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PlayStation 4 outsells the Xbox One in US retail

But Xbox One sold more per day.

The PlayStation 4 sold more than the Xbox One in US retail, according to stat-tracking group NPD.

Unsurprisingly, more PS4 software was sold as well. This was the expected outcome given that the PS4 launched on 15th November in the US, whereas the Xbox One didn't come out until the 22nd.

The PS4 is the most successful console launch in the world, having sold 2.1 million units in North America and Europe in its first two weeks on store shelves according to analyst company DFC. The Wii came in second with 1.6 million units moved between North America and Japan.

Xbox One also did well, with Microsoft claiming it sold over two million units worldwide thus far. 909,132 of those were in the US during its first nine days on the market. That's over 101K sold a day on average, which makes it the fastest selling console in the US. Microsoft noted that it sold roughly three times what the Xbox 360 did at launch and owners picked up an average of 2.1 games per console.

As far as software sales go, the top 10 selling titles for US retail were as follows:

  1. Call of Duty: Ghosts (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U)
  2. Battlefield 4 (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)
  3. Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U)
  4. Madden NFL 25 (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)
  5. Grand Theft Auto 5 (Xbox 360, PS3)
  6. NBA 2K14 (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)
  7. Skylanders: SWAP Force (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, 3DS)
  8. Just Dance 2014 (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U, Wii)
  9. Disney Infinity (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, Wii, 3DS)
  10. FIFA 14 (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Vita)

Bear in mind that NPD's figures don't include digital sales or games sold as part of a hardware bundle.

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