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Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox 360 Sales Comparison - May 2021

Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox 360 Sales Comparison - May 2021 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 July 2021 / 2,116 Views

This monthly series compares the aligned worldwide sales of the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox 360.

The Xbox Series X|S launched in November 2020, while the Xbox 360 launched in November 2005 in North America and December 2005 in Europe and Japan. This does mean the holiday periods for the two consoles do lineup.

XSX|S Vs. X360 Worldwide:

Gap change in latest month: 36,669 – XSX|S

Total Lead: 1,920,930 – XSX|S

Xbox Series X|S Total Sales: 5,217,300

Xbox 360 Total Sales: 3,296,370

May 2021 is the seventh month the Xbox Series X|S has been available for. In the latest month, the gap grew in favor of the Xbox Series X|S when compared to the aligned launch of the Xbox 360 by 36,669 units. The Xbox Series X|S is currently ahead by 1.92 million units.

The Xbox Series X|S has sold 5.22 million units in six months, while the Xbox 360 sold 3.30 million. million units. Month seven for the Xbox Series X|S is May 2021 and for the Xbox One is May 2006.

The Xbox Series 360 did not reach current Xbox Series X|S sales until month 13 where it had sold 5.94 million units.

The Xbox 360 crossed 10 million units sold in month 19, 20 million in month 34, and 30 million in month 43. The Xbox 360 sold 85.81 million units lifetime.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments
siebensus4 (on 27 June 2021)

Xbox Series' second year should be significant better than X360's.

  • +1
Kakadu18 (on 28 June 2021)

The first two holiday seasons of the Xbox 360 were terrible.

  • 0
Elputoxd Kakadu18 (on 28 June 2021)

They were pretty good for the sequel to a 24-million-unit-selling console.

  • +2