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The Black Friday rush is already in the books and stores are stocking back up for the home stretch of the holiday season.

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While the Xbox One jumped ahead in worldwide sales early on thanks to its opening day success in about a dozen countries, the PS4 has overtaken the global sales edge. Xbox One, however, now has claimed the advantage in domestic American sales

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The Xbox One and Playstation 4 game consoles were so popular after being launched in November that most places were out of stock by Black Friday

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It was not very long ago when online gaming was a laggy, less enjoyable experience. Nowadays, however, the next generation consoles have made significant improvements for online gamers but the question still remains: Which game console won this war?

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The Xbox One has marketed itself as more than just a game console and that entire idea might create intensified competition in the next few years, according to Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson.

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Sony has now sold more than 2.1 million Playstation 4 game consoles just two weeks after the initial November launch

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The gaming rivalry between Sony and Microsoft has lived up to its reputation since the release of the Xbox One and Playstation 4 in November, so much so that there still does not appear to be a clear-cut leader in the race for the best video game platform

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Shoppers are preparing for the much anticipated Black Friday sales and there will be plenty of people looking to get their hands on the Xbox One and Playstation 4 game consoles

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Analysts are predicting that the Xbox One and Playstation 4 game consoles won't be any more affordable until some point in 2014 or 2015.

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Perhaps the hefty price tag on the Xbox One is worth it, after all.

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After all the talk about the Playstation 4 being way ahead of the Xbox One, it looks like things have evened out

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The Playstation 4 and Xbox One game consoles will be released in mid-November in the United States, but Microsoft and Sony will eventually roll out the units to other nations across the world.

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So much for waiting until Nov. 22 to get your hands on an Xbox One.

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The price tags on the incoming Xbox One and Playstation 4 game consoles could be slashed sooner rather than later, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotich said this week.

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The competition between Microsoft and Sony is so tense that the upcoming game consoles -- the Playstation 4 and the Xbox One -- are even more similar than ever before, Battlefield 4 executive producer Patrick Bach says.

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If you were looking to get your hands on an Xbox One or Playstation 4 before the holiday season, hopefully you already did.

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