Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week discounted Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Live Gold 12-Month Membership to under $40 in a new sale.
Through Jan. 21, the Xbox Live Gold Membership holds a discount price of $39.99, $20 off the $59.99 MSRP.
Microsoft in Jan. said the Xbox 360 has sold 66 million units globally.
In addition, it has sold 18 million Kinect sensors and holds 40 million Xbox Live members.
For 2011, the Xbox 360 held 49 percent of video game consumer spending with $6.7 billion, with $2.1 billion in hardware sales and $4.6 billion in games and accessories sales.