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Microsoft admits Sony PlayStation 4 boosted Xbox One sales

San Francisco: Microsoft has finally admitted that the Sony PlayStation4 has piped the Xbox One gaming console in terms of Yale and install base.

Documents filed with Brazil’s national competition regulator revealed these figures. The Barge.

“Sony surpassed Microsoft in terms of console sales and installed base, selling more than double the previous generation Xbox,” Microsoft said in those documents.

Microsoft has not disclosed Xbox One sales since 2016.

Sony also didn’t report PS4 shipment numbers, leaving the lifetime sales figure at 117.2 million.

According to the document, Microsoft may have sold less than 58.5 million Xbox One consoles.

Microsoft seems to be closing the gap with the Xbox Series S/X consoles.

According to Ampere Analysis, “Sony will reach cumulative PS5 sell-through of 17 million units by the end of 2021, roughly 1.6 times what the Xbox series has sold.”

Late last month, Sony completed its $3.7 billion acquisition of Bungie, developer of Destiny and the hugely popular Halo franchise, resulting in lower PlayStation (PS) game console sales and lower full-year profit forecasts. warned.

Sony has revealed that it shipped 2.4 million PlayStation 5 consoles in the June quarter.

PS5 lifetime shipments have now reached 21.7 million units.

Microsoft has previously said it expects revenue to decline in the low to mid-single digits due to a decline in first-party gaming content on the Xbox console.

In the June quarter, gaming revenue was down 7% and constant currency was down 5%.

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