Playstation Outsells Xbox - Again

Written by Computer Daily News     18/06/2014 | 12:58 | Category: GAMING

Sony's PlayStation 4 outsold Microsoft's Xbox One consoles in the US for the fifth month in a row, according to a new survey.

Playstation Outsells Xbox - AgainOverall consumer spending on video-game hardware and software jumped 51 percent to US$586 million last month, compared with a year earlier, with the PS4 retaining its sales lead as the number one platform, according to market researcher NPD Group.

Microsoft last week began selling a lower-priced version of its Xbox One to match the US$399 price of Sony's PS4 as the company struggled to convince gamers that its $499 price tag was justified.

Sony has led Microsoft in US console sales every month since the new devices were released in November.