Microsoft announces that 76 million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold

Microsoft announces that 76 million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold

Microsoft have just released figures that show a whopping 76 million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold worldwide.

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Here are the highlights:

· 76 million Xbox 360 consoles have been sold around the world to-date

· Xbox 360 has been the #1 selling console in the US for 24 consecutive months, selling three times the number of original Xbox consoles

· 24 million Kinect sensors have been sold around the world to-date

· The Xbox LIVE community has grown to 46 million subscribers, a 15% YOY growth

· In 2012, the amount of TV and entertainment offerings on Xbox almost tripled, nearly surpassing 100 custom, voice-controlled Xbox LIVE apps 

· 2012 was the biggest year for entertainment and games usage on Xbox:

o Xbox delivered 18 billion hours of entertainment in 2012, over 10% YOY growth

o The average user now spends 87 hours a month on Xbox, a 10% YOY growth (Base:  Gold subscribers in the U.S., includes all Xbox activity)

o Entertainment app usage grew 57% year over year globally (hours calendar year 2012 vs. 2011)

o Online multiplayer gaming also grew during 2012

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