The PS5 sold 118,000 units in Japan in its early days, several times higher than what the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S managed in six days. According to Famitsu, Sony’s console has become a strong head in the region because of Microsoft’s competitor.
While the PS5 displaced more than 100,000 units in the days after its release, the new Xbox consoles sold just 21,000 units in almost a week, which means that Sony sold nearly five times more consoles than Microsoft in the week of launch. Famitsu also says that the best-selling PS5 game in Japan so far is Spider-Man: Miles Morales, which has sold 18,640 copies, although Demon’s Souls is not far behind at 18,607.
While this is an impressive start for Sony, there are a few details to keep in mind. First, sales are far lower than those for the PS4, which displaced more than 300,000 units during its Japanese launch week in 201
It is also worth noting that although this seems like a significant advantage for Sony, these figures refer only to the launch week in one country. Elsewhere, it seemed quite difficult to get to any console, so it would be interesting to see how the results are formed in other regions.
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