Microsoft bet strong by Xbox Series S, an economic model for those who would like to have a new generation console without the need for the greatest beans. Although he has his deficiencies regarding Series X, the truth is that the small one of Redmond’s signature is attractive for its quality / price, and for equally accessing the entire titles of the catalog of Xbox Game Pass .
A year and a half after its launch, it seems that this is aimed at Microsoft to have good results and, according to the GameSindustry data, the month of February has been the first in which Xbox Series has sold more than PS5 in Europe .
According to the aforementioned medium, and although no specific figures are given, Nintendo Switch has been the best-selling console in Europe during the last month , standing comfortably in first position.
PS5 and Xbox series are still struggling with the stock problems , which cause there to be a shortage of machines and it is very difficult to acquire one of these systems, due to the well-known problems with semiconductors. This, together with The constant availability of the Xbox Series S model, has caused that, for the first time since its launch, Microsoft consoles exceed PS5 on sales on the old continent. Of course, such as Matiz, Among the data is not included hardware sales obtained in Germany or the United Kingdom **.
In general, hardware sales have fallen 32% compared to January and 44% compared to February last year. Until SWITCH sales are minors, 14% less than the same month of 2021. Although they are up to 52% to data from February 2020, just before the pandemic. Guidance data that serve us to get an idea of how the market is currently due to the situation.