Microsoft Sells 302,000 Xbox Consoles in February

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) said U.S. retailers sold 302,000 Xbox 360 games consoles in February, citing data by NPD Group Inc.

It was the 26th consecutive month Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft led console sales, it said in a statement. Its machines account for 41 percent of current-generation console sales. Microsoft sold 426,000 Xbox 360 units a year ago.

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