PlayStation 4 outsells Xbox One in the U.S. for 8th month in a row
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PlayStation 4 outsells Xbox One in the U.S. for 8th month in a row

The PlayStation 4 as soon as once more outsold the Xbox One in the U.S., as Sony’s console took the gross sales crown for the eighth month in a row throughout August.

Nevertheless, Xbox Ones gross sales are on the rise. Microsoft mentioned at present that it “practically” doubled Xbox One gross sales from July thanks in half to sturdy demand for the Xbox One Madden NFL 15 bundle. This comes after Xbox One sales doubled from June to July after Microsoft began selling a $399 version of the Xbox One with out the Kinect sensor on June 9 — a $100 value minimize from the Xbox One with Kinect.

xboxone2121In the meantime, Sony introduced at present that it “stays the cumulative chief for subsequent era recreation consoles” and that Madden NFL 15 for PS4 was the top-selling recreation in August. Sony additionally famous that it led Microsoft for mixed house console gross sales (PS3 and PS4 vs. Xbox One and Xbox 360) for the third straight month.

The NPD Group reported at present that U.S. players spent $561.3 million on {hardware} and software program in August, up eight % from one yr in the past. {Hardware} gross sales have been up 116 %, whereas software program gross sales have been down 22 % from final yr

NPD additionally famous that after 10 months on retailer cabinets, mixed PS4 and Xbox One gross sales are up 70 % than the place mixed PS3 and Xbox 360 gross sales stood throughout the similar time interval. Lastly, new launches in August 2014 declined 41 % in comparison with new launches in August 2013.

Listed below are the top-10 promoting video games in August:

1. Madden NFL 15 (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
2. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3, PC)
3. Minecraft (360, PS3)
4. The Final of Us (PS4, PS3)
5. Name of Obligation: Ghosts (360, Xbox One, PS4, PS3, PC, Wii U)
6. Lego Marvel Tremendous Heroes (360, PS3, Wii U, PS4, 3DS, DS, Xbox One, Vita, PC)
7. Vegetation vs. Zombies: Backyard Warfare (360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One)
8. Watch Canine (PS4, 360, PS3, Xbox One, PC)
9. Battlefield 4 (360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
10. The Lego Film Videogame (360, 3DS, PS3, Wii U, PS4, Xbox One, Vita)

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