Feeds

MS hits 30m Xbox 360 sales total

Well behind Wii

Application security programs and practises

Microsoft has sold more than 30m Xbox 360s, the company announced last night.

That's more than the number of PlayStation 3s Sony has shipped to date, but less than the number of Nintendo Wiis out in folks' homes: around 22m and 50m, respectively. Bear in mind that Microsoft had year's sales lead on both of these consoles.

Microsoft has always insisted its totals don't include replacement machines sent out after Red Ring of Death console malfunctions.

That problem does appear to be behind the company. Figures from market watcher NPD cited by Microsoft showed Xbox 360 hardware sales so far in 2009 were up 28 per cent on the same period in 2008, the company said. ®

The Power of One Infographic

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
Application security programs and practises
Follow a few strategies and your organization can gain the full benefits of open source and the cloud without compromising the security of your applications.
How modern custom applications can spur business growth
Learn how to create, deploy and manage custom applications without consuming or expanding the need for scarce, expensive IT resources.
Securing Web Applications Made Simple and Scalable
Learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.