Microsoft Corp. this week said the Xbox 360 ranked as the top-selling game hardware in U.S. Mar. sales figures.
The Xbox 360 sold 371,000 units to rank as the No. 1 game hardware for the month in figures provided by NPD Group Inc.
The figure was down from 433,000 units one year ago.
The ranking marks the 15th consecutive month the Xbox 360 has ranked as the No. 1 hardware in the states. In addition, the hardware held above 40 percent share of total next-generation console sales.
Video game sales fell 25 percent from one year prior to $1.1 billion from $1.47 billion in Mar.
Hardware sales declined 35 percent to $325.5 million, non-PC software sales fell 25 percent to $553.1 million, and accessories dipped eight percent to $222.5 million.
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.