Xbox Series X|S Sales Have Surpassed 21 Million Units
Sales of Microsoft’s current-gen consoles, namely Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, have surpassed a total of 21 million units, based on the latest information.
The recent ID @ Xbox Brazil presentation has revealed some interesting stats and figures regarding the sales of Xbox Series X|S. According to the stats shown in one of the presentation slides, the sales of Xbox Series consoles have now surpassed a cumulative total of 21 million units. In addition, when combined with the total number of Xbox One and Xbox One X units that have sold through, the total goes all the way up to over 79 million units.
The presentation slides also reveal that 48% of Xbox Series S players are new to the Xbox ecosystem. In addition, the PC market consists of a total of 248.6 million active Windows gaming PCs. A total of 168.3 million users browse the Windows store on a monthly basis. On the other hand, the Xbox app has a total of 15.6 million monthly active users, with a 20% Year on Year growth.
The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are, collectively, the fourth generation of the Xbox series of home video game consoles developed and sold by Microsoft. The Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X, both of which launched on November 10, 2020, are part of the ninth generation of video game consoles, which also includes Sony’s PlayStation 5, which launched in the same month. Both new Xbox consoles replaced the Xbox One.
The consoles are powered by an AMD 64-bit x86-64 CPU and GPU. Both models feature updated controllers, solid-state drives to speed up loading times, hardware-accelerated ray-tracing and spatial audio support, the ability to render games in Auto HDR, support for HDMI 2.1 variable refresh rate and low-latency modes, and support for ray-tracing and spatial audio. Games on the Xbox Series X are supposed to be rendered at a nominal frame rate of 60 frames per second in 2160p (4K resolution). The lower-end, digital-only Xbox Series S was created to theoretically render games in 1440p at 60 FPS, with support for 4K video scaling and ray tracing. It has lower specifications and does not come with an optical drive.