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Playstation 4 debut; over 1 million sold in 24 hours

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If you or someone you know nabbed a Playsation 4 on Friday, you have plenty of company.

Sony says it sold one million of the consoles during their first 24 hours on the market.

The Playstation 4 is Sony's first new video game console in seven years.

The company says it expects to sell 5 million of them by the end of its fiscal year in March.

The PS4 faces competition from Microsoft 's new XBOX one, which goes on sale this week and Nintendo’s Wii U which went on sale last year.

And unlike the console wars of yore, they are competing against tablets, smartphones and other gadgets.

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