Microsoft has recently announced the amount of Xbox 360 Units sold in the month of May 2013.
That figure is well below the 270,000 Xbox 360 units Microsoft sold during May 2012. wow,what a drop :o
i know right, but i think that they hope it increases since they released a new design for the 360.
Not sure if it will help since there isn't a whole lot of difference to the old model and no price drop.
the no price drop part is kinda stupid. even a slight price drop would be good.
That number will be increasing. . . mattrick told a bag of people to grab one if they dont have net like whats needed remember
Xbox Domination Continuation.
Trying to turn a positive into a negative are we?
what do you want from the play station crowd. even if people are not buying a xbox1 they still piss and moan like it will effect them even tho it wont since they are already getting a ps4.
Who cares, they are still selling and with the xbone announcement I would say that's still a good job.
This is for May 2013. Not June 2013.
So how did the PS3 overtake the lead in overall sales even with Microsoft having a whole year of being the only console of current gen being out? That is not an accurate statement to make on their part.
Unfortunately, That'll probably be different come next gen. PS4 will be on top in the U.S.
in America but yet it sold 360,000 world wide and sony sold 540,000 world wide making sony the top selling console world wide for 29 months in a row. y is ms trying to act like its at the top .u have to look at the whole picture not just a corner of it.
Still King of the U.S.
Ah, but what a small kingdom. There's a whole world out there dominated by a sleek black box. And looks like the PS4 seige has begun.
yep, and that sleek black box is xbox-360. U.S. is the biggest and most important market or else E-3 would be elsewhere.
yeah but they are almost neck n neck, just one is a global success and the other a north American success, great that they are both doing good
@Belking Worldwide the PS3 continues to outsells the 360 on a weekly basis, by about 40k. Xbox's lead in the US (which is about 10k now) means very little in the greater scheme of things. Sony is winning where sales are concerned.
"U.S. is the biggest and most important market or else E-3 would be elsewhere." Wow just...wow.
Belking: After reading your comment i just can think one think, please BUY A Xbox one, ure the kind of costumer(?) MS is aiming with their new console.. Also it will help me to feel better knowing that people like u wont be playing in the same comunity as me. I like to think i play with people that can think.
Ok, 29 months in a row topping US and you say lead is down to 10,000 units? Is this proof all Sony users spew total crap everytime? Just be honest, and be glad there is competition in console market...
Now this is actually swayed in your favour because VGChartz under tracks PS3's they've even admitted it, but here: http://www.vgchartz.com/ana... Unless I'm mistaken.... WHOA PS3 > 360. And competition means nothing. One of gamings best eras was PS2 one. Any other things you want to argue?
@Gman0174 I meant Xbox 360's lead on a weekly basis is about 10k in the US, which isn't that significant.
Come November it'll have been fun while it lasted.
I know. My 360 will be sitting aside a brand new xbox-one....lol
@Belking Just setup a camera and give the goverment a livestream to your house, its cheaper than spending $500.
Just preordered my Xbox One. Gonna have fun with Twitchtv and live broadcasting. Dead Rising 3. Hell yeah!
Not really. And no one gives an **** about Xbox outside of US. Come on, convert. Everyone else in the US is.
US is the important one. 'Murrica!
sony sold 125,65 so how come they are the top selling i dont get it and 3ds is at 130,359 vgcharts nintendo 130,359 sony 125,658 xbox 114,ooo i guess third is the new first
LOL.. you use vgcharts numbers. Seriously?
Yeah, VGCHARTZ severely under tracks PS3 sales, use something else lol.
Who cares what market is most important?!? THE market is the world.
Youre totally right! Thats also why gamescom and TGS are only in the US right? Lol Good lord, you are dumb.
Yeah those are U.S. Sales numbers, in World wide sales they are actually trailing by over a million and a half consoles. In the end the PS3 Will totally destroy the Xbox360 in sales.
They aren't trailing. The xbox is still ahead because sony hasn't announced anything about them passing xbox360.
Yes they Have, Sony is 1.2 Million Units ahead of Xbox360 as of may 2013.
Ah! Now there's a fine console. It's sitting right next to my PS3 on my desk, but unlike my PS3, it won't ever get to see it's successor in my home.
And unlike the PS3, the 360 doesn't ave any exclusives this year that are worth a damn. Also, the 360 hasn't had many exclusives at all for years. Why should I think things will change with the new Cable Box One? Also, yeah they had a lot of core games at E3, but most were 3rd party (paid to be displayed at MS's e3 conference) while Ryse was a QTE fest because the dev wants the game to be "easily accessible" -_- (blending casual experience under the guise of being a hardcore game). I don't trust MS to reverse it's policies on making exclusive FIRST party games. Also, the box itself is such a mess as it is, so I'll have to pass on 720 too Told all my friends on Xbox Live to friend me on facebook, because I won't ever pay for Xbox Live ever again. Told them they can find me on PS3 and Ps4.
I pre-ordered the xbone but im having thoughts of cancelling it, but im a gamer so I gotta get both.
That's how we do it. Can't wait for the Xbox one.. Oh no disagrees! Boohoo :-p
Only in US. And as it stands now, you're better off keeping that 360. At least you own what you pay for.
You're one of the tools that is buying a more expensive product for less :-P. Also sorry that i don't like to support an Anti-Consumer product but what do you care, lets just hope you never lose internet ;) @talk bad about MS I think they have that cover for themselves lol.
:-) you're a shill that gets paid to talk bad about MS See what I did there?
Your paid buy Microsoft to call the Sony fanbase shills.
@hdshatter. Does your name refer to someone who in the past has defecated in high def?
I'm guessing this is another PR trick? Yes microsoft? Is this only the U.S? Oh microsoft how low can you go? 29 months straight? Where? We know PS3 is now comfortably ahead of 360 in sales, so whats the statistical trick your pulling now?
Umm.. if you read the article you would realize that they are responding to NPD numbers, which by the way, are US numbers. But I'm sure you knew that and I'm sure you knew that MS does dominate in the US.
actually that's exactly what I mean.(and the reason why I don't have to read it) This title is, by all means, an attempt to mislead people. Why do they have to resort to this? They can easily say "29 months straight in the U.S." and even that would be hiding the fact that they are selling less than their competition each and every month on a global scale. But at least it wouldn't be a dishonest attempt to misguide people who don't read the article.
Exactly who is "they"? By your tone you are referring to MS. MS didn't make that statement. The website did. Again, it would help if you actually read the article.
I'm ready for my X1!!!
Meanwhile, PS3 remained the #1 selling console worldwide. Great article lol... good luck holding onto that US market, the strategy is clearly solidifying a strong 2nd place finish.
XBOX brand grow a lot with the 360 hope it continues with the X1.
When the PS4 launch it's going to claim the US market from the Xbox360 and Xbox Done and that will be all she wrote.
In the US but worldwide PS3 has been outselling 360 every month for a while and has surpassed it in total sales. I never thought it would happen but Sony came back and took second place this gen. I'd pretty much call PS3 and 360 tied for second or first among the HD consoles.
Please write "US" in the title. This is misleading. The PS3 is spanking the 360.
Once again, the largest and most important region.
The world is more important than the US. Peoples stupidity amazes me.
Says the person who doesn't understand the use of apostrophes.
"most important" region. How so? If you are talking strictly numbers, what do you consider a region? Is a console sold in one region more important than a console sold elsewhere?
Yes, the most important region is where I live, North America, and specifically the US. Local trends have a larger impact than globally in an individual's gaming world.
It's missing "excluding handhelds" too because it seems in the official NPD numbers the 3DS outsold the 360. http://www.joystiq.com/2013...
I would have added that, too, but it says "console". :) The 3DS is doing SO well!
@WeAreLegion Joystick uses the word "console" to describe the 3DS, it's even in their headline. Most other sites reporting on the May sales numbers are doing the same too.
Man.. for you people that are new to here and are Sony fans. NPD is for US numbers. So MS is responding to US numbers. Get it? And yes 3DS outsold it, but its not considered a console. And for the person quoting vgchartz. Please read up on that site. Do ever wonder why none of the manufacturers ever respond to vgchartz numbers?
what i find funny is..sonyboys say THE WORLD is more important than the U.S...but i dont see companies building games for THE WORLD...their building their games for the U.S MARKET...not the aussie market...not the african market..but the US MARKET....because thats where THE MONEY IS...if you think sony would rather rule anywhere else other than the U.S your crazy...they would love to rule this market again..
you seem to be implying that it doesn't matter if Playstation outsold the 360. The U.S. market is the single largest united market, however the "world" even excluding the U.S. is still a larger market with more profit than the United States alone. Also, I think a lot of people are arguing that what does it matter if Microsoft sold more to the U.S. (and by not much of a margin mind you) when overall they sold less consoles, You know, "World-wide".
WOW these is terrible numbers....
PS3 sold more worldwide! Also once Sony announces a PS3 Price Drop it's a rap!