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Friday, December 09, 2005

How Many Units Will Xbox 360 Sell?

How Many Units Will Xbox 360 Sell?

Free Image Hosting at"High demand for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 produced long lines at retail outlets and multiple hits at’s betting site where oddsmakers predicted how many Xbox units would sell this holiday season.

Analysts and oddsmakers at favor 2.5 million units to move in light of the high suggested retail price of $400.00 as well as the usual issues faced with shipping and stocking a high-demand product. is a leading online sportsbook and casino.

“We’re betting that most gaming geeks will wait for after-Christmas sales before buying their Xboxes,” said spokesman, Eddie King. “Steep pricing and supply issues will help keep pre-holiday numbers lower than expected.”

The release of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console on November 22, 2005 brought massive amounts of shoppers to stores in hopes of getting their hands on the highly anticipated unit. Droves of people were disappointed when they learned of huge Xbox 360 backorders. posted the following odd on the number of Xbox 360 units sold this holiday season:

Up to 2,499,999 Units: 1-1
2,500,000 - 2,749,999 Units: 5-1
2,750,000 - 2,999,999 Units: 4-1
3,000,000 - 3,249,999 Units: 3-1
3,250,000 - 3,349,999 Units: 4-5
3,350,000 - 5,000,000 Units: 7-1" [more]

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