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Well, as of the end of 2017, the XBO is still running a surplus of a bit under 1.5 million units in the U.S.

However, after 177 weeks on the market, the XBO is only at 90k LTD in Japan, whereas the 360 was already over a million, with the XBO having a net deficit of 917,446 units according to Media Create data, so that alone erases nearly two-thirds of the surplus from the U.S.

According to VGC, the XBO has been continually trailing the 360 for most of its life, and is currently running a deficit of over 2 million units in the region. That erases the remaining surplus from the U.S. and then some, netting a total deficit across of the main three regions of about 1.59 million. Not quite as bad as the 2.3 million deficit being reported by VGC, but VGC is currently undertracking the XBO in the U.S. by something like 800k units, so they may be off for Europe as well. Still, it's clear that the U.S. alone is insufficient to yield a net surplus over the 360 for the XBO.

And Zhuge is right that the XBO's surplus in the U.S. will vanish as well. The 360's fifth full year was 2010, the year the 360 S was released, and that caused 360 sales to skyrocket. Just to keep from being down LTD vs. the 360 by the end of this year, the XBO will have to sell at least 5.27M for the whole year. That's a YoY increase of 23.3%. That's simply not going to happen.



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I believe phil Spencer about xbox one sales, not these so called insiders. Also vgchartz sales has never been right concerning xbox numbers , even during xbox 360 days. They were always off every time, I believe xbox one numbers are at 38 million or above that figure. Anyways I'll always trust phil over some biased so called insider.



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Also xbox one x sales will help it reach a yoy up for the system overall by the end of 2018.



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ROBOTECHHEAVEN said:
I believe phil Spencer about xbox one sales, not these so called insiders. Also vgchartz sales has never been right concerning xbox numbers , even during xbox 360 days. They were always off every time, I believe xbox one numbers are at 38 million or above that figure. Anyways I'll always trust phil over some biased so called insider.

Well Vgchartz definitely overtracked the PS3 and undertracked 360 and never bothered to fix it. That being said Zhuge is a trustworthy insider and XBO will never outsell 360.



foodfather said:
Everone knows its not as popular as the 360. Is there going to be one of these threads every month then?

It's a video game sales website so there really should be. 

 

Anyway the writing was on the wall. It will finish well behind it in the end. 



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jason1637 said:

So that means the XB1 was tracking ahead of the 360 in 2016. That means XB1 sales by the end of 2016 were more than 28m. Someone earlier said that the XBO by the end of 2009 was 37m so XBO should be around 35-36m by the end of last year.

XB1 dropped off a cliff after the Scorpio announcement. This whole year ww sales have been more like 3:1 instead of 2:1 in favour of PlayStation. I’d even say actual VGC numbers of 34mio are exaggerated since they traditionally overtrack XBox with no chance of correction this gen.



ROBOTECHHEAVEN said:
I believe phil Spencer about xbox one sales, not these so called insiders. Also vgchartz sales has never been right concerning xbox numbers , even during xbox 360 days. They were always off every time, I believe xbox one numbers are at 38 million or above that figure. Anyways I'll always trust phil over some biased so called insider.

Problem is XBox always was overtracked, not undertracked on VGC.

I just wonder why anyone would trust Phil, after all the lies of the last 4 years.



ROBOTECHHEAVEN said:
I believe phil Spencer about xbox one sales, not these so called insiders. Also vgchartz sales has never been right concerning xbox numbers , even during xbox 360 days. They were always off every time, I believe xbox one numbers are at 38 million or above that figure. Anyways I'll always trust phil over some biased so called insider.

First off, "belief" in anything wouldn't be necessary if MS released official numbers like Sony and Nintendo. Second, if bias is a concern, I would think that the head of Xbox should be cast a more scrutinizing gaze than an "insider" passing info to gaming sites. And third, I have to ask what it is Phil Spencer said about the XBO sales? I'm sure, like usual, I'm one of the few on this site in the dark about this.



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ROBOTECHHEAVEN said:
Also xbox one x sales will help it reach a yoy up for the system overall by the end of 2018.

are you going to believe that even if Phil doesn't come out and confirm it?



And this is all before the kinect comes into the picture for the Xbox 360.
Feels like it will finish way below the Xbox 360.



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