For the seventh straight month, Sony’s PlayStation 4 has beat Xbox One in sales in the US. Even the increasing of console sales due to price cut was not enough for Microsoft to catch up with PS4. Despite having a solid platform for both games and entertainment apps, Microsoft’s console sales is not up to the mark due to poor marketing. Recently, Sony announced that they have sold over 10 million consoles to consumers to date which is almost double of what they announced back in February. Also Sony reported that PS4 “led the month for next generation software sales by a considerable margin,” and that “more than half of total next generation software sales” were for PS4. Find the list of top games in sales for the month of July below,
1.The Last of Us (PS4, PS3)
2.Minecraft (360, PS3)
3.FIFA 14 (360,PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Vita)
4.Watch Dogs (PS4, 360, PS3, Xbox One, PC)
5.Mario Kart 8 (Wii U)
6.Call of Duty: Ghosts (Xbox One, 360, PS4, PS3, Wii U, PC)
7.Grand Theft Auto V (360, PS3)
8.Sniper Elite III (PS4, Xbox One, 360, PS3)
9.NBA 2K14 (360, PS3, PS4, Xbox One, PC)
10.Lego Marvel Super Heroes (360, PS3, 3DS, DS, PS4, Wii U, Xbox One, Vita, PC)
The good news for Microsoft is that they are expanding Xbox One availability to several new markets in the month of September and also they have announced several new Xbox One hardware bundles, new game launches lined up for this holiday season which should boost their sales.
What do you think Xbox team can do increase the sales?