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Submitted by NYC_Gamer 1030d ago | news

77 million Xbox 360s sold

GS:Microsoft sold 1.3 million units in past three months to reach new overall life-to-date sales milestone; Xbox division sees revenue rise 56 percent to $2.53 billion. (Industry, Xbox 360)

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NYC_Gamer  +   1030d ago
The 360 is being very successful for MS
darthv72  +   1030d ago
I have 3 myself
and no they were not RROD replacements. I like variants and each one is a different model than the other. 20gb Pro, 120gb Elite, 320gb Slim
xJumpManx  +   1030d ago
Yea I have 3 myself. 2 slims ane one Jasper
Skarlett   1030d ago | Spam
Dlacy13g  +   1030d ago
3 here as well...but I traded each one in for an upgrade: 20GB > 120GB Elite > 250GB MW2 Special edition.

I have been very tempted to pull the trigger on a slim but ultimately new hardware on the horrizon is keeping my piggy bank safe for the time being.

My PS3 120GB slim also seems content... for now.
SITH  +   1029d ago
I have two slims now. My first Xbox died a year after elites came out. It was a launch system. I then got rid of the elite for a halo reach slim.
whoyouwit04  +   1029d ago
I have 2, the original Xbox 360 Core console, and the 360 S 250 GB. to be honest after all the complaint about RROD I am surprise I never had to replace my original 360. guess I'm one of the lucky ones. I thought about modding it, but then I thought why ruin a good thing.
EVILDEAD360  +   1029d ago
'the ps3 already past 77million worldwide since january'

Nope they combine sales with the PS2.

moneygun2  +   1029d ago

Source? Are you just saying that because you want it to be true. The fact is PS3 will outsell the 360 worldwide by the generations end, just as sony said. Assuming it hasn't already (it has just look at there shipped count, they don't ship with the expectation not to sell)

Counting PS2 sales? WTF. Is this the same as MS counting refurbished hardware. Because thats been proven. I don't believe sony counting 2 platforms into one sales total has.

Looking forward I hope for some IP reveals by first party MS. If its just more Halo, Fable, Forza, count me out.
AlphaJunk  +   1029d ago
@Skarlett Wow, thanks that informative reply! It had so much to do with what darthv72 and NYC_Gamer posted. I bet you did very well in school during group discussions @_@.
omi25p  +   1029d ago
I have 3.

One working launch Xbox, A 120gb Fat Xbox and a 250gb Slim.

Skarlett, Sony Shipped 77 million MS Sold 77 million. Big different's.
Dark_Overlord  +   1029d ago

The only thing MS and Sony count is how many they sell to retailers, past that point they know virtually nothing. As long as a retailer keeps placing orders for more consoles, then that console is sold (you don't think they give them away do you?).

This whole shipped/sold arguement is pointless, as like I said the retailers buy them from MS and Sony, so it is still a sale.
darthv72  +   1029d ago
"The fact is PS3 will outsell the 360 worldwide by the generations end, just as sony said."

And you know what? SO the "F" what. MS can proclaim they made a huge improvement from xbox to xbox 360. sony cant say the same when comparing PS2 to PS3.

Sony's best run is the PS2. It's virtually double that of the PS3 (give or take). Just as Im sure MS's best run will be the 360. In many cases it's hard to top the 2nd system release.

Just look at every follow-up console from the likes of Sega, Atari, Nintendo to understand that popularity for a platform can reach an all time high and never get there again no matter how impressive the specs are for a follow-up.

Nintendo managed to do it again with the wii but the wii-u will never top it. Its a different time we live in now vs the 8bit and 16bit days.

Consoles are more approachable by those who dont game because of all the other things they are able to do. thats why to see numbers for these systems as compared to those of the 8bit and 16bit are so dramatically different.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   1029d ago
Xbox is doing good for its old age. Hope the 720 is just as popular as the 360.
sikbeta  +   1029d ago
More important thing is that X360 is about to overtake wii in America...
Kurylo3d  +   1029d ago
I love how n4g, people bicker about 77 million vs 79 million. As though one console is shit and the other is all powerful. As though one gets to run a victory lap because the sales are so far ahead. I find it funny. Really is no winner or loser between the 2 of them. But in all honesty sony took a big hit this generation going from Uncontested # 1, to a clear competitor with microsoft almost dead even in console sales.. too nintendo outselling them. Next generation should be better for sony hopefully since they decided to go with a console thats built more like a pc so developers could do more with it. Now lets hope they dont release the ps4 with a $700 price mark like they did the ps3.
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EVILDEAD360  +   1028d ago
@ Moneygun

Source? Are you just saying that because you want it to be true

Nope I'm saying it because it is 100% fact that Sony for over a year combines the PS3 + PS2 for their shipment sales.

See their own financial shipment numbers if you don't believe.

Knight_Crawler  +   1030d ago | Well said
Well deserved sales if you ask me.

So much memories this gen with Halo, Gears of War, Alan Wake, Bioshock 1, Mass Effect 1, Saints Row, Dead Raising, Left for Dead and Lost Odyssey.

Here is hoping that the 720 delivers just like the 360 and more.
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Riderz1337  +   1029d ago
Dat Dead Raising.
kreate  +   1029d ago
My moments were ace combat, bioshock 1, mass effect 1+2, alan wake.

No gold for me back in those days. Beated gears single player campaign.

Disappointed w onechanbara and blue dragon.
_-EDMIX-_  +   1029d ago
OMG I KNOW RIGHT! And I enjoyed "Gears of War, Alan Wake, Bioshock 1, Mass Effect 1, Saints Row, Dead Raising, Left for Dead" all on PC.......

So that leaves Halo or Lost Odyssey to get me to own a 360....err no...just no. I'm not buying a system for 2 to 3 games. Mind you I'm not a huge fan of Halo as it is.
Veneno  +   1029d ago
Call me crazy but some of the most fun I had playing 360 was with the launch, cross-gen title, GUN lol.
Zeusprototype  +   1029d ago
@edmix what a pointless comment, you sir are a moron.
GamersRulz  +   1030d ago
good for MS but I expected more tbh.

this number confirmed IDC numbers in Dec where it said that 360 is at 76m and PS3 at 77m

waiting for Sony numbers at E3
Blaze929  +   1029d ago
sony doesnt give numbers out anymore lol
Transporter47  +   1029d ago
Well lucky you, i went through 8 360s all RROD, no joke or troll, im serious, when i called for the 7th they gave me Perfect Dark for free because the lady on the phone felt sorry for me and told me you have really bad luck so i'm going to give you a free game.
Transporter47  +   1029d ago
I get disagrees because i got very unlucky, and i was one of those people outside bestbuy waiting to buy a launch Xbox360. Guess my statement is wrong or something, wait this is N4G what did i expect.
Grap  +   1029d ago
well if u have at least little Dignity u wouldn't ask for third xbox. u should be asking fot ur money and buy ps3 or wii, but anyway that's if were ur story is true which i doubt.
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Veneno  +   1029d ago
I believe you. There really isn't a point to lie about rrod anymore. It happened to everyone and its not an issue anymore.
BlackTar187  +   1029d ago
God look at all his disagrees

LOL jk you see how stupid is looks
moneygun2  +   1029d ago
N4G is N4G
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lilbrat23  +   1029d ago
Many were bought due to the RROD and others were bought for the piracy and about 1% for collector edition purposes. Which is why I am wondering if this is another reason the new xbox might be online only, to prevent piracy.
AngelicIceDiamond  +   1029d ago
That's a stupid argument people have been using for years. since the beginning of the gen fanboys blame prod for sales.

If that was the case then why is 360 selling way more now than it has at the beginning of the gen with PROD? Despite PROD being virtually solved, you would think people would stop buying 360's by now right?

Why did the 360 overtake the wii in UK? why is it no.1 sold in US still. Sure sells are down but that's to be highly expected. Enough of this PROD excuse the argument is tired, dead and irrelevant.

Anybody else have anymore excuses? Anyway grats to 360, I hope 720 is just as successful if not more.
wishingW3L  +   1029d ago
the RRoD argument is real. I have friends with 4-5 freaking broken Xbox for god's sake... I even have one friend that bought another one last month despite my attempts to convince him to buy a PS3. I told him about the exclusives, the free online and stuff and he was like: "yeah yeah, the PS3 sucks". He's been brainwashed and all to play COD and multiplats that are on the PS3 too. -__-
lilbrat23  +   1029d ago
@ AngelicIceDiamond

Enlighten me as to why the 360 sold so well? Games? Please Halo and Gears are nothing but please enlighten me.
MYSTERIO360  +   1029d ago
I really don't care about sells to be honest, what should matter are the great games on a system.
Godz Kastro  +   1029d ago
This is one of the biggest points people miss. PS2 sold 150+ million units. PS3 sold half of that. That other half went to MS so they took away 50% of their base. The same way people are saying the Wiiu will be a failure because it wont come close to its previous consoles units sold.

That is a huge advancement for MS. I like it this way. Let them share the market so competition remains fierce.
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DragonKnight  +   1029d ago
Umm, no. You're forgetting the 90+ million Wiis that are out there. You're also forgetting the 26 million Xboxes. 77 - 26 = 51 million assuming that every Xbox owner then moved on to a 360. That means there would still be 99 million PS2 gamers to attract. Since the PS3 is at 79 million, that means approx. 20 million went to the Wii. And that's only assuming one console gamers. The 360 did not gain 50% market share.
calis  +   1029d ago
" PS2 sold 150+ million units. PS3 sold half of that. That other half went to MS so they took away 50% of their base"

wow...just wow. You are not very bright at all.

The PS2 sold 150million over 13 years.
The PS3 has sold 77million over 7 years and still selling. It's still going and will probably hit 100 million lifetime.

Anyone who thinks because the PS3 sold less is a downfall is beyond dumb. That is almost like saying an NFL team who goes 16 - 0 is horrible because they go 13 - 3 the next year.

As for Microsoft, never mind the fact their numbers are skewed due to RROD, one of the worst hardware malfunctions in the history of gaming, they were not even close to taking 50% of console sales from Sony.
BlackTar187  +   1029d ago
I think you missed math class
chrismichaels04  +   1029d ago
77 million sales in 8 years is pretty good. Kudos to Microsoft. I just don't understand how so many xbox gamers (even on this comment thread) admit to owning multiple xbox consoles, regardless if it was due to RROD or just multiple upgrades, and yet.....they act like all of these multi sales don't add up to and help boost the overall sales total. The only thing these sales charts prove is how loyal Xbox gamers are, not how popular the Xbox consoles is.
MoreRPG  +   1029d ago
Every device has its loyals followers
MoreRPG  +   1029d ago
Could've been more if it wasnt for RROD. Hope they bring quality hardware this time.
chrismichaels04  +   1029d ago
I'm confused. Are you saying Microsoft could have sold more consoles if it wasn't for RROD? Please explain that statement. If anything, years of RROD and replacement sales helped boost xboxs total sales this past gen. Let's be honest, without RROD replacement sales, Xbox would not have reached 77 million sales right now.
MoreRPG  +   1029d ago
@chrismichaels04 does three years of warranty counts as a sale?
Would you as a xbox 360 owner buy a new one having knowledge of the high failure rate it had?
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BlackTar187  +   1029d ago
I went thru 2 xbox 1 before warranty and the 2nd not covered by warranty. RROD may have been covered but that is definatley not the only failures the systems had with launch systems. BTW i did not turn in my RROD when it happen it was before the warranty and i just went and bought a new one like i did when it stopped reading my disk .
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The_Infected  +   1030d ago
Anyone know how many PS3s have been sold? Just asking because I really don't know how the sales between the two are comparing.
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NYC_Gamer  +   1030d ago
PS3 & 360 numbers should be real close sales wise.
Godz Kastro  +   1029d ago
Which is a failure... Stop with the oh they sold the same. That is a failure! Sony had double last gen. MS took half of that. Take off your fan boy glasses people...
raWfodog  +   1029d ago

Be careful with the 'fanboy glasses' comment because you know that swings both ways. Can 70+ million units of ANYTHING sold really be considered a 'failure'? PS3 has been profitable since May/June 2010 which is the eventual goal of every business. It especially good since the starting price for a PS2 was $299 compared to a PS3 which was $499/$599.

And this is from a gamer who has bought every Sony and Microsoft console so no fanboy for either side, just love playing good games.
calis  +   1029d ago
"Which is a failure... Stop with the oh they sold the same. That is a failure! Sony had double last gen. MS took half of that. Take off your fan boy glasses people..."

the PS3 IS STILL SELLING. It isn't going to sit on 77 million forever and it still has another 6 years to be on the market for the same length of time as the PS2.

The only fanboys are people like you who think that is a failure.
BitbyDeath  +   1030d ago
Probably find out at E3.
Nate-Dog  +   1030d ago
I think Tretton said around November last year it was somewhere around 70 million? (Can't remember if it was nearer to 80 or 70 though, the interview is probably somewhere around N4G, I'm positive I remember seeing it here.)
GribbleGrunger  +   1030d ago
Vgchartz has PS3 at 74 million and Jack Tretton had them at 77 million (Two months ago). Take your pick

"We look at the market in worldwide terms, and every market is extremely important to us. The facts are, we debuted the PlayStation 3 at $599, which was an extremely steep price barrier for a lot of consumers. And we debuted a year after Microsoft, but on a worldwide basis, weve sold the same, if not more, devices. I think were at 77 million sold right now its basically splitting hairs. Despite all that, our message has been extremely well-received around the world."

Edit: So I provide a link that proves VGchartz has them at 74 million and I provide a link that proves that Jack Tretton said they sold 77 million and I get two disagrees? Am I dealing with infants here?

I tell you what I'll do. You tell me which numbers you want me to pick and I'll stick by them from here on out.
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BitbyDeath  +   1030d ago
Don't take it personally that is just part of the N4G charm.
maniacmayhem  +   1030d ago
Maybe Jack Tretton is lying.

Also why does it matter that you have disagrees? It's the bubbles that count.
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Prophet-Gamer  +   1029d ago

You realize an executive wouldn't lie about something like that right?
superterabyte  +   1029d ago
Bubble system is archaic. rewards people for going along with the consensus and not challenging anything even when someone is chatting out there arse. Therefore those people who agree with the consensus have more bubbles and therefore granted more opportunity to put across their views.

Imagine if someone said that x person is allowed an extra vote in the elections because they agree video games cause violence in the real world. Therefore x person will have their president elected and the consensus view becomes more significant and they get even more voting power see the problem?

Saints row 3 is ridiculously childish. People can now downvote my bubbles without having to so much as bother to make a counter argument.

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_-EDMIX-_  +   1029d ago
LOL. Facts scare them. I don't know why anyone is even wasting there time with this crap. PS3 will KEEP outselling 360 for years to come. World Wide appeal, Bluray player, Free online, New IP's STILL being released for it.

360 has less world wide appeal (Japan anyone?)

No Bluray player

60 bucks a year to play online no new IP's or even old IPs coming out on 360 this year or the

Why on earth would anyone pick a 360 up this year to buy? For what? 720 is coming and MS has already jumped ship. They are no longer making 360 games (thats quite clear) all the xbots........why are you fighting a battle for MS that MS ISN'T FIGHTING THEMSELVES? Both are selling around the same, one has more games, sells better overall world wide, free online.

Your pretty damn dumb to even question who will win at this point. So people are just buying 360 to play the new game that MS is making? Like...never. LOL
irepbtown  +   1029d ago
VGChartz vs Jack Tretton...

I think I'll stick with Jack as he works for Sony.

Though as BitbyDeath said, it's just N4G.
I guess it's just part of N4G.
GetSnooked  +   1030d ago
Comparing sales of Xbox and PS3 on this site is asking for a storm. :/
GribbleGrunger  +   1030d ago
What is wrong with you people. Have I said that MS haven't sold 77 million? Have I said that 77 million isn't a good number? Have I mention RROD? (which has always struck me as a crass response). Have I said anything negative about MS here at all? What are you people disagreeing with? Jack Tretton DID say that and VGChartz DOES have those numbers up ... *twilight zone music* lol
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Skate-AK  +   1030d ago
The people clicking disagree know that their logic is annoying you. They are just trolling you cause you have the bubbles the keep posting unlike them.
Good_Guy_Jamal  +   1030d ago
Lol maybe people just don't like you Gribbs.
Also, Jack doesn't sound too sure, it's better to leave such comments to more capable and knowledgeable people.
Karpetburnz  +   1029d ago
I dont know why people dissagree with you, someone asked a question and you answered it, Xbox fanboys seem to get very defensive when it comes to sales figures.
DestinyHeroDoomlord  +   1029d ago
Its because you didn't say anything bad about Microsoft that your getting disagrees... *sigh*
ALLWRONG  +   1029d ago
The PS3 is behind the 360. Why? Because Sony would be saying so if it wasn't.
PSVita  +   1029d ago
Your name says it all.
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josephayal  +   1030d ago
77M omg, one of the best selling consoles ive ever seen
LordHiggens  +   1030d ago
Really because there are plenty of other consoles that have outsold easily outsold it. One of em' almost two times over.
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LaChance  +   1030d ago
Plenty like ? Da f outta here.
LordHiggens  +   1029d ago
How about take the PS2 and the Wii just for starters and stop sounding like a dumbass.
Prophet-Gamer  +   1029d ago
@La chance

The PS1, the PS2, the Wii, and if you're counting handhelds, the DS (it even outsold the PS2 irrc). The PS3 is also probably ahead by now. So there, that's plenty is it now?

Still, great achievement for MS, let's see how they do the third time around.
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Utalkin2me  +   1029d ago
I see people are creating multiple accounts. Considering Darth has that many bubbles we know something is fishy.
e-p-ayeaH  +   1030d ago
im buying a 4GB slim tomorrow the old one really sucks it got rrod twice.
Avernus  +   1030d ago
I own both consoles. If either one of them failed twice, I won't buy another one...regardless if i can afford it or not.

But, to each their own I guess.
e-p-ayeaH  +   1030d ago
i buying it because my old 360 games need something to be played on.

Im paying about 100€ (new) for it i don't think its a bad deal.
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Prophet-Gamer  +   1029d ago
So you'd just let your whole collection go to waste?
Skate-AK  +   1030d ago
I would be careful about getting a 4gb. Some games won't play or have features limited because it's only a 4gb. I would say save for a week or two more and get the next HDD size up.
Urusernamesucks  +   1029d ago
instead of blowing your money for a 3rd risk,Just wait till the next one to come and hope its bc.
DEATHxTHExKIDx  +   1030d ago
I have a launch 360 had it red ring once in 08 sent it to MS. Got it back worked fine until 2012 started over heating. Had to go to a local shop to have it fixed. I just want it to last till the Next xbox.
sway_z  +   1030d ago
I would say the Xbox Live figures are quite telling as to approx how much of that 77 Million were replacement consoles.

Xbox 360's real global sales probably lie around *60-67 Million.

Approx *10 - 12 million Xbox 360 users either have had replacements and/or are not signed up to Live Gold Accounts.

*I work as an economist for a well known pharma co. I used a probability formula to work it out. This formula has a margin error of several 100,000 units, but its as close as you can get without the actual source data.
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Supermax  +   1030d ago
The hardware is never what they make there money on its Xbox live and the arcade games
hennessey86  +   1030d ago
I had one rrod
Got a replacement jasper, then upgraded to an elite and that's been fine and is still running strong. Congrats to Microsoft on the sales figures.
lovegames718  +   1030d ago
Resp.... Chasegarcia

Wtf lied to u? Microsoft didn't extend warranty because they felt bad when they found out about Rrod lol Where have u been? Your beloved Microsoft knew about the faulty 360s before launch and still launches to beat Sony to the market. Are u insane? your trying to distort facts and,make it seem micro cared? Micro screwed alot of consumers out of money and time due to greed. Moron they lied the whole time aboutrrod until they were sued in various states and were forced to extend warranty. Lol you ppl on here are ignorant as hell. Before court cases Rrods were occurring right after year warranty and,micro wasnt replacing anything but making consumers rebuy consoles.

As for Josue Lopez ....
You think your really smart with your irrelevant comment. Smart guy all consoles have failure rates including Nintendo they just have the lowest bcus Wii was unsophisticated hardware but you saying ps3 sales were skewed like Microsoft is funny. I've seen your comments so I know your a stealth troll and anti Sony but ps3 failure rate was and is line 9% but your comparing tht to xbox failure rates tht at one point were up to 66%? Lol your trolling is funny but stupid.
TuxedoMoon  +   1030d ago
I'm sure a good chunk of those sales were Xbox replacements because of the RROD and other faults.
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Max-Zorin  +   1029d ago
Came here to laugh at the comments. Was not disappointed.
BladerunnerZX  +   1029d ago
The Xbox360 has some great games and Xboxlive was excellent until Microsoft flooded the Xbox dashboard with non game related ads and went all Kinect crazy a few years ago.

At least 4 million of those 77million Xbox360s are RROD replacements.
LoveSpuds  +   1029d ago
I added to their sales last month as I had to replace my sons XBOX360 for the 3rd time - not a happy bunny!!!

Worse than that was having to listen to a load of rubbish from the clerk at Curry's who insisted on telling me how great M$ are - really wasn't in the mood to hear that when having to cough up another £190 :(

Should point I have had to buy 2 PS3 in the same time period too.....grrrr!
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Rebo00  +   1029d ago
Spoilt kid :p
greyhaven33  +   1029d ago
I have both ps3 and the 360, I enjoy both equally but I tend to buy multi platform games for the 360, its a great system with an awesome controller
whoyouwit04  +   1029d ago
Look, why the fack do you sons of biotches get on this site and lie about the number of console that you purchased? I mean got dam, Be real. 6 or 8 different consoles, do you fools actually think you are hurting Microsoft reputation when you post stuff like that? What you are really doing is making people wonder about your intelligent level. Seriously, how smart do you have to be to think to yourself after the second console breaks... this is not something I need to continue investing my money in.
oof46  +   1029d ago
What you say makes sense, except for the fact that someone may have an extensive library of games and don't want to spend extra money starting all over. When my first 360 red ringed, I had about 8 or 9 games. I had the same 360 fixed 3 times by Microsoft and it kept red ringing, so I bought a used system, that one red ringed and a bought another used one that is still ticking.

If you call it banging my head against the wall, so be it. But, I had already spent almost $500 on games (discs and xbox live), was comfortable with my online friends and didn't want to spend the time and money to rebuild my library.

@Dirty: So if my system red rings, and I buy a new one, how is Microsoft going to know the difference between a brand new purchase and a purchase because of a red ring?
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YodaCracker  +   1029d ago
Amazing how they tripled sales of the original Xbox and tied their biggest competitor who outsold them 6 to 1 in the previous console cycle. The Xbox 360 has been such a huge success for Microsoft. It has made "Xbox" a household name synonymous with gaming.
calis  +   1029d ago
Yeah...kinda doubt that console that has sold the least is synonymous with gaming.
i3eyond the Circle  +   1029d ago
Sony has more consoles shipped because they liquidated all older models and replaced entire stocks with super slim models recently...along with shipping more bundles in this last year then all of the years before. Its only business when trying to get the cheaper profitable system on shelves. So as people marvel in this who outsold who war...the Xbox is still the most successful HD console this generation in comparison to last generation success.

And tho pure speculation if comparing online activity for certain top games one could say the Xbox 360 also is the most played.
calis  +   1029d ago
orly and Microsoft aren't counting RROD replacements as sales? trolololo

I LOVE it when MS fanboys always place a caveat on the most successful "HD" console this gen. I guess even now you can't claim that. 2nd in HD consoles. 3rd in all consoles.
urwifeminder  +   1029d ago
Well done ms love your work cant wait till the next console,no other game company comes close for me.
xDHAV0K24x  +   1029d ago
I have 3 as well. 60GB black mod, 250GB black slim (bedroom) and 320GB slim GOW edition (living room)
TheHardware  +   1029d ago
In a new report entitled "Worldwide Video Game and Entertainment Console Hardware and Packaged Software 2012-2016," IDC says that Sony passed Microsoft's worldwide numbers in the recent holiday season. PlayStation 3's worldwide sales numbers now stand at 77 million, compared to Xbox 360's 76 million.

link -
Rebo00  +   1029d ago
I still don't get why people pay to play online.
Judging by people's comments of owning the same console multiple times (waste of money btw) "total install base reach 77.2 million across the world" install base is actually probably around 50million.
Suppose the same goes for the PS3 but depends on how many own multiple PS3s, I only own 1 of the originals
DestinyHeroDoomlord  +   1029d ago
Well done Microsoft, come on guys give credit where its due and its only their 2 console...
givemeshelter  +   1029d ago
These sale number threads always brings out the die hard fanboys in full force from all sides. No wonder is seen as a laughing stock
FITgamer  +   1029d ago
The only reason the 360 outsold the PS3 is because each person who's owned one had to buy multiple units. I had a 1st gen that barely made it two years. My younger brother is on his 3rd. I've owned one PS3 and never had any issues with it.
ShabbaRanks  +   1029d ago
the 360 didnt outsell the ps3 lol check it out on wiki
FITgamer  +   1029d ago
I know world wide the PS3 outsold the 360, my point is that every one i know that owns a 360 has had to purchase more than one due to system failure which raises sales.
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JANF  +   1029d ago

Im an early adopter of the X360. I'm on my third Xbox. But ms fixed them free of charge, i did not have to buy a new one. I also am on my second PS3 my first one died of YLOD and that one i did had have to buy, so same thing could be said about the ps3 although it was not as bad as the RROD.
FITgamer  +   1029d ago
Yeah well my 360 failed 2 years and 2 months after i got it, 2 light RROD. I called MS support and they told if it wasn't the 3 light RROD it wasn't covered under warranty. YLOD is WAY less common than RROD. I've had my PS3 since January of 2008 and its still running strong.
Thunderhawkxbox  +   1029d ago
Finally proves vgchartz is crap and it is Sony fan boy website and for Sony fan boys saying ps3 already passed Xbox 360 where is ur bloody proof I know it's hard to accept Xbox 360 doing better than ps3 lol
Belking  +   1029d ago
lol.. I know they hate tom hear that. Sony has yet to confirm they past 77 million. Xbox 360 is still ahead in worldwide sales and it just keeps on rolling. from 25 million last gen to 77mil this gen. Wow! What a accomplishment.
ShabbaRanks  +   1029d ago
PS3 Units sold : 70 million (as of November 4, 2012)

(IDC January 2013 estimate: "about 77 million"

Source :

360 Units sold Worldwide: 76 million (as of February 11, 2013)

Source :
raWfodog  +   1029d ago
Sony didn't confirm it but the IDC did. See my comment below and decide for yourself to believe it or not.

Don't shoot the messenger
raWfodog  +   1029d ago
Don't know if this is proof that is up to your standards but its not from vgchartz:

"According to Games Industry International, a “market analysis” document by Lewis Ward of IDC (the International Data Corporation) called the Worldwide Video Game Entertainment Console Hardware and Packaged Software 2012-2016 Forecast showed a prediction of hardware as well as software sales over the coming quadrennium. As for December, 2012, it is said that “Sony’s PS3 managed to surpass the number of Xbox 360s shipped worldwide (about 77 million vs. 76 million), despite the PS3 launching a year later.”

From an article dated Jan 10, 2013:

Don't shoot the messenger
messedupworld  +   1029d ago
So much ignorance and misinformation here. No surprise though seeing how this site is packed with immature, obnoxious and irrational fanboys.

I'm an early adopter of the Xbox 360. I've gone through a total of 5 360's since launch. Of course all due to RRoD. My first was just 3 hours after I opened it Christmas day 2005. Not once since launch did I pay for a repair or have to go and buy a new 360 because one died. That is complete bullshit! Every defective Xbox 360 I had was replaced by Microsoft free of charge. Btw, this was before MS was taken to court over RRoD. So the people who talk about the 360 being where it is in sales due to RRoD need to grow up and stop spreading fud!
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FITgamer  +   1029d ago
Its not just 3 RROD, the first gen 360's easily overheated that's how mine failed which it only displayed 2 RROD. Which did not fall into 3 year warranty given to 360 owners who got the 3 RROD.
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Cuders  +   1029d ago
i own two xbox 360s myself. and i love them.
EffectO  +   1029d ago
Xbox division growing like crazy,always online :bow
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