Microsoft Corp. (MSFT:US) said U.S. retailers sold 270,000 Xbox video-game consoles last month, citing data from market researcher NPD Group Inc.
The sales represented 49 percent of the market for current generation consoles, Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft said today in an e-mailed statement. Stores sold 438,000 Xbox players in the same month a year ago, according to NPD data at the time.
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