2016 has been very important for the Xbox brand, sales of Xbox One have increased significantly in the second half of last year. In December PlayStation 4 outsold the console of Microsoft in the United States, however, the news for the brand are more than positive. December was the most important month for sales of Xbox One, confirms a representative of the brand based on the latest report of the NDP:
“December was the biggest month ever for Xbox One sales in the U.S., and Xbox One was the only [current-generation] console with year-over-year growth, according to NPD,” a Microsoft spokesperson said. “In addition, Xbox One was the top-selling console over the second half of 2016, following the announcement of Xbox One S at E3.”
If Microsoft continues with this dynamic work and good proposals then it could be a great year of 2017 with the announcement of Project Scorpio, not to forget what happens with the new competitor of Nintendo Switch and projects of PlayStation 4.
Probably the reason why Sony again dominated sales in the United States was for the launch of PlayStation 4 Pro. As you know, the console that improves the performance of some titles came in November 2016 and in addition to having greater power than other consoles of PlayStation 4 line that has features like streaming services of 4K video.
Undoubtedly, the situation in the US market will become more interesting with the upcoming launch of Nintendo Switch Console and Project Scorpio.
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