Xbox One Sells 2 Million Consoles in 18 Days

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Since its launch on November 22nd, Micoroft has announced that their new Xbox One console has sold more than 2 million consoles worldwide. The total ammount of time spent using the system is estimated at 83 million hours in games, TV, and apps on the Xbox One system.

“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. Those transactions included both paid game as well as video purchases.

With the system selling out very quickly in stores, and sales on Amazon.com at one point reaching a peak of 1000 orders a minute, the Xbox team is continuing to work to meet consumer demand.

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