Xbox One Sales Achieve +15% Year-On-Year, Microsoft Reveals

Xbox One Sales Achieve +15% Year-On-Year, Microsoft Reveals

Xbox One sales are up year-over-year, according to Microsoft. In the post, Nichols states that Xbox One sales are up by fifteen percent compared to past year, and Xbox Live player counts are up by thirteen percent. At the time, the company said it sold 10 million Xbox One units and EA later shared in 2016 that it found 18-19 million Xbox One units sold.

The Verge wanted to know how many Xbox One consoles have been sold recently, but Microsoft continued to stay quiet on the matter. While it's nice to see how many people are playing games, Microsoft still didn't share specific numbers about sales figures.

We are continuing to look at engagement as our key metric for success and are no longer reporting on total console sales...

Furthermore, he said that players have accumulated nearly one billion hours playing Xbox One backward compatible games and approximately, four billion hours overall.

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More than 600,000 "friendships" have been made using the Looking For Group feature. Among them is a brief mention of the almost 1 billion hours that players have spent on backward compatible titles.

In a recent blog post by Microsoft's CMO for gaming, Mike Nichols, noted that Microsoft is all ready and has a really good flow going on for E3 2018.

Although many doubted about the backwards compatibility of Xbox One, it is clear that this feature was received with open arms by the community.

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