Xbox And PC Game Sales Jump 85% In Microsoft's Q3

Microsoft has announced the financial results of its third quarter ended March 31st, showing its entertainment division sales up 68 percent to $1.58 billion driven by demand for Xbox 360 hardware, in a quarter that saw company-wide sales of $14.45 billion.

Sales were up from $936 million the year prior. Xbox and PC game sales, specifically, increased 85 percent over the year prior during the quarter to $418 million, primarily driven by Xbox 360 consoles, games, and Xbox Live revenue.

During the quarter, Microsoft shipped 1.3 million Xbox 360 consoles, compared to 0.5 million in the third quarter a year earlier.

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JasonPC360PS3Wii3856d ago

The Xbox brand is a success, along with Live, and DLC Marketplace. It's a goldmine for game sales, it's also good to see console sales are still strong.

v1c1ous3856d ago

it was your only shining light this term.

give it some more love.