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Research group NPD (the same guys who gave us Zune stats) says Xbox 360 outsold the other two next-gen consoles during the "Christmas" season. Fortunately for Microsoft, the Christmas season consisted of the start of November until Christmas Day, which means the Wii—which sold 1.8 million to Xbox's 2 million—would have won if Nintendo's launch hadn't been at the end of November. Sony came in last place with just 750,000 consoles sold.


Goes to show that half of winning is just showing up.

360 puts the X in Xmas [boomtown]