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PS4 vs Xbox One Twitter contest fixing scandal

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on 8 September 2013

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You may remember when Gamespot launched a Twitter contest to gauge fans reaction to the arrival of Sony and Microsoft’s respective next-gen consoles later this year.

The contest asked users to tweet the hashtag #GameSpotPS4 or #GameSpotXbox in order to pledge their allegiance to their most anticipated console. PS4 immediately wiped the floor with its opponent, gaining 91percent (approx. 88K) of initial votes compared with 9 percent (approx. 9K) for Xbox One.

Now it appears that someone is trying to shift the balance back in favour of Xbox One by unscrupulous means.

PS4 shoots to a dramatic early lead

So, what’s happening? Turn overleaf…