Xbox One – Microsoft Says Thank You after 3 Millions Xbox Ones Sold 2013

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Xbox News site Xbox Wire have announced that 3 Million Xbox Ones were sold before the end of 2013, leading to a huge thank you message by Yusuf Mehdi, the Corporate Vice President of Marketing, Strategy and Business for Xbox.

Together, we ushered in a new era of games and entertainment with Xbox One. Over 3 million Xbox One consoles were sold to consumers in 13 countries before the end of 2013. It’s been incredible to see Xbox One selling at a record-setting pace for Xbox, and we were honored to see Xbox One become the fastest-selling console in the U.S. during our launch month in November. Since our launch, demand for Xbox One has been strong, selling out throughout the holidays at most retailers worldwide. We are continuing to work hard to deliver additional consoles to retailers as fast as possible.

That is some feat for such a short space of time between launch day of November 22nd and December 31st. Looking to what 2014 will being for Xbox and Xbox One users, Yusuf ending this thank you message with:

We’re excited for the year ahead and will be working hard to bring Xbox One to more fans and more markets around the globe. 2014 will be a promising year with many more great games on the way for Xbox One including “Titanfall,” “Watch_Dogs,” “Project Spark,” “Sunset Overdrive,” “Tom Clancy’s The Division,” “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt,” “Destiny,” “Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare,” and “The Elder Scrolls Online,” among others. More games, more features, more content, more fun – all coming your way this year.

Thank you for making 2013 truly epic for Xbox and here’s to 2014!

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