PlayStation 5 leads against Xbox Series X/S in Japan with over 118.000 units sold

Informal numbers claim that the PlayStation 5 is way more popular than the Xbox Series X/S in Japan. The next-gen console developed by Sony has sold over 118.000 units in 4 days, while the Xbox Series X has only 21.000 sold in 6 days of release.

This was confirmed by the renowned Japanese video game magazine Famitsu, which further confirms that the best-selling entertainment software for the PlayStation 5 was Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales with 18.640 units sold, followed by Demon’s Souls, the breath-taking remaster with 18.607 units sold.

Famitsu’s overview of both the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S sales is as follows:

PlayStation 5 Japan Sales Report

  • Launch period: November 12, 2020-November 15, 2020
  • Sale period: 4 days
  • Sales: 118,085 units

Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S Japan Sales Report

  • Launch period: November 10, 2020-November 15, 2020
  • Sale period: 6 days
  • Sales: 20,534 units

Keep in mind that both consoles face a stock shortage, which prevents users from buying their favorite piece of next-gen gaming hardware. The launch of the next-gen consoles has been turbulent so far, leading to unprecedented events across the globe. Some of them are the PS5 scalpers that have started surfacing on third-party websites trying to resell their console for a huge profit.

Angel Kicevski

Angel Kicevski started playing video games a long time ago. He started playing competitively since the Counter-Strike 1.3 era. Shortly after the competitive CS era, he managed to find the gaming industry amusing and started working on FGR. His mission is to bring gaming news and make guides for those who need them in the best possible way. He also considers himself an Escape From Tarkov addict.

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