Xbox One Sells Over 2 Million Units Worldwide
Microsoft’s eighth generation video game console, Xbox One has sold more than 2 Million Units in 18 days since its launch on November 20, according to Microsoft.
Xbox One on an average sold 111,111 units per day – a record-setting pace for Xbox.
In addition to the sales figure, Microsoft also provided additional information:
Over 83 million hours in games, TV, and apps on Xbox One since the system launched
39 million Xbox One achievements unlocked
595 million total Gamerscore achieved on Xbox One
“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.
“Demand for next generation gaming continues to be very strong,” said John Love, director of video games at Amazon. “At peak demand, customers were ordering the Xbox One console at over 1000 units per minute on Amazon.com.”
Xbox One launched in 13 markets on November 22, 2013. It will release in Japan and the remaining European markets in 2014.