NPD: Xbox 360 US May sales hit 114,000

[UPDATE] Microsoft's current-generation console the top-selling home console in US for 29th straight month; total Xbox 360 retail spend hit $149.8 million; full report now available.

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[UPDATE] The NPD Group has now published its full report for the month of May, which provides greater depth into how the industry fared in the United States during the period.

The original story follows below.

Microsoft sold 114,000 Xbox 360 units in May in the United States, the company announced today, citing data from the NPD Group. The Xbox 360 has been the top-selling system in the US for 29 straight months now.

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That figure is well below the 270,000 Xbox 360 units Microsoft sold during May 2012.

Total retail spend for Xbox 360 (hardware, software, and accessories) for May 2013 came in at $149.8 million, more than any other console, according to NPD data.

Microsoft's future ambitions may revolve around the Xbox One, but the company does not plan to abandon the Xbox 360 anytime soon. Xbox boss Phil Spencer said last month that he believes the platform will "be very vibrant for many years."

A redesigned Xbox 360 model was announced during Microsoft's E3 briefing last week and is available now.

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