10 Mar '11, 12am

10 million Microsoft Kinects have been sold since its launch, making it the fastest-selling electronics device ever

10 million Microsoft Kinects have been sold since its launch, making it the fastest-selling electronics device ever

About 10 million Kinect game accessories for the Xbox 360 have been sold since it launched in November 2010, Microsoft said. -- PHOTO: MICROSOFT WASHINGTON - MICROSOFT said on Wednesday that sales of the gesture-sensing Kinect for the Xbox 360 videogame console had topped 10 million units, making it the fastest-selling consumer electronics device ever. The Seattle, Washington-based US software giant also said it has sold more than 10 million standalone Kinect games worldwide. Microsoft sold an average of 133,333 Kinect units per day between the day of its launch on November 4 and January 3. 'No other consumer electronics device sold faster within a 60-day time span, which is an incredible achievement considering the strength of the sector,' said Guinness World Records gaming editor Gaz Deaves, cited by Microsoft. Kinect uses a 3-D camera and motion recognition software to ...

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