Microsoft announced it shipped 2 million units of its Xbox gaming consoles in the first quarter of 2014, out of which 1.2 million were the latest Xbox One consoles.
Yhe guidelines comes from the Redmond-based tech firm’s quarterly cash report, by way of Game spot. The report offers out the numbers shipped to outlets, no longer the true choice of bought devices.
Microsoft ultimate week mentioned it had shipped over 5 million Xbox One video game consoles to retailers since its launch in November. The console went on sale on November 22 in thirteen international locations, including the U.S., up and Australia, a week before rival Sony’s sour was released. To stir up gross sales, Microsoft remaining month commenced offering a $450 bundle that incorporated the console and the unique shooter game “Titan fall” from digital Arts Inc.
The rival agency, Sony mentioned on Wednesday it offered more than 7 million sour videogame consoles in simply over four months till April 6, twice the quantity the older model, play station 3, bought in the identical time frame after its launch.
The $399 sour went on sale on November 29 in the united states, Western Europe and Latin the use.
remaining month, Microsoft announced the subsequent-phase of roll-out for its Xbox One console. beginning September 2014, 26 new markets will get retail availability of the Xbox One console, together with India. For now, pricing details and exact launch dates have no longer been disclosed.
Making the announcement on the reliable Xbox blog in March, Microsoft’s Yusuf Midi mentioned, “it is time to make sure even more fanatics worldwide can enjoy Xbox One. So today we’re proud to share that it will be on hand in 26 extra markets in September this 12 months. we are going to have far more to share at an area level towards the top of April, so keep tuned.”