Tuesday, November 30, 2010

2.5M Kinect units sold in 25 days, By John Cook

Microsoft Blog/John Cook
 2.5M Kinect units sold in 25 days

 Microsoft may just have a holiday hit on its hands -- and it is called Kinect. The company announced today that the Xbox 360 accessory, which allows users to control game play through body motion and voice commands, has sold more than 2.5 million units since its launch 25 days ago.

That's a pretty good start, with the company reaffirming in today's press release that it is on track to hit the holiday goal of five million units sold. In fact, Marshall Kirkpatrick at ReadWriteWeb notes that it took Apple twice as long (two months) to sell two million iPads.    Read More. ...

By John Cook
Microsoft Blog, 11/29

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