"This is not news but it is terrible reporting!
(It is something that by quality of research, reporting and focus on the fantastic headline should go in the National Enquirer or The Sun!)
Every launch is like this, it's due to manufacturing.
The X360 launch in 2005 was the same. In November, when it launched, it was outsold nearly 2:1 by the PS2.
Then in December, boy, it was just terrible! Outsold handily by the PS2, Gamecube and even the original Xbox!
Dec 2005 - PS2(1,500,000) Xbox (415,000) GameCube(606,423) Xbox360 (281,441) (NPD Publicly Reported numbers)
Yes, the Gamecube outsold the X360 2:1 in the Xbox's second month! And the PS2 outsold it nearly 6:1!!!!
Oh how the sky was falling! The 360 was doomed! It was clear the GameCube was going to outsell it! It was reported everywhere...no wait, it was normal for a launch to be supply constrained, every console launch has been, websites didn't fabricate news stories out of that fact in 2005. But, boy, 7 years later, look how far we've come!!"
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