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

Previous year the publication reported that the PS4 sold 50,000 units during its launch week, managing to sell a further 30,000 units after four weeks on sale.

GamesIndustry revealed the first unofficial sales data for Microsoft's Xbox One X console, launched on November 7th.

Sales of the Xbox One X in its first week have matched those of the Nintendo Switch and beaten the PS4 Pro, new figures from the United Kingdom have revealed.

It took the PS4 Pro four weeks to hit 80,000 units sold.

It was also revealed that the majority of sales were of the Project Scorpio edition of the Xbox One X. It should be noted that both the Switch and PS4 Pro were impacted by stock shortages which had an effect on sales numbers but this is still a big achievement for Microsoft.

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However at the end of the day despite the Xbox One X appearing to perform better in certain aspects, overall it seems that the differences don't feel too obvious, but feel free to judge for yourself by checking out the video above. The best-selling Xbox One game of the week was Call of Duty: WWII, followed by Assassin's Creed Origins (which was promoted with the system), Federation Internationale de Football Association 18 and the Forza duo: Forza Motorsport 7 and Forza Horizon 3.

Let us know what you think about this Sony Black Friday PS4 Pro bundle and whether or not you would rather have more games than the Xbox One X console.

More than 70 games supported Xbox One X at launch, with that number set to increase each week.

Due to its large £450 price tag it's unlikely Xbox One X will continue to sell well like Nintendo Switch did, but the week one figures are still a strong start for Microsoft.

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