Microsoft X-box sold 30 Million Copies! Where are you PS3?By soumitra, Gaea News Network
Friday, May 29, 2009
Microsoft’s latest sales number for the game console now officially top 30 million worldwide which means the sales amount to be a whopping $14.5 billion across all Xbox 360 categories. The Xbox LIVE has seen a 136% increase in new members making a total of 20 million active members after the launch of New Xbox Experience last year. It is now considered the world’s largest global entertainment network which offers to download blockbuster movies and TV shows and also extend the experience of their favorite games.
The game sales for third party publishers was also an impressive $5.9 billion. The statistics show that and average Xbox 360 owners own 8.3 titles each.
“We’ve always been confident that Xbox 360 offers more entertainment value than any other console on the market, and these latest numbers show that consumers agree,” said Don Mattrick, senior vice president of the Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft. “We expect our growth to continue to accelerate. Our news at E3 next week will underscore our commitment to bringing blockbuster entertainment experiences to everyone and to growing the Xbox entertainment brand globally.”