Xbox One Sells Through 1 Million Units in 24 Hours
Written Saturday, November 23, 2013 By Lee BradleyView author's profile
The Xbox One has sold through one million units across 13 markets in just 24 hours, Microsoft has revealed.
The figure represents a new record for a Microsoft console, outstripping the day one performance of both the original Xbox and the Xbox 360.
"We are humbled and grateful for the excitement of Xbox fans around the world," said Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, Xbox.
"Seeing thousands of excited fans lined up to get their Xbox One and their love for gaming was truly a special moment for everyone on the Xbox team.
“We are working hard to create more Xbox One consoles and look forward to fulfilling holiday gift wishes this season."
In addition to this, Microsoft has also released a few stats from the Xbox One launch line-up of games.
In the last 24 hours, over 60 million zombies have been killed in Dead Rising 3, over 3.6 million miles have been driven in Forza Motorsport 5, over 7.1 million combos were put together in Killer Instinct, and over 8.5 million enemies have been defeated in Ryse: Son of Rome.
For more on Xbox One, including all the achievement lists, videos, reviews and even a podcast, check out our Launch Zone.