Xbox One X hits 80,000 United Kingdom sales in first week

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The PS4 has outsold the Xbox One globally by a ratio of about 2:1 as of early this year, but both the Xbox One S and Xbox One X gave notable boosts to Microsoft's console in the UK. Achieving significant advancements in graphical processing power, the console debuted as the most powerful on the market, pushing 4K resolutions, HDR content and other visual enhancements. They seem to have got the start they wanted with the Xbox One X. It would be interesting to see how things go from here for Xbox One X. And following a recent report from GamesIndustry.biz, it appeals the console lived up to expectations - reportedly selling 80,000 units in the UK.

In short - this is a great news for Team Xbox at Microsoft and Xbox fans.

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It's first week sales are also well ahead of PS4 Pro, which did a little over 50,000 back in November 2016.

Most of the units sold belong to Project Scorpio, a limited edition that has left fans of the Xbox brand highly enthusiastic and eager to ensure its limited drive. With Xbox traditionally seeing greater success in the US, it will be interesting to see how the console fares across these markets in the weeks to come.

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GamesIndustry.biz has revealed that the Xbox One X sold over 80,000 units in the United Kingdom in its first week of sales, beating the PS4 Pro sales and matching the Switch's launch.

It is more than likely that this bundle will be restocked in the upcoming weeks in order to compete with the Xbox One X. You still need to buy games on the Xbox One X in order to take advantage of the superior hardware that it has to offer. Make sure to drop your thoughts in the comments section.

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