And now for an update on console sales! I mean, hey, they're practically little gaming PCs from a hardware standpoint. We're allowed to care.
Yesterday afternoon, Microsoft shared some numbers from the NPD Group that say 258,000 Xbox One consoles were sold in the United States last month. As Neowin reports, Sony hasn't published such a figure—but Spike TV's Geoff Keighley seems to have the inside scoop. Here's what he tweeted after the Microsoft announcement went up:
February console sales: PS4 leads Xbox One again, but Xbox One only 10% behind in units.
Extrapolating from that figure, it sounds like the PlayStation 4 sold somewhere in the neighborhood of 287,000 units in the U.S. in February... at least according to my rough and sleep-deprived math.
Either way, it looks like the Xbone is closing the gap with the PS4. Last month, Keighley tweeted that the Sony console had sold nearly twice as many units as the "nearest next gen competitor" in January. It's no surprise that Xbone unit sales are lagging, of course, since the console continues to sell at a $100 premium over the PS4.
|Abu Dhabi government fund may be shopping GlobalFoundries||2|
|Asus goes for the gold with its 20th Anniversary GTX 980 Ti||3|
|MSI's Eco motherboards let owners fine-tune power consumption||0|
|Gigabyte's Z170X-Gaming G1 motherboard reviewed||11|
|Star Wars Battlefront video review||38|
|Club 3D active adapters convert DisplayPort 1.2 to HDMI 2.0||22|
|Phanteks' Power Splitter lets two systems run on one PSU||45|
|Just Cause 3 system requirements won't blow up your wallet||28|
|Biostar's GeForce Gaming GTX 950 glows a fiery red||23|
|This is the answer to SSK's question on the Firefox news post.||+33|