Skip to main content
Advertising

Originally published November 24, 2013 at 8:18 AM | Page modified November 25, 2013 at 12:07 AM

  • Share:
           
  • Comments (7)
  • Print

Xbox One sales hit 1 million on first day

Microsoft Corp. says that more than 1 million Xbox One consoles have been sold worldwide since their midnight launch.


Most Popular Comments
Hide / Show comments
Americans have interesting priorities. If they'd had a healthcare sign up at the... MORE
I won't be buying one this xmas, but will probably buy one before next summer once the ... MORE
South Park has seriously lampooned the XBox-PS4 competition combined with lampooning... MORE

advertising

REDMOND, Wash. —

Microsoft Corp. says that more than 1 million Xbox One consoles have been sold worldwide since their midnight launch.

The company says that surpasses first-day sales of the Xbox 360, the previous-generation model that went on sale eight years ago.

The new console was launched in 13 markets. The software giant said Friday that it sold had out at most retailers and that it is working to replenish stocks. It added that in the first day of game play, fans killed over 60 million zombies in "Dead Rising 3" and drove more than 3.6 million miles on "Forza Motorsport 5."

The sales figure matches that of Sony Corp., which said last week that more than 1 million PlayStation 4 consoles had been sold in the 24 hours since its release.



News where, when and how you want it

Email Icon

Want free career advice? And an iPad Mini?

Want free career advice? And an iPad Mini?

Tell us about your goals and challenges and be considered for a future NWjobs career-makeover story, as well as a chance to win an iPad Mini!

Advertising

Advertising


Advertising
The Seattle Times

The door is closed, but it's not locked.

Take a minute to subscribe and continue to enjoy The Seattle Times for as little as 99 cents a week.

Subscription options ►

Already a subscriber?

We've got good news for you. Unlimited seattletimes.com content access is included with most subscriptions.

Subscriber login ►