Compared to year 2011 sales
Soft gaming console market would be the culprit according to Microsoft
Sales data of this Q3 2012 (Which ended on March 31th) revealed that the Microsoft's Xbox 360 sales have decreased 48% comparing the same period of the last year.
According to CVG:
NEWS SOURCE: http://www.computerandvideogames.com...down-48-in-q3/Xbox 360 sales totalled 1.4 million units in the third quarter ended March 31, representing a 48 percent decrease year-on-year.
However, the console is keeping pace with last year, having moved 11.9 million units in the first three quarters, the same number shipped during the first nine months of fiscal 2011.
Microsoft also pointed out that Xbox 360 has been the top-selling console in the US for 15 consecutive months.
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