Worldwide sold more than 2 million Xbox One




Worldwide sold more than 2 million Xbox One

In a press release today, Microsoft told journalists good news: for the first 18 days of the start of sales worldwide were sold 2,000,000 sets Xbox One.

For managers of Microsoft is truly a great achievement, especially after a series of difficulties they faced during the year. First presentation of the May unsuccessful, then – leaving the head unit Xbox One from his post, the wall of incomprehension between the company and consumers, the price is too high in comparison with the main competitor Playstation 4 – good luck if turned away from the Redmond company. Now, when all the difficulties are behind us, and people are actively buying new Xbox One in stores, Microsoft employees can finally breathe a sigh of relief. After all, the previous Xbox 360 console, which was released in November 2005, it took three whole months to reach two millionth sales.

“We are still under the impression of positive feedback from our fans and with the excitement of watching the record pace of sales Xbox One. Currently around the world sold more than 2 million units, and in all 13 countries where the left console, demand exceeds supply. Xbox One is already sold out in most retail chains. We also note that users are interested in a large variety of games and entertainment applications available on our platform. To date, more than a million transactions carried out in the network service Xbox Live », – said Yusuf Copper, corporate vice president of marketing, business strategy and Xbox.

We remind you that on December 3, Sony also reported on their sales in the major markets of the world. The Japanese giant sold more than 2.1 million of its consoles and is currently struggling to cope with the huge deficit, since consoles literally sweep the shelves largest resellers and online stores. Sony Playstation 4 went on sale in the U.S. and Canada on November 15 and on November 29 she began to be sold in Europe and Australia in general markets covering 32 countries. In December PS4 should first appear in stores in China, and February 22, 2014, will begin selling console in her homeland – in Japan. Xbox One went on sale on November 22 simultaneously in 13 countries: USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Ireland and Austria. Judging by the participation in the network rumors, on the territory of other countries Xbox One may not appear until the second half of 2014, but Microsoft officials declined to comment on this information.

“The demand for a new generation of gaming devices is still very high, – said John Love, director of gaming destinations in the Amazon. – At the peak demand buyers ordered on more than 1,000 units in the Xbox One Minute. ”

Good luck to the team that developed the Xbox One and congratulated them on the fact that they have created the console has reached such success in the market. For whichever of the two boxes we will not hurt as consumers we are very beneficial to such competition between Sony and Microsoft. It is in competition are born most convenient services, low prices and high-quality games. And this – the most important thing.

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