PS4 revealed as best-selling UK console of 2013

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’s was the best-selling UK console of 2013, it has been announced. The console sold 530,000 units in the UK, and a total of 4.2m units worldwide.

Surprisingly the second best-selling console wasn’t ’s , but it’s predecessor the , despite ’s eighth-generation console launching a week before ’s in November of this year. released a statement earlier this week saying that the early lead over the Xbox “was not a big deal”.

Speaking of the announcement, Managing Director Fergal Gara had to say:

“We are delighted with the very strong sales of to date… I’d like to thank the gamers, our retail and publishing partners who played a big part in making this success possible.”

Overall the best-selling gaming device of the year was ’s . Despite not being able to boast the same capabilities of the big consoles, 2013 saw the release of some strong titles for the , and the release of the budget helped to push ’s device to the top spot.

Take a look at ’s video announcing free games for members below.


Joe Farrar is a Broadcast Journalism student with a passion for music, television and film. Currently studying at Staffordshire University. He has reported for imediamonkey® for over a year.

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1 comment on PS4 revealed as best-selling UK console of 2013

  1. avatar Lee Hayward says:

    Not really a shocker , its awesome

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