Monday, January 07, 2008

XBox 360 is all that and some chips.

Holiday 2007 was a blockbuster season for the gaming industry, and Xbox 360 has hands-down emerged as the industry leader. Consumers spent more holiday dollars on the Xbox 360 total gaming experience: a great variety of consoles and the best games.

Here are some breaking sales figures:

* Microsoft has sold more than 17.7 million Xbox 360 consoles worldwide

* Microsoft has sold more than 8.1 million copies of "Halo 3" since its launch September 25, 2007

* "Mass Effect" reached 1.6 million units sold, in just six weeks since it went on sale November 20, 2007

* Consumers spend more on Xbox software and accessories, with a record-high software attach rate of 6.9, according to NPD

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