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Kinect sells 10 million to date

Posted by: John at 3/9/2011 12:59 PM
Not 1..not 2... not 3..not 4.... not 5.... not 6.. we're talking 10 million Kinects sold so far. Microsoft's also saying they have sold over 10 million games, but that's a given since each Kinect comes with a game.

Microsoft's touting that Guinness records it as the fastest selling consumer electronics device as well. I think a certain company with a fruit in their logo would beg to differ.

10 million is nothing to scoff at and even I was skeptical that Microsoft would sell that money after Prime Sense took their talents to Microsoft to help produce the camera. Now, let's see some good games using it.


Microsoft Announces 10 Million Kinect Sensors and more than 10 Million Kinect Games Sold to Date

LONDON –9 March 2011

Following one of the biggest launches in consumer electronics history, Kinect for Xbox 360 continued its momentum in 2011 reaching 10 million Kinect sensors sold worldwide to date. Not only were sensor sales an overwhelming success, but Kinect drove significant game sales with more than 10 million standalone Kinect games sold worldwide to date.

Guinness World Records: Kinect for Xbox 360 is Fastest Selling Consumer Electronics Device

In a nod to the recent sales success of Kinect, Guinness World Records has officially named Kinect for Xbox 360 the fastest selling consumer electronics device