on top. Try reading before you write next time.
MultiConsoleGamer  +   531d ago
Yes, as bluntly as possible.

They made a movie about this whole debacle. It's called Pulp Fiction.
ShwankyShpanky  +   530d ago
"my obvious logic"

So according to your "obvious logic,"
Sony is lying, and the PS4 in fact was NOT the top-selling hardware in May, or their mentioned software figures did not in fact surpass those of the competition.

So logically (by the *real* definition of the word), if PS4 did not sell the most, then another console must have.

Are you proposing that the Xbone outsold the PS4? Why has MS not released a statement saying as much?

Perhaps you are proposing that the Wii U outsold the PS4. Why has Nintendo not released a statement saying as much?

Perhaps the Ouya outsold the PS4?

Again, following the most basic principles of LOGIC, since you "bluntly" claim that Sony is lying about the PS4 topping the chart, it only follows that another console sold more, so please elucidate upon which machine did so. Be sure to provide a LOGICAL explanation for the method by which you come to your conclusion. Please include the LOGICAL explanation for why MS and/or Nintendo would eschew making a statement challenging Sony's claim, and instead remain silent and allow what you claim to be a falsehood to persist, even though said alleged falsehood paints both MS and Nintendo in a negative light (in what could potentially be considered a libelous and legally actionable manner).

Take your time. We'll wait.

As for your anti-GAF tirade:
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rainslacker  +   530d ago
Why not ask the same of MS? Seems they liked to toot their own horn last gen. Where are their numbers? Or their response to May NPD?

My guess as to why they aren't saying exact numbers? They're probably waiting for their next milestone number. 10 million most likely.

Sony has a lot to be happy about. They only projected to sell 5 million consoles by March. They're up 62% over that.

Also, you do realize that your obvious logic leads to the PS3 outselling the X1 right? If Sony is combining numbers, those numbers still involve PS consoles.
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chobit_A5HL3Y  +   531d ago
wasn't ms supposed to dominate after titan fall released? oops. i guess now we'll have to wait for next month to see if the price drop worked, right? and then halo? and then gears... and then sunset... and then quantum break, and then all those other exclusives that supposedly make ms superior, right? and then if sony is still ahead, there will be some other excuse lolz eventually it'll turn into, "just wait until next gen. ms will win next gen."~

ms is no pushover but let's just accept that unless sony f*cks up BIG TIME in the next few years, it's going to be the leading console this gen.
q8kik  +   530d ago
probably they will end up saying jesus in his second coming will save the X1
cellur111  +   531d ago
Innovative IP's? Apparently sony hasn't seen the Wii u's or xbones lineup.
poor_cus_of_games  +   531d ago
Apparently you haven't seen Sony's line up either.
cellur111  +   530d ago
All of sony's lineup is unoriginal. It's the same type of games we saw last gen.
Back-to-Back  +   531d ago
Yea Mario Kart is real innovative on its 7th sequel.
cellur111  +   530d ago
Who said i was talking about mario kart? Go look at their other games.
chikane  +   531d ago

yea the ps4 is 6 on amazon best sellers

and the 399$ box one is at 50 i haven't seen it get below 40 yet

Price isnt gonna help the box to much when theres a better system at the same price
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AD705  +   531d ago
Agreed. The xbox ones new xbox sku isn't even in the top 10 on major online retailers.
animalia  +   531d ago
Anyone saying this gen is over, is obviously young and dumb. Do you honestly think any amount is insurmountable ? Microsofts big guns have not even been released yet. Sony might win and it might not but it is not out of reach. If sony is only ahead by a few million then that is nothing for you zealots to beat xbox fanboys over the head with. I want to know how many consoles have been sold not just that you won. This gen won't really heat up til next year when xbox might be 10 million behind the ps4 but if it is still selling then it hasn't failed in the slightest. I have both so I won't be missing out on shit. If a multiplat game has Morpheus support I will get it on ps4. Mircrosoft hasn't won a generation yet so who would be shocked if it doesn't win this time either. it will still sell over 70 million, it's just that the ps4 might sell 90 mil.
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AD705  +   531d ago
So far I'm not seeing the xbox one at $400 having that big of an impact. When I go to the store I still see loads of xbox ones on the shelves while the ps4 is usually almost empty. On online retailers the ps4 is still ahead of the xbox one in everyway. If titanfal and a cheaper xbox one can't stop the PS4 I don't know what will.

Sure there is going to be a noticeable sales boost from this for the xbox one which is good. But it's not a big as we all thought it was.
animalia  +   531d ago
A sales boost would have come if they dropped the price but kept the kinect. I personally think the xbox one is a better system, but only with kinect.
LightDiego  +   531d ago
But according to the pc gamers from N4G, consoles are dying.
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senior32  +   531d ago
Good job SONY!!! Fifth month in a row at top spot. If PS4 wins june i can see it being on top spot until release of halo 5
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