Microsoft sells over 1 million Xbox One consoles in less than 24 hours

Sony isn’t the only one that had a fantastic next-gen console launch. Microsoft has just announced that it, too, sold through one million Xbox One game systems in less than 24 hours. It’s a direct comparison, however: Microsoft launched in 13 countries, while the PlayStation 4 racked up one million in only US and Canada. Either way, Microsoft says it’s the company’s fastest selling console ever, surpassing Xbox 360 day-one sales, and that the console is now out of stock at most retailers. “We are working hard to create more Xbox One consoles and look forward to fulfilling holiday gift wishes this season,” wrote Xbox marketing boss Yusef Mehdi, in a press release.

However, Polygon has reported that some retailers allocated additional…

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