Designed to be the all-in-one games and entertainment system, Xbox One is delivering on this promise already with people spending over 50 million hours in games and entertainment on Xbox One in the last eleven days. With unprecedented demand, Xbox One is sold out at major retailers, with the Xbox team and retailers working around the clock to re-stock.
“We are humbled and gratified by the overwhelming response from our fans to the launch of Xbox One. Eleven days in we are seeing record breaking sales and are selling every Xbox One we can make. Demand is far exceeding supply in the 13 countries we’ve launched and we are sold out at retailers around the world. We are seeing incredible usage from our engaged fans who have purchased Xbox One with more than 50 million hours spent on Xbox One games and entertainment,” said Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President of Strategy and Marketing, Xbox.
Xbox One is furthering its position as the most popular online multiplayer community for gamers, who are taking Xbox One games by storm, including:
- Over 3 billion zombies killed in “Dead Rising 3”
- Over 90 million miles driven in “Forza Motorsport 5” – equal to 3,673 trips around the world
- Over 186 million enemies defeated in “Ryse: Son of Rome”
- Over 150 million combos in “Killer Instinct”
The team is working hard to meet consumer demand and we are delivering consoles to retailers as fast as possible this holiday season. As more and more people are looking to join the fun, it has become increasingly more challenging to find Xbox One in stores. The community is banding together, sharing tips and tricks to finding an Xbox One – check out the latest tips from Major Nelson here.