Microsoft Sold 1 Million Xbox One Consoles In 24 Hours

Microsoft Xbox One
Microsoft Corporation announced that the Xbox One has hit over 1 million consoles worldwide in the first 24 hours.  This matches the same number that the PlayStation 4 did on their first day.  The million unit sales also beat the first 24 hours for the Xbox 360 and the original Xbox. Microsoft’s console sales includes 13 total countries and Sony’s PS4 was selling in the U.S. and Canada.

Below are some additional achievements:

- Over 60 million zombies have been killed in “Dead Rising 3”

– Over 3.6 million miles driven in “Forza Motorsport 5”

– Over 7.1 million combos in “Killer Instinct”

– Over 8.5 million enemies defeated in “Ryse: Son of Rome”

“We are humbled and grateful for the excitement of Xbox fans around the world,” stated Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, Xbox. “Seeing thousands of excited fans lined up to get their Xbox One and their love for gaming was truly a special moment for everyone on the Xbox team. We are working hard to create more Xbox One consoles and look forward to fulfilling holiday gift wishes this season.”

The Xbox One launched on November 22nd.  There are 22 game titles for Xbox One available today, including 10 exclusive games.

[Source: Xbox]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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