Xbox 360 hits 31 consecutive months as the no. 1 console in the U.S.

Xbox 360 maintained its position as the top console in the U.S. last month, selling more units than any other platform with 107,000 units, according to new data from The NPD Group. July marked the 31st consecutive month Xbox 360 was the best-selling console in the U.S.

July 2013 NPD highlights include:

  • Total retail spend on the Xbox 360 platform in July (hardware, software and accessories) reached $178 million, the most for any console in the U.S.
  • During the month of July, Xbox 360 held eight of the top 10 console game titles including: “NCAA Football 14,” “Minecraft,” “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2,” “Far Cry 3,” “Borderlands 2,” “Injustice: Gods Among Us,” “Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” and “Grand Theft Auto IV.”

Looking forward to the anticipated release of Xbox One, we’re gearing up for an exciting gamescom, the world’s largest trade fair for interactive games and entertainment, where we will showcase a range of Xbox One titles. Phil Spencer, corporate vice president, Microsoft Studios, will kick off gamescom in a keynote at the opening ceremony on Aug. 21. You can learn more about our plans for the show by listening to Major Nelson’s gamescom preview podcast. Also, be sure to visit Xbox Wire and follow our hashtag #Xboxgamescom to see the latest news from the show.

We look forward to sharing further details on Xbox One in the coming months and be sure to check out Xbox Wire for the latest Xbox One and Xbox 360 news.

Posted by Jennifer Chen
Microsoft News Center Staff