Sony tops Microsoft for U.S. console sales in November

ps4Sony surfaced Microsoft for U.S. consoles sales during a bustling offered month in November.

One month after Microsoft sole some-more Xbox One inclination than Sony’s PlayStation 4 in Oct — violation Sony’s five-month win strain — Sony went behind on tip for November.

“We have strike several pivotal milestones over a final few weeks,” Eric Lempel, Senior VP of Marketing for Sony Computer Entertainment America, pronounced in a statement. “Prior to Black Friday, we announced we have sole by some-more than 30.2 million PS4s to consumers around a universe and that PS4 continues to vaunt a fastest expansion in PlayStation hardware history. In addition, Black Friday sales were a strongest in PlayStation story demonstrating some-more people diversion now than ever before. We are also gratified to announce Nov was a biggest month ever for PlayStation Store indicating a clever digital marketplace complementing healthy sell sales.”

Microsoft, meanwhile, pronounced it enjoyed a “best Nov ever” in a U.S. for Xbox One with new annals for console sales, diversion sales and Xbox Live engagement. Here’s a company’s full statement:

“Last month was a best Nov ever in a U.S. for Xbox One, environment new annals for console sales, diversion sales and Xbox Live engagement. The many critically-acclaimed holiday lineup of exclusives in Xbox story helped expostulate 44 percent expansion in Xbox Live hours over final November, and 72 percent expansion in U.S. first-party sell diversion sales comparing sales from Aug by Nov in 2015 to a same duration final year. It’s extraordinary to see a appetite from Xbox fans for exclusives like ‘Halo 5: Guardians,’ ‘Rise of a Tomb Raider,’ ‘Forza Motorsport 6,’ ‘Gears of War: Ultimate Edition’ and ‘Rare Replay,’ for a implausible catalog of third-party games on Xbox One and for Xbox One Backward Compatibility, that launched in November. This holiday is moulding adult to be a good one for a attention and for Xbox fans.” – Mike Nichols, Corporate Vice President, Xbox Marketing, Microsoft

Both Microsoft and Sony offering a handful of console gold deals during Black Friday and Cyber Monday final month, going as low as $299 for not usually a console though also a bundled game. Microsoft will continue offered gold deals during $299 through Christmas, while Sony is doing a same by Dec. 19.

NPD reported currently that Nov 2015 was a best month ever for sum section sales of eighth era consoles (Xbox One, PS4, Wii U), leading sales in Dec 2014. Overall console hardware sales were adult 14 percent from Nov 2014. It also remarkable that a total sales for a PS4 and Xbox One during their initial 25 months on sale are 47 percent aloft than a total sales for a initial 25 months of PS3 and Xbox 360 hardware sales.

Here were a top-selling games from Nov 2015 (NPD does not count digital sales):

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  2. Fallout 4
  3. Star Wars Battlefront 2015
  4. Madden NFL 16
  5. NBA 2K16
  6. FIFA 16
  7. Need For Speed 2015
  8. Halo 5: Guardians
  9. Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate
  10. Just Dance 2016

Editor’s note: Information and quotes from Microsoft were combined to this post. 

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