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