The console has tripled sales of its competitor Wii U.
The last console from Microsoft, the Xbox 360 has sold 1.4 million units in December, a figure that has tripled that of its rival Nintendo Wii U . The Redmond has managed to increase its popularity with new services and packages that you have become the leader in its sector.
Xbox 360 stood at the top of sales of game consoles during the month of December, according to the latest report from research firm NPD has been released this week and the company stated in its official blog.
This figure has exceeded the expectations of the company and thus higher sales generated during the week of Black Friday (Black Friday), a season of discounts that marks the beginning of the Christmas season in America. Specifically, Xbox 360 has sold 1.4 million units, compared to the 750,000 who got on Black Friday.
Since the company have been very proud of these data, which also have positioned as industry sales leader. Sales of the Xbox even triple sales reported by Nintendo with Wii U only in Japan, between 8 and 30 December 2012 (638,339 units).
“Xbox 360 is over a year still the best selling console in the U.S. . in 2012, with 1.4 million units in December. Microsoft expects that 2013 will be another great year for Xbox 360, offering even more of their platform, “commented proud of Redmond on his blog.
Microsoft has become the clear winner of the game industry in 2012, which has been an overall decrease in sales, according to IDC. The company also reported an increase in the number of subscriptions toXbox Live Gold last year. The reason for this positive trend may be due to the incorporation of new features related to the console.Microsoft wants to make it the hub of entertainment services, music, movies and applications enabled mobile devices.