A week after Sony launched the PlayStation 4, Microsoft s Xbox One launched simultaneously in 13 countries. Initial reactions have been positive and Microsoft announced that it had recorded more than a million sales on day one itself. Also Read - Top 5 Minecraft Mobile seeds to build a world and where to find them
We are humbled and grateful for the excitement of Xbox fans around the world, Microsoft s Yusuf Mehdi said. Seeing thousands of excited fans lined up to get their Xbox One and their love for gaming was truly a special moment for everyone on the Xbox team. We are working hard to create more Xbox One consoles and look forward to fulfilling holiday gift wishes this season.
Xbox One is locked in a battle with the PlayStation 4. Though a million sales on day one puts it on par with Sony s console, it should be remembered that the PlayStation 4 was launched in the US and Canada, while the Xbox One was launched in 13 countries. In the coming weeks, Sony will be available in other regions like Europe, Australia, South America, followed by Japan in February.