Recent reports have shown that Microsoft Xbox has written its name down in the books of history. Currently ranking as the bestselling gaming console, the Xbox has taken down competition from PS5 and the Nintendo Switch. This is a new improvement in the world of gaming and sure Xbox lovers will have something to brag about. But for how long will the Microsoft Xbox hold its number one position?
For a long time now, the Nintendo gaming consoles have been occupying the best selling console position. They have been sitting comfortably at the top with no lasting threat posed by any rival. Nintendo has its pricing and affordability to thank for its success. But a new king reigns now!
The first quarter of sales in the year 2022 saw the Xbox rise in its hardware sales and overtake the Nintendo Switch. The most recent Xbox console, the X/S sold 4.5 million more than what the previous model sold. The impressive sale of the Xbox series is the very reason behind the Xbox being named the bestselling console in the first quarter of 2022.
Can the Xbox try as much as possible to remain the world’s best-selling console despite the stiff competition that it’ll face in the gaming market? The pricing of these gaming consoles are quite similar to the competition. The Xbox series X sells at a retail price of $499 while the not so specs Xbox series S sells at a retail price of $299.
The Xbox’s most recent series has proved to be the new generation of console and sort out yourself. Microsoft’s move to produce its very own games and make them exclusive for Xbox consoles could have further boosted the sales of the Xbox. We will keep an eye out on the gaming news and releases space to see how long Xbox will hold on to its title as the bestselling gaming console.