Microsoft announced that it sold 281,000 Xbox 360 units in January in the United States, up from the 270,000 units it sold in the same period a year ago. The company claims that these sales represented $338 million in total retail spending during the month. This is the 25th straight month where the Xbox 360 has been the top-selling console in the U.S.
Consumers in the United States spent a total of $338 million on Xbox 360 consoles and accessories during the month, Microsoft said. The Xbox 360 represents 44 percent of the video game market currently.
The Microsoft figures were based on their own internal data and NPD Group retail data for the month of January.