News business PS5: The console has the highest November sales in the UK
On November 10th and then on November 19th, the Xbox series and PlayStation 5 were released in Europe. In addition, the UK has just announced the first sales figures for games, but also consoles in its area, and it comes as no surprise that the PlayStation 5 is at the top.
According to the GfK In the UK, nearly 900,000 game consoles found buyers in November 2020.
Naturally, This November month, the PlayStation 5 tops the list, while Nintendo’s hybrid console, which usually comes first, is in second place. and only for the third time in two years. However, the Nintendo Switch saw sales jump 96%. The Xbox Series X | S closes the podium by choosing the third step. Unfortunately, the manufacturers did not give out an exact number.
In terms of accessories, we find the DualSense, the controller for the PlayStation 5, in first place. Sony’s Pulse 3D headphones come in second and the DualShock 4 comes in third. The new Xbox controllers are in fourth (Shock Blue), fifth (Carbon Black) and ninth (Robot White). In that period from October 25th to November 21st, nearly 1.25 million accessories were sold in November, a 61.4% increase over October 48th and October 48th. 3% compared to the previous year in the same period.
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On the video game page, we learn that 2.38 million games were sold in the UK in November, including nearly 35% of Nintendo Switch games. Indeed, Nintendo is the first publisher of the month in the UK thanks to the sales of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Minecraft and Super Mario 3D All-Stars. We also find the productions of Ubisoft (Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Watch Dogs Legion) in the best sales, those of Activison (Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War) or even Sony (Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales). Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales is by the way the best-selling starting title on PlayStation 5.
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By Jerome Joffard, Writing from igamesnews.com