Kinect Surpasses GameCube Lifetime Sales Figures

February 12, 2013 -

Microsoft announced that worldwide sales of its Kinect motion sensing peripheral have hit 24 million, matching sales of the original Xbox system and outpacing the 21.7 million GameCube's sold by Nintendo. The company also said that it has sold 76 million Xbox 360 systems worldwide to-date.

The company also said that more than 46 million users are Xbox Live subscribers, a growth of 15 percent compared to last year, claims Microsoft. Microsoft did not say if these numbers included or excluded Xbox Live Silver users (those who do not pay for an Xbox Live Gold subscription). Microsoft said that in 2012 the average US Xbox Live Gold user spent 87 hours a month in front of their Xbox - an increase of 8.7 hours from last year.

Users also consumed 18 billion hours of entertainment through Xbox Live in 2012, according to Microsoft.

Source: Eurogamer


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Re: Kinect Surpasses GameCube Lifetime Sales Figures

This is a little surprising.  I wonder how many the PS3 Move sold.

Re: Kinect Surpasses GameCube Lifetime Sales Figures

And will not be useable on the Next box....and it seems all 360 stuff is going to be.... 0_o


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Re: Kinect Surpasses GameCube Lifetime Sales Figures

If I actually had the auditorium that the Kinect was designed to operate in attached to my house, and had my 360 there, I would have bought one for the Steel Battalion game. Considering what a broken shitshow it turned out to be, however, it is for the best that I did not.

Re: Kinect Surpasses GameCube Lifetime Sales Figures

I have both a Kinect and a Game Cube.

I use the Game Cube more.

 

 
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