With a respectable 281,000 units sold in January, Microsoft adds the start of a third year to their top performing console sale streak. With an astounding $338 million in console, games, and hardware sales in january, Xbox 360 held 44% of the current gen console sales. Xbox 360 also held five of the top 10 console game titles including: “Far Cry 3,” “NBA 2K13” “Call of Duty: Black Ops II” “Madden NFL13” and “Halo 4.”
Microsoft plans on extending its interactive entertainment portfolio with additions such as Redbox instant, MTV programming, and PBS, seeking to solidify its place as the best all-in-one entertainment package.
Adding almost 100 custom, voice-controlled apps to XBL in 2012, Xbox 360 nearly tripled its entertainment offerings, and delivering 18 billion hours of entertainment to its members through 2012.