Microsoft: One Million Xbox One Consoles Sold In less Than 24 Hours

Microsoft today announced that they have sold 1 million Xbox One units in less than 24 hours. Xbox One was launched in 13 markets on Nov. 22 to great fanfare and it was the biggest launch in Xbox history surpassing day one Xbox 360 sales and setting a new record for Microsoft.

Xbox One is now sold out at most retailers and Microsoft is working to replenish stock as fast as possible to meet the demand from our customers.

Microsoft also shared some data regarding the games,

Gamers couldn’t wait to play Xbox One and check out new games like “Forza Motorsport 5,” “Dead Rising 3,” and “Killer Instinct.” In the last 24 hours:

    • Over 60 million zombies have been killed in “Dead Rising 3”
    • Over 3.6 million miles driven in “Forza Motorsport 5″
    • Over 7.1 million combos in “Killer Instinct”
    • Over 8.5 million enemies defeated in “Ryse: Son of Rome”

And, fans also found time for some exercise, with over 43.3 million Fit Points earned in Xbox Fitness. “We are humbled and grateful for the excitement of Xbox fans around the world,” said Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, Xbox. “Seeing thousands of excited fans lined up to get their Xbox One and their love for gaming was truly a special moment for everyone on the Xbox team. We are working hard to create more Xbox One consoles and look forward to fulfilling holiday gift wishes this season.”

Source: Xbox

 

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