Xbox Series X|S Saw Record Sellouts in UK, France and Germany - SalesWilliam D'Angelo , posted on 02 January 2021 / 2,298 Views
Microsoft launched its next-generation consoles, the Xbox Series X|S, worldwide on November 10. While they have not provided exact figures they previously announced it set the record for the biggest launch in Xbox history.
The team at Xbox has now provided some more numbers in a new Xbox Wire post revealing the Xbox Series X|S saw record sellouts in the UK, France, and Germany.
"One of the fastest-selling Xbox Series X|S markets out of 40+ launch regions, Europe saw record sellouts in a matter of hours across the UK, France, and Germany," said Microsoft’s Xbox marketing chief Jerret West.
Over 40 percent of first time Xbox players are playing on the Xbox Series S and there have been over 1.6 million seamless upgrades for Xbox One games to the Xbox Series X|S using Smart Delivery.
Xbox Game Pass monthly engagement more than doubled year-over-year in November. Some of the most popular Xbox Game Pass games in November included Destiny 2: Beyond Light, Rainbow Six: Siege, Tetris Effect Connected, and Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order with EA Play on Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
Over 3,800 games have been played on the Xbox Series X|S since launch.
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