Microsoft have announced today via a press release that they have sold 1 million Xbox 360 software units in Australia and New Zealand since the system's launch in March last year.
see thats what i think the 360 has going for it, even though it may end up not winning the war, the fact that with only 12 million people on board they're already had more games sell over a million then in the entire lifespan of the Xbox.
Makes the system still a good place to bring your games as it always equals good sales
Games are what truly defines a system. When it comes to pumping out great games, the 360 is the king of the mountain right now.
Congratulations Microsoft, a very nice achievement indeed!! Gotta keep the ball rolling though!
the 360 been out for a year and a half, why shouldnt it not sell software faster than wii or ps3? duh.... its not like it was hard, it didnt have no next gen rival.
oooo guys, i think this story has hurt Fx35's feelings, dude they havnt stated anything about the PS3 or Nintendo Wii, there talking about the Xbox 360
as a kiwi im glad to hear the 360 is selling well in NZ and Aus!
no Fx35 the point is it sold more games then any system, ever. Including the DS and the PS2
You read my mind. People forget that the PS2 continues to sell better than the 360, yet the 360 sells more game and the attach rate is higher than any other console. That alone is causing developers to bring more games into the console.
I think the reasons are obvious. Xbox 360 owners only purchase the console for the games, not because it came with an HD drive so they can buy movies or because it motion controller, etc. Simply because of the games. It's obvious that xbox 360 owners software attach is being hi since the 360 was released. The 360 software attach rate was higher 7 months after it's launch than what the PS3 is today
so, "the 360 been out for a year and a half, why shouldnt it not sell software faster than wii or ps3? duh.... its not like it was hard, it didnt have no next gen rival." is totally way off. Xbox 360 games were always on the top charts regarless of the PS2 installbase and the 360 small installbase. Plain and simple xbox 360 owners play/buy games. That's why they purchase the console.
I'M HAVING A GREAT MORNING!
do you own an Xbox 360?
ehhh Microsoft, did look at the chart lately, Resistance and motostorm still on top 10 after 1.5 months.
This is not a slam towards the PS3 its sales figures for the 360 and software.
selling 10 mil consoles with an attach rate of 5 is better than selling 20 mil consoles with an attach rate of 2.5, this is a fact that most people dont seem to be able to grasp.
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