Xbox Kinect fastest selling consumer electronics device ever
Microsoft's Xbox 360 add-on outstrips iPad and iPhone.
Xbox Kinect, Microsoft’s motion controller, has been crowned the fastest selling consumer electronics device ever by Guinness World Records. The add-on sold a massive 133,000 units daily during its first 60 days on sale.
That figure falls just shy of the 8 million Kinects Microsoft said it had sold by the first week of January 2011. The hands-free controller system appears to have outstripped Sony’s PlayStation Move completely, while also outdoing both the iPad and iPhone in terms of early sales.
“The sales figures here speak for themselves,” said Gaz Deaves, Editor of Guinness World Records 2011 Gamer’s Edition “We can confirm that no other consumer electronics device sold faster within a 60-day time span, an incredible achievement considering the strength of the sector.”