RSS Feeds NGN on Facebook NGN on Twitter NGN on YouTube
Welcome, Guest. Login | Register | PW? ]
Header logo
  1. Index
  2. » News
  3. » Xbox Series X

Microsoft confirms record breaking Xbox Series X|S launch

The new pair of consoles sets records for Xbox brand

Posted on

Microsoft has announced that the launch of Xbox Series X|S is now the most successful debut in the company's history.

Within the first 24 hours, more new consoles were sold than any prior Xbox generation, with Xbox Series S adding the highest percentage of new players for any Xbox console at launch. Exact numbers were not disclosed.

More games were played, 3,594 in total, spanning four generations, setting a record for the most games ever played during an Xbox console launch. 70 percent of Series X|S consoles are attached to new and existing Xbox Game Pass members.

New game launches last week helped the momentum, including more than 40 new and Optimized games like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Destiny 2: Beyond Light, Dirt 5, The Falconeer, Tetris Effect: Connected, Watch Dogs: Legion and Yakuza: Like a Dragon to players on day one, 30 of which support Smart Delivery.

Microsoft says it is working to make more consoles available for fans who are still waiting to buy them in sold-out regions.

Xbox Series X

Comments
XBOXSX Screens







Online
There are currently 0 members and 83 guests on the website right now.
Who's On?
Activity in the past 10 minutes:
  • 83 guests
Best News this Month
Free Games with Gold for January 2022
Start the new year with some arcade action games

Posted 24 days ago
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 delayed
Developers push the sequel to the end of 2022
9 days ago
Rainbow Six Extraction will be an Xbox Game Pass title
Game offered to subscribers on launch day
15 days ago
Second DLC pack released for Far Cry 6
Pagan: Control brings back another villain from the past
8 days ago
Rainbow Six Extraction released
New spinoff tactical shooter is available today
Yesterday
Latest Comments
Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard
Jan 20, 2022 by MarvI
$70 billion disagrees.
Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard
Jan 20, 2022 by Red Lantern's Rage
honestly there hasn't been a lot of value in Activision...
Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard
Jan 19, 2022 by Ulead
"Hey, I see you're trying to kill two guards. Would you...
Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard
Jan 18, 2022 by zerohero
Clippy in Call of Duty confirmed?
Microsoft to acquire Activision Blizzard
Jan 18, 2022 by JamesJay
yay more gamepass value!uh oh it's a total...
New Game Network NGN Facebook NGN Twitter NGN Youtube NGN RSS