Microsoft Tops U.S. Retail Game Console Sales With Xbox

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) said U.S. retailers sold 130,000 Xbox 360 game consoles in April, helping it retain the top-selling spot for the 28th straight month.

April spending on all Xbox products, including the console, Kinect motion-sensing peripheral and software, totaled $208 million, Redmond, Washington-based Microsoft said today in an e-mail, citing NPD Group Inc. data. Microsoft sold 236,000 consoles a year ago.

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