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News: PS4 Wins the All-Important December NPD

PS4 Wins the All-Important December NPD

Not a massive surprise

After a handful of months losing out to the Xbox One in the NPD, the PlayStation 4 has restored normal order, by winning the all-important December report. To be honest, this shouldn't come as a massive surprise considering the ridiculous numbers that Sony posted over the holiday period, but there was a chance that Microsoft...

News: PS4 Breaks Xbox One Streak with November NPD Win

PS4 Breaks Xbox One Streak with November NPD Win

Back on top

And just like that, normal service has been resumed. Microsoft had started to slowly chip away at the PlayStation 4's sizeable lead in the United States with a handful of minor victories, but on the back of Sony's 50 million unit milestone announcement, the platform holder has now confirmed that it's won the all-important November NPD...

News: PS4 Slumps to Third Successive NPD Defeat

PS4 Slumps to Third Successive NPD Defeat

Choppy waters

Batten the hatches, spit in Shawn Layden's face, and curse Kaz Hirai's complacency: Sony failed to defeat the Xbox One in the September NPD, meaning that's three times in a row now that the PlayStation 4 has not been the best-selling system in the United States. We suppose after three straight years on top, it had to give everyone...

News: PS4 Was the Best Selling Console in the US Last Month

PS4 Was the Best Selling Console in the US Last Month

Confirmation at last

Sony refrained from releasing its usual self-fellating PR statement following last night's NPD report, leading many – ourselves included – to assume that the PlayStation 4 had failed to secure a seventh successive spell at the top of the US hardware charts. However, it's since confirmed to IGN that its new-gen system was...