Microsoft Xbox 360 best-selling gaming console for straight two years

There is no doubt that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 is best gaming console. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 entertainment and gaming console held the title of being the best-selling console in the United States for stright two years (24 consecutive months) according to the NPD Group. In fact, Microsoft sold 1.4 million Xbox 360 consoles in just the month of December 2012, further proving the company’s dominant position in the gaming world.

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Microsoft’s Xbox 360 generated more than $1.27 billion dollars in retail spending, which includes games, consoles, and accessories just for the month of December. Microsoft expects 2013 to be another big year for their current console, and has more offerings planned for it later this year. This also may be the year that the company unveils a new brand-new console at E3 2013, but that’s certainly still up in the air at this point.

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The Xbox 360 even held seven of the top ten console game titles such as “Halo 4”, “Assassin’s Creed III”, “Just Dance 4”, “NBA 2K13”, “Far Cry 3”, “Call of Duty: Black Ops 2” and “Madden NFL 13” were all popular titles on the Xbox console, for the month of December.

it was revealed that Microsoft had acquired app-maker Id8 Group R2 Studios, Inc. The company is headed by Sling Media founder Blake Krikorian, who will be joining Microsoft as part of the deal. The Xbox division of Microsoft will obviously reap the benefits of this purchase and only time will tell exactly what we will see from this new acquisition.