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Xbox 360 sales hit 84 million; 100,000 centuries of gameplay

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 09 Jun 2014 20:16

Xbox 360 sales hit 84 million; 100,000 centuries of gameplay Microsoft has announced that sales of its Xbox 360 consoles have passed 84 million, providing over 100,000 centuries of gameplay
It made the announcement today as it launched a $399 Xbox One without the Kinect peripheral, and unveiled a huge line-up of games at E3.

With more than 84 million consoles sold into retail worldwide, Microsoft says that its aging console has generated $37.7 billion in lifetime game sales.

Xbox 360 gamers have clicked up more than 88 billion hours of gameplay, which is the equivalent of more than 100,000 centuries.

The Redmond-giant also promised to continue supporting the console with new games and apps. Just recently, the Xbox live Gold requirement for entertainment apps was lifted. Soon Xbox 360 will get even more entertainment apps, including HBO Go.

NEWS FROM E3 2014

Xbox boss makes big step toward Xbox One recovery at E3
E3 2014: Halo: The Master Chief Collection coming to Xbox One, Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta this fall
E3 2014: Far Cry 4 opening minutes shows nutcase villain Pagan Min
E3 2014: Watch 'Rise of the Tomb Raider' announce trailer
E3 2014: Assassin's Creed: Unity 4 player co-op demo
E3 2014: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare 'Induction' Gameplay Video
E3 2014: Dead Island 2 trailer is full of laughs and obscene horror
E3 2014: Battlefield Hardline beta available for PS4, PC now
GTA V headed to PS4, Xbox One and PC later this year
E3 2014: FIFA 15 launching September 23 for PC, Xbox One and PS4 (+video)
E3 2014: Tom Clancy's The Division gameplay demo
E3 2014: Watch reactions to 'The Evil Within'
E3 2014: The Order: 1886 full trailer shown at E3
E3 2014: Crackdown returns on Xbox One
E3 2014: Forza Horizon 2 trailer & Forza Motorsport 5 gets Nürburgring
E3 2014: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt trailer
E3 2014: Fable Legends Gameplay Trailer
E3 2014: New Phantom Dust announced for Xbox One
E3: inFAMOUS First Light teaser trailer
E3 2014: The Crew 'Coast to Coast' trailer shown at E3
PlayStation 4 getting native YouTube app this year
'Destiny' beta headed to Sony PlayStation 4 on July 17th

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