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“This year will be the largest in the history of the video game industry, with Xbox 360 leading the charge in the U.S. and abroad,†said Don Mattrick, senior vice president of the Interactive Entertainment Business in the Entertainment and Devices Division at Microsoft, in prepared comment on the sales numbers. According to the company, shipments have topped 10 million in the U.S. and 19 million globally.

According to Mattrick, the 10 million milestone is critical as “history has shown us that the first company to reach 10 million in console sales wins the generation battle.â€

Microsoft also claims that its Xbox 360 has the industry’s highest software attach rate, more than any other console this generation, “and is home to the best-selling gamesâ€. The recent launch of Grand Theft Auto IV is the 16th Xbox 360 game to sell more than one million units. Previous “platinum†titles include Halo 3, Madden NFL 07, Madden NFL 08, Gears of War, Call of Duty 2, Call of Duty 3 and Call of Duty 4.

Sony today said that it has sold 12.81 million PS3 consoles so far. The company did not break out U.S. sales.

Updated April game console sales numbers are expected to be released by market research firm NPD tomorrow.
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Nintendo and Sony pwnd by M$
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Wow ... oh wait, the Wii has already sold 10 million in America...
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Wow ... oh wait, the Wii has already sold 10 million in America...
Sony and M$ pwnt by Mario!
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lol yea lil too late xbox, wii already got to 10 million, and broke the record as fastest console to do it. so lil too late suck on that m$ fanboys, even though i kinda am one. i love all my consoles(wii,360,ps3)
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orly? Doesn't matter because the best console ever sold more then 100Million units within the past 10 years. What console you ask? Why the PC of course!
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orly? Doesn't matter because the best console ever sold more then 100Million units within the past 10 years. What console you ask? Why the PC of course!
Uhh, thats because NOT EVERYONE USES IT FOR GAMING.
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The Wii is not considered to be relavent to ms or sony. Its going for a different market and the sony and ms consoles are the rivals.
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The Wii is not considered to be relavent to ms or sony. Its going for a different market and the sony and ms consoles are the rivals.
What? Where'd you get that from?

A console is a console. It is in the same category. If you leave the Wii out, which is also a console, reaching the goal of 10 million is an unfair competition then.
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I just bought one should be here tomorrow! WEEEE
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