Industry analyst reveals how many Xbox Series X|S Consoles Microsoft sold in 2020

Sony recently officially confirmed how many PS5 consoles the company managed to shift, revealing in the company’s Q3 earnings report that they sold a total of 4.5 million consoles.

Advertisements

Since falling behind the Playstation Microsoft has been more reticent about revealing their sales numbers, leaving it up to analysts to estimate the company’s performance.

Previously around 3 million Xbox consoles were estimated, and today we have Daniel Ahmad, Senior Analyst at Niko Partners, adding their own estimate.

According to Ahmad, Microsoft managed to ship around 1 million fewer Xbox consoles that Sony, suggesting around 3.5 million were sent to stores.

With both consoles in short supply, the issue has certainly not been demand, and Ahmad suggested Microsoft simply underestimated demand and started manufacturing too late.

While Microsoft has been far behind Sony for many years, their pivot to a Netflix-like game subscription service appears to be paying off, with Microsoft recently revealing that they have 15 million Xbox Game Pass subscribers. 

via PureXbox

Processing…
Success! You're on the list.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.