Xbox 360 Lifetime Sales Hit 80 Million Units

Microsoft have recently revealed that the Xbox 360 has reached a lifetime sales number of 80 million units. They also revealed that in the US alone this year sales of the console have passed 1.6 million units and the software sales for the console have past $401.2 million. The company have also revealed that pre-order numbers of the Xbox One have surpassed the Xbox 360 within the same time period. 

“Looking ahead to Xbox One launch, we continue to see overwhelming demand for the console with pre-orders for Xbox One selling out quicker than any previous Xbox release,”  the company stated.

“Xbox One pre-orders continue to outpace Xbox 360 pre-orders in the same time period. While we remain on track to honor all pre-order commitments, we do expect to sell every Xbox One we deliver to retail this holiday.”

What is your opinion on the Xbox 360 sales figures? Are they as expected or were you expecting more or less than 80 million units?