Video games and hardware always sell well during the holiday season.  So expecting bloated sales figures during the Black Friday weekend is like predicting rain when it's cloudy.  However, sales of Xbox 360 consoles last week exceeded the guesses of the keenest prognosticators.  Microsoft moved 960,000 Xbox 360 consoles during the holiday (with 800,000 coming in one 24-hour period), which is the most they've ever sold in a single week.  That's crazy talk when you consider that the console is six years old.  The icing on the cake is they also sold 750,000 Kinect systems when you include bundles and stand-alone sales.  In unrelated news, Microsoft executives were caught taking treasure baths.

[via Destructoid]


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