Xbox had impressive revenue in the North American market

Xbox revenue is impressive, with hardware sales up 112% year-on-year to $401 million, a new record for the company. In fact, it surpassed the previous record set in June 2011.

Interesting information is brought to the fore by Matt Piscatella of the NPD, as according to his tweet, in June 2021 consumer spending on consoles, content and accessories increased by 5% compared to last year, reaching $4.9 billion. Overall in the first half of 2021 consumers spent $28.9 billion, a 15% increase over the same period in 2020.

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Those numbers put it below the Nintendo Switch, which recorded $4.3 billion in hardware sales (a 3% increase over last year), but is ahead of PlayStation, which made $207 million in June, down 1% from last year.

Xbox impressive revenue

Of course, hardware is only a part of the industry, with hardware (games and DLCs, subscriptions, etc.) accounting for $25.4 billion for the first half of 2021, with the remaining $2.3 billion and $1.2 billion corresponding to hardware and peripherals respectively.

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Sure, these are impressive numbers, which would easily be even more impressive if there were no problems with the availability of consoles and accessories.


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