So they sold that many. I guess 20% of 281k boxes is 56k have issue like the RROD. Replace, Replace, Replace, fuck I get a ps3 instead. No more replacing xbox, no more wasted time waiting, no more visisting the post office often(hey at least we are helping the Post Office Worker, yay). Shit, why don't they do a better QA instead? Don't worry, M$ have mucho money to spare. I suggest to everyone, wait until 1-2 years before SONY, M$, Nintendo put any systems out. Otherwise, you might piss off your pants and visit the POST OFFICE.
Microsoft's console leads all current-generation platforms, driving $338 million in total retail spend during the month.
Citing NPD data, Microsoft announced today it sold 281,000 Xbox 360 units in January in the United States, marking the system's 25th straight month as the top-selling console in the region. Year-on-year sales are up, as Microsoft sold 270,000 Xbox 360 units during January 2012.
Gamers spent a total of $338 million on Xbox 360 consoles and accessories during the month, the most for any console, Microsoft said.
Xbox 360 market share now stands at 44 percent.
The NPD Group's full January 2013 report is now available.
Sony fanboys love denial. The simple facts are MS has 44% of the console market and sells more games and accessories than Sony or Nintendo combined so in the end MS wins by a large margine. On top of that the only way sony is going to make any profits this yr is because they sold their head quarters here in the U.S. They are bleeding money and haven't made shit in yrs and even if they did it would be a lot less than what MS makes.
if you guys are so happy with your ps3 then why is it that if you look at game/console numbers the 360 blows both the ps3 and wii away so if your so happy with it buy some games.. i own all and have a total of 6 ps3 games and over a hundred 360 games but i have a hacked wii with over 500 wii games its my wifes but its not worth it to hack my 550$ ps3 paperweight and i play way to much on my 360 to even consider it mostly online so it would defeat my purpose i dont need my wii online so its cool besides i have games all the way back to the orginal donkey kong i recommend everyone to hack their wiis its pretty cool to rent or borrow a game download it and its yours
Well the next gen xbox will not sell as well not with the crap kinect being forced on to people. At least the buyers will have a nice shiny paperweight.
yeah but how many of these sales are repeat customers who have a lot of 360 games and want to play with their buddies but their machines get broke again and again.. and again..
@Blanka13 yes but ps3 has overtaken x box in worldwide sales though
@Blanka13 And still it sells less than PS3 worldwide...
Technically PS3 outsold the 360, overall, last year. They finally surpassed Xbox sales in December 2012. And supposedly Wii outsold them both. Supposedly.
People like obsequies click on this topic, which is about the success of the 360, just to hate on it. It's funny, I guess some folks have to focus their negative energy somewhere,
@godzillavskong I get what you're doing there playing the ol hipocrit are we. As soon as someone has a higher ground on a conversation you cannot even argue about you just put them down..big man
@obsequies Btw, talking about someone putting someone down? Weren't you just the one calling people poor if they didn't own a PC for multiplats? And I quote," go play your welfare box"?? And you say I'm a hypocrite? You have to be under the age of 12, so I forgive you.
@godzillavskong if anything you need some extra money laying around to play xbox online lol, pc online for the most part is free.
@godzillavskong without it their lives would be miserable.
lol reporting monthly us sales for the 360 in the US is about as pointless as reporting monthly sales of the ps3 in japan come oooonnnn. In fact its even less pointless as The US don't even have another competitor. The only thing that really matters then are Global Sales and the 360 is a loser. MAC RULES!
@obsequies PS3 doesn't do well in Japan. Nintendo does well in Japan.
Hard to believe a consoel released in 2005 is still able to run 90% of multiplatform games at better frame rates and resolutions than their PS3 counterparts even though ps3 was released a year late.
@Phazevariance because x box is easy to make games for, aand the ps3 vers is a port, hideo kojima has said ps3 ports only use 50% of ps power, so u should get ur facts right
@Phazevariance Are you nuts? The 360 runs games worse than the PS3 and I've had both systems. I mean, compare the specs, it's not hard to figure out. Why are you trolling?
@Phazevariance Dude is your icon the Clan Wolverine logo or am I missing something?
@Phazevariance only poor people play multiplatform ports on console, the rest have a console for their purpose...all their exclusives
Uh lets see. One reason and one reason only. Almost all games, especially multiplats, are designed for console. They don't design separate port versions of games for PC anymore. That's why they are all god awful on PC, because they weren't meant to be played on a good machine. It's the reason the market has been screwed for PC and why console gaming has made a comeback.
@Giglioroninomic @obsequies @Phazevariance how is that moronic. why would I play a multiplat game on a console when I can play it on a pc..you're moronic. Real gamers don't just have consoles unless they're kids or too poor to provide for themselves. Run along and go play with your welfare box
Even when Microsoft releases the 720 this year, the 360 will still be selling more than the Wii U. Nintendo owes us an apology in the form of a real kick ass system for the next next gen... if they can hold on that long.
Funny how quickly (mostly from loyalists and some gaming media sites) jump to praise those numbers in the US alone, and yet ignore how hard has been for Microsoft to penetrate other markets ever since it launched.
US 2013 Jan sales: ~212k
EU 2013 Jan sales: ~160k
JPN 2013 Jan sales: ~3.5k
Rest of the World 2013 Jan sales: ~56k
@hitman047m4 Only way Microsoft will ever succeed in Japan is if they change their name, to maybe Honda, or Sony, and disguise themselves as a Japanese company, then maybe they can win over their loyalty.
That's actually a brilliant idea. Make the system, naming it differently and have Samsung sell it for them. Pay Samsung to market and get more 3rd party Japanese company on board. I wonder how that would work out.
@hitman047m4 IN Japan is because xbox live and Lack of very good japaneses games.
@silvergol What is wrong with XboxLive in Japan? Didn't hackers created a "Miiverse" version for Xbox? Just asking out of curiosity because I do not live, or know anyone, in Japan.
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