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Xbox One X surpasses PlayStation 4 Pro first-week sales in UK

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Let us know what you think about the Xbox One X and whether or not you are getting the new Microsoft console. There were a couple of predictions regarding the sales of the Xbox One X but it is too early to come to a conclusion.

The Xbox One X sold over 80,000 units in the United Kingdom, according to data shared by retailers to, a number which trounces the PS4 Pro's 50,000 units sold.

Sharing data on sales, retailers across the country have provided an insight into the reception for Microsoft's latest and greatest console.

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The figure has been published by, which compares the number to the first week sales of Sony's 4K-capable PlayStation 4 Pro, which launched in November 2016 and sold 50,000 units during its first week.

Just how well the souped-up Xbox One X would sell minus any notable exclusive content had been the subject of much debate, but it seems that in the United Kingdom, at least, demand is very high. Past 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.

The figures have also revealed that the Project Scorpio edition of the console achieved the most sales, while Call of Duty: WW2 was the top-selling Xbox One game in the new console's launch week.

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Given that the Xbox One X did not launch with a new game created to show it off at its best, these sales are impressive for a mid-generation update.

Destiny 2 runs great on PC and other consoles and it will be interesting to see how well the game runs on the One X. Make sure to drop your thoughts in the comments section.

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