Xbox One Sold 3 Million Worldwide In 2013

by Jeff Cork on Jan 06, 2014 at 05:48 AM

The year 2013 may be old news now, but Microsoft wants to tout one last stat before we fully commit to the new year. The company says that people bought more than 3 million Xbox One consoles worldwide last year since its Nov. 22 release.

The number was revealed in a blog post by Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president of marketing, strategy and business for the Xbox brand, where he gave a shout out to fans. "Thanks to you, 2013 was an incredible year for gamers, entertainment fans, our industry and Xbox," Mehdi wrote. "With Xbox One we saw the most epic launch for Xbox by all measures. We are humbled and grateful for your loyalty and delighted by the millions of hours of gameplay and entertainment enjoyed on Xbox."

He went on to say that Xbox One owners have a lot to look forward to in 2014, with the release of games including Titanfall, Watch Dogs, Project Spark, Destiny, and more.

[Source: Microsoft]


Our Take
Three million units is an impressive number. Now it's just a matter of making sure that early Xbox One adopters have enough games to keep them happy, so they can evangelize to their friends.