Xbox 360 becomes biggest selling current generation console in the UK

Xbox 360 SNew data from GfK Chart Track shows that the Xbox 360 is about to overtake the Nintendo Wii to become the best selling consoles of this generation in the UK.
According to GfK Chart Track, Microsoft has now sold 8.4 million Xbox 360’s in the UK and its sales will overtake the Wii this week to make it the best selling console on this generation.

Director of Xbox and entertainment Harvey Eagle, told MCV.

“This is an historic milestone and our sincere thanks goes to each and every person that has bought and enjoyed Xbox 360 over the past eight years.”

“As you saw at E3 earlier this month, we announced a new Xbox 360 form factor and we are committed to ensuring Xbox 360 remains the best place to play games, connect with friends and enjoy your entertainment.

“You’ll see great exclusive content coming not only to Xbox 360, but also to Xbox One later this year.”

Although impressive, the Xbox 360’s 8.4 million sales falls short of the all time record holder the PS2 which sold over 10 million units in the UK.

 

Source: T3

Reporter: Soulfinger

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