Xbox One continues to be out-performing PS4, which is a grand return on Microsoft’s refocused efforts.
September NPD 2016
Xbox One beat PS4 for the third consecutive month.
Full NPD report will drop subsequent week. No thought why Microsoft will get to announce early on a regular basis now.
Compare month-on-month: August 2016
Compare year-on-year: September 2015
Xbox One was the perfect promoting console at US retail final month in keeping with the NPD Group’s September 2016 report, Microsoft has introduced.
It’s the third month in a row Microsoft and the Xbox One have beat again Sony’s PS4, after an virtually unbroken two and a half 12 months dominance by the Japanese large in Microsoft’s conventional greatest territory.
Microsoft mentioned it additionally took the primary spot within the UK in September 2016, drawing on Gfk Entertainment’s information, and that Xbox One was the one console to point out year-on-year progress within the US, the UK, Australia and different territories throughout September 2016.
It’s not onerous to see why Xbox One is all of the sudden holding its personal once more – the unique mannequin Xbox One is cheaper than ever, and the Xbox One S is a really good refresh.
After so lengthy in distant second place it’ll in all probability be fairly a while earlier than the Xbox One set up base can problem the PS4, however do not forget that PS3 and Xbox 360 ended up neck and neck after the PS3’s garbage begin final technology, so it’s definitely attainable – even with the PS4 Slim’s launch late in September and the upcoming PS4 Pro.
Microsoft mentioned Forza Horizon three was the best-selling first-party Xbox One recreation within the US, UK and Australia for September 2016, however this moderately fastidiously hedged stat is all we’ve for you by way of software program gross sales at present; keep tuned for the complete NPD report later within the month. We’ll replace his web page as soon as we’ve it.