Wednesday, February 21, 2007

January Xbox 360 sales hit 294,000,says Microsoft

Cititng preliminary research data from market research firm NPD,a company executive said on tuesday that Microsoft Corp. sold 294,000 Xbox 360 video game consoles in January. This makes it to about 18 percent higher than the 250,000 units sold in the same month a year earlier, according to Molly O'Donnell, group manager for Microsoft's entertainment and devices division that oversees the Xbox 360.

"Xbox 360 had a fantastic January, and we feel great about our position in the marketplace,"
O'Donnell said.