Report: PS4 Easily Outsold Xbox One in 2015 in France & Germany

January 21, 2016Written by Jason Dunning

PS4 Germany Sales

According to GfK data posted on Boerse Online and Le Figaro, tranlsated by NeoGAF, the PlayStation 4 was the biggest console of 2015 in France and Germany.

Starting with Germany, Boerse Online says PS4 sales in 2015 rose 23% to nearly 1.4 million units, bringing the lifetime total to about 2.8 million. For the Xbox One, it sold 270,000 units in 2015 (up 21%), and is at 600,000 lifetime. The Wii U, meanwhile, is at 690,000 lifetime.

Here’s some console stats in Germany:

November 2015 & December 2015 Totals in Germany

  1. PlayStation 4 – 570,000
  2. Xbox One – 110,000

2015 Totals in Germany

  1. PlayStation 4 – 1.4 million
  2. Xbox One – 270,000

Lifetime Totals in Germany

  1. PlayStation 4 – 2.8 million
  2. Wii U – 690,000
  3. Xbox One – 600,000

As for the biggest games in Germany, FIFA 16 sold 1.2 million copies, FIFA 15 450,000 copies, and Grand Theft Auto V 780,000 copies.

Looking at France, PS4 sales in 2015 were up 20% to one million, putting its lifetime total at 2.16 million. The Xbox One and Wii U were at 298,000 and 228,000, respectively, bringing their lifetime totals to 715,000 and 742,000.

Le Figaro compiled the latest console data in France:

2015 Totals in France

  1. PlayStation 4 – 1 million
  2. Nintendo 3DS – 686,000
  3. Xbox One – 298,000
  4. Wii U – 228,000

Lifetime Totals in France

  1. Nintendo 3DS – 4 million
  2. PlayStation 4 – 2.155 million
  3. Wii U – 742,000
  4. Xbox One – 715,000

And here’s the 10 best-selling games of 2015 in France:

  1. FIFA 16 (PS4)
  2. Call of Duty [likely Black Ops 3] (PS4)
  3. Star Wars Battlefront (PS4)
  4. Splatoon (Wii U) – 300,000 sold
  5. Grand Theft Auto V (PS4)
  6. FIFA 16 (PS3)
  7. Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer (3DS)
  8. Mario Kart 7 (3DS)
  9. Tomodachi Life (3DS)
  10. FIFA 16 (Xbox One) – 211,000 sold

Previously, the PS4 passed one million in Germany in October 2014, and it passed one million in France in December 2014.

Worldwide, the PS4 is sitting at 35.9 million units sold.

[Source: Boerse Online, Le Figaro via NeoGAF (1), (2)]