It almost feels like we say this every year, but 2017 really has been a phenomenal year for video games. We’ve seen Nintendo bounce back in a big way, giving us some of the year’s very best games. We’ve seen Sony push for new IP and single player experiences, and Microsoft well, they have a shiny new powerful box, and that’s okay too.
U.S. consumers wanted new video game hardware in November, and they spent a ton of money getting the latest Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo devices. This led to a strong month for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch. In fact, November doesn't have a clear winner in terms of hardware sales. Gamers bought more PS4s than Xbox Ones or Nintendo Switch systems, but people also spent more money buying Xbox Ones than PS4s or Nintendo's Switch, according to industry tracking firm The NPD Group.
Sony has pushed a new system software update live for PlayStation 4 that takes the console to version 5.03. Anyone looking for a substantial update this time are going to be disappointed, as the 375MB update simply "improves system performance." The update will download automatically the next time you start the PlayStation 4, or it can ...]