Sony announced at Gamescom earlier this month that the PlayStation 4 has sold 10 million units since its release last November. The console has taken an early lead in the 8th generation home console race.
31 pecent of PlayStation 4 owners did not own a PlayStation 3 last generation, but instead an Xbox 360 or Wii. Also 17 percent did not own any of the last generation consoles. This is according a Neilsen study being reported by Re/code.
The survey took place in America between February and April. Neilsen surveyed 1,200 "active gamers" age seven to 54.
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