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News: Blimey, PS4 Sales Are More Than Double the Xbox One in Germany

Blimey, PS4 Sales Are More Than Double the Xbox One in Germany

Wunderbar

The PlayStation 4 has sold an impressive 250,000 units in Germany since its launch on 29th November. In comparison, the Xbox One – which released a week earlier on 22nd November – has moved 100,000 units. The figures come courtesy of Media Control GFK, and track the period up to the end of December. Sony's powerhouse has now sold a...

News: PS Vita Welcome Box Aims to Generate Interest in the Struggling Handheld

PS Vita Welcome Box Aims to Generate Interest in the Struggling Handheld

Japan only, unfortunately

To say that the PlayStation Vita is in a tricky position would be a resounding understatement. Sony's handheld darling is emphatically adored by those that own it, but seemingly ignored by everyone else – including the buying public. In a bid to reverse the machine's failing fortunes, the platform holder has announced a...

News: Wow, Sony Has Already Sold 4.2 Million PS4 Consoles

Wow, Sony Has Already Sold 4.2 Million PS4 Consoles

All according to plan

Sony boss Kaz Hirai’s rousing CES 2014 keynote earlier today centred on the idea of ‘wow’, and the company delivered a jaw dropping announcement of its own by confirming that the PlayStation 4 has already surpassed sales of 4.2 million units. Those numbers are accurate to 28th December, meaning that the figures are likely...

News: Sony Sees Dollar Signs As China Lifts Console Ban

Sony Sees Dollar Signs As China Lifts Console Ban

Shanghai soon

Sony will be rubbing its hands with glee right now, as a ban in China preventing the sale of foreign video game consoles has been temporarily lifted, opening up an enormous potential market for the PlayStation 4. The law, which had been previously in place for 14 years, had stopped the Japanese manufacturer from offloading its wares...

News: UK PS4 Stock Bundles Available Again at ShopTo.net

UK PS4 Stock Bundles Available Again at ShopTo.net

Hot hardware

Sony’s sought after next generation hardware may be playing hide and seek with retail store shelves, but ShopTo.net has managed to source a brand new batch of PlayStation 4 consoles overnight. The online retailer’s selling all of its units in bundles, so you’ll have to hold out a little longer if you’re looking for a vanilla...

News: Analyst: PS4 Sales to Topple 37 Million Units by the End of 2016

Analyst: PS4 Sales to Topple 37 Million Units by the End of 2016

It only prints money

Whether it’s a bad omen or not, seasoned industry analyst Michael Pachter is really chucking his chips into the PlayStation 4’s basket. As part of an exhaustive industry forecast – mercifully summarised by our friends over at Games Industry.biz – the Wedbush Securities man predicts that Sony’s next generation machine...

News: PS4 Stock Levels Will Not Meet Demand for a Couple of Months

PS4 Stock Levels Will Not Meet Demand for a Couple of Months

System to remain in short supply

It sounds like the PlayStation 4 is going to remain troublesome to track down way into the New Year, as Sony Computer Entertainment UK boss Fergal Gara has hinted that it will take a “couple of months” for supply levels to meet the ravenous demand that has surrounded the device since its launch late last month...