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Xbox 360 Sells 750,000 Consoles During Black Friday Week In U.S.


Xbox Live’s Larry Hryb has shared Black Friday sales figures for the Xbox 360 in the U.S. via his Major Nelson blog.


According to Hryb, the Xbox 360 sold 750,000 consoles in the U.S. alone during Black Friday week. That’s more than Black Friday week’s Wii U and Nintendo 3DS sales combined, and more than Wii and Nintendo DS sales combined as well.


Additionally, Xbox Live saw an uptick by 50% in subscriptions compared to the previous year’s Black Friday week. Hryb also reports a 43% increase in “U.S. entertainment application” hours logged into the service during Black Friday week, as compared to the same period last year.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.