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Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox 360 Sales Comparison - April 2021

April 2021 is the sixth month the Xbox Series X|S has been available for. In the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the Xbox 360 when compared to the aligned launch of the Xbox Series X|S by 18,382 units. The Xbox Series X|S is currently ahead by 1.91 million units.

The Xbox Series X|S has sold 4.81 million units in six months, while the Xbox 360 sold 2.91. million units. Month 6 for the Xbox Series X|S is April 2021 and for the Xbox One is April 2006.

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darthv72188d ago

Kind of a strange comparison but an interesting one to say the least. With hardware supply issues, the X|S is still outselling the 360, and the 360 literally had no competition for the first year in the 7th gen.

NotoriousWhiz188d ago

360 was xbox's best console so it makes sense to compare it to that one.

DJStotty188d ago (Edited 188d ago )

Exactly, so what does it say about how well Microsoft have improved, when it is outselling it's predecessor just a bit less than 2:1, and the 360 sales counted in some RROD figures?

Not to mention the 360 was readily available on shelves, and the Series is still suffering shortages.

I would say it is in course to be their most successful console.

DJStotty188d ago (Edited 188d ago )

Would you look at that, the 360 may have been selling more per week at the same point, but the Series is selling better overall than the 360, the most successful xbox ever, even after factoring in a component shortage, RROD, it is still outselling overall.

"Gap change in latest month: 18,382 – X360

Total Lead: 1,906,261 – XSX|S

Xbox Series X|S Total Sales: 4,814,160

Xbox 360 Total Sales: 2,909,899"

And people say the Series is selling badly lmao, at this rate it is on course to outsell the xbox 360.

Concertoine188d ago

It's too early to say. The xbox one outpaced the 360 for a while too, even with all the controversy it had for its first year. The 360 did have supply issues at launch as well, and it was overall just less common for people to run out and buy a new console at full MSRP in 2005 the way they do now.

That isn't to say the Series is selling badly though, i personally see it outselling the xbox one.