Sony sells over 1 million PlayStation 4 consoles in first 24 hours

Sony has reported that the PS4 has sold over 1 million units over the first 24 hours of sale in the US.

This brings Sony closer to it’s goal of 5 million units in the end of it’s fical year in March.

Sony face stiff competetion with the new XBOX One launching very shortly and including the Kinect and exclusive games. Microsoft have really ruled the roost here with record sales of both the XBOX and Kinect and Sony have a tough job catching up.

Neither company has released a new console since the PS3 in 2006 and the gaming industry is thirsty ofr some new action.

 

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New Xbox LIVE experiences starts today

The new Metro interface of XBOX 360 as well as services such as Youtube, iView, Voice control, Kinect control and more come to Aussie XBOX’s starting today.
I’ve been lucky enough to have a play with the beta and I can tell you, it just works. An easy wave to your XBOX allows you to swipe through the menu’s and a simple “Xbox…do this” command will get you to much of your content.
This is indeed a triumphant day for XBOX as it delivers a very comprehensive and novel but usefull interaction by way of Kinect and Voice control.
In other news the XBOX companion app also launches along side this dashboard update to provide soem cool interection with your Windows Phone 7 device and your XBOX 360.

New Xbox LIVE experiences starts today.