Microsoft Says Xbox One Was No. 1 Console in U.S. in December

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) said it sold 908,000 Xbox One video-game consoles in the U.S. in December, beating Sony Corp. (6758)’s PlayStation 4.

The older Xbox 360 sold 643,000 units for third place, Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft said today in an e-mailed statement, citing data from researcher NPD Group Inc. Sony, based in Tokyo, said it was mostly sold out in December.

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