The road to XBOX ONE. Follow the journey

PS4 tops Xbox One in Reuters consumer poll

Ben Parfitt
PS4 tops Xbox One in Reuters consumer poll

More US consumers intend to buy a PS4 this Christmas than an Xbox One, according to a poll conducted by Reuters and Ipsos.

Of the 1,297 people surveyed between September 23rd-27th some 26 per cent said they are likely to purchase a PS4 compared to just 15 per cent who intend to buy Xbox One.

The gap is even bigger amongst those under the age of 40, with 41 per cent eying a PS4 and 27 per cent an Xbox One.

“Though based on a limited sample, the results potentially point to a lopsided battle during the crucial holiday season, with Microsoft and Sony hoping to get their newest consoles into US households,” the report states.

Call of Duty: Ghosts was named as the game that had the strongest interest, followed by Grand Theft Auto V, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, NFL 25 and Battlefield 4.

It also noted, however, that trends could point to a more general sway away from consoles, with 64 per cent of those questioned stating that they have no plans to buy any console hardware this Christmas.

Advertisement

Tags: ps3 , Xbox One , Next-gen , reuters , poll , Market Data

Follow us on

  • RSS