Might 7, 2023
We all know it’s like beating a lifeless horse to maintain saying that the PS5 is outselling the Xbox Collection X at this level. It’s been that means for some time now and has solely exemplified additional when the scarcity ended earlier this 12 months.
In accordance with VGChartz (through Insider Gaming), the margin isn’t even slim. There’s a niche of over three million models between the PS5 and Collection X.Now, the PS5 remains to be lagging behind the gross sales stage of the PS4, however it has outdoors the previous-gen Xbox by 1,000,000 models.
This shouldn’t come as a shock, the PS5 grow to be the principle console for UK console homeowners, gross sales have surged in European international locations, briefly outsold the Change in Japan, dubbed the fastest-selling console in US historical past, and extra.
With the Microsoft-branded console promoting a bit over 10 million, it isn’t like it is a actually “unhealthy 12 months” general for them. However, with Sony persevering with to churn out high quality exclusives and even bringing these as soon as exclusives to PC whereas Xbox falters with unhealthy press, poorly optimized first-party titles, and weird enterprise selections like Redfall operating at 30 FPS on Xbox platforms at launch, it isn’t too stunning simply how a lot of a lead the PS5 gross sales have.