June 28, 2022
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The Xbox Series X | S broke sales records in the United States in March

Last March, Microsoft broke two of its own records with the Xbox Series X / S in the United States. The consoles surpassed the company’s previous numbers in units sold from the same month in 2011 and in sales value since 2014.

According to information released by a company that specializes in market research, NPD Group (via) VGC), The Xbox Series X | S was the best-selling site (in dollars) for March 2022 and the first quarter of the year. The console loses the Nintendo Switch in terms of units sold in the same periods.

(Revelation / Microsoft)Source: Microsoft

In Europe, the stage Microsoft Played well. In February, this was the first time the device had surpassed the PlayStation 5 in sales. In the UK, in particular, the Series X | S sold out in March.

However, these are not the only achievements of the company. Last week, Marketing Manager Aaron Greenberg celebrated the figures released by VGChartz Xbox Series X | S It sold 13.87 million units in its first 17 months – more than 9.38 million of the Xbox 360’s during the same period after its launch. It is worth noting that the 360 ​​became Microsoft’s best-selling console, reaching 84 million.

The Elton Ring tops the March bestseller list

As for games, surprisingly, the Elton Ring peaked in March, becoming the highest-selling seller for the second month in a row, and the first-seller of the year so far.

The software’s game was able to stay afloat even at high releases Gran Turismo7 And Kirby and the Forgotten Land, Which took second and third place, respectively. However, it is worth noting that Nintendo’s game numbers do not include digital purchases.

Reproduction / NPD groupReproduction / NPD groupSource: NPD Team

Other highlights go to MLB: The Show 22, which debuted at number 4 Horizon Forbidden West Pushed from 2nd to 5th, and Pokemon Legends: ArciusWent from 3rd to 6th.