Microsoft says Xbox Series X/S is “market leader” in new-gen hardware this quarter

Microsoft says Xbox Collection X/S is “market chief” in new-gen {hardware} this quarter

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Microsoft has revealed that Xbox Collection X and S have outsold Sony’s PlayStation 5 this quarter, making its new bins the “market chief” within the US, Canada, and Europe.

We might seen some indication that Xbox Collection X and S have been doing nicely commercially; again in March, the pair of new-gen consoles overtook PS5 for the primary time in Europe since launch. The NPD group reported on Monday that Xbox Collection was the best-selling console platform in greenback gross sales for the primary quarter (Nintendo Swap gained by way of unit gross sales). Now, in Microsoft’s new earnings report, CEO Satya Nadella confirmed that Xbox Collection X and S beat PS5 in gross sales for the complete quarter.

“Our ambition is to empower players to play when, and the way, and the place they need. With our Xbox Collection S and X consoles, we’ve got taken share globally for 2 quarters in a row and we’re the market chief this quarter among the many next-gen consoles in america, Canada, UK, and Western Europe.”

Should you’ve spent any time looking for PS5 inventory or Xbox Collection X inventory, you may know it is a battle. Console {hardware} provide challenges have continued to bottleneck manufacturing at Sony and Microsoft, although the brand new Xbox consoles are usually simpler to search out, notably the light-weight Xbox Collection S. Microsoft appears to have discovered an answer to its provide constraints in current months, as Xboxes have been popping up much more steadily, which is definitely a major consider its market-leading gross sales.

Should you’re nonetheless attempting to resolve which new-gen console is best for you, do not miss our complete breakdown of PS5 vs Xbox Collection X.

Jordan Gerblick

After scoring a level in English from ASU, I labored as a replica editor whereas freelancing for locations like SFX Journal, Display screen Rant, Recreation Revolution, and MMORPG on the facet. Now, as GamesRadar’s west coast Workers Author, I am liable for managing the positioning’s western regional government department, AKA my house, and writing about no matter horror recreation I am too afraid to complete.

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