December NPD: 360 surpasses 28 million sold worldwide, says Microsoft

By Mike, Friday, 16 January 2009 10:11 GMT

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Following December’s NPD results, Microsoft has revealed that the Xbox 360 has now sold 28 million units worldwide which the company says puts it ahead of the PlayStation 3 by 8 million units.

“Our goal for 2008 was to reach new audiences by bringing ground-breaking games and entertainment to Xbox 360,” said Don Mattrick, Microsoft’s senior VP.

“Looking forward, new waves of innovation will extend our position as the global leader in interactive entertainment.”

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