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May NPD: New game launches rule the roost

By Steve Watts, Jun 16, 2014 5:10pm PDT

PlayStation 4 beat Xbox One for the fifth consecutive month, but next month the $400 XBO goes into effect. In the meantime, new game launches filled several spots on the sales charts, including the top four.

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"PS4 #5 and Xbox One is #36 in the USA. That's not a good sign for microsoft."

- Turd Ferguson see all 12 comments

April NPD: Xbox One still in second as price drop looms

By Steve Watts, May 16, 2014 7:00am PDT

The NPD charts show little change over last month, but NPD says that PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are cumulatively outperforming their predecessors.

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"That's because your point is pedantic. They are ditching their no compromise stance on Kinect. ..."

- LoioshDwaggie see all 8 comments

Xbox One hits 5 million shipped

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 17, 2014 11:30pm PDT

Microsoft has been falling behind Sony in the latest console war. And in spite of the recent launch of Titanfall, the gap is only widening.

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"www.youtube.com/tv Works on any console with the D-pad and you can sync it and use a mobile ..."

- memots see all 93 comments

March NPD: Titanfall takes the victory, but PS4 still winning the war

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 17, 2014 3:50pm PDT

The March NPD numbers are in and the PlayStation 4 continues to reign atop the hardware charts, while Titanfall reigns supreme in the world of software sales.

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"I remember last month's NPDs made a huge thing about PS4 selling more units, but Xbox One making ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 12 comments

February NPD: PS4 and Xbox One are neck-and-neck

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 13, 2014 5:30pm PDT

The winner of February's edition of the new console wars depends on how you look at it. According to the NPD Group, PS4 sold more hardware units, while Xbox One made more money in sales (due to its higher price), giving both Sony and Microsoft a case to claim victory. Meanwh...

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"This is basically my issue with it. I didn't like the other infamous games. Which is weird ..."

- thaperfectdrug see all 76 comments

PlayStation 4 hits 6 million following Japan launch

By Steve Watts, Mar 04, 2014 3:30pm PST

PlayStation 4 has hit 6 million units worldwide, following its launch in Japan. Sony also shared updated statistics on Twitch usage with the device.

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"There is a lot riding on that one, in a way it has to stand up to Titanfall because they are ..."

- Gwyndion see all 20 comments

PlayStation 4 surpasses 5 million sales worldwide

By Steve Watts, Feb 18, 2014 6:30am PST

Sony has announced that PlayStation 4 sales have surpassed 5 million worldwide, just as it prepares to launch in Japan later this week.

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"i think the first exclusive game i'd care about would be something naughty dog coughs up or ..."

- Hoax see all 10 comments

January NPD: PS4 punches back at Xbox One, both beat 3DS

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2014 4:30pm PST

January's NPD shows PS4 and Xbox One switching places in their great and terrible dance of hardware sales, but both managed to edge out 3DS this time.

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"maybe but i was just commenting on how there are games. not a large variety yet but there is ..."

- dantastic see all 24 comments

December NPD: Xbox One beats PS4, but 3DS comes out on top

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 16, 2014 3:45pm PST

Xbox One beat PS4 in console sales in December, but as before, there are a few caveats

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"For reference, 1.4 million 360s shipped by end of 2005. I think they (both) started making ..."

- jake see all 27 comments

PlayStation 4 has sold over 4.2 million consoles

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 07, 2014 9:49am PST

When Microsoft boasted yesterday that it sold over 3 million Xbox Ones in 2013, it seemed inevitable that Sony would quickly follow with yelling about its own success. During its CES 2014 keynote today, Sony declared that it had sold-through over 4.2 million PlayStation 4 co...

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"What it means is that both consoles are selling several times faster than any previous console ..."

- swedishfriend see all 87 comments

Over 3 million Xbox One consoles sold worldwide in 2013

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 06, 2014 10:15am PST

Microsoft starts the new year with an update on how its all-in-one entertainment system has sold in 2013. "Over 3 million Xbox One consoles were...

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"The easily manipulated consumer of course. I've got an ipod, ipad, ps1-3, xbox, and 360 so in ..."

- jtthe2nd see all 9 comments

November NPD: PlayStation 4 tops hardware, with a caveat

By Steve Watts, Dec 13, 2013 8:15am PST

The November NPDs mark the first head-to-head between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and which sold more depends on how you look at the numbers.

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"YA! a bunch of people fought to buy 2 consoles with almost ZERO games worth playing.. excellent! ..."

- clok1966 see all 33 comments

Xbox One sells 2 million consoles in 18 days

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 11, 2013 7:15am PST

The best thing about two next-generation consoles practically alongside each other is that we can easily compare them to fuel petty arguments on the Internet. Sony boasted last week that it had sold over 2.1 million PlayStation 4 systems in its first 16 days on sale, and now...

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"He bought one. It died. Why? Why? Why did it have to die? I am afraid, and you are afraid. Death ..."

- thaperfectdrug see all 22 comments

PlayStation 4 system sales pass 2.1 million

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 03, 2013 6:00am PST

The PlayStation 4, you may be surprised to learn, is still proving pretty popular with consumers. Sony's new console sold one million systems on its North American launch day of November 15, and now it's arrived in a load more countries, including launching in Europe last Fr...

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""DEADLY PLAYSTATION SHOOTING" Oh local news, you try so hard."

- king_darius see all 4 comments

Nintendo 3DS first year sales: 4.5m units in US

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 06, 2012 7:15am PST

Though the first anniversary of 3DS's US launch isn't until March 27, Nintendo is already boasting about its first-year hardware sales. 4.5 million of the shiny handhelds were sold in the US alone, almost doubling the original DS's first year performance.

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"3DS Lite Ocarina of Time or Majoras Mask bundle would make me get one. Only a matter of time ..."

- yourbuddypal see all 3 comments