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PS4 vs Xbox One console wars sales

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The console wars officially began last November when both platforms were released. The PlayStation 4 came out on the 15th while the Xbox One launched on the 22nd. While one could argue that the PS4 had a one week advantage over the Xbox One ultimately the difference should be negligible, 7 days isn’t much to look at. But enough about that, ...

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Should Sony’s PS4 fear the Xbox One?

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It feels as if Xbox One has been playing catch-up with the PS4 ever since Microsoft shot themselves in the foot in 2013 with their announcement of DRM security and anti-piracy policies for the console. They declared that they would prevent lending or trading-in games and would disable offline play-before backpedalling due to a humungous gamer uproar.  The consumer response ...

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Xbox One vs PS4: Sony still leading for the eight consecutive month

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The NPD results for August 2014 are in and there are very few surprises to talk about. Seeing as how there were few game releases last month, software sales were not exactly incredible and we’re actually looking at an 21% decrease compared to August 2013. On the other hand, PS4 and Xbox One consoles continued to sell very good, which resulted ...

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Xbox One vs PS4: Sony sold three times more consoles than Microsoft in Q1 2014

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Sony Entertainment revealed its financial report for the first quarter of 2014, which began in April and ended on June 30. The results were rather surprising, but perhaps not completely unexpected. The company’s revenue from games saw an increase of 95.7 percent compared to the first quarter of 2013. Sony’s Games and Network Services branch managed to generate no less than 257.5 billion ...

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Xbox One sales more than doubled since the Kinect was dropped

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It seems like Microsoft’s gamble is already starting to pay off. Last month the company launched a Kinect-less version of the Xbox One for only $400, which put it on par in terms of price with the PS4. Ever since the Kinect was dropped sales have more than double in the US according to “internal data based on retail calendar ...

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Sony already sold 9 million PS4 units according to a new report

Sony sold 9 million PS4 units

A new report suggests that Sony might be doing even better than anticipated when it comes to PS4 sales. Microsoft VP Phil Harrison recently had an interview with Edge magazine(via IBTimes) in which several aspects were discussed, including the “classic by now” Xbox One vs PS4 console wars. Harrison didn’t reveal anything new in regards to Microsoft’s sales, but reminded us of the “north of 5 ...

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EA expects a great Xbox One vs PS4 fight during the Holiday

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Console owners are not the only ones interested in how the Xbox One vs PS4 battle evolves, many companies also have their reasons for keeping a close eye on the situation. In a recent interview with GamesIndustry International, Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore talks about the importance of the second Holiday season for next-gen systems. Xbox One and PS4 launched during ...

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Xbox One launches this September in Japan with 29 games

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The Xbox One has been available in North America, Europe, Australia, and Brazil since November 22nd and today Microsoft announced that it will also be launched in Japan on September 4th. The console is already available for pre-order through multiple Japanese retailers and comes in three varieties. The regular Kinect version, the Kinect-free Xbox One, and the Day One edition, which includes Titanfall and ...

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Xbox One July update features revealed

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The latest Xbox One update introduced some highly anticipated features such as external storage support, real names, and Games with Gold. With E3 2014 over, Microsoft has gone back to the drawing board and began working on the next system update. The company had a successful presentation at E3 during which they stated that the community is their main focus. ...

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