Microsoft sells through over 2 million Xbox One units since launch11 Dec, 2013
Xbox One has sold more than 2 million consoles sold through to consumers worldwide, averaging over 111,111 units sold per day according to Microsoft.
“We continue to be humbled and overwhelmed by the positive response from our fans. We are thrilled to see sales of Xbox One on a record-setting pace, with over 2 million Xbox One consoles in homes around the world. Demand is exceeding supply in our 13 launch markets and Xbox One is sold out at most retailers. We’re also particularly excited to see consumers engaging in a wide range of games and entertainment experiences on the platform, with more than 1 million paid transactions on Xbox Live to date,” said Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president of strategy and marketing, Xbox.
John Love, director of video games at Amazon has also been impressed with sales of Microsoft's console, saying, “Demand for next generation gaming continues to be very strong. At peak demand, customers were ordering the Xbox One console at over 1000 units per minute on Amazon.com.”
Others are also adding to the hype, with Bob Puzon, senior vice president of Merchandising at GameStop saying, “The Xbox One entertainment system is one of our hottest selling products this holiday season. GameStop is experiencing high demand from our customers for this innovative console and we are working closely with Microsoft to receive more units to fulfil our customers’ holiday shopping lists.”
Xbox One launched on November 22 in 13 regions around the world. Currently the system is quite hard to find and the same can be said for the PS4, which has sold around 2.1 millions units as of December 1.
Edited On 11 Dec, 2013
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