The new PS5 and Xbox Series X, launched late last year, are still just as difficult to get hold of more than six months after they were launched … A very tense situation due to a major component shortage, including Sony could be forced to offer a new version of its PS5 from next year. In addition to the production restrictions, the new consoles are also subject to very high demand.
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The PS5 twice as powerful as the Xbox series (first quarter of 2021)?
In fact, each PS5 or Xbox Series X replenishment usually takes just a few minutes … However, in this little game, it seems like the PS5 is clearly at the top of sales early in 2021, according to Ampere Analysis Figures shared in the first quarter of 2021 would have sold 2.83 million copies of the PS5 range, up from 1.31 million for the Xbox Series family.
It doesn’t take a math genius to conclude that the PS5 would have a sales ratio of greater than 2 to 1 relative to its direct competitor. Due to the lack of the two machines, these numbers should of course be put into perspective. However, that doesn’t stop Sony from already taking a pretty big lead over Microsoft, the Japanese giant who is following in the footsteps of PS4 crashed the Xbox One on the previous generation.
It remains to be seen when it will be possible to get our hands on a normally PS5 or Xbox Series X, but we will have to be patient as this may not happen before 2022 …
But as it has been since 2017, it is Nintendo who is watching the little battle between Sony and Microsoft from above. In fact, Nintendo would have sold no fewer than 5.86 million switches worldwide in the same first quarter of 2021. While the Nintendo Switch recently celebrated its fourth anniversary, the console is still up 12% year over year in the first quarter of 2021. Who Said The Lights Are Red Already?