Xbox One Sales Prevailed Over PlayStation 4 On Black Friday

Microsoft dominated console sales throughout last week’s Black Friday sale in the US. According to information analysts InfoScout the Xbox One was the highest selling console throughout the period, comprising thirty one percent of total hardware sales.

While it’s other console, the Xbox 360 held 30 percent share leading to a joint Microsoft lead of sixty percent. Joint sales of the PS3 and PS4 amounted to thirty percent share in sales total, whereas sales of the Wii U and Wii combined was seven percent.

Analyst Jon Brelig says the inadequacy of the PS4 could have contributed to Microsoft’s emphatic finish. Software sales exceeded console sales, with Call of Duty: Ghosts the top selling game. Disney infinity managed to beat out Skylanders: Swap Force for the number 2 position.

The PS4 had a highly anticipated launch in Europe and Australia on November 29, although Sony has warned that securing a unit could also be troublesome without a pre-order until early 2014.

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