PlayStation 4 was the UK’s fastest-selling console last year, while Nintendo 3DS emerged as the nation’s biggest-selling machine overall.
MCV reports that Sony’s next-gen console sold so fast in fact, that it was just a few thousand units ahead of the Xbox 360’s annual total. Some 364,000 Xbox One consoles were sold in the UK in 2013, with a global total now sitting at over 3 million units.
Sony’s UK PlayStation MD Fergal Gara said of the PS4’s performance so far, “We are delighted with the very strong sales of PS4 to date. Since we unveiled the console, gamers have shown huge interest in the PS4. Our focus now is rebuilding stock levels so those have not been able to get a PS4 can finally experience the next-gen. I’d like to thank the gamers, our retail and publishing partners who played a big part in making this success possible.”
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