PS4 sales of Metal Gear Solid V smash Xbox One numbers considerably

Metal Gear Solid V is selling magnitudes more on the PS4 than it is on the Xbox One.

Published Mon, Sep 7 2015 8:00 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:04 PM CST

Now that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is here, we can see what the first-week sales numbers are like. GfK Chart-Track, a market research company that tracks sales of multiple forms of media across the UK and Ireland, has MGS V: The Phantom Pain coming in a third-best in first-week sales of any game released in 2015.

PS4 sales of Metal Gear Solid V smash Xbox One numbers considerably |

The company announced: "It also marks the series' return to the top of the All Formats chart for the first time since 2008". But more importantly, how are the sales between the consoles? The company wrote on its blog: "PS4 takes a commanding 72% share over Xbox One which has 22%, while PS3 edges to a 3% share over Xbox 360 with just 2%".


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