Xbox seems to be winning the “console war” in its own way

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Everyday console fans on social media platforms debate their favorite devices when pitted against each other. Even then, no fan base has yet found a substantial winner between Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo. However, it looks like Google might have an answer on which might be the most popular.

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The popular search engine has become an important part of the daily life of many people, and they have used it for many things. So, it should not be taken lightly when recent research results prove that the green side wins the race for popularity.

Living room with a Microsoft Xbox Series X video game console next to a TV and sound bar, taken October 9, 2020 (Photo by Phil Barker / Future Publishing via Getty Images)

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Xbox is the most popular console brand, according to Google

A recent article on Digital journal includes data collected from Google regarding search results for consoles. The data included search results from YouTube, Google Images, and Google Shopping. According to the data, Xbox takes the cake for the world’s most wanted gaming console. The popular brand tops the list in 24 out of 55 countries.

When it comes to the most recent Xbox Series S | X, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch consoles, the Blue Side wins in global web searches and Google News. However, Xbox dominates in categories like Google Shopping, YouTube, and Images.

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A Sony PlayStation 5 home video game console, taken October 29, 2020 (Photo by Olly Curtis / Future Publishing via Getty Images)

PlayStation and Nintendo dominate sales

Even though the Microsoft-owned brand has gained a foothold in the online popularity department, it hasn’t translated well into sales. The PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch have comfortably surpassed sales of Xbox’s next-gen consoles. The Switch was released in 2017, and it could soon hit the 100 million sales mark. The PlayStation 5 recently passed the 13.4 million mark. However, the Xbox Series X | S console just passed the 8 million mark in October 2021. The green part has lagged far behind its competition, even though it has some great features like Xbox Game Pass and many more. ‘others.

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Ultimately, it looks like Xbox might be enough with the crown of the world’s most popular console brand right now. However, with the upcoming release of brilliant first-party exclusives like Halo: Infinite, the company’s next-gen consoles could see sales increase in the future.

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