4Gamers.be: "Five years ago, in late November 2005, the Xbox 360 was officially released. During those years, Microsoft sold almost 45 million units worldwide of the game system." Behind the link you can read the full history of the Xbox 360
out sold the reg xbox
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you know why!
happy b-day 360. we've had a love/hate relationship but you're my boy and i'll always be there for you.
From underdog to over achiever in just 5 years. Everyone said that they couldn't beat the current console king. But where is Sony now?
I believe it's my room rite now xDDDDD.
In 42+ million different homes. Unfortunately, the only way for the Xbox to be ahead of PlayStation is by releasing ahead :P
@ scar20, nevermind, you suck and are not funny at all.lol
Mmmm like someone already pointed out, PS3 is on par with the 360 in term of sale number and it's been out for more than 1 year after the 360. That is, the PS3 has sold almost the same amount in less than 4 years vs 360's 5 years. So I don't really what you're so excited about.
That's easy to see though. Let's say you played a basketball game and you lost 25 to 120. And then, you play another game, and at half time, you're basically even with your adversary, the very same guys who destroyed you not so long ago. Maybe you'll end up losing by a few points in the end .... but still, what an impressive progression. I think that's reason enough to be excited.
And the Wii has been out for only 4 years but has sold as many as the 360 and the ps3 combined so what is your point??
The wii has a different public so what is your point. My point was MS has every reasons to be more than satisfied with this generation.
^^^^^^^ LOL @ Those guys above, their bums hurt, they hurt reeeaaalll bad.
it's sh!ting all over the 360 right now.
I think theyre in Japan, making 100x the money you make in your lifetime. OT: Good job to the 360 creating a presence in the gaming business.
....nintendo is on top
It's definitely showing it's age.
Five years and I've only had five red rings....awesome
ive had 1 for all 5 years love it :)
thats actually quite interesting, do u use it alot? i wonder how many ppl have their launch units?
Still on my launch day 360 here. It gets played a lot. I actually got a second one because the kids dominated it so now daddy has his own to go with his PS3 and other gaming stuffz.
mine died after 4 and a half years. got it repaired by MS for £80. Didn't really mind. I've enjoyed the games and felt I had more than my moneys worth and was happy to cough up for the repairs. My launch PS3 is still going but its an import so I've treated it really really well.
I still have my launch 360 and I still play it quite often beside my pc.
5th anniversary ain't till nov 22 actually.today[nov 15] is the original xbox's 9th anniversary though.
Thanks for the great memories! And bad memories, I guess. lol I've had a lot of great times with my Xbox 360. Most notably on Xbox Live. 7hanks for letting me stay connected to my friends and family while playing Halo 3 and other XBL titles. 7hanks for all the great games you have been giving to me and many other gamers across the world to enjoy. But I very much hate you for all the bad times.. Especially the damn console failures. Screw you for wasting my time so I could take you to UPS and get your ass replaced then wait 3 weeks for another console. Anyways, happy 5th birthday! More memorable times ahead of us. :)
whoever is arguing and saying what console is better is a fanboy, wich is almost every person in this comment section. if anyone aggrees please give me a bubble. on topic. i dont see why they dont just celebrate from when the xbox 1 launched. is microsoft that dissapointed in how the xbox 1 did that they wont celebrate from when the xbox came out?
"please give me a bubble." Dude, do you not know the deal with N4G? This site is flooded with pathetic PS3 owners, they outnumber the 360 one about 100 - 1. If you want bubbles, just post things like "La PS3 iz da best eva!" or "Kinect i 4 babiezs!" and you'll have 5 in no time.
Sadly i give my opinion about PS products i don't like or even give praise to MS or Nin, i get slaughtered.
This is my first generation with a Microsoft and Sony console. Both have been satisfactory, although most of my game time is on the 360. It's a shame the way things have turned out for the 360, because I very much enjoyed the time I've had with it, but unfortunately, now I'm not so sure a proper heir to the Xbox brand will show up. Until then, I know that Sony is likely to satisfy my gaming need.
Certain ppl just don't see the big picture. Sony isn't as dominant as last gen. Considering how the ps2 was the clear winner no questions asked, here some of you saying bu bu but the 360 had a head start that's why 4 years later the dominant Sony is still playing catch up.
They never will see the big picture. But they sure love that excuse bu bu bu it came out a year later! What about the Wii releasing a year later and it's in first place ... Or how the PS2 released a hear after Dreamcast and completely dominated. Xbox did great this gen .... and continues to sell well. Best online Best controller Best exclusive blockbuster franchises; Gears and Halo (the only other that can measure up would be Nintendos Mario and Zelda) And superior multiplats. and now just waiting to see if Kinect lives up to the hype.
you define best as ....most sold? or most popular? What is superior...isn't that subjective? A small difference isn't superior... best controller? some say so, some say otherwise... it all depends on preference Best online... how do you define that? Believe me, server problems are rarely happening on ps3's Free service. If you mean the package you get when paying...well yeah you're paying for something I believe.
These last five have been the greatest years of my life and its all thanks to Xbox 360. The party ain't ending though, far from it. With Kinect, the parties and good times roll on. Heres to another five years of 360 with Kinect by its side! Praise to Microsoft.
Who here remembers the day a couple years back when the PS3 was supposed to pass the 360 in sales .... otherwise known as "Judgement Day!" lolololololololololololololol ololol
HA! i remember... that dates been moved to 2011 now, lol.. they are like, failed prophets!
who here remembers when the 360 had good games?........damn nobody? me either. *random guy* "it had halo!" Damn wtf didn't they have a halo game last year? Two halo games a matter of fact. "Alan Wake and Fable 3!" LMFAO!!!!!!!!! dude i said good games
Fail troll. If you were a gamer not a fanboy you wouldnt have missed out on alan wake one of the best games ever made. The fable franchise is one of the most enjoyable rpgs ever. Splinter cell, metro 2033, risen, divinity 2, halo reach, mass effect 2 crackdown 2, this was a DAMN GOOD YEAR!!! More good games this year on 360 than the ps3 library.
Alan Wake is nowhere near one of the best games ever made. Splinter Cell lost the main point of the game, Stealth. Metro was crap dont defend it. dont know about risen or divinty, Mass Effect is on Pc and well PS3 in 2 months, Crackdown 2 LMFAO!!!!!!!!!!! this POS is worse than the first one...which was already bad. Halo Reach...well idk i guess its a good game. Fable is just letdown after letdown with so much empty promises. it was no where near a DAMN GOOD YEAR!!! ok at best Halo saved you all
Alan Wake is indeed one of the best single player games this gen, the graphics are completely underated too. I've played all the so called best on both consoles and Alan Wake is definetly in the conversation as one of the best.....its a shame micro didn't back the game with a healthy ad campaign, I still talk to less informed friends/gamers from time to time who never heard of it, but all who have played it were left salivating for more. The rock scene on stage fighting off the shadow minions is still one of the most memorable fight sequences I've ever played in gaming.
Alan Wake is a great game. Only those with low IQ's, no diversity in gaming, and are Sony Fanboys (usually are all 3) think Alan wake was a bad game. Yet, of course they never played the game to make that opinion. I enjoyed Alan Wake more than I did Heavy Rain.
go play your great games ya doosh.
I just want to say happy 5th 360! Enjoyed the great games, online and community. Here is to another 5! (insert beer icon here)
Wow, this whole topic is a gigantic troll/fanboy fest. Happy Birthday Xbox 360. You've given me 3 long years of happiness, and we've shared alot of frustation, joy, and stupidity together. Hopefully, next gen, you'll start it out right, so we won't have as many bitter stories to tell.
And yet they disagree again....retarded.
Good for the 360, but 45 million 360's sold is not quite accurate. A lot of those are either shipping numbers or people rebuying an Xbox after being RRoD'd or banned. For unique customers, 45 million just isn't true. But congrats to Microsoft for choosing the casual audience. While I'll stick with Sony from now on for all my hardcore needs. What interests me, however, will be the ACTUAL number of Kinects sold this holiday. Not shipping numbers, the ACTUAL numbers.
this site is so stupid. People get disagree for saying they love something. Weird. Anyways, good times. I still love the original xbox too (best game ever played or still playing often = phantom dust) @gamerdude132 You can not get the accurate number of actual console owner regardless if it is PS3 or x360 (based entirely on your reasoning as well: rebuying, RROD/YLOD, banned, or just simply upgrade to slim model). Here let me ask you some question: 1. When Sony or MS report numbers sold, is that also the number they reported to investor? 2. Where do the report sell number come from for Sony or MS (shipped to retailers or each individual consumers)? 3. Do Sony or MS sell directly to consumers or through retailers? 4. In business view, it is better to report shipped number (which actual report to investor) to get higher number or sold number to consumers (which would be much less and not actual report to investor)? 5. Now if Sony or MS report sold based on ACTUAL CUSTOMERS, do you mean they actually get more money after they selling it to retailers which would added to their earning report? Answer me first, then i can help you clarify what Sony and MS has been reporting their sold number from. Actually, i don't even need to clarify it for you. You can get your answer directly by answering those questions. Don't make a statement, but ask questions instead so you can find out the answer. Now the difficult part is that if you are capable of asking logical and relevant questions to answer your question or not.
Had to give you a bubble for Phantom Dust, that game was so under appreciated.
Same to you belasco. That game is just sick (endless gameplay). It feels as if the game is only limited by your imagination. What ever style i want to try out, there is a way to do it. It is just crazy.
I don't know, it really bugs me on how you guys just continue to trash each other. Especially when gamers are here to talk about their good and bad times with their 360. But no, fanboys just bring their asses in here and ruin in with their fanboy nonsense. PS3's anniversary is about to come up, and hopefully it isn't as bad as this. I doubt it will be as bad as this since (and please forgive my little change of sides here) this site is mostly all PS3 fans anyway. Meh, I just don't know. :/
My 360 turns 5 on the 16th of December. Happy Bday XBOX and thanks for 5 fun filled and problem free years.
Thank you for 4 Great years on Live and for the Great Years off Live
Ps3 fans got ugly real quick with something that wasnt even flamebait, way to prove everyones point guys!
Lol, and probably it's last...
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