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Xbox 360 Reaches 30 Million Console Sales

by Alice O'Connor, May 28, 2009 9:26am PDT

Microsoft today dropped an Xbox 360 statbomb, showering figures on a range of metrics including the fact that the Xbox 360 has now sold over 30 million units worldwide.

After combing through financial reports and rooting around in bins, Shacknews offers the following list of worldwide lifetime console sales:

  1. Nintendo DS - 101.78 million units (as of March 31 2009)

  2. Nintendo Wii - 50.39 million units (as of March 31 2009)

  3. PSP - 50 million units (as of February 13 2009)

  4. Xbox 360 - 30 million units (as of May 28 2009)

  5. PlayStation 3 - 22.91 million units (as of March 31 2009)

Microsoft also boasts it leads current-generation consoles in attach rate, with 8.3 titles being bought per console, as well as sales for third-party developers--$5.9 billion.

On the community front, Xbox Live's 20 million active accounts have downloaded nearly 1 billion pieces of Marketplace content. Sony announced in February that the PlayStation Network had 20 million registered users, though this includes forum and PSP accounts.




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