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Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox 360 Sales Comparison in Japan - June 2022

Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox 360 Sales Comparison in Japan - June 2022 - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 15 July 2022 / 2,546 Views

The VGChartz sales comparison series of articles are updated monthly and each one focuses on a different sales comparison using our estimated video game hardware figures. The charts include comparisons between the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch, as well as with older platforms. There are articles based on our worldwide estimates, as well as the US, Europe, and Japan.

This monthly series compares the aligned sales of the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox 360 in Japan, as well as looking at lifetime original Xbox sales and Xbox One sales.

The Xbox Series X|S launched in Japan in November 2020, while the Xbox 360 launched in Japan in December 2005. The original Xbox launched in Japan in February 2002 and the Xbox One in September 2014.

Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox 360 Sales Comparison in Japan - June 2022

Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox 360 Sales Comparison in Japan - June 2022

Xbox Series X|S vs Xbox 360 Sales Comparison in Japan - June 2022

XSX|S Vs. X360 Japan:

Gap change in latest month: 33,021 - XSX|S

Gap change over last 12 months: 72,885 - X360

Total Lead: 161,721 - X360

Xbox Series X|S Total Sales: 263,139

Xbox 360 Total Sales: 424,860

June 2022 is the 20th month the Xbox Series X|S has been available for in Japan. 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 just 33,021 units.

In the last 12 months, the Xbox 360 has grown its lead over the Xbox Series X|S by 72,885 units. The Xbox 360 is currently ahead by 161,721 units.

The Xbox Series X|S has sold 263,139 units in 20 months, while the Xbox 360 sold 424,860 units. Month 20 for the Xbox Series X|S is June 2022 and for the Xbox 360 is July 2007.

The Xbox 360 crossed 500,000 units sold in Japan in month 24, one million units in month 40, and 1.5 million units in month 67. The Xbox 360 sold 1.66 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 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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darthv72 (on 15 July 2022)

XS is more than half way to the OG line and doubled the XBO lifetime. Even if it doesnt sell another unit, it will be the 3rd best selling XB in JP. the optimist in me says the Series will beat the og but not so sure about the 360.

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darthv72 trunkswd (on 15 July 2022)

Yeah... that was me. It's nice to see how a platform compares to others from the same mfg.

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scrapking trunkswd (on 15 July 2022)

I'm surprised that Microsoft doesn't seize the opportunity and allocate more units to Japan, since they've been desperate for more success for the Xbox brand in Japan for a long time. Perhaps Japanese Xboxes have a lower attach rate and are therefore less profitable than shipping them to other markets? Or perhaps out of fear of them being re-imported to other markets?

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Shatts scrapking (on 16 July 2022)

I mean the Series S is available in Japan. They have plenty of stock, if ur talking about the Series X. Then that's just a worldwide issue so why would they send units to Japan when they can't even keep up with their own region?

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scrapking Shatts (on 16 July 2022)

Because the Series X is produced nearer Japan than Europe or North America, meaning faster/less expensive shipping. Because they've been desperate to gain marketshare in Japan for decades. Those are the reasons that jump to mind for me.

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NobleTeam360 (on 15 July 2022)

Hm, I'm starting to think Series X|S could actually do more than the 360 LTD in Japan. It's got a ways to go but it doesn't seem totally impossible.

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scrapking NobleTeam360 (on 15 July 2022)

That might be especially true if one factors in units in active use (remembering that many people's 360s died due to RRoD, and that many customer simply re-purchased a new 360 when that happened if it was after the warranty period). Series X|S seem much more reliable in comparison (as did the OG Xbox and the Xbox One, for that matter).

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nintendocentral (on 16 July 2022)

I know this is a bit off the article's topic, but I was wandering if in the console hardware sales line graphs under the 'Console Hardware Sales' hyperlink how the Switch, PS5 and Xbox Series are doing within Europe and Oceania. Specifically: UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Australia, and New Zealand?
Is it possible to add line graphs for those regions or maybe break down Europe and Oceania in the main articles?

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