PS4 sells many consoles in 2015 though all 3 had clever holidays

3 hour ago – 8:30 AM on 01.15.2016 // Steven Hansen

PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U clever December

Aside from divulgence a continued prevalence of Call of Duty, a 2015-in-review NPD information also tracked hardware opening via a year. Despite a miss of a torpedo exclusive, PS4 outsold a Xbox One in December, and via 2015.

Last week, Sony reported 5.7M PS4s sole over a ‘holiday’ (11/23/2015-1/3/2016) for a 35.9M total. At a start of 2015, Sony reported  18.5M consoles sold. Napkin math says 17.4M PS4s sole in 2015. Given that many of a initial PS4s sole came during a finish of 2013 when a new consoles launched, Sony sole some-more PS4s in 2015 than in 2014. Microsoft has nonetheless to exhibit Xbox One sales so we only know they’re reduction than 17M in 2015. Still, Dec was a best sales month for both consoles.

The sum sales of PS4 and Xbox One in their initial 26 months is 47% aloft than a sum PS3 and 360 sales over a same period.

Industry spending as a whole is somewhat down in 2015, mostly with final gen and handheld sales flagging. PS4 and Xbox One program sales went adult 48% year-over-year and a Wii U had a second best program offered month ever in December. As a whole, 2015 was a best year for sum sales of PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U games.

Top 10 new earthy program sales (in a US, all platforms) for 2015

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 (Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  2. Madden NFL 16 (PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3)
  3. Fallout 4 (PS4, Xbox One, PC)
  4. Star Wars Battlefront (Xbox One, PS4, PC)
  5. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PC)
  6. NBA 2K16 (PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3)
  7. Minecraft (Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4)
  8. Mortal Kombat X (PS4, Xbox One)
  9. FIFA 16 (PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3)
  10. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3, PC)

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