Amazon managed to sell 1,000 PS4s and Xbox Ones every minute this holiday season

As a part of Amazon’s best holiday season ever, the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One each managed to sell about 1000 consoles every minute. Two of the three best selling games were Call of Duty: Ghosts and Grand Theft Auto V, both for the Xbox One. With close to 3 million sales each, Sony’s and Microsoft’s next-generation consoles are currently neck-and-neck for worldwide sales.¬†

The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 were so popular this holiday shopping season on Amazon that at peak, both systems sold at a rate of 1,000 consoles per minute. Amazon revealed the figures as part of an announcement of its best-ever holiday shopping season. On Cyber Monday alone, shoppers ordered more than 36.8 million items worldwide at a pace of 426 items per second.

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