PS4 vs Xbox One - Europe Launch Sales Comparison

#11ssjgohhkuPosted 12/11/2013 3:34:47 PM
PS4 launched a week later then Xbone in Europe, that's a key statement you left out TC!
#12CrimsonCorpPosted 12/11/2013 3:38:02 PM(edited)
Both factors skew the results. PS4 launched 1 week later. But X1 released in only 13 countries, which delays a portion of X1 sales to Q1 or Q2 of 2014, perhaps even later.

I'm not arguing for X1, I'm simply stating that it's impossible to make any accurate statements regarding the two launches since there are too many variables to consider. Yet, that's what people in this topic, and in others, are doing.
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#13ssjgohhkuPosted 12/11/2013 3:38:00 PM
CrimsonCorp posted...
Both factors skew the results. PS4 launched 1 week eariler.


PS4 launched a week later, not earlier.
#14CrimsonCorpPosted 12/11/2013 3:38:20 PM
yea, just fixed it.
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#15archibald3Posted 12/11/2013 3:47:33 PM
Ellesarien posted...
We have any solid figure on sales in Botswana and Nepal yet?
#16cyl26Posted 12/11/2013 4:03:19 PM
Bloody hell, the guys "just" posting sales. The reaction on this board is disgusting.

You guys wonder why this board is bad?

http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/691087-playstation-4/68071402

Exact same topic, different response and actual interesting questions.
#17CyborgTwentyPosted 12/11/2013 4:51:33 PM
Ouch we Xboners just can't catch a break! :-(
#18pistolpete12Posted 12/11/2013 4:57:15 PM
PS4 has 2.1 million sales in 32 countries
xbox1 has 2 million sales in 13 countries

http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/12/11/xbox-one-sells-2-million-units-in-18-days
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#19imthestuntmanPosted 12/11/2013 5:01:18 PM
3HP posted...
CrimsonCorp posted...
"The Xbox One launched in eight countries in Europe, while the PlayStation 4 launched in 18 countries."

A key statement to leave out from the article TC, nice one.


Correct me if im wrong but didn't the ps4 launch a week later in Europe?


You are correct, but realistically day one sales are always going to be the main driving force for games. Its just how the industry works, with that said its likely the difference in launch days by a week wont make a large difference. The number of locations launched would likely be a more important statistic given this trend.
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#20CyborgTwentyPosted 12/12/2013 8:35:01 AM
pistolpete12 posted...
PS4 has 2.1 million sales in 32 countries


Only if they didn't sell a single console in the last few weeks.