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PlayStation 5 has now outsold Nintendo 64 within the U.Ok.

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PlayStation and Xbox are at all times going face to face with their gross sales numbers. The Series X has hit 12 million items in keeping with one analyst, however one other reported that PlayStation 5 outsold the Series X/S by 10-to-1 in India. Meanwhile, Nintendo sits fairly with over 100 million Switches offered. The Nintendo 64 has reentered the conversion too, because of new info from the United Kingdom.

GI.biz head Christopher Dring stories that the PS5 has now outsold the N64 within the UK — it’s additionally “closing in on the [Game Boy Advance].” Xbox Series X/S beforehand topped the GameDice too. Essentially, the most recent consoles from Sony and Microsoft are each crushing it right away, and that’s with their low inventory. Dring believes “we’d be seeing some serious record-breaking” if there weren’t a {hardware} scarcity. Despite the shortage, game consoles gross sales are nonetheless doing stellar.

PS5 is now greater than the N64 within the UK, and is closing in on the GBA. Xbox Series S/X overtook the GameDice just a few months again. If solely there was extra inventory, we would be seeing some severe information breaking right here. Long technology forward

— Christopher Dring (@Chris_Dring) April 5, 2022

This all is sensible, particularly based mostly on gross sales stories from Sony itself. With over 10 million offered as of June 2021, it was already the fastest-selling PlayStation on a world scale. By September, it was the fastest-selling PlayStation console within the UK particularly.

Sony is hoping to rope in much more avid gamers by combining PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now right into a single, three-tiered service. Just don’t count on to see first-party video games coming to the service on day one, in keeping with PlayStation boss Jim Ryan.