Xbox One sold 3 million units in 2013, Microsoft says

"Together, we ushered in a new era of games and entertainment with Xbox One," said Yusuf Mehdi.

Microsoft has boasted that the Xbox One sold more than three million units worldwide before the end of 2013.

"Over 3 million Xbox One consoles were sold to consumers in 13 countries before the end of 2013," said Xbox executive Yusuf Mehdi today in a statement. The Xbox One launched on November 22 in North America, the UK, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Spain, and New Zealand.

Microsoft has also said that the Xbox One was the fastest-selling console for November in the US, after the company reported that the new console sold one million consoles worldwide on launch date, and crossed the two million threshold on December 11.

Meanwhile, Sony reported at the start of December that the PlayStation 4 had sold 2.1 million units worldwide. But will Sony follow Microsoft's latest announcement with an updated sales figure of its own?

"Together, we ushered in a new era of games and entertainment with Xbox One," added Mehdi.

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dpclark
dpclark

If the Xbox1 was only 0.85 TFLOPS people would still buy them...

robertico7
robertico7

Kinda a weird to believe this statement cause the xbox one is everywhere to find meanwhile the ps4 is sold out everywhere.

goldenagegamer
goldenagegamer

This site should be renamed -  Unofficial XBOX ONE Fansite and other gaming news


Hurvl
Hurvl

Despite haters claiming and hoping that the Xbox One would fail commercially, it's a success. The PS4 is probably equally successful and so everyone *can* be happy, but not far from everyone *will* be happy with that.

decebal
decebal

@Hurvl Xbox One is a success. PS4 sold much better though which was to be expected. 


Snakepond1
Snakepond1

I guess I wasn't the only one to buy an Xbox One. 

monson21502
monson21502

thats good for them . but i aint buying won till its a 100 bucks cheaper and there is 1 or 2 games in the box 

Syphon_Filter2
Syphon_Filter2

Nice lies as always!. How can people buy 3 million garbage Xbox 1 when there isn't any to find!? He he he same old bad strategy by this useless Microsoft.

ShutUpFanboys
ShutUpFanboys

@Syphon_Filter2 these are official numbers, how are they lies again? Please explain to us all how official numbers work since you are clearly such an expert on the subject. Might want to do some research first and then you will find out that both Microsoft and Sony cannot "LIE" about numbers that are official.

usmc_jesse
usmc_jesse

Sony screwed them selves by not being able to keep up with the demand, but they wanted to release their console first. Im glad MS is selling their consoles at this rate, and im glad they are able to please their customers by having enough supply. I wonder if the number will increased dramatically once the Xbox One is released world wide or if the will stay about the same. 

Sundberg_man
Sundberg_man

@usmc_jesse I think it will stay more or less the same. The countries that are left haven't exactly been very big buyers of the Xbox brand, middle east and Asia to mention a few.

MJ-X
MJ-X

@usmc_jesseThe only reason why Sony couldn't keep up with demand is the amount of counties it was released in compared to MS. wait for Sony numbers and you will be shocked as Sony cant keep up supply with that many countries there just isnt that many to go around with only one source of their console bundling/packaging/assembling.

dysonlu
dysonlu

@usmc_jesse 

LOL  They screwed themselves and yet, they sold 1.2M more units than MS did.

HenrySix
HenrySix

not surprised. you had to either be a fanboy or a ms/xbone hater to doubt that the xbone wouldn't sell millions. it is only going to get better.

dmastor
dmastor

Just imagine how much better there sales would of been if they didn't do that stupid DRM at E3, And with some great games coming this year sales may reach 10 million buy end of 2014. 

Sundberg_man
Sundberg_man

@dmastor I doubt it will hit 10 mil. That's a little optimistic. My guess is more at the 7-8 mil area.

decebal
decebal

@Sundberg_man @dmastor It will reach 10 million. They sold 3 mil in 2013, they can sell at least double that in 2014. Sony is already at 4.2 mil. 


blackace
blackace

This is great news for Microsoft and the XB1 consider they launched in less countries at a higher price.

dysonlu
dysonlu

@blackace 

Why didn't they launch in more countries then?   Let me guess, it's their strategy to leave some markets entirely to Sony?   Because they value their customers so they made sure they have units on shelves?   It's part of the plan to sell 1.2M less than Sony?  (And the gap will only widens as Sony releases in more asian countries.)  LOL Blind fanboy. 

soulless4now
soulless4now

That's almost as much as the Wii U has sold since its release. Or it's probably surpassed that by now. lol



soulless4now
soulless4now

@blackace Well that's good to hear. I read sales picked up in Japan recently so that's a good sign. 

inkeyis
inkeyis

Wiiu was also around 3 million in 2-3 months. It was after this moment last year that they went down in sales due to lack of games. Xbox one may follow suit, but they do have Titanfall to help out soon

thirdson1812
thirdson1812

if M$ didn't reverse all those DRM policies, i reckon those sales would have been significantly lower

thekingofirony
thekingofirony

That's impressive considering its only been out a little over 1 month.Any one know how much the 360 sold in its first month?

blackace
blackace

@thekingofirony It sold just over 2 million in 18 days. So it must have sold about 1 million+ from Dec 9th  - Dec 31st.

thomasn7
thomasn7

Well done. Keep up the good work!

beuneus12
beuneus12

the picture tells me Indians like xbox 1

beuneus12
beuneus12

How is my comment racist from looking at a picture lol? Did I say anything bad about indians?

monson21502
monson21502

@beuneus12 i think the right term is western americans. they look happy and thats all that matters 

StonerDemon
StonerDemon

@beuneus12 And don't forget that they own it as well. Unlike you, who will have to wait until your dad buys it.

Try to be less stupid with your comments next time, kiddo. Racism sucks.

Jdzspace
Jdzspace

awww.....that's cute. Microsoft still playing catchup. poor Microsoft, even with shortages they still can't catch Sony. 

blackace
blackace

@Jdzspace They didn't play catchup last gen. They are selling pretty well this gen.

kujel
kujel

@JdzspaceSony hasn't been able to claim 3 million sold world wide so why is MS playing catch up?

monson21502
monson21502

@kujel @Jdzspace ps3 had to have a price cut before its first year and it had a 1000 dollar blu ray player built in. ms sold 360s at only 100 less then ps3 and built up a huge lead. now ms is keeping up with sony with 100 dollars more cost and the only thing it has is kinect . the thing sony fans hate the most... no wonder sony lovers call it xbone because ms is putting the screws to sony big time lol 

triton1977
triton1977

Drones say the darnest things..

Day 1: PS4 sold out 2 million at launch.
Day 2: PS4 boohoo sold out.
Day 50: PS4 still sold out
Day 51: Xbox One sold 3 million and still in stock everywhere, in less time.
Day 52: PS4 numbers appear, almost 4 million units sold. Still no PS4 in stock according to drones.


Still no new PS4 in stock, nowhere.
Magic invisible PS4's that never turns up in stock anywhere are sold.

Who is lying?



Pikdum
Pikdum

@triton1977It's good to know your here to give us totally legit facts that are totally not biased at all.

killafolston
killafolston

But you have to take in consideration that ps4 has launched in 48 countries..... They can't pump out enough consoles for 48 countries....

dmastor
dmastor

@triton1977 PS4 launched in to many countries at once and with titanfall coming many who want a ps4 just going to get X1, microsoft done a great job keep X1's in stock 

Sundberg_man
Sundberg_man

@triton1977 It simply sells out quicker when it is available in stock. I've seen restock's on amazon about 5 times since middle of December. So they are coming out, just not quick enough for everyone to get one ;)

chaazin
chaazin

@dmastor @triton1977 Wow you are dumb. PS4 launched country by country and still sold more than xbox...Titanfall? That's it? My PC will play that shit better than lame box.

monson21502
monson21502

@triton1977 wii did the same thing last gen. only difference  was on ebay u had to pay like 500 bucks for a wii in the first 7 months and u can get a ps4 for just 50 bucks over retail. and u could find a few wii`s in stock too now and then. sony is keeping the stock back a little too much imo and will probably lie about numbers to cover their mistake

dysonlu
dysonlu

@triton1977 

Just because you THINK it's sold out everywhere doesn't mean there are no PS4 being sold everyday.

 

What a moronic comment and a bunch of morons liked it.  LMAO.