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, posted 16 hours ago / 2,294 ViewsThe PlayStation 5 was the best-selling console in Europe in January 2023, according to the head of GamesIndustry Christopher Dring.
Sales for the PS5 jumped 202 percent year-on-year as sales basically tripled what they were a year ago. Dring did note there were heavy stock shortages last year.
The Nintendo Switch was the second best-selling console in Europe in January 2023 with sales down 11 percent compared to last year. 
The Xbox Series X|S was the third best-selling console in Europe in January 2023 with sales dropping 32 percent year-on-year.
“Across European markets in January, PS5 sales are up 202% compared with the year before (when there were big stock shortages),” said Dring. “PS5 was the No.1 console last month, Switch falls to No.2 (sales down 11% compared with Jan 2022), while Xbox Series S and X are No.3 (sales down 32%).”


Across European markets in January, PS5 sales are up 202% compared with the year before (when there were big stock shortages). PS5 was the No.1 console last month, Switch falls to No.2 (sales down 11% compared with Jan 2022), while Xbox Series S and X are No.3 (sales down 32%)
— Christopher Dring (@Chris_Dring) February 13, 2023

A life-long and avid gamer, William D’Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.
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