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PS5 Sold 107,000 Units in France on Launch Week, Xbox Series X|S Sold 37,000 Units

PS5 Sold 107,000 Units in France on Launch Week, Xbox Series X|S Sold 37,000 Units - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 13 December 2020 / 1,467 Views

Sony and Microsoft launched their next-generation video game consoles last month, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, respectively. The consoles quickly sold out and difficult to find in most markets as new stock sells out in a matter of minutes. 

The PS5 sold around 107,000 units in France in its launch week, according to Ludostrie. This compares to the Xbox Series X|S, which sold about 37,000 units. 

There are no exact comparisons to the last-generation consoles. However, the PS4 sold 240,000 units in France at the end of 2013, while the Xbox One sold 126,000 units. 

PS5 Sold 107,000 Units in France on Launch Week, Xbox Series X|S Sold 37,000 Units

The PS5 had the biggest console launch ever in the US, while the Xbox Series X|S had a smaller launch than the Xbox One. 


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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2 Comments
SKMBlake (on 14 December 2020)

Thanks, when I've created a thread in the forum, no one was interested in

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DonFerrari (on 15 December 2020)

This is near what we would expect when looking at gen 8.

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