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Tag for the "Xbox stops getting steamrolled for a change" month.

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Good and tagged!

The absence of evidence is NOT the evidence of absence...

PSN: StlUzumaki23

Tagging this post to see the xbox one slim rule them all this month

Twitter @CyberMalistix


Won bet with t3mporary_126 - I correctly predicted that the Wii U's LTD at the end of 2014 would be closer to 9 million than 10 million.

Lets see how much XB1 wins this month by.

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Xbox domination

The community should be MUCH more active for the remainder of the year. Especially regarding sales with the pre-orders from the XB1s for this month and how or if they increase and sustains ales for the XB1. And with the rumored PS4 slim and PS4 Neo releasing AND with the Holidays coming up and some big games like TLG and Gears 4!

The absence of evidence is NOT the evidence of absence...

PSN: StlUzumaki23

xbox1slim will sell over 2 Million console world wide this month imo


Ryng_Tolu said:
Ok i made an avatar bet on Twitter, XBO to outsell PS4 by at least 2:1 this month.

Dear Xbox one... you better do VERY good.

I know you don't have the August prediction thread up yet (I'm assuming that's not until after July's NPD results), but I wanted to go ahead and put down my provisional estimate:

XBO: 340k
PS4: 190k

I'll adjust it after we get July NPD results, but I'm assuming the PS4 will do ~190k in July (80% of June, since June is 5 weeks and July is 4) and stays about flat for August. As for the XBO, I'm assuming the S model gives a somewhat bigger boost than what the 360 S did for the 360. The 360 S was a June release, a 5-week month, so accounting for that we saw an 85.7% increase in the per-week average over May 2010.

However, the 360 S was released on June 18, whereas the 2TB XBO S releases tomorrow, with the smaller HDD models coming on the 23rd. I'm assuming the earlier launch in the month could drive August's weekly average to double what July is. I'm also further assuming that the XBO will, like the PS4, do about 80% of its June numbers for July, or about 170k. Double that and you get 340k. Now, the XBO could conceivably do double what the PS4 does this month, but it's going to be close, perhaps depending on how well both of them did in July.


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