Xbox One Sells More Than 2 Million Units in the First 18 days


The sales keep coming for the Xbox One, with the latest sales figures released by Microsoft impressing.

There have been more than 2 million consoles sold through to consumers worldwide, averaging over 111,111 units sold per day – a record-setting pace for Xbox. Millions of fans around the world who have purchased Xbox One have shown incredible engagement with the all-in-one games and entertainment system, spending over 83 million hours in games, TV, and apps on Xbox One since the system launched on November 22nd.

There have also been a very impressive 39 million Xbox One achievements unlocked and 595 million total Gamerscore achieved. Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president of strategy and marketing, Xbox stated:

We continue to be humbled and overwhelmed by the positive response from our fans. We are thrilled to see sales of Xbox One on a record-setting pace, with over 2 million Xbox One consoles in homes around the world. Demand is exceeding supply in our 13 launch markets and Xbox One is sold out at most retailers.  We’re also particularly excited to see consumers engaging in a wide range of games and entertainment experiences on the platform, with more than 1 million paid transactions on Xbox Live to date,

John Love, director of video games at Amazon added:

Demand for next generation gaming continues to be very strong, At peak demand, customers were ordering the Xbox One console at over 1,000 units per minute on

Bob Puzon, senior vice president of Merchandising at GameStop also followed up stating:

The Xbox One entertainment system is one of our hottest selling products this holiday season, GameStop is experiencing high demand from our customers for this innovative console and we are working closely with Microsoft to receive more units to fulfil our customers’ holiday shopping lists.

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