The PlayStation 4 managed to beat the Xbox 360 to become the UK’s best-selling home games console in 2013, winning by a couple of thousand units. - PSLS
before anyone argues the numbers are from gfk.congrats Sony and well done Ms too.
Sweet, should make for a fun 2014.
Awesome! I'm loving the new-gen and can't wait to see what the future holds.
Not surprised that it was close. Gamers understand the value of both systems so the price point might have been the deciding factor as to why the PS4 sold more.
you do realise its a the 360 sales it beat, right?
it sold more than xbox 1 aswell but they're stating that it beat every console for the year and the 360 was on top up until that point
Its PS4 vs Xbox 360. The 360 is cheaper.
It's not really close gamers are choosing a game console everywhere. I have a camera for my ps4 and it works but I only used it like ten times. Couldn't imagine having to d Ok that all the time with your voice. Secondly price is not the reason that people are choosing ps4 over Xbox one that doesn't matter till later the people buying systems now would have bought them regardless
Crazy considering ps4 has only been out for a little over a month for 2013.
This is N4g guys... X1 fans are gonna wait for Ms to spin these numbers... Then when Sony fans call out MS (with facts), MS fans are gonna post the obligatory "Sony fanboys attack any positive news from MS"
Why do you even bring that up? You realize you are egging them on from the get go, so ultimately you are no better in that regard.
I guess I'll have to bear the burden of not being any better in your eyes...
@DanielGearSolid - naw, I forgive you. lol It's just funny when people complain about comments that fanboys will make down the road when really you are starting the argument by making the original post yourself. :P
I wont deny it I started it here... I've seen it happen so much, I couldn't help it
Fastest selling console in the UK based on blind people between 2pm-2:15pm
the PS4 sold more in about a month, so the spin will be something like "360 has been best selling console for more months in 2013 than any other consoles" I can feel it.
clearly nobody was buying consoles in 2013 in the UK then. If a console can release at the end of November and sell more in 1 month than any other console in a 12 month span, then that's a clear indication that UK gamers were done with current gen and waiting for the next evolution in gaming to arrive.
Or the fact that sales had expectedly slowed down for consoles that have been out for almost a decade.
that's what I said. Gamers were eagerly awaiting the next gen machines.
That's not what I said. The initial hardcore crowd buying new consoles is not the same thing as old console just not selling at the pace they were a few years ago.
No not the same, but there could be a connection to decreasing sales and the release of a new machine for 2013 particularly. I agree that the longer a console is out on shelves the less sales it will garner each year as more people will have already purchased them by then.
Yea definitely could be a connection, but I don't think anyone buying a PS3 or X360 right now or last year were ever in the market to get a nextgen console at launch anyway. 2 different audiences.
Yeah, that is comparing 12 months of 360 sales to a month and a half of PS4 sales.
And 12 months of PS3 sales, right.
I hope m$ is paying attention to all these records Ps4 keeps breaking. Never underestimate the power and intelligence of gamers
Well, for the past seven years 360 outsold PS3 in the UK. I guess those gamers were intelligent too, and I'm sure MS was paying attention as well.
I will still stay on my 360 a library of games and good enough graphics i will buy a xbox one or ps4 next year when its cheaper or more games are out. I just hope theres a big franchise game with a good multiplayer that doesn't put the campaign and multiplayer together. Fable anniversary is nearly here so theres a couple of months sorted and i still have gears of war 3 for my multiplayer fun.
Sony is going to have one heck of a presentation for E3 2014. They're going to have a lot of good numbers going in.
And numbers in 1080p60 no less.
presentations at E3 will definitely use their 4k projectors, so...those numbers will be in 4k LOL!
Great to see Sony understanding how to build momentum once more.
So in five weeks the PS4 sold more than the X360 sold in a year? Wow.
Great Sony. 8th gen is over, congratulations Sony.
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