Microsoft Xbox One outsold Sony's PS4 in July

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Microsoft has revealed that, according to market research firm NPD, the Xbox One was the best-selling gaming console in the US for the month of July, surpassing Sony's PlayStation 4. The news was revealed by Xbox Marketing head Aaron Greenberg on Twitter.

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It was October 2015 when the Redmond, Washington-based company's gaming console last topped charts in the country. But overall, it's mostly Sony's PlayStation 4 which has been dominating the US market.

However, that doesn't mean the Xbox One hasn't been selling well - in fact, December 2015 was the best month for the console. Also, in January this year, Microsoft revealed that the life-time sales of the console stand at at-least 18 million.

The spike in July sales can also be attributed to the Xbox One deals and offers that Microsoft offered ahead of the Xbox One S release. It's worth mentioning that the July NPD report isn't yet publicly available - it will be released sometime next week.

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