Microsoft Xbox 360 Maintains Top Console Spot For 25th Straight Month In US

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Microsoft Xbox 360 maintained the leadership rank in the US console market for 25 consecutive months. Xbox 360 sold 281,000 units in January which is impressive for a console which is 7 year old.

Here are the highlights,

  • Holding 44 percent share of current-generation console sales, Xbox 360 sold 281,000 units in January, maintaining the number-one console spot in the U.S. (Source: NPD Group, January 2013)
  • Total retail spend on the Xbox 360 platform in January (hardware, software and accessories) reached $338 million, the most for any console in the U.S. (Source: NPD Group, January 2013)
  • During the month of January, Xbox 360 held five of the top 10 console game titles including: “Far Cry 3,” “NBA 2K13” “Call of Duty: Black Ops II” “Madden NFL13” and “Halo 4.” (Source: NPD Group, January 2013)

Microsoft is expected to reveal Xbox vNext later this year with sales starting this holiday season.

Source: Microsoft

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