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Microsoft sold 426,000 Xbox 360 consoles in February

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 09 Mar 2012 14:22 User comments (5)

Microsoft sold 426,000 Xbox 360 consoles in February Microsoft reveals U.S. sales figures.
The company said that U.S. retailers sold 426,000 units of its Xbox 360 console during the month of February, citing data from NPD.

The result means that Microsoft retained more than 40 percent market share for the 12th straight month, while spending on all Xbox products (hardware, games, accessories etc.) hit 383 million in February.

Overall hardware sales in the video games industry were up month-over-month, but overall sales were down year-over-year, again. Software, hardware and accessory sales came in at $1.06 billion, down 20 percent from the same month in 2011.

Hardware was down 18 percent YoY to $381.4 million and software got smacked down 23 percent to $464.4 million. Accessory sales were down 16 percent to $215.2 million.

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5 user comments

19.3.2012 20:41

I wonder how many of the 400,000+ are on their second or third xbox 360 because of the poor quality. I am sure these are not all new customers.

29.3.2012 22:47

lol, I've gone through 3, the pro (white original), elite, and now I have the 360S matte. 2 of 3 have failed so far. The elite I fixed, but that only lasted a year after. But the S seems to be doing okay. If it wasn't for the xbox's exclusive games and great controller, I would have bought a PS3 years ago. I wonder if they sell a 360 controller that works with the PS3, that would be something.

311.3.2012 3:12

Ah yes tax returns...

411.3.2012 4:41

Originally posted by mike.m:
lol, I've gone through 3, the pro (white original), elite, and now I have the 360S matte. 2 of 3 have failed so far. The elite I fixed, but that only lasted a year after. But the S seems to be doing okay. If it wasn't for the xbox's exclusive games and great controller, I would have bought a PS3 years ago. I wonder if they sell a 360 controller that works with the PS3, that would be something.
http://www.amazon.com/Pro-Elite-Wireles...3/dp/B003V4AK8E

511.3.2012 7:41

you ps3 fanboys are pathetic! its funny how you never mention anything about how many YLOD ps3's are out there... at least microsoft admits past consoles did have problems and backed it with a 3 year extended warranty...never seen sony do anything like that...oh ya they might give you a free download for there sorry excuse for an online service.

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