If the ps4 outsells the Xbone for a month but by a smaller margin than a previous month, that is not closing the gap for the Xbone. In order to close the gap, the Xbone would have to sell MORE than the ps4 for a month to put a dent in the ps4's lead. Xbone isn't closing any gap, ps4 is widening it.
Think of it this way. Let's say the Seahawks are playing the Broncos and the Seahawks score 21 points in the first quarter while the Broncos score 0. Then in the second quarter, the Seahawks score 14 and the Broncos score 7. Are the Broncos closing the gap? No. The broncos got out scored by a smaller margin in the 2nd, but the Seahawks still increased their lead regardless.
not only that...think about this...O_o
no seriously though....i see ur point. this thread is in no way saying the XB1 is going to pass the ps4 soon, or whatever. its just saying thats it's gaining momentum, or has some. nobody knows how long it will last or that it will pass the ps4 down the line. its just saying things are looking good for the system right now. period...that's it.
this new generation is only, what, 4 or 5 months old...it hasnt even been half a year yet. so anyone saying MS and the XB1 are out of this race are being absurd. still plenty of time in this, with plenty of incentive. the ps3 had a 6 hundred dollar pricetag on it and no really good games on it FOR YEARS, and it made a hellavah comeback. the XB1 is a hundred dollars less than that and is releasing high profile games as well, has a goods library of games already. so too count MS out of this so early isnt a good look, unless ur just trolling.
it's very possible for them to come back and surpass the ps4 eventually. cows love to say how Sony has the world backing them and MS only has the U.S. and the UK etc...but the ps3 had to catch up to the XB360 in sales. think about that. all of XB360's werent just in the U.S. and UK...it sold all over, and Sony had to gradually break back into those regions to catch up. so...that means Xbox has world appeal too. everyone brought that system, and still are buying it. not just the U.S and UK. MS held Sony back for 8 years while selling like crap in FN Japan, lol. so yea...it IS very possible for MS/XB1 to make up this ground. and with this boost in sales happening so early in the gen, its seeming even more possible. because i wasnt expecting any momentum for the XB1 until after E3, or a few months more.